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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 – “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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Friday Find – “The Tragedy” by Taken by Canadians – 5/16/14

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 […]

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Shake-Ups Come Down in the Shake Before Us Camp Yet Everything Falls Right Into Place – Part 2

For part 1 of this interview with Will Lerner of Shake Before Us click here. And read on for more about the shake-ups and shakin’ of the rad North County San Diego band: Sounds in San Diego: You got a great review on iTunes, your music as was described as “Nifty 60’s-retro keys and roarin’ […]

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Shake-Ups Come Down in the Shake Before Us Camp Yet Everything Falls Right Into Place – Part 1

This isn’t the face of a guy who just went through a tumultuous band split, then rigorous audition processes to replace said split band-member.  Take a look at vocalist/keyboardist, Will Lerner of Shake Before Us and he looks completely non-fussed.  Will is relaxed, happy, and ready with a witty remark or super cool bit of […]

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