Features
Band Interview: 2/16/2009  

Roaming Golden Hill with The Traditionist

In an age of singles and ever shortening attention spans, the art of piecing together a well crafted album is often over looked by the common music fan. From a year's worth of journal entries and random scribblings, Joey Barro has written a batch of songs well worth soaking in. We spent an evening with Joey and his new project, The Traditionist, hiking around Golden Hill before their show at The Habitat. Read More...

Band Interview: 2/2/2009  

The Paddle Boat

It was a loosely-planned Thursday night and we found ourselves among new friends, sitting Indian-style with paper-bagged 40's in hand. We had only heard about the Boathouse and the music being made by its inhabitants, so we figured that a house show would be a good chance to see what the chatter was about. What we didn't know was that our random jaunt through North Park would lead us to our new favorite band, The Paddle Boat. Read More...

Disposable Project: 12/29/2008  

Manuok : Totally Living the Dream

There's a lot of flipping bands on tour - all the time. Knowing that makes you think that it's an easy thing to do. However, when you consider the sheer number of bands out there (see your myspace friend requests), the percentage of touring bands is pretty small. That's for a lot of reasons - mostly money, but willingness to suffer or live in chaos is a big one too. Read More...

Disposable Project: 12/1/2008  

The Donkeys Manifest Destiny

Recently signed to Dead Oceans Records, The Donkeys embarked on a month-long US Tour kicking off at home in San Diego and making it all the way to the Big Apple. We sent the five vintage-rockers out into the Fifty-Nifty with a few disposable cameras, which came back with evidence of why everybody dreams (at least a little) of being in a touring rock & roll band. Read More...

Band Interview: 11/3/2008  

Demasiado : Acoustic on Kettner

Coming off a year long hiatus, Demasiado returned to headline the Casbah in early September. Jon, Damon, Eric and Wade spent an hour with us before their show, hopping fences and jumping into recycle bins. Read More...