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Pour it Black Oct 19, 2014 Stone will host a huge outdoor festival serving nothing but dark beers. This event will bring together more than 100 of the blackest brews—porters, stouts, black IPAs, sour beers and more. 66 other events on Sunday, October 19
 
Fall Arts
Epic San Diego Museum of Art exhibition promises a textbook lesson in the evolution of modern works
Editorial
Kevin Faulconer’s likely to tack left on sustainability
Film
Adaptation of Patricia Highsmith novel tops our coverage of movies screening around town
News
With few specifics on who they were looking for, officers held the wrong man at gunpoint
Theater
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical leads our rundown of local plays

 

 
 
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Tuesday, October 14,2014
If I Were U

Perfume Genius, Charli XCX and more San Diego concerts

The New Pornographers, Pup, The Body and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Perfume Genius' new album, Too Bright, is easily one of the best records of the year.
Tuesday, October 14,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Bondurant announces investor-funded new album

Plus, Gabriela Sanchez leaves Okapi Sun

By Jeff Terich
Singer / songwriter Rob Bondurant, a touring member of The Silent Comedy, is getting ready to release his first full-length album, Hurricane, which is being self-released on Nov. 11 under the name Bon
Tuesday, October 14,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

What songs annoy San Diego bands?

We ask musicians what tunes they never want to hear again

By Jeff Terich
A recurring feature in which we ask musicians to name a song they never want to hear again.
Tuesday, October 14,2014
Music feature

The Afghan Whigs’ not-so-quiet storm

Soulful rockers are fueled by a sensual darkness

By Jeff Terich
Indeed, sex and melancholy are two of the most prevalent characteristics in The Afghan Whigs' songwriting, dating all the way back to their aggressive 1990 Sub Pop Records debut, Up In It.
Wednesday, October 8,2014
Music feature

Island Boy is bound by rhythm

Richard Hunt-Rivera crafts a hypnotic dance-music fusion

By Jeff Terich
Island Boy’s new album, Basic Instincts, which was self-released in June, is a sensual and sensorial journey through the far corners of dance music’s past, present and future.
Tuesday, October 7,2014
If I Were U

David Bazan, The Horrors and more San Diego concerts

Saintseneca, Ana Tijoux, Mark Gardener and all the other shows we're stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
David Bazan made a name for himself as the songwriter and singer behind Pedro the Lion, but on this tour, he's performing with Passenger String Quartet, who lend his music a haunting elegance. 
Tuesday, October 7,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

New funk trio Taurus Authority announces first show

Group features drummer Jake Najor, DJ Greyboy and Delmos Wade

By Jeff Terich
There's a new eclectic funk trio in town—two towns, actually. In August, San Diegans Jake Najor (The Styletones, Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact) and DJ Greyboy (Greyboy All Stars) launched a new project with Long Beach keyboardist Delmos Wade. The trio are calling themselves Taurus Authority.
Tuesday, October 7,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

The Long and Short of It tear it up on new album

‘Burl’ lives up to its manly name

By Jeff Terich
In a funny bit of fortuitous irony, the release of Burl—the new album by post-hardcore badasses The Long and Short of It—happens to coincide with this year's San Diego Music Awards.
Wednesday, October 1,2014
Music feature

Underdogs of the San Diego Music Awards

Picks and predictions for this year's ceremonies

By Jeff Terich

The San Diego Music Awards carries a lot of buzz around its Artist and Album of the Year categories, and anything that involves guitars. But there’s a lot more diversity than that.

Tuesday, September 30,2014
If I Were U

Justin Townes Earle, Ought and more San Diego concerts

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist, Pinback, Sondre Lerche and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Justin Townes Earle—son of Steve Earle and named in part after Townes Van Zandt—does both his daddy and his namesake proud with his earthy, folk-rock songs imbued with passion and compelling storytelling.
 
 
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