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Live Review: The Styletones, The Creepy Creeps, Wild Wild Wets, and Pocket at Adams Avenue Street Fair, September 28-29, 2013


The Styletones

The annual festival has become a San Diego staple



Adams Ave. Street Fair Returns This Weekend


The Styletones

Here’s who to see at the annual Adams Ave. Street Fair



Live Review: FYF Fest, August 24-25, 2013, Los Angeles


Les Savy Fav

Our review of FYF Fest, or, how Karen O is like an exotic punk-rock toucan



Live Review: Dead Feather Moon and Trouble in the Wind at the Casbah, August 2, 2013


Dead Feather Moon

The two bands headed a top-notch bill at the Casbah



Live Review: Montalban Quintet at the Casbah, June 27, 2013


Montalban Quintet

Montalban Quintet were joined by Takahashi and Never Come Down



Live Review: Dessa at the Casbah, July 12, 2013


Dessa

Dessa was joined by Okapi Sun and Open Mike Eagle



Live Review: Goodnight, Texas at The Soda Bar, July 3, 2013


Goodnight Texas

Country bands took the Independence Day Eve crowd on a star-spangled bender



Live Review: Youth Lagoon and Lady Lazarus at the Irenic, April 16, 2013


Youth Lagoon

Youth Lagoon defied expectations at their San Diego show



Live Review: Kurt Vile and the Violators at the Casbah, April 12, 2013


Kurt Vile and the Violators

Vile delivered a pounding, upbeat set



Live Review: Christopher Owens at the Irenic, March 21, 2013


Christopher Owens

The former Girls singer struggled to find his voice



Live Review and Photos: Emancipator and Little People at the Belly Up, March 17, 2013


Photos by Hutton Marshall

The two acts captivated the dance crowd



Live Review: Caspian, Native, and Torches at Soda Bar, March 2, 2013


Photo credit: Hutton Marshall

The band blew minds and eardrums