Walter Mencken 9:01 a.m., April 29
Mario Escovedo, a Dragon unashamed to stand up for the Carpenters.
Rock critic Richard Meltzer talks about his former columnist gig at the Reader and his new project with Mike Watt: Spielgusher.
Interview with J.D. Boucharde, music teacher and no fan of American Idol.
Guitarist Jeffrey Joe Morin describes his performances as “Generally genre non-specific. I archive, treasure, and exhibit 20th-century American-standard songs of love, romance, and dramatic introspection.”
Songwriter Paul Kamanski goes way back with Country Dick Montana and that whole Beat Farmers scene.
Sax master Charles McPherson began his career in 1959 with Charles Mingus. Inspired him to go get a job with the IRS.
‘I was inspired to write the song after seeing Ron Paul’s appearance on the Jay Leno show earlier this year,” says singer/songwriter Randy Lane, aka Ran Diego, of his recently recorded tune “Ode to Ron ...
Short Eyes claims to play “dirt pop” because “grunge” is dead.
Singer/guitarist Kris Towne describes the music of A Scribe Amidst the Lions as “an adventure. You never know where we’re going to go next. Oftentimes we don’t even know. Think Fugazi and Pink Floyd writing ...
Even if you haven’t heard of Mario Quintero’s bands Sleep Lady (whose bassist is his wife, Sarah Quintero) and Hialeah, if you’re a San Diego music fan, you probably own something produced at his Black ...