Category Archives: Concerts

Dirty Pennies – Bad Machine – Jan. 14, 2017

Dirty Pennies, a rock band from San Diego, California play their new song, “Bad Machine” at the Ray at Night street festival in North Park. Continue reading

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wimps – The Soda Bar, San Diego -June 29, 2016

Ratner presents a bemused outlook as she lays down her riffs and spare, surf-inspired leads; Nyce can barely control himself from bounding all over the small corner stage. Meanwhile Ramm is back on the drums, looking amused … Continue reading

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Tacocat – The Soda Bar, San Diego – July 20, 2016

it’s clear that Tacocat, a 4-piece punk/pop/surf band from Seattle, are not writing songs for me (a 56-year-old man who still likes early Blue Oyster Cult). Continue reading

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Joe Jackson – Spreckles Theater, San Diego – June 18, 2016

Like many others there are certain bands, and songs that draw me back to very specific memories. I was 19 when Joe Jackson’s first album, Look Sharp!, arrived in the spring of 1979. Continue reading

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The Joy Formidable – The Irenic, San Diego – July 20, 2016

The Joy Formidable, a Welsh band that mixes elements of 90’s alt-rock (Garbage, Cranberries), shoegaze (Slowdive, Lush) and modern all-over-the-place indie rock, played the Irenic this week for a good sized and very enthusiastic crow Continue reading

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The New Regime – The Irenic – July 20, 2016

According to the bio on his FB page, Ilan Rubin from San Diego, has played with Nine Inch Nails, Angels & Airwaves and Paramore. Continue reading

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Wye Oak – The Irenic, San Diego – July 17, 2016

Wye Oak often likes to dole out its melacholy with a nice helping of distortion and feedback and these dynamics were present on this night… Continue reading

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