A few days ago we did an interview with lead singer of The Aquadolls (and cosmic space babe), Melissa Brooks, on all things Halloween! Featuring an exclusive hallow-themed photo shoot & covering topics from upcoming shows, new music suggestions, scary movies, and fucking Edward Scissorhands? Keep reading for more spoopy insight. 1. Can you give … Continue reading ROCKTOBER WITH THE AQUADOLLS

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

“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 … Continue reading “Skin & Earth” – Lights Album Review

“Box of Secrets” – A Review of Valley Cult’s Latest Single

Valley Cult, formerly known as Cosmics, is a catchy new rock band from San Diego consisting members Logan Swirsky, Nate Gentry, Marc Montez, Brett Nedelman and Justin Murphy. This past Sunday, Valley Cult released their first track entitled, Box of Secrets. The song starts out with funky, psychedelic instrumentals specifically focusing on the powerful strumming of the … Continue reading “Box of Secrets” – A Review of Valley Cult’s Latest Single


On September 19th, indie artist Amber Mark opened for everyone's favorite pineapple loving band, Glass Animals, at Humphrey's Concerts By the Bay. We were fortunate enough to be able to get a photo pass for this exceptional show, so keep reading to see the full photo gallery from the night!  AMBER MARK: GLASS ANIMALS:  Photography … Continue reading GLASS ANIMALS & AMBER MARK

THE SOMA GALLERIES: The Aquadolls + Guests!

Here we are, back again with yet another photo gallery from a memorable night at your favorite local concert venue, Soma San Diego. In this installment, we relive Friday, September 9th, when The Aquadolls took the stage with Blivet, Beach Bums, Be All End All, Fashion Jackson, and Cardboard Boxer. Keep reading to see our … Continue reading THE SOMA GALLERIES: The Aquadolls + Guests!

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

“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. What is the difference in sound between … Continue reading “No Mistakes, Only Happy Accidents” – Stray Monroe Interview


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, … Continue reading HUNNY + HOT FLASH HEAT WAVE @ SOMA


Today in 2017, the world of zines and independent print is undergoing a constant evolution. As more and more opinionated artists, writers, and activists join the game, a larger light is given to us to express ourselves, to really be heard. Andrea Lux is a Peruvian artist that is currently taking the world by storm, … Continue reading ANDREA LUX – PAPER CUTS