Topshelf Records is relocating to San Diego from its former home base of Boston. The independent label, which was founded in 2006 by Seth Decoteau and Kevin Duquette, has released records by bands like Braid, Into It. Over It. and You Blew It!
Since forming in 2012, Wild Wild Wets have established themselves as one of San Diego’s best live bands, mixing noisy, psychedelic garage grooves with trippy, colorful visual projections for a multisensory spectacle.
The North Park Theatre is now Observatory North Park. On Jan. 15, the owners of the Santa Ana-based venue The Observatory took ownership of the theater and the adjoining West Coast Tavern from Verant Group and have rebranded it with a new name and a new logo.
In the few short years that Ed Ghost Tucker have been playing music together, they’ve progressed a lot. They’ve gone from acoustic-heavy folk-rock to a more jazz-influenced sound and then to an indie-rock sound that incorporates elements of Latin and calypso music.
Wild Wild Wets are getting ready to release their debut album. After playing together for roughly three years and releasing a series of singles, the psychedelic-rock group has finally wrapped up work on a full-length, which will be released this month.
Timothy Joseph, singer and guitarist in The Palace Ballroom, is the new host of The Local 94/9. Joseph took the reins from the radio show’s former host, Tim Pyles, after Pyles left 94/9 to start a new job as a DJ with 91X.