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Live Review: Eric Bachmann and John Meeks at Soda Bar, June 5, 2016

The Archers of Loaf singer and the San Diego crooner made for a great team

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Eric Bachmann by Liz Durrett

North Carolina indie rock icon Eric Bachmann and local dark country crooner John Meeks played one hell of a show at the Soda Bar last Sunday night. Continue reading…

Interview: George Clinton Keeps Funkin’ Things Up

We spoke with the funk legend ahead of his 6/23 Belly Up show

George Clinton

George Clinton may be turning 75 next month, but the funk pioneer certainly isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In the past two years, he published his memoir Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You? — which candidly chronicled his hard-partying life and challenges securing royalties for his music — and released a new Funkadelic album of 33 songs, First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate. Continue reading…

Video Premiere: Dani Bell & the Tarantist: “Crave”

We present the latest video from the local favorites

With so much goodness everywhere you look, it can be hard to choose the highlights in San Diego’s music scene. Hell, it can be hard even if you narrow down your criteria to “bands that feature Al Howard.” But lately, no group has been catching our ear as much as Dani Bell & the Tarantist. Continue reading…

The 10 Best Lesser-Known Prince Songs

We share our favorite deep cuts from The Purple One

Prince

Following Prince’s unexpected death (revealed today to be due to an opioid overdose), people sought some solace in buying his music. And lots of it. Some reports claimed a 16,000% surge in sales, with more than 4 million albums and songs sold in about a week. Continue reading…


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Video Premiere: Dani Bell & the Tarantist: “Crave”

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Buckethead at The Music Box San Diego June 21, 2016
Live Review & Photos: Buckethead at the Music Box, June 21, 2016

The masked musician showed off his guitar and nunchuck skills…

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Live Review & Photos: Buckethead at the Music Box, June 21, 2016

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The Owl and Bear Podcast: June 2016

Our June podcast includes Margo Price, Mrs. Magician, The Kills, and more…

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