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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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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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Katie Von Schleicher, wimps + Gravyyard play the Soda Bar

I know everyone is wondering, “what show should I go to Wednesday night this week – there’s no one playing that I’ve heard of…” The answer is easy – get to the Soda Bar to see Katie Von Schleicher,wimps and … Continue reading

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The Creepy Creeps – Belly Up Tavern 4/19/16

The Belly Up crowd usually doesn’t start to really fill in the space until the headliners are getting ready to go on.  Not so on this night, as San Diego’s own garage/punk/surf-rockers, the Creepy Creeps, brought their demented brand of … Continue reading

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The Damned – Belly Up Tavern San Diego 4/19/16

It is an interesting experience seeing The Damned live in 2016.  They are of course one of the original and seminal British punk bands – contemporaries of bands like The Sex Pistols and The Clash.  They even have the distinction … Continue reading

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The Heartaches – The Casbah, San Diego – March 14, 2016

  Tonight was a reverse order concert for me as I came to see the first group up, the debut of Creepseed.  My plan was to stay and watch a couple songs by the second group, San Diego’s The Heartaches, … Continue reading

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