Dryw Keltz

Articles by Dryw Keltz

Material witnesses at Adams Avenue Theater

As fabric store winds down the biz, punk heydays surface at former venue

The Reader recently reported that Discount Fabrics on Adams Avenue will be shutting down due to the sale of their building. The story mentioned that the establishment (located at 3325 Adams Avenue) was once a ...

The Wasteland Weekend guys

Authentic Sellout finds their place under the sun

When Authentic Sellout guitarist Christian Borja pens songs, he tends to envision images that correlate with the lyrics. While he was writing “Radiate,” many of these images were post-apocalyptic. Vocalist Sulo King landing the band ...

Superbean's punkish frustration

"I personally think young people are great." However...

After graduating from Helix High School in 1985, Steve Moramarco left San Diego to study theater at UCLA. He befriended Jack Black in college and went on to front a series of bands, most of ...

Mountain-bikers don't want illegal trails either

Open-space protectors and riders do lap around compromise

The future of public access to the Carlsbad Highlands Ecological Reserve for the recreational set appears to be up in the air once again. After trails were closed last summer, an unofficial truce seemed to ...

New Year's Eve is a job

"We just go through it. People fall down in front of us all the time."

After spending time performing with Cape May and the Swedish Models, local bassist Mark Wiskowski joined the Jones Revival in the late 2000s. The cover band plays all over town, but perhaps most often at ...

In pursuit of Nirvana

Ex-91X DJ Marco Collins talks about the storage unit that got away

Former 91X DJ Marco Collins resides in Seattle now, but he still rents a storage space in San Diego. The unit is notable because it houses a large amount of unique music memorabilia that he ...

Get out the Blue Guitar case

Shop to close in February after 57 years

The Blue Guitar has undergone many changes since it was founded in 1961. It appears as if its final transformation may be an upcoming disappearing act. “Yuris Zeltins was our shop founder, he has now ...

Satellite Amps shop rock

Cowboys in the Campfire tour sparks up the small room

When Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson and his buddy Chip Roberts announced their “Cowboys in the Campfire” tour, the idea was that they would play unusual venues — rooms that don’t usually host rock shows. Andrew ...

Awesome Fest creator wants to change name

Fest tentatively dubbed "Happy Birthday" slated for February

Did the punk rawker in you notice something odd this year? Labor Day weekend came and went minus an Awesome Fest. Fear not, faithful festival attendee, the event is still on for its 11th year ...

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