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Check in to Saint Motel & Get a Chance to Check Them Out 7/25 at Soda Bar!

Over a year ago I caught Saint Motel here in San Diego, and it seems they’ve been blowing up like woah ever since. In the last year or so they put out their first full-length album, Voyeur, toured like mad men (including return visits to town), and put out an infectious video for their single […]

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Who Says A Little Melancholy Can’t Be Fun? A Review of The Heavy Guilt

Who Says A Little Melancholy Can’t Be Fun? A Review of The Heavy Guilt

“Once I was running to you. But time, time, time has got me running from you.” So sings The Heavy Guilt front man Erik Canzona in the opening moments of “Run in Circles,” the first track off of the band’s eponymous new album, an eclectic rock mix that blends a lyrical wistfulness with a loose, […]

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San Diego Music Holiday Gift-Giving Guide

With so many great musicians and projects coming out of San Diego, I decided to put together a little guide to giving San Diego Music for everyone on your holiday shopping list. There’s a bit of something for any music-loving recipients to shop for (I hope). Beyond the Lights by Nena Anderson (signed copy with […]

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EP Review: “Cool Kids” by The Steelwells

When I began listening The Steelwells  first EP, Shallow on the Draft I fell for its somber songs and melancholy melodies – what I like to call heartbreak delicious. And now on their new live EP, Cool Kids, the guys have found another side to their sound with a collection of four songs that offer […]

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Live At The Belly Up: Dead Feather Moon, The Tilt, and The Styletones Set The Bar High

Showing some serious love for local music, KPBS has begun filming a music series called “Live At The Belly Up.” Choosing North County’s finest venue they are setting up diverse lineups to record shows with and will air starting them in January 2013. Last week’s show taping featured an eclectic bill with The Styletones, The […]

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Halloween-ish Playlist: Is There A Ghost In My House?

I noticed recently that the word “ghost” appears in a shit ton of songs in my Spotify library. So in honor of All Hallow’s Eve I compiled my top eleven songs featuring the word in the title. Not really a Halloween playlist so to speak but… whatever. Here we go gals and ghouls (facepalm): I […]

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Just A Little Heat: August Show Preview

It never fails as soon as a month is looking destitute for shows an onslaught of invites and announcements rain down on me like manna from the heavens. Live music feeds my soul and this month looks poised to keep me sustained. Dance with me, won’t you? 8/4 The Black Sands and Old Tiger at […]

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