REVANCHIST – An Interview with Rising Alt-Rock Group, Faulkner

A few months ago we were given the opportunity to talk to Dimitri Farougias, bass player for the “bi-coastal” alternative rock group, Faulkner. Working with some of the most iconic names in music, this band is here to turn some heads and make a name for themselves in the music industry. Keep reading to find out about the background of the band, what it was like working with RZA of Wu-Tang Clan, and the response to their debut EP. Continue reading

“Skin & Earth” – Lights Album Review

On September 22nd, 2017, Lights, the Canadian alternative synthpop artist released her fourteen song album, “Skin & Earth.” This is the fourth studio album released by Lights and “Skin & Earth” is a culmination of her artistic career, bringing together passion, anger, and energy into one project. As well as an album, in order to combine the music to a story, Lights created the fictional alter ego character, Enalia, in a self written and illustrated comic book. The creativity of combing an album and a comic makes the whole experience of listening to this album other worldly. Continue reading

“Antisocialites” – A Review Of Alvvay’s Latest Album

Alvvays’ latest album, “Antisocialites,” exceeds expectations with it’s fluid instrumentals and alluring vocals. The Ontario natives have just released their second album on September 8th. Their first album, “Alvvays,” was released in 2014 and reached number one on U.S. college charts, but only almost a week after “Antisocialites'” release, it’s already imminent that this new project will do better than the last. Continue reading

“No Mistakes, Only Happy Accidents” – Stray Monroe Interview

With their newest track, Stray Monroe establish themselves as “completely different musicians”. In honor of the release of their new single/music video, we spoke to the four components of the San Diego based indie rock band about their new sound, their goals, and risking everything for music.

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HUNNY + HOT FLASH HEAT WAVE @ SOMA

On August 29th at SOMA San Diego, about a hundred people anxiously awaited the appearance of the Southern Californian alternative rock band, HUNNY. When the doors finally opened at 7:00pm, bodies crammed together at the side stage in an attempt to get as close as possible to members Jason Yarger, Jake Goldstein, Gregory Horne, Kevin Grimmett, and Joey Anderson who would soon take the stage. With the smell of sweat in the air and the anticipation rising, it was obvious that this was going to be a night for the books. Continue reading

BE WELL FEST (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

On July 29th, 2017, fourteen bands gathered to support the San Diego chapter of The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The all day festival starting at 2:30pm and going till 10:30pm, was filled with amazing music, great food, and a little over a hundred people excited and ready to support the music and the cause. Continue reading

Soma Photo Gallery – Jurassic Shark + Guests 7/28/17

Soma San Diego in the heat of summer, something I’ll always remember with sweaty hugs and half melted chocolate bars; a red tinted atmosphere illuminating light headed kids, halfheartedly spread out across the floor. This is how the months before a new school year takes form, again and again, every week bringing a new flow of bodies and a new soundtrack to the night.

Friday, July 28th. Although Beach Goons, set as the headliner, had to pull out of the lineup, the energy that crashed through the concrete walls of Soma side stage didn’t falter for a moment. New voices took the stage in place of the much loved locals, and the show went on.

Read on to see the large photo gallery from the show, a huge thanks to every group photographed, you made it yet another memorable night. (Make sure to check them out, the Instagram’s of the bands are linked to their names.) Continue reading