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Poetic Memory: Phil Manley (List)

MP3: Phil Manley – “Life Coach”
MP3: Trans Am – “Futureworld”
Contest: Win Tickets to see Trans Am, High Places, Man Forever, and Life Coach at the Soda Bar on 12/15

Phil Manley is best known for his membership in Trans Am and a slew of other bands, but more recently, he’s made a name for himself as a recording engineer (Moon Duo, Wooden Shjips). Continue reading…

Interview: Shapes of Future Frames

Shapes of Future Frames may be a new band, but their faces are familiar. Featuring members of local powerhouses Scarlet Symphony and the Old In Out, the band’s epic arrangements and space-age guitar effects have already earned them a reputation as one of San Diego’s most exciting and innovative live acts.

The group recently finished recording their debut EP, The Minds of Tomorrow, Gone Today, and we caught up with band members Jamie Pawloski and Gary Hankins to talk about the record, the importance of brevity, and what an acoustic Shapes might sound like. Continue reading