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What opera is closest to California redwoods?

I’m spending some time in the Santa Cruz mountains and a redwood forest. A redwood forest is often compared to a cathedral and for good reason. I must admit there is something of a sacred ...

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by Andrew Hamlin The Gay Agenda party and pose their way past any shade
San Diego’s the Gay Agenda (the band) are so over ...
by Jay Allen Sanford Dead Cross cover Black Flag’s “Rise Above” in solidarity with Black Lives Matter
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by Jay Allen Sanford Matthew Stewart’s protest song earns heavy spins online
Matthew Stewart blends electronics, synths, piano, and rock guitar to ...
by Andrew Hamlin Mark Dresser’s musicianship cuts through it all
He played San Diego County Mental Health and watched a ...

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Tough times pick-me-up

Laura Jane Willcock (Tell Mama, the Tighten Ups) and her paramour Thomas Yearsley (the Paladins) founded blues-rockers ThunderLux in 2013, soon joined by Leo Dombecki (Jazmin, Ike Turner) and Emily O’Bannon-Robles (the Tighten Ups, Runhoney). ...

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Zach Phillips is back with The Wine of Youth

“I recorded The Wine of Youth mostly in secret during the summer and early fall of 2019 at producer Gregg Montante’s San Diego home studio, after a 13-year hiatus from performing and recording” says Zach ...

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The Kabbs: lost and found

“We got lucky right off the bat as far as playing shows. We honestly thought we would just play house parties,” says singer Brian Clinebell, whose band the Kabbs was about to celebrate a decade ...

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Christopher Maddox: Dr. Demento got me started

Carlsbad’s Christopher Maddox aka the “Crisis Crooner” — Telematics Executive (whatever that means), husband, father, Elvis impersonator, civic booster, sculptor of online parody songs — watched the coronavirus creep through his Chinese business contacts; then ...

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Louis Petrella & Sam Adgate work with punk producer Geza X

“Louis’s dad had known Geza X for some time and sent some of our original demos to him on a whim, and fortunately he liked what he heard,” says Sam Adgate of how he and ...

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