It’s rare that an electronic or new wave act comes out of your local music scene and yet already sounds like the heavy-hitters and chart-toppers we hear when we’re out every weekend. But San Diego’s By an Ion have done just that — commanding the luminous genres of dance just as well as some of the veterans of this music world. Continue reading By an Ion’s New Teaser for ‘Tokyo’
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The San Diego Music Awards Nominees announced
The annual San Diego Music Awards are back, and they’ve announced some amazing (and a few very surprising) nominees for this year’s award ceremony.
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And the rock revival continues with LA based Kiven
Alternative rockers Kiven are kicking up a storm in their home base of Los Angeles while also getting to know local musicians in various cities on the road. And their self-titled debut album is quickly becoming another flame in the fire of the recent rock revival. Continue reading And the rock revival continues with LA based Kiven
Kiven brings the energy with new release “I Can Take It”
L.A. based rockers Kiven are quickly becoming one of our favorite bands this year, and their latest release “I Can Take It” is the reason. Continue reading Kiven brings the energy with new release “I Can Take It”
The Theme Song This Week: As sleek as a PHOX
This ethereal and bouncy tune from folk-pop darlings PHOX will become your favorite song this summer. It’s kind of perfect, so how could it not?
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The Theme Song This Week: Allison Weiss reminds us why music is amazing
If you don’t feel anything after watching this phenomenal video, you might need to check your pulse.
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Ray Lamontagne goes deeper dimensions
BY CHRISTIAN RODAS
Ray Lamontagne fans may have suffered a severe case of shock after listening to his latest album, Supernova, which released late April. I certainly know I was. In fact, ten seconds into the first song I didn’t know how to feel because it was so vastly different from every bit of Lamontagne that I was used to. I was so confused that I was forced to explore how much I really liked this new sound. Continue reading Ray Lamontagne goes deeper dimensions
The Theme Song This Week: Jamie O’Connor and the emotion of Whisker Spoon
Regardless of where you’re from or where you live, there’s something about the sound of a banjo and the beautiful, raw emotions behind folk that just feels like summer.
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Indie’s Best Kept Secrets: The Lovebirds
Every place, every situation, every scene has a “Best Kept Secret“. My latest discovery features two of San Diego’s most lovable singer-songwriters, churning their own brand of folk pop that is refreshing and enchanting as soon as you listen to the first “pop” of a snare drum.
Lost in Los Angeles just released your new favorite song
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