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1019 The Numberman Hip-Hop & Rap
1207 Hip-Hop & Rap
12 Cent Alternative, Punk, Rock
145th Street Blues & Soul, Rock
16 Hour Drive Punk
16 Sparrows Rock
1Louder Covers | Standards, Rock
2000 Tons of TNT Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae & Ska, Rock
2:01am Alternative, Rock
22 Kings Acoustic, Rock
The 25th Hour Metal | Hardcore
321 Stereo Rock
3against1 Alternative, Rock
3 By Design Rock
3 Guys Called Jesus Rock
3rd Borough Electro | DJ, 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

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Local Music News

Dave Keuning

The Killers’ founding member and guitarist has debuted his new single and animated video for “Boat Accident,” from his upcoming album Prismism, due January 25.

Adam Gnade

The Hunter Seaton-directed "Ghost Ship" video is a short (less than two-minutes) promo for his Voicemails From the Great Satan album, concerning the fire which broke out around a month after the election in an artist warehouse in Oakland, killing 36.

Pony Death Ride

To promote their holiday single, “Hobby Lobby Christmas” b/w a cover of Jon La Joie’s “Cold Blooded Christmas,” the married duo is on a western U.S. tour that wraps December 23 at the Casbah, where they'll read selections from their book How to Talk to Your Kids About Santa.


They released an unannounced two-song Christmas EP, Emo Christmas, available via digital download and cassette.

Lindsay White

Her new single and video for "The Hound" was inspired by a Game of Thrones-themed songwriting challenge and based on the character Sandor Clegane.

Aubrey Fay

The longtime fixture on the San Diego jazz scene, who spent years performing every Saturday night at Redfields Lounge and Bistro, from 8 to midnight, passed away.

Stevie Salas

The former guitarist for Mick Jagger and Rod Stewart has a new band featuring frequent Rolling Stones collaborator Bernard Fowler, bassist Doug Wimbish (Living Colour), and drummer Brian Tichy (Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Idol).

Mt. Pleasant

They're releasing a limited second run of their debut EP with some new extras like a remix of "Trees" by Keith Sweaty and Lorna Dune.

Scott Mathiasen

Mathiasen's new solo album Boxcar Road features him playing all guitars, bass, harmonica, and handling vocals, with co-producer Rene Montes covering drums.

Jake E. Lee

His band Red Dragon Cartel is supporting their new album Patina with a U.S. tour that brings them to the Casbah on February 26.

Andy Robinson

He's now an endorsing artist for a company named Louson Drums, which manufactures a wearable Cajon.

Low Volts

Customers who order their Roam With You CD receive a handwritten thank you note, stickers, and a bonus holographic Low Volts guitar pick that reads "Property of Low Volts."

Dani Bell & the Tarantist

Their sophomore album Wide Eyed, due in January, sports cover artwork by John Gourley of Portugal. The Man and is preceded by a single for "Mystery."

Andra Day

The soul singer's new song “Amen” (released via Warner Bros. Records) can be heard in a new ad campaign for Genesis G80.


They released their first new song since 2017, "Picture Falling," which was also shot as a video, co-directed by the song's guest vocalist, Scarlett Stephenson-Connolly.

Stick Figure

Upcoming festival appearances include California Roots (May 24-26) and a headlining set at Red Rocks in Colorado (April 20), where locals Pepper are also on the bill.

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