Ian Anderson 5 p.m., May 30
"I just played the keyboard player in the new Cyndi Lauper video 'Funnel of Love.'”
Try as you might, describing Jesika von Rabbit’s music/performance is not an easy task. She’s been referred to as everything from a “postmodern, intergalactic pop provocateur” to “part pop princess parody, part desert gypsy.” When ...
Jason Blackmore finds crew and cash to back Records Collecting Dust II
"Records Collecting Dust is a documentary centered in San Diego, San Francisco, and Los Angeles,” says Jason Blackmore. “Those were the three cities I focused on the first time around, on the underground punk-rock scene ...
Shady Franco Josh Kmak talks bubbles and spurts
“I’m gonna just lose it. I’m gonna give people a reason to talk about what they saw.”
The well-traveled Mike Wojniak is back
‘I was living in Columbus, Ohio when I first played a gig in San Diego, and I liked it so much that I ended up moving here,” says singer-songwriter Mike Wojniak. After releasing his debut ...
Birdy has three bands in hand...
Emily Reilly. It’s a name you might not naturally associate with San Diego’s music scene. And yet, she’s one of the busiest in the biz, lending her vocals to no less than three bands: Birdy ...
“Daye was just a huge music fan who was out and about and going to shows all the time.”
Note to music fans who want to get on TV: it pays to be seen at shows. Or at least it did for the host of SoundDiego, the weekly half-hour music-and-interview show that is starting ...
“We do see San Diego beers on the road and it’s an entry point of discussion with others.”
How does a band stay together for more than ten years? For the Donkeys, chemistry is key, but having little faith in one’s own abilities doesn’t hurt either. “I think we all share a lack ...
San Diego violinist explores classic rock at 98 Bottles Friday night
In a town full of virtuoso violinists and fiddlers, Jamie Shadowlight cuts a unique figure as she bears the bow down on her five-string NS WAV electric violin, feeding the resulting sounds through various processors ...
Ben Moore talks about his record production rampage
“The guitar tones were super legit, using 1960s guitars through the right 1960s amps.”
“I asked him if everything was okay. He said no, and he just fell backwards.”
Past San Diego shows that turned serious as a coronary.
Roni Lee performs her gold-record song live at 4th&B
...off of Mr. Tube's debut, Listen Up
...by Slightly Stoopid
...by Cardiac Kidz
...by San Diego psych-rockers Sacri Monti
Reclaiming the Community album promo. The record is due to drop Tuesday, July 28.
Violent Femmes' official video
Live acid music events in San Diego