140 BPM: The Rise Of Grime

140 beats per minute is the preferable tempo for Grime, an underground London genre that is sweeping the U.K. and shaping music charts around the world. It’s often seen as a sub-genre of hip-hop, but veterans and fans see it as something more. Mixed with dubstep, trap, hip hop, and other genres, it draws influence … Continue reading 140 BPM: The Rise Of Grime

JOSH SAVAGE: LIVE FROM THE LIVING ROOM

Josh Savage is a prime example that determination and courage go a long way when pursuing a dream. Supported only by a love for his craft, the singer/songwriter tours the world, recruiting supporters one living room at a time. You see, this 26 year old tours on request, booking private shows in people’s homes and … Continue reading JOSH SAVAGE: LIVE FROM THE LIVING ROOM

“Space Case” – Taylor Grey Album Review

Taylor Grey is already making a name for herself following the release of her debut album, "Space Case." The album is a much needed injection of life into an otherwise dreary summer for music. "Space Case" caught my attention right off the bat with the vibrant synth-infused track “Miami.” The song builds as Grey reminisces … Continue reading “Space Case” – Taylor Grey Album Review

“Gossamer” – Fashion Jackson EP Release & Review

The EP, "Gossamer," by Fashion Jackson, (known as the brilliant four member band from Ocean Beach) has a unique mix of tracks that vary from electronic, R&B, and garage punk, to acoustic/indie rock. Each track is different to the other, all while creating this genius fluidity to the release when listening from start to finish. … Continue reading “Gossamer” – Fashion Jackson EP Release & Review

“Stop The Space Age” – Buddha Trixie Album Review

For an album called "STOP The Space Age," these songs couldn't seem to take you further out of the atmosphere. Each one carries a specific & futuristic angle that pushes the audience to stay attentive to every second of swirling vocals and electrifying guitar riffs. The boys of Buddha Trixie seem to have outdone themselves … Continue reading “Stop The Space Age” – Buddha Trixie Album Review

Sonder; n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.

Does it ever hit you that everyone has their own thoughts, their own inner monologue, their own opinions they think inside their head but never say out loud? Everyone has their own experiences and feelings that no other person can even begin to understand, and no matter how hard you try to explain your inner monologue, … Continue reading Sonder; n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.

SOMA PHOTO GALLERY 6/23/17

Get ready, because you're going to see a lot more photo galleries from various shows all through the summer. Two weeks ago we covered concert at Soma San Diego, packed full of some of your favorite local artists: Buddha Trixie, Opt Out, Alex Lievanos, Shotgun Leslie, and SD's latest and greatest addition, Sitting On Stacy. … Continue reading SOMA PHOTO GALLERY 6/23/17

“The Next Step” – An Interview With Almost Monday

Almost Monday was first created by Dawson Daughtery and Luke Fabry, and we soon learned how long and how many drummers it took to create this indie rock-surf fusion of a band. Gaining Cole Clisby and Michael Leto for now just over a year, they talk about how this group came to be, archaeology, an … Continue reading “The Next Step” – An Interview With Almost Monday

Switching Scenes With Sitting On Stacy

“It’s about the emotion, getting into it and having fun, not trying to prove to anybody that you’re the best band out there.” A while back at Save The Scene, we sat down with Sitting On Stacy to discuss their past, present and, more importantly, future, as a band. Hoyt Yeatman (vocals and guitar), Jeff … Continue reading Switching Scenes With Sitting On Stacy