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THE DREAM SYNDICATE

Dream Syndicate Still Got A Groove

The Dream Syndicate will wrap up 2017 on the west coast stopping at the El Rey Theatre Dec. 15 before heading up to San Francisco. They’ll be playing select songs from their history along with many from their current record How Did I Find Myself Here? “We’re playing a lot of the new record because we’re really excited about it and also it fits in with the older stuff really … [Read More]

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Dhani Harrison; photo Andy Ortega

The Raw Power of Dhani Harrison

Dhani Harrison brought a heady mix of noise, psychedelic meanderings, and heavy rock-n-roll to the Constellation Room on Nov. 28. Anyone who came expecting a … [Read More]

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BUTCHER BABIES

The Madcap Energy Of The Butcher Babies Arrives In SoCal

Now on tour behind their latest release LILITH, L.A. based Butcher Babies are dead set on bringing their unique blend of fierce energy and raw emotion to the … [Read More]

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TOWER OF POWER

Tower Of Power Take Their Large Musical Sound On The Road

The iconic Tower of Power returns to its birthplace of California as part of its tour stopping at The Coach House Dec. 17. Emilio Castillo, both one of the … [Read More]

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DIRTY THRILLS

Meet London’s Dirty Thrills

Raunchy, bluesy London band Dirty Thrills may not have hit this side of the pond, yet, but don’t wait to check out their music. Featuring strong, signature vocals … [Read More]

Tales From The Photo Pit

HIM

HIM: A Tale From The Photo Pit

Although this column is about concert photography, there is a back story which began when I was around 12, about the time my sister and I discovered the music of the Finnish rock band called HIM. Their music was intoxicating to a young soul just learning … [Read More]

Concert Reviews

Dhani Harrison; photo Andy Ortega

The Raw Power of Dhani Harrison

Dhani Harrison brought a heady mix of noise, psychedelic meanderings, and heavy rock-n-roll to the Constellation Room on Nov. 28. Anyone who came expecting a folk-rock set, a pop concert, or any other pre-conceived notion was in for a surprise. The band … [Read More]

Album Reviews

THE LIVING

ALBUM REVIEW: THE LIVING “The Living”

Hailing from San Francisco, The Living mesh styles as diverse as Metal, Shoe Gaze and Pop into an emotional witches brew that they make all their own. Made up of long time friends Derek Barnes (vocals/guitar), Julian Balestrieri (guitar), Jeremy Shepherd … [Read More]