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Friday Find -Endless “Summer Day” by Amerikan Bear 11/17/2014

Life offers its greatest experiences when things don’t go according to plan. On this particular Friday, not only did plan A to road trip to my next race fail, but so did the backup idea to drive to Pappy & Harriet’s and dance to favorite local artists, Transfer, Barbarian, Madly, and Low Volts, while celebrating […]

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Friday Find – San Diego Music Award Nominees – 9/12/14

Friday Find – San Diego Music Award Nominees – 9/12/14

The end of voting season for the San Diego Music Awards is in sight – it closes Monday, Sept. 15 to be exact. And while I devoted a much bigger section to this last year, this year seems to have snuck up on me. So this Friday Find is dedicated to some nominees (and snubs) that myself […]

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Friday Find – “God of Small Things” by The Burning of Rome – 5/2/14

Friday Find – “God of Small Things” by The Burning of Rome – 5/2/14

The Burning of Rome had me hooked from the first time I heard them, almost two years ago, at a live performance on the Lafayette hotel’s back patio (also a show where I fell in love with a couple of other favorite local rock groups). Having sung, danced and head-banged to the intense, uplifting energy […]

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Music (and romance) is in the air…

In honor of this silly little holiday I’ve put together a list of great local bands who happen to feature a couple in their lineup. Whether they fell for one another making rad tunes or decided to put together a band after making sweet music off stage these are some of our favorites. Who are […]

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CD Release Show for themattsmithneujazztrio for their album “Shorthanded” this Friday, September 6th at Dizzy’s

So, in the interest in full disclosure, I must confess that I comprise one third of this jazz trio. Leader Matt Smith commands a unique feeling from his throne behind the kit. His brand of swinging, indie-pop jazz is showcased in the compositions and arrangements that make up our new album, “Shorthanded.” Completing the sound […]

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22 Day Song Challenge – Day 6: A Song That You Know All The Words To

If you need to catch up on what it is we’re doing here check out the post from Day 1 and meet our panel of rad here. Or click on their names below to see their band page or stalk them on social media. They like that. Feel free to answer each prompt for yourself in the comments […]

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22 Day Song Challenge – Day 3: A Song That Makes You Sad

If you need to catch up on what it is we’re doing here check out the post from Day 1 and meet our panel of rad here. Feel free to answer each prompt for yourself in the comments below. We love to hear about as many genres and bands as we can all around town. The only rule […]

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