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The Album Leaf

Their documentary film Beyond There, chronicling their first tour of China and Asia, is out on iTunes, and they'll be playing Adams Avenue Street Fair on September 28.

The Secret Fun Club

One of the band's tracks, “Pinche Harmonics,” will appear on a split seven-inch from Three One Gee b/w Qui's “Feel My Body.”

Retox

A short eight-date west coast tour with fellow locals Hot Nerds (as well as Doomsday Student) kicks off October 4 in Santa Ana and wraps October 11 in L.A.

Bart Mendoza

He formed a new acoustic trio with Normandie Wilson and David Fleminger called Casino Royale, set to play their first gig in late September.

Ilya

Their album In Blood will be re-released September 30 with two new bonus tracks from the reunited rockers, set to play the Casbah (August 16) and the San Diego Music Thing (September 13).

Sleeping People

They'll return to the stage for the first time in around two years on August 8, at the Whistle Stop in South Park.

Steven Ybarra

The multiple SDMA winner has been signed to a recording deal with Pacific Records.

The New Archaic

Joe Harrison (guitar, keys, vocals) will tour Spain, France, Germany and Sweden with the Adolescents through mid-August, while Tim McNalley (bass, vocals), who graduated UCSD in May, splits his time with his dad’s band the Hutchins Consort, Ron Bondurant, Privet, In Motion Collective, and Second Cousins.

C and H

Seven of their songs will be heard in the film The Identical, starring Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, and Seth Green and due in theaters September 5. The tunes will also appear on their upcoming album The Morph Kings.

Grand Tarantula

They have a new video streaming online for their track “We're Gonna Get You High.”

Mrs. Magician

Despite having supposedly played their final show in December 2013, they'll be opening for the Sonics at the Irenic on August 16 and for the Zombies at HOB on August 20.

Black Market III

They're heading out on a European tour that runs through November 2, with stops including Belgium, Holland, Germany, and England.

David J

The former Bauhaus player has a new video for his cover of Britney Spears' “Toxic” co-starring porn star Sasha Grey, plus he can be heard on a new single from Amoeba, “What's in My Bag.”

The Donkeys

With a new video for “Scissor Me Cigs,” off their new album Ride the Black Wave, they're on a support tour that wraps at the Casbah on September 5.

Local Band Database

Band Genre
12 Cent Alternative, Punk, Rock
145th Street Blues & Soul, Rock
16 Hour Drive Punk
1Louder Covers | Standards, Rock
2000 Tons of TNT Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae & Ska, Rock
22 Kings Acoustic, Rock
321 Stereo Rock
3against1 Alternative, Rock
3 Guys Called Jesus Rock
3 the Hardway Hip-Hop & Rap
40 Oz. to Freedom Punk, Reggae & Ska, Rock
+44 Alternative, Electro | DJ, Punk
50/50 Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
5051 Rock
56 Hope Reggae & Ska, Rock
5 Miles High Covers | Standards, Rock
66ohm Acoustic, Alternative, Country, Rock
71 Fish Acoustic, Rock
(760) Alternative, Metal | Hardcore, Rock
7sealdub Reggae & Ska

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