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Nuvi Mehta: Great Stories Behind Classical Music Mar 30, 2015 The new San Diego Symphony CEO Martha Gilmer sits down with Nuvi Mehta to discuss new directions in programming for the San Diego Symphony. 39 other events on Monday, March 30
 
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Bill would require City Council approval of city-funded nonprofit's decisions
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Abderrahmane Sissako’s Oscar-nominated film tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Arts & Culture feature
Rising stars of San Diego's architect-as-developer movement mind the little details

 

 
 
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Wednesday, March 25,2015
Music feature

Pile is a band of perpetual nervousness

Boston band mixes volume with anxiety

By Jeff Terich
Listen to “The World is Your Motel,” the first track on Pile’s You’re Better Than This, and you’ll hear a lot of intense sounds exploding from the band’s instruments all at once.
Tuesday, March 24,2015
If I Were U

Shlohmo, Jeremy Enigk and more San Diego concerts

Makthaverskan, Jacco Gardner, La Luz and other shows we're stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Los Angeles producer Shlohmo crafts beatscapes that are rhythmic and bump in all the right ways, yet still have an element of disoriented chill that makes them unique.
Tuesday, March 24,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Sleep Lady makes a move

Bandmates/married couple are leaving San Diego

By Jeff Terich
Mike and Kristy Hayden of atmospheric post-metal group Sleep Lady are leaving San Diego. The two musicians, who are also a married couple, are relocating to Chicago in April for both personal and prof
Tuesday, March 24,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Culture of Collaboration

Death Crisis + Rats Eyes = Death Eyes

By Jeff Terich
A band like Death Eyes wouldn't exist if not for that collaborative spirit. Last year, as two local punk bands—Rats Eyes and Death Crisis—were reaching their end, members of each band came together to form a new entity from the ashes: Death Eyes. 
Wednesday, March 18,2015
Local Music Issue

The ins and outs of booking live music in San Diego

A rundown of the risks and benefits from three scene veterans

By Jeff Terich
Bringing those out-of-town bands to San Diego is a fairly structured process. It usually begins with a booking agent, who’ll ask the venue to hold a series of dates for their band, after which point the venue is expected to make an offer for how much the band will get paid.
Tuesday, March 17,2015
If I Were U

Juliana Hatfield, Matthew E. White and more San Diego concerts

Cymbals Eat Guitars, Tweedy, DJ Quik and other shows we're stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
You may or may not be aware that The Juliana Hatfield Three has reunited and will be playing the entirety of their 1993 alternative-pop album Become What You Are.
Tuesday, March 10,2015
If I Were U

Twin Shadow, A Place to Bury Strangers and more San Diego concerts

Hurray for the Riff Raff, Wand, Single Mothers and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
The first time I saw A Place to Bury Strangers was in 2008 at SXSW, and the best advice that someone gave me before it happened was: "Bring earplugs."
Tuesday, March 10,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Rob Crow to headline benefit show at The Irenic

Bummerfest will raise money for cancer and abuse charities

By Jeff Terich
On May 9, The Irenic will host a benefit concert, dubbed Bummerfest, that will feature performances by 10 bands—mostly local—to raise money for two charities. Jordan Krimston, who plays guitar in
Tuesday, March 10,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

San Diego bands at SXSW 2015

Six acts to check out if you’re in Austin

By Jeff Terich
The annual South by Southwest music festival and conference starts up again next week, bringing bands from around the globe to stages across Austin, Texas.
Wednesday, March 4,2015
Music feature

Restorations infuse punk rock with earnestness

Philadelphia band evokes arena-rock ambition

By Jeff Terich
One of the most heroic rock songs of 2014 wasn’t written by Tom Petty or Bruce Springsteen. And you won’t likely be hearing a Coachella headliner cover it anytime soon. It’s “Separate Songs,” the second track on LP3, the literally titled third album by Philadelphia’s Restorations.
 
 
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