All posts tagged: concert

Hot Flash Heat Wave Runs Deep

It’s a Saturday night at the House of Blues in beautiful Downtown San Diego, as I had the chance to talk to a couple of band members from the San Fran rock band, Hot Flash Heat Wave. I quickly gathered that this group clearly has some kind of dynamic as one, must be because of the fact that the whole crew is a pack of Aries. “We’re allergic to boredom”, they say as they try to explain their creativity.

John Maus @ Teragram LA

Between the recent release of  synth-pop masterpiece ‘Screen Memories’ and the increasing anticipation of his next album, ‘Addendum,’ John Maus is selling out shows across the US. This past Tuesday night at Teragram Ballroom in downtown Los Angeles was no exception.

SLOPPY JANE @ GYM STANDARD – Raw, Honest, & Unapologetic.

Vulnerable is the the best way I can describe the stage persona of Sloppy Jane: the front woman spewing blue goo from her mouth and proceeding to strip naked in front of the crowd, the presentation of Sloppy Jane is raw, honest, and unapologetic. It’s one of those things that makes you wonder what the hell you just walked into, but is extremely empowering all the same.

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.

TWIN PEAKS @ THE IRENIC – A Photo Gallery

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!