My Friends

Arrow Up

Arrow Up
Arrow Down
,
  • Wed
    23
  • Thu
    24
  • Fri
    25
  • Sat
    26
  • Sun
    27
  • Mon
    28
  • Tue
    29
The Grand Budapest Hotel Jul 23, 2014 Wes Anderson’s latest takes place in an opulent hotel set in a fictional Eastern European country right before World War I. 72 other events on Wednesday, July 23
 
Arts & Culture feature
New business is illuminating the imagery found in science
Theater
Joint production by La Jolla Playhouse and San Diego Rep leads our rundown of local plays
Spin Cycle
Did Carl DeMaio’s partner overstep his authority by ousting business-association chief?
News
San Diego planning director’s uphill battle to create walkable communities
Editorial
Mayor’s actions so far betray his pitch, but there’s still hope

 

 
Log in to use your Facebook account with
San Diego CityBeat

Login With Facebook Account

Recent Activity on San Diego CityBeat
 
. . . .
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013

San Diego musicians talk about their favorite tunes

From My Bloody Valentine to Mumford & Sons, here’s the music locals are digging

By Peter Holslin
smoking2 Foxygen
- Photo by Angel Ceballos

An irregular feature in which we ask local musicians about the music they’ve been digging lately. 

Joshua Quon, Tar Halos: “The new My Bloody Valentine album, MBV. I got Loveless in ’92, and was hooked. This new one does not disappoint. I like how stylistically it sounds like a product of the past 22 years. They get some of the best guitar tones ever!” 

Megan Liscomb, Boy King: “I’ve been listening to the new Foxygen album [We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic] a lot, especially ‘San Francisco’ and ‘Shuggie.’ I feel like I found a secret Velvet Underground record that I never knew existed.”

Derek Emery, DJ ill spectre: “The best tunes I’ve heard in the last few weeks are coming from Giraffage (aka Charlie Yin) out of the Bay Area. Yin’s latest LP, Needs, is propelled by his rich, layered beat work and anchored by some choice, pitch-shifted R&B vocal flips. Taking bits of technique from a range of electronic microgenres—future bass, trap, broken beat, electro-soul, night bus and beyond—Giraffage deftly blends it all and imbues these tracks with his own distinct vibes. Even sweeter, this excellent record is available for free at the Giraffage Soundcloud page.”

Jon “Artoo” Sajonas, Hell.Note: “Adrian Younge / Venice Dawn is just an all-around great project, timeless sound. I feel like they capture that early ’70s sound not a lot of modern bands can capture. I’ve been following them since The Black Dynamite Sound Orchestra and everything has been a great listen. I look forward to the new project with Ghostface [Killah].” 

Alia Jyawook, Alia / Hot Nerds / Tiny Telephones / Kata: “I regret to inform you that I have been listening to the new Mumford & Sons album, Babel, on vinyl. A kick drum on every quarter note, a British accent and a banjo are doing the trick for me at the moment.”


Email peterh@sdcitybeat.com or follow him on Twitter at @peterholslin.




 
 
 
 
 
 
Close
Close
Close