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Mr. Sensitive Guitar Guy

Langhorne Slim, Suffocation, Krisiun, Soreption, Mowgli's, Emily Kinney

If ever an act needed to be seen live to be appreciated for all they have to offer, that’d be Langhorne Slim, who treats every stage like a pulpit and leaves every attendee feeling born ...

Blurt Music News

"Nazi" attendees ousted from City Heights concert

"It's aways a good night when Nazis get kicked out from Tower Bar!"

"They were picking fights before they even got inside"

Lost local bands of the 60s/70s - The Brain Police

"The Who demolished part of our P.A. system"

Self-titled album recorded in La Mesa in 1968 sat on a shelf for over 30 years

Never want to stop

Documentary chronicles the “third-wave” of ska

Makers of the documentary Pick It Up! Ska In The 90s recently waged a quite successful Kickstarter campaign. The filmmakers set-out to crowdsource a rather modest $40,000 and (as of early August) have nearly tripled ...

Classical Music

Pleasure Island

Once you go full jackass, it's too late.

Pinocchio just might be the most underrated movie of all time. Watching it as a child is one thing but having it dissected by a psychology professor is something else. I’ve been watching the Maps ...

The hitch in changing the rules

Started in 19th Century music, accelerated after WWII with opera

One of the earliest and most important elements of human development, according to Jean Piaget, is learning how to play fair within the agreed-upon rules of a game. In other words, we learn how to ...

Musician Interviews

Lou Curtiss kept the music alive

RIP Folk Arts Rare Records co-founder

He championed young Tom Waits and countless others

Of Note

A little yes, a little no

Without ever claiming to do so, he has updated American blues music

Joachim Cooder released Fuchsia Machu Picchu earlier this year. It’s an EP he says was inspired by his daughter, who is now three years old. The songs layer instrumental sounds, some recognizable and some not. ...

Breaking Music News


The father and son alterna-metal band released a new ...

Well Well Well

With a new video for "Day After Day" that ...

Scott Samuels

The Vinyl Pirates frontman's new Neil Diamond tribute, Solitary ...

Jason Mraz

His upcoming album Know is so far preceded by ...

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