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Song Premiere: Deadphones – “M.C.B.M”


Download the ex-Cuckoo Chaos band’s single for free

Film Review: Mistaken for Strangers

Mistaken for Strangers

A new documentary grants unprecedented access to The National

Interview: Erik Jourgensen

Erik Jourgensen

The San Diego composer talks about his upcoming film ‘Callejero’

Song Premiere: Diatribes – “Exile on Lisbon”


San Diego’s Diatribes unveil their second single

Live Photos: Hills Like Elephants, Boy King, and Jimmy Ruelas at the Casbah, March 8, 2014

Hills Like Elephants

Hills Like Elephants headed up a top-shelf lineup for their EP release party

Live Photos: Dum Dum Girls at the Casbah, March 7, 2014

Dum Dum Girls

Dum Dum Girls kicked off their ‘Too True’ tour in San Diego

Live Photos: Angel Olsen at Soda Bar, March 1, 2014

Angel Olsen at Soda Bar

The folk musician’s San Diego set left the crowd speechless

Film Review: RoboCop


The ‘80s classic gets a big loud remake

Champ Announce Debut EP

Champ band

Little Hurricane’s CC Spina will manage the band

Live Photos: Janelle Monáe at House of Blues, January 13, 2014

Janelle Monae at House of Blues

Janelle Monáe’s San Diego show was electrifying

Silent Misogyny: The Silent Comedy’s New Video Does Women Wrong

The Silent Comedy

The Silent Comedy’s video for “Always Two” is disturbing in all the wrong ways

Little Hurricane Strike ‘Gold’

Little Hurricane

Little Hurricane will release their new album on March 4

Flaggs Unwrap Their New Christmas Track

Flaggs - Please Santa

Download the catchy new “Please Santa” for free

Live Photos: Soft Lions at Soda Bar, December 6, 2013

Soft Lions

The local trio celebrated the release of their ‘No Peace’ EP

San Diego: Win Tickets to See “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

We’re giving away passes to Ben Stiller’s new film

Soft Lions Give ‘No Peace’ a Chance

Soft Lions

The local supergroup releases its debut EP on December 6

Live Photos: Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque at House of Blues, October 27, 2013

Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

Suicide Girls’ traveling burlesque show is like a Comic-Con cabaret

Live Photos: Sleigh Bells at Block No. 16, October 19, 2013

Sleigh Bells

Sleigh Bells delivered a knockout punch to the downtown crowd

Live Photos: Wild Wild Wets at Golden Hill Street Fair, October 13, 2013

Wild Wild Wets

There ain’t no party like a Golden Hill party

Sleigh Bells Throw a Block Party

Sleigh Bells

The hard-rocking duo will play Block No. 16 this Saturday

Video Premiere: Old Man Wizard – “Traveller’s Lament”


Our exclusive premiere of the San Diego band’s woodsy video

Live Photos: Neko Case at House of Blues, September 11, 2013

Neko Case

The New Pornographers singer battled a cold in San Diego

Live Photos: Diatribes and Champ at Soda Bar, September 6, 2013


Soda Bar hosted two Hills Like Elephants side projects

Video Premiere: Gayle Skidmore – “Little Bird”

Gayle Skidmore Little Bird

The local songwriter gives us the first look at her new video