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Live Review: Andrew Bird at Spreckels Theatre, August 11, 2012


The talented troubadour brought his signature sound to San Diego



Poetic Memory: The Smart Brothers (List)


The local favorites share their 5 favorite wake-up songs.



Live Review: The Swell Season & Ryan Bingham at House of Blues, August 17, 2010


The stars of the movie Once brought their heartfelt folk to the House of Blues.



Review: The Avett Brothers – I and Love and You


I and Love and You

The Avett Brothers are all about feeling. On Emotionalism, their last proper full length, the Avetts certainly didn’t shy away from feeling; they celebrated it. The songs from Emotionalism were mostly led by banjo, upright bass, occasional strings and the just-twangy-enough vocals of one or both brothers. Everything about that setup said these guys were […]



Poetic Memory: Local Natives (List)


local-natives

Silver Lake-based Local Natives just completed a U.S. tour with Ben Kweller, then went to London, then stormed barns across the midwest. They even blog. Needless to say, these guys (and occasionally girl) are both creative and busy. They’re also great musicians who put on a rewarding and fun show. They have a new album […]



Poetic Memory: Simone Felice (List)


MP3: The Duke and the King – “The Morning I Get to Hell” MP3: The Felice Brothers – “Frankie’s Gun” The Duke & the King, a new Huckleberry Finn-inspired project led by Simone Felice of the Felice Brothers, can be best described as loping, sun-faded melodic pop with touches of country, gospel, and folk.



Poetic Memory: The Rest (List)


The Rest

The last time Ontario, Canada’s The Rest played at the Casbah, we missed it. But we won’t make that mistake again. After all, according to their MySpace page, The Rest like all the things that we like: doing push-ups, shooting each other with water guns, howling at the moon, and delicious Thai food. (More details […]