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Drug Control? It’s Not What You Think…

Drug Control? It's Not What You Think...
January 9, 2017

To celebrate the release of new EP “Stabbed,” local straight-edge hardcore act Drug Control threw together a release show featuring fellow SoCal groups Momentum, United Nothing, Soul Power, and Frontside,...

“4 Your Eyez Only” By J. Cole Review

“4 Your Eyez Only” By J. Cole Review
December 13, 2016

J. Cole’s highly anticipated fourth album, “4 Your Eyez Only,” was nothing short of what fans have come to expect from the lyrical and soulful genius. The North Carolina native has grown exponentially...

“Me and Your Mama” Review

November 14, 2016

The eclectic Childish Gambino released “Me and Your Mama,” the first single off his upcoming album “Awaken, My Love!” this past weekend. The single is a departure from the experimental hipster-rap...

A Thrilling and Chilling Wind Ensemble Concert

A Thrilling and Chilling Wind Ensemble Concert
October 24, 2016

A Thrilling and Chilling Wind Ensemble Concert Black lights, glow in the dark effects and partial instruments being played are atypical for a band performance, but were incorporated into the fall concert...

Low Fidelity: American Football Review

Low Fidelity: American Football Review
October 21, 2016

Math rock/emo/twinkly legends American Football have returned, after 17 years, for their second, self-titled album, which picks up exactly where the first left off. Still-present are the twinkly guitars,...

Young the Giant Performs in San Diego

October 20, 2016

The alternate rock band Young the Giant performed to sold out crowds at the San Diego House of Blues Tuesday, Oct.18 and Wednesday, Oct. 19. The band, on a tour for the release of their latest album "Home...

Album Review: The Bible 2

Album Review: The Bible 2
September 8, 2016

For a band known for lyrics about murdering kittens, depression, and hatred of humankind, “The Bible 2” will certainly be regarded by longtime fans as a stab at “maturity” for AJJ (formerly Andrew...

Journey Back Again

Journey Back Again
August 31, 2016

Ten years ago, Journey seemed dead. Fans complained about a band unable to connect to their music and to their fans, about concerts lacking in energy. Band members talked about disbanding, about no more...

The Lumineers’ New Album is HERE!

The Lumineers' New Album is HERE!
April 11, 2016

Talented neofolk band The Lumineers is best known for the annoyingly catchy and commercial song “Ho Hey.” It's that song that creates a collective groan in the car yet one not sufficient enough to...

“To Pimp a Butterfly” Review

March 18, 2015

Kendrick Lamar has finally released the following to his extremely successful album "good kid, m.A.A.d city" with a week early release of "To Pimp A Butterfly." Lamar has become a household name among...

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