On April 20th, the boys of Twin Peaks made a stop at the holy venue known as The Irenic, for the San Diego stop of their tour. Church by day and rock concert by night, The Irenic never seems to disappoint, whether the show be local or just another stop in the US. The latter was the case last Thursday, as Chicago natives, Twin Peaks, were welcomed by a surplus of crowd-surfers and sweaty concert connoisseurs. They headlined the show with Hinds, a lo-fi female group from Madrid. Although we were not able to take photos for the girl’s set, we did snag a photo pass for Twin Peaks. Read more to see the gallery!
A few years ago I found myself asking “Why does listening to politically and socially conscious music tend to be a phase people grow out of as they get older?” Is it that the exuberant passion they once had for it during their more formative years vanished as they transitioned more into adulthood? Did they just become apathetic? Because certainly the subject matter is never childish, and the issues addressed usually affect mostly adults.
“You’re all sitting there, watching me, and there’s three thousand of you and one of me, but I’m here, and I’d do anything to be here.”
Local Soundcloud musician, TEMPOREX, sat down with us in North Park to talk about his debut album, “Care,” future projects, and more!
LA COUNTER CULTURE: LA Counter Culture is a Los Angeles based art show dedicated to promoting original teen art and music. On March 11, LA Counter Culture hosted a second show at The Vortex, a converted warehouse just south of downtown LA. A number of bands performed, including The Ombrés, Sitting on Stacy, Murky Blue, and The Blank Minds.
“Yellow flits across the sky. The ocean is a mirror. We secure straps to our ankles and grasp paddles in pink hands.”
Weird Fun is, as they like to call it, a “soup kitchen rock,” band from San Francisco CA. The group consists of Mitchell Marinaro (vocals and rhythm guitar), Grace Cardinale (drums), Alex Santana (lead guitar), River Manochio (bass) and Alex Varni (“hype man”). Let me just put out there, on the record, if you haven’t seen this group live, you haven’t been going to the right shows man.
An easy guide for your next sleepover, movie marathon or breakup.
On the night of their album release show at Soma San Diego, we sat down to talk with Cosmics about their music, newly released album, and more.
Immerse yourself in the wholesome lives and positive thoughts of four aussie babes, and soak in the inspiration.