Category Archives: san diego music

Birdy Bardot II

I love coming home to find a 12″/12″/1″ package on my doorstep. This time it was especially cool since it was the new Birdy Bardot LP! Continue reading

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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 open for Katie Von Schleicher at the Soda Bar

I was 21 years old when MTV started back in 1981 and it was pretty awesome back then. Before that all we got was Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert and Burt Sugarman’s Midnight Special. Those were great shows but only filled … Continue reading

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The Kava Lounge Part 2 – Mittens – May 6, 2016

Mittens’ blend of ’60s girl group sounds, ’90s alt-rock, and modern indie pop really was just as good as I was warned it would be. Continue reading

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Kava Lounge Part 1 – Retra – May 6, 2016

From the start of their set Retra drew me in. I was particularly impressed with Haven’s strong vocals and how fearless she was in letting her voice go where ever the song needed. Continue reading

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Art Around Adams Part 5 – Mittens – June 4, 2016

Mittens play a style of indie-pop that looks back but still has a modern feel to it. Continue reading

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Art Around Adams Part 4 – Jason Hanna & the Bullfighters

So now I’m standing in front of Jason Hanna & the Bullfighters, who are much more than just an homage to their forebears, and I believe I’ve found the missing link between easy listening and rock ‘n’ roll. Continue reading

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