Jen Van Tieghem
Triumph of the Wild need a hand getting their next record “We Come With The Dust” made: a hand with some cash in it. The San Diego duo’s Kickstarter campaign has less than a week to go to get their project funded. With the money raised, they plan to press vinyl, make CDS, and create merch and […]
More info to come on this food drive at The Hideout sponsored by San Diego Young Philanthropists, Sounds in San Diego (hey! that’s us!) and Owl and Bear and benefitting Mama’s Kitchen. Mark your calendar and we’ll see you this weekend! More info from MeetUp.com here.
The long wait for new tunes by Grand Tarantula is (almost) over. Their Slime Times EP will be out at the end of July and to end June they’re playing a kick ass show hosted by our friends at OfShowsAndBurritos.com. This Saturday, June 28 at Ken Club with the likes of Teenage Exorcists (another Friday Find […]
I’ve been impatiently waiting for Second Cousins to release some music since catching them live last year. And it’s finally time! The young quartet will celebrate their EP release next Wednesday, June 25 at the Belly Up with Inspired and The Sleep and Taken by Canadians (a previous Friday Find artist). The first single off the […]
While The Whiskey Circle‘s self-titled EP has been out for a few months now, I still return to it regularly and give it several spins. It opens with the vibrant “Shadow Valley” – a wicked romp of surfy guitars, quick beats, and singer Leanna May Patterson’s powerhouse vocals. The song is a departure from the band’s more […]
North County band Taken by Canadians are about to release their album Here’s to Returning All the Tragedy We Saw and were kind enough to let me have an early listen. The track “The Tragedy,” from which the album title is derived, got my attention immediately and I found myself humming it long after listening. With a little […]
The latest Trouble in the Wind album, Slide Rock, contains a whopping 16 tracks. Picking a favorite from the collection of tightly knit tracks is difficult but “At The Seams” is high on my list. I only wish it were twice as long. The song is a shining example of what TITW does so well- building urgency and power as […]