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The Visual Language of Comics Jul 28, 2015 Cognitive scientist Neil Cohn discusses the visual language of sequential images that combines with text and how are brains understand this deeply rooted expressive system. 100 other events on Tuesday, July 28
 
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Tuesday, July 21,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Sledding With Tigers touch the sky on new album

'Come On and Slam' inspired by 'Space Jam'

By Seth Combs
I've never seen Space Jam. At the time of the film's release in 1996, I was probably too old to appreciate a film about intergalactic basketball games starring Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes characters.
Tuesday, July 21,2015
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Inspired and the Sleep prepare new EP

Five of six songs being released as videos

By Jeff Terich
Inspired and the Sleep is preparing to release a new EP. The new six-track release is titled Eyelid Kid, and it's due for release in October in CD and digital formats (a vinyl release is likely to co
Tuesday, July 14,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Birdy Bardot makes haunting pop music on debut

Self-titled album features an all-star team of San Diego musicians

By Jeff Terich
The launch of The Redwoods Music earlier this year by local MVPs Al Howard, Matt Molarius and Josh Rice seemed like more of an organizational tactic than a business decision. 
Tuesday, July 14,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Artists band together for new hip-hop compilation

'Reclaiming the Community' puts spotlight on southeast San Diego

By Jeff Terich
A long list of key artists in the local hip-hop community are coming together for the release of a new compilation titled Reclaiming the Community
Tuesday, July 7,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

A guide to live music during Comic-Con

The nerdiest jams in town, from cover bands to symphonic performances

By Jeff Terich
The week of Comic-Con brings all kinds of festivities throughout the city that cater to fans of comics, sci-fi, fantasy and horror, and these themed events also spill over into live music.
Tuesday, July 7,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Ed Ghost Tucker change name to The Lulls

Keyboardist exits band, remaining members change course

By Jeff Terich
Ed Ghost Tucker is now The Lulls. The local group, formerly a quartet, was faced with a dilemma earlier this year when keyboardist Michaela Wilson moved to San Luis Obispo.
Tuesday, June 30,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

What music irks local musicians?

We ask bands what songs they never want to hear again

By Jeff Terich
This is a recurring feature in which we ask musicians to name a song they never want to hear again.
Tuesday, June 30,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Sacri Monti signs to Tee Pee

Self-titled album due later this month

By Jeff Terich
Sacri Monti has signed to Tee Pee Records. The psychedelic rock outfit, who previously released a four-song EP on cassette via Under the Gun Records, are joining their peers in Earthless and Joy, who have also released albums via New York-based Tee Pee.
Tuesday, June 23,2015
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Author & Punisher expands on new album

'Melk en Honing' is his best record yet

By Jeff Terich
Since his debut album Drone Machines in 2010, Tristan Shone—better known as industrial-metal artist Author & Punisher—has been a bit of an anomaly.
Tuesday, June 23,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Amerikan Bear preparing release of debut album

Self-titled record out on vinyl this summer

By Jeff Terich
Amerikan Bear is getting ready to release their debut album. The Vista-based psychedelic rock band has previously released a handful of singles and EPs, but their self-titled release marks their first proper full-length. 
 
 
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