Staff Blog Entries

ILYA reunites after two-year hiatus

Post-rock trip-hop outfit returns with new album and lineup.

ILYA will be playing their first live show in over two years on Friday, November 8 at Soda Bar (3615 ...

Horse Lords: Baltimore's microtonal math kraut

A careful combination of Bo Diddley and La Monte Young check into The Bancroft.

Baltimore’s jewel of the avant garde underground is coming to The Bancroft (9143 Campo Road, Spring Valley) on Saturday, October ...

Subsuelo: one night of Latin hips and world groove rhythms

Celebrated Los Angeles collective shakes ass in City Heights.

The Ole Boombap. You know: that brunette hair flowing eternal. The dress that drapes like a benevolent nightshade in moonlight. ...

9 Theory: Give Me More

Gabe Lehner of Inspired Flight drops bootylicious single

Multi-instrumentalist and Encinitas resident Gabe Lehner recently posted the debut video for his solo project 9 Theory. “Give Me More” ...

Moonshake is back from space

Bouncy tech house and future funky grooves return to San Diego after a year in the void.

It’s been a year and some change since Kadan closed their Czech castle doors up in BeHe to make way ...

Prayers: From Dog to God - San Diego killwave

Killwave duo drops new music video

Self-dubbed “occult-wave” outfit Vampire took their last bite in August with the departure of bassist Vikti. In the meantime, frontman ...

Liquid Geometry: Galactic Reign tour lands in Tijuana, San Diego

Local weirdbeat label brings international roster to town for a West Coast trip.

Starting next week, future funky beat collective Liquid Geometry is bringing their worldwide roster stateside for the first ever Galactic ...

Coastral: Ocean Bound EP

Tijuana/San Diego beats and bliss producer is a three-day weekend in your earballs.

On his recent debut Ocean Bound EP (free download), San Diego/Tijuana chillout producer Coastral retells some of nature’s classic narratives ...

Octa#grape flies in Red UFO

No wave garage rockers launch soaring debut LP

Last month, Octa#grape delivered a full-length follow up to their previous two EPs As Long As I Forget and Emotional ...

Dragon Rojo roars no more

Landmark Tijuana cantina closes doors in Zona Norte.

Historic Tijuana cantina Dragon Rojo closes its mural-incrusted doors on Monday, September 30. Originally opened in 1977, The Red ...

SD Union birthday party with Photek

SD Union's MC Ridda celebrates cakeday with British drum and bass boss

Having just celebrated three years of mulit-genre bass and Amen breaks, SD Union organizer and resident MC Tyler ‘Ridda’ Rosier ...

Club Purple five-year birthday boogie with Myrryrs

SD/TJ roving dance party bumps bass at Moustache Bar

Club Purple is celebrating five years of transborder boogie with a birthday bash at Moustache Bar (Sexta & Madero – ...

Tape Deck Mountain: Sway

After a year of recording in Austin, San Diego shoegazer drops sophomore LP.

Tape Deck Mountain’s long-awaited follow up to their 2009 LP Ghost is set to be released on Tuesday, October 1. ...

Our Star Will Die Alone: an interactive heavy metal(s) band

UCSD faculty and graduate students explore the death of the Sun through lights and sound.

Sure, 2012 was an over-hyped fail fest, but make no mistake about it: the world is coming to an end. ...

Enigmatic Party: sights and sounds of Baja in the Barrio

Voz Alta hosts exploratory art and music from Tecate, Tijuana, and Mexicali.

Barrio Logan art collective Voz Alta (1754 National Ave. - Barrio Logan) has a knack for showcasing the exotic and ...

Love and the Skull: It's In Your Mind

San Diego/Tijuana rock and roll quartet bring back Britpop.

True children of borderlandia, all four musicians who make up Love and the Skull were raised between the post-u/dys-topian sprawl ...

Sushi & Sake 101 at RA Sushi

Downtown sashimi spot offers a look at the history of sushi and the key to sake pairing.

There’s more to sushi than California rolls, globs of mock wasabi, and too much soy sauce. Unroll the history and ...

Twin Shadow and Wynn: free show downtown

Art, music, and tall cans at Voyeur.

Local multimedia music outlet ListenSD is teaming up with promoters BLK OWL, Paradise Ultd. (a label steered by San Diego ...

Park(ing) Day: parklet preview in University Heights

A new urban mini-park is planned for Alabama Street in front of Mama's Bakery and Live Wire.

On August 23, with their eyes shining brightly towards utopia, North Park Main Street, the City of San Diego, and ...

Careful with that axe, Eugene: open jam Mondays at The Bancroft

Spring Valley bar and venue hosts open jams weekly.

Band practice cancelled tonight? Grab your axe and head out to Spring Valley, where dive bar and venue de force ...

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