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Late Night Thursdays: Project PAINT Jul 02, 2015 Works of art created by Project PAINT participants and photographs of the program in action will be on display in the MOPA lobby. Project PAINT is an arts organization dedicated to serving the needs of adult incarcerated populations. 73 other events on Thursday, July 2
 
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Wednesday, July 1,2015
Music feature

The emotional blueprint of Sannhet

Brooklyn instrumental trio’s music is open-ended by design

By Jeff Terich
Nothing Sannhet does is accidental. For bands that play noisy music with guitars, this might go against logic or conventional wisdom
Tuesday, June 30,2015
If I Were U

The Appleseed Cast, Birdy Bardot and more San Diego concerts

Jacco Gardner, Bleak, The Picturebooks and other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Post-rock/emo outfit The Appleseed Cast have a long history of stunning (and underrated) pop songs with intricate instrumentation and dreamy textures.
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 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 23,2015
If I Were U

Vic Mensa, Slayer and more San Diego concerts

Vetiver, Head Wound City, Best Coast and other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Chicago emcee Vic Mensa hasn't yet released an album, but if you've heard his house-tinged 2014 single "Down On My Luck," then you know that the dude's going to drop something amazing any day now.
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. 
Tuesday, June 23,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

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 16,2015
If I Were U

Steve Earle, Castle and more San Diego concerts

Rhett Miller, Make Music San Diego, Amerikan Bear and more shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Steve Earle’s been making outstanding roots rock for three decades, as well as having a key role in The Wire as Waylon.
Tuesday, June 16,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Dustin Lothspeich new talent buyer at The Merrow

Local musician takes the reins from outgoing promoter

By Jeff Terich
Dustin Lothspeich is the new talent buyer for The Merrow. Lothspeich, a musician who performs in Old Tiger, Diamond Lakes and Boy King, took the reins from outgoing promoter Joe Rinaldi last month.
Tuesday, June 16,2015
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Bit Maps make blissful cyborg pop on new album

'On-Demand Living' is lush, emotional

By Jeff Terich
Immersed in a more heavily electronic style of music, On-Demand Living begins with an almost intro-like track titled “Cartridge Insert,” which balances warm post-rock sounds with 8-bit chiptune effects and Andrews’ robotic narration.
 
 
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