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The Owl and Bear Podcast: April 2016

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The Regrettes

Don’t Peggy Olsen us, motherfuckers. The Owl and Bear podcast is back for April, and it’s bringing with it a bevy of musicians who totally knock us out and just happen to be women while doing so. Continue reading…

Bleached at Walter’s Downtown (Houston, TX), April 5, 2016

Live Review: Bleached at Walter’s Downtown (Houston, TX), April 5, 2016

Bleached at Walter’s Downtown (Houston, TX), April 5, 2016
Photo credit: Daniel Jackson

Listening to Bleached live feels like jumping into the ocean at the beginning of April. It’s icy and startling, tasting brackish and filling your mouth with just a touch of bitterness. But after wading around in a few of their songs and taking a deep breath or two, these punk rock waters begin to feel fine. Continue reading…

Poetic Memory: Plateaus (List)

MP3: Plateaus – “Beach Coma”

This Saturday, August 20, San Diego punk band Plateaus will play the Soda Bar with fellow locals Heavy Hawaii, Beaters, and LA’s Bleached.

Plateaus, whose name comes from a “tongue-in-cheek statement about the SoCal music scene,” are comprised of Kevin Gist (lead guitar, vocals), Chris Rosi (rhythm guitar, vocals), Elliott Moeller (bass), and Jon Greene (drums). The band was founded by Greene (who has produced bands like Dum Dum Girls, Crocodiles, and The Soft Pack) and Gist with the intention of creating a form of “deranged but classic pop music.”

In an attempt to familiarize you with the band and their sound, we asked Plateaus for five songs that are important to them. You can read their Poetic Memory below. Continue reading…

Comic-Con Gets a Soundtrack

Comic-Con is all about excess. Every year, the masses converge upon our humble city to gorge themselves on heaping servings of pop-culture goodness. And while Comic-Con spotlights all the movies, television, comics, and video games you can shake your replica Staff of Gandalf at, there’s one medium where the event always falls short: music. Continue reading…