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Greyface – What Did You Lose

I read a book once by Jacob Slichter, the drummer for 90’s alt-power-pop band Semisonic, called “So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star”. It was an interesting peek into what it was like to try to make it as … 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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Greyface – Delilah

Check out this cool track from new Los Angeles indie/alternative band Greyface. This simultaneously chill but driving track is off their upcoming debut album, Greyola, which will see its release on February 10th. More on Greyface soon… Click HERE  to listen to “Delilah”

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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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The Palace Ballroom – “Brass Tacks”

Did you like the 90′s?  I really liked the 90′s.  Apparently so does The Palace Ballroom, an indie/post-grunge/melodic alt-rock band from San Diego.  And really, fuck it, don’t worry about genres or labels or styles – just click the arrow, … Continue reading

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Garbage + Torres – Humphrey’s by the Bay – Oct. 6, 2015

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since Garbage’s debut record came out. I remember being blown away the first time I heard it and i still turn the volume knob clockwise anytime I hear a Garbage song! On … Continue reading

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