Local Band

Help Triumph of the Wild kickstart their new album

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 […]

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Friday Find – “Pharoah” by Ed Ghost Tucker – 11/21/14

The San Diego music scene offers endless opportunities to celebrate the end of a week. So when a friend said she needed a night out, and wanted to go to Soda Bar on Saturday, I couldn’t hesitate to make it a date. Soda Bar is a reliable venue for great live music, especially featuring local […]

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Listen in: Blackout Party’s “Go Easy, Louise”

Listen in: Blackout Party’s “Go Easy, Louise”

With perennial San Diego Music Award nominees Blackout Party set to drop a new album, “Float On Towards Our Doom,” this fall — the band has shared their second single from the upcoming full-length with us: “Go Easy, Louise.”

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Friday Find – “We’re Gonna Get You High” by Grand Tarantula

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 […]

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Friday Find – “Something to Lose” by Second Cousins – 6/20/14

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 […]

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Friday Find – “(Prelude) Black Roses” by Black Market III – 5/30/14

Friday Find – “(Prelude) Black Roses” by Black Market III – 5/30/14

Black Market III is a familiar favorite in the San Diego music scene. Frontman, Scottie Blinn is an old pro who knows his way around a guitar. And whether he’s singing his original tunes or or covering a range from Tom Waits to Social Distortion, his soul will make you wanna move your feet. Backed […]

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Friday Find – “Shadow Valley” by The Whiskey Circle – 5/23/14

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 […]

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