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Gonzo Report: A game of psilocybin roulette at Xavier Rudd’s show

This was a game of psilocybin roulette: I wasn’t sure how much of the magic mushroom chocolate bar to take. The friend who gave it to me never specified how much power, or lack of …

Josh Weinstein celebrates the end of a 15-year dry spell

Before starting his San Diego life in 2009, while he was still living in New York City, Josh Weinstein released a new album every three years. But nearly 15 years passed before he released his …

July 4, 2024
Gonzo Report: The Beaches work out their lesbian trauma at The Sound

I was told to meet a guy named Richie by the back gate of Del Mar’s Sound. It was 4 pm on a Tuesday. I walked by the empty ticket booths, past a security guard, …

June 27, 2024
Gonzo Report: Jesus Gonzalez gets bodies moving at Lou Lou’s Jungle Room

Under the spell of ayahuasca, it’s not uncommon for people to see apex cat predators. One friend told me that during her session, she kept seeing jaguars. As for me, during my last sitting with …

Goldfish events are about musical escapism

Video:Live/electronic duo journeyed from South Africa to Ibiza to San DiegoFormed in Cape Town, South Africa in 2006, live electronic DJ duo Goldfish have since swum into the waters of global popularity. For a seven-year …

April 18, 2024
Reader Music Issue short takes

Island civilizationWithin the Coronado Ferry Landing, you will find Coronado Tasting Room. Purveyors of Craft Spirits, Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Balsamic Vinegars, Spices and Gourmet Foods. Every other Wednesday evening, Michael Gonzales (aka Gonzo) and …

San Diego Reader 2024 Music & Arts Issue

Some musicians see forming a tribute group as a way to get into the music industry. Copping someone else’s successful act may seem their only chance at earning a bit of applause, adulation, and — …

March 27, 2024
Gonzo Report: Half Hour Late lives up to their name at the Template

A text message buzzed my pocket as I stood outside of the Template, waiting to see Half Hour Late in Ocean Beach. “You’re in OB,” read the text from my colleague, “and the heart and …

Hip-hop artist Don Elway makes movies for his music

Video:BLURT: Hip-hop artist Don Elway makes movies for his musicIn late 2023, hip-hop artist Don Elway dropped his six-song EP Not Ordinary. In order to create autobiographical mini-movie to accompany the EP, he collaborated with …

March 14, 2024
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