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Live Five

Elizabeth Borg’s birthday gig

The Drug Hunt, Lana Del Rey, Chica Diabla, Irving Flores, UFO

Alt-country blues rockers the Drug Hunt were originally known as Bad Vibes. After releasing their album No One’s Safe, they signed to local Blind Owl Records earlier this year and changed their name to the ...

Blurt Music News

Ambassador of the Beatles

Falling Doves frontman Chris Leyva models for Stu Sutcliffe statue

San Diego keeps turning up in the Beatles story, from George Harrison’s part-time residence at a North County meditation retreat (as well as staying with Ravi Shankar while working with the sitar master in Encinitas), ...

The life of Liz Borg

Liz Fest II will serve as Chica Diabla’s vinyl-release party

“I decided I wanted to start a band after my kids all grew-up and left the house,” Rachel Enyeart explains. “I knew Liz Borg, because our husbands were in a band together, Whole Hog. One ...

Archie Thompson's portfolio of songs with Archer and Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

He had some luck placing his music in commercials and writing jingles

Archie Thompson grew up in a very musical family. He had two brothers, and all three of them played multiple instruments. His oldest brother, Mike, was a musical prodigy who eventually landed a gig playing ...

Classical Music

Long lines swarm San Diego Symphony

Were they there for Mahler or Rafael Payare?

There were lines, long lines. Lines which stretched the length of the lobby and then extended around the corner. They were beautiful because everyone was in line for the opening concert of the 2019-2020 Jacobs ...

The scandal of cell phones at classical music concerts

Anne-Sophie Mutter.and the Cincinnati Symphony

No one in the history of recorded classical music has benefited more from media than violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. At age 13 was selected by Herbert von Karajan. At age 15 she was recorded for the ...

Musician Interviews

Thousand Below’s The Hangover moment

“We called the cops and they thought we had stolen the baby”

They rock. They roll. They shred. They mangle. But one thing you don’t expect from Thousand Below, your favorite San Diego post-hardcore slamdown quintet, is finding a home for an abandoned baby in Austin, Texas. ...

Of Note

Scratching and beat juggling like Grandmaster Flash

Blondie rapped about Flash’s turntable prowess in the 1980's "Rapture"

My dad never understood how I broke his turntable attempting to mimic parts of “The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel” by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5. The 1981 song was ...

Breaking Music News

Jacob Turnbloom

The Mrs. Magician and First Wave Hello guitarist formed ...

Stone Temple Pilots

They're streaming audio of a 1994 live version of ...

Cattle Decapitation

Their Geocidal Tendencies tour with Atheist kicks off November ...

Hirie

Their third album Dreamer is being supported with a ...