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Live Review: Los Lobos and X at the Observatory North Park, May 8, 2016

Los  Lobos
Los Lobos

“That was an old tune,” said Los Lobos guitarist and singer David Hidalgo after the band wrapped up “Just a Matter of Time,” the soulful ballad off their landmark 1984 album How Will the Wolf Survive? Los Lobos have been playing, touring, and making albums together since 1973, when the group first came together in their native East Los Angeles.

“Well, they’re all old tunes now,” Hidalgo said. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: The Jesus and Mary Chain, Cold Cave, and Phantom Radio at House of Blues San Diego, June 17, 2012

The Jesus and Mary Chain by Sylvia Borgo
Photos by Sylvia Borgo

The crowd at the House of Blues on Sunday was comprised of middle-aged people who had undoubtedly followed The Jesus and Mary Chain during its ’80s heyday — as well as a number of 20-somethings and teens, who were probably still sucking their thumbs when the band broke up in 1999. Continue reading…

Poetic Memory: Nena Anderson (List)

Here at Owl and Bear, we’ve posted a few dozen times about Erika Davies (give or take a couple dozen), citing her raw emotion and incredible voice. That’s why it seems altogether unfair that we’ve only in passing ever mentioned Nena Anderson. Continue reading…