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 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
Sitting in Public Square having coffee with Zane Alexander, we discussed a possible EP, forming connections (Zane knowing basically everyone), and his very own musical! Conversing with this very eclectic and obviously talented guy, we learn quite a lot about his killer music background and his wicked goals for the future. So if you can, grab a cup of coffee and just keep scrollin’ to get a Taste of Zane. Continue reading
July 28th at The Observatory, Long Island rock group, Taking Back Sunday, took the stage alongside their opening acts, Every Time I Die, and Modern Chemistry. We sent one of our favorite photographers, Sarai Kelley, to capture the high energy onstage, as well as in the crowd. Keep reading to see this stunning photo gallery from the night! Continue reading
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 from the distinct UK styles of garage and jungle. Rapping is another significant element, reflecting the times and troubles of inner city life in the U.K. Continue reading
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 performing for intimate crowds. This, according to the singer, “allows artists to find their feet and to get an idea of how the industry works before being influenced by someone that’s already in the industry. You can actually be yourself.” (sofarsounds.com)
So, in honor of his new single, ‘Ghosts’, coming out a while back — we asked him a few questions. Continue reading
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