Ian Anderson 5 p.m., Oct. 6
"If the guitar is not loud enough, then my brain is louder, and it’s not gonna work”
"Tell the world my story. Nobody believes me. They think I’m bullshitting them.” The story Titus Andronicus mastermind Patrick Stickles is referring to is a complicated one. Much of it is peeled away within the ...
Pall Jenkins shares his muse — a Chinese chatting ex-con train conductor and TV repairman
Mr. Tube and the Flying Objects is back in action supporting their first new record since 2006’s Listen Up. The local 11-piece continues their tradition of “Mexican funk music” on their new disc, No Wrongs, ...
Ryan Moran, aka RyMo, talks 20 years of Stoopid and submits his favorites list
Reggae-rockers Slightly Stoopid had already been around a few years before hiring drummer Ryan Moran, aka RyMo, who moved to town from Northern California in 1994. “I came to San Diego to study music at ...
San Diego punk-rock staple submits his list
When it comes to pioneers of the local punk scene, only a few still manage to engage, some 30-plus years later. For my money, the city’s most evergreen purveyors have been the Injections, the Zeros, ...
Stoke for krautrock
“The only fans that come up to you after the show are music nerds or prog-rock dads.”
Hip-hop collective sings the praises of another side of the notorious neighborhood
Google search "Southeast San Diego" and the first three links will be Wikipedia, SanDiego.gov, and UrbanDictionary.com. But then the tone changes — "Just HOW Dangerous is Southeast San Diego?"…"It's A War Zone Down Here"…"Detectives Probe ...
Violent Femmes frontman talks religion and rock with the Reader
If you don’t know of the Violent Femmes, you surely know “Blister in the Sun,” so popular I once heard a frat-boy chug-a-lug singalong with it at my college — which doesn’t have frat boys. ...
“Anytime a genre of music is basically outlawed and pushed out like that, it makes my blood boil.”
“The big struggle to emerge in the film is print journalism versus the Video Age.”
“The King is a powerful aphrodisiac. I sang to my wife and that got her!”
"I never dress as Elvis in my ‘real’ life,” says James “King” Kruk, a former English teacher who’s carved out a living by reenacting the King’s comeback era, 1968 to 1974, complete with meticulously re-created ...
...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
Impersonator James Kruk performing an Elvis classic