By Ian Valiente
The New York pop-punk duo Diet Cig recently released their lovesick fuzz-pop/garage punk album “Swear I’m Good At This,” a collection of Alex Luciano’s (guitar/vocals) experiences with messy romances and breakups, awkward situations, and the anxieties of youth and terror of adulthood.
Continue reading Diet Cig may help you find yourself
ICYMI: In Case You Missed It, check out these photos of Homeshake giving a hugely intimate experience to his fans at the sold out, San Diego show. Continue reading Live Photos: Homeshake at The Hideout
ICYMI: In Case You Missed It, check out these photos of Electric Guest getting their groove on at the Casbah. Electric Guest, who had a sold out stretch during their California dates, are on tour promoting their sophomore album, Plural. They’ve proven to be a band that feels strongly that quality trumps quantity, and that is definitely apparent in the dedicated time they took to create this valiant second album. At the sold out Casbah, crowds were packed to hear some of those new tunes along with some of the songs that got them here.
Check out some photos from the sold out show, below.
Continue reading Live Photos: Electric Guest
Well, we might have changed it up a bit. But today is International Women’s Day. And in honor of this, we’re highlighting women who have made waves in the indie music world with their talents, stage antics, unique tones, and overall badassery involving music.
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Now, I am honestly not the biggest fan of watching pre-recorded concerts from a TV or theatre. Mainly because I am a selfish girl and I like to experience shows first hand. So going into this Imagine Dragons experience and watching from a theater seat rather than viewing it live from Toronto where it was filmed seemed somewhat anti climactic, yet I was intrigued all at the same time.
Continue reading Imagine Dragons in Concert Film Event
We’re going to make it nice and easy. Here are 17 acts from Hangout Festival that you may not have heard of, but should definitely check out.
Continue reading The Best Indie Guide to Hangout Festival
Check out the amazing things that indie rock band Young Bufffalo enjoyed while they were in the sunny city of San Diego.
Continue reading Young Buffalo’s Tour Diary: Famous tacos and fisting in San Diego
Here’s eight important reasons why feel-good indie pop band Colony House is a band you need to know.
Continue reading Interview: Colony House is on the road, playing Hangout Fest
Hey Rosetta! are coming to San Diego, and they’re bringing their beautifully arranged, dreamy sense of alt pop with them. There’s a lot that goes into a multi-instrumental project such as this, so we spoke with the group about working together, navigating the indie music scene, and the real human experience of music.
Continue reading Say Hello to Hey Rosetta! in San Diego
Alternative country and folk group American Aquarium has successfully navigated the independent music scene without the help of the “big guys” — and here’s what they have learned from their experiences.
Continue reading Video: American Aquarium talks the indie music biz