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Music of Zimbabwe Apr 21, 2014 Part of the SDSU World Music Series, San Diego-based ensemble Zimbeat performs the dynamic village music of Zimbabwe, Africa. 47 other events on Monday, April 21
 
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Tuesday, April 15,2014
If I Were U

Thou, Temples and more San Diego concerts

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Kids, Tropical Popsicle and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
There's heavy and then there's heavy. And Baton Rouge sludge-metal band Thou is definitely heavy
Tuesday, April 15,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

The Long and Short of It’s Ben Johnson to publish a novel

‘A Shadow Cast in Dust’ is due out later this year

By Jeff Terich
Ben Johnson, a member of Wha? and The Long and Short of It and a rapper under the name Grammatical B, will soon become a published novelist. 
Tuesday, April 15,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact groove on debut record

First album by San Diego supergroup is extra funky

By Jeff Terich
San Diego, like most cities, has a bit of an incestuous music scene. It's been that way since the early '80s at least, and probably says as much about how small the scene is compared with, say, Brooklyn as it does the collaborative nature of the musicians involved.
Wednesday, April 9,2014
Music feature

Five alternatives to Coachella

A roundup of musical events happening during and around the festival weekends

By Jeff Terich
For the next two weekends, tens of thousands of festival-goers will descend upon the Coachella Valley for three days of live music, debauchery and the occasional nude wizard being Tasered by security.
Tuesday, April 8,2014
If I Were U

Mobb Deep, Mogwai and more San Diego concerts

Ghoul, The Dodos, Vertical Scratchers and all the other shows we're stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Mobb Deep at The Casbah? Now that's a hell of a Plan A!
Tuesday, April 8,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Kill Holiday gets back together

Both lineups of the band will play Soda Bar in May

By Jeff Terich
Kill Holiday are getting back together. More specifically, both lineups of the band—which formed in San Diego in 1994 and broke up in 2000—are getting back together for one double-reunion show at Soda Bar on May 31.
Tuesday, April 8,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

7 must-see bands at Coachella

If you’re heading to the desert, here are your best bets

By Jeff Terich
If you're going to the massive desert festival, then I'd be remiss not to give my recommendations of acts to see—acts, I should add, that won't be heading to San Diego anytime soon.
Wednesday, April 2,2014
Music feature

The Dodos reignite their spark

Meric Long discusses his band’s recent creative streak

By Jeff Terich
The Dodos—who’ll play at The Loft at UCSD on Friday, April 11—changed a lot about their approach with Carrier. They recorded in a new studio (Tiny Telephone) with a new set of collaborators, including The Magik Magik Orchestra.
Tuesday, April 1,2014
If I Were U

Lo-Fang, Adolescents and more San Diego concerts

Cyne, Ilya, Burnt Ones and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Wednesday, April 2 PLAN A: Ume, White Murder, Schitzophonics @ Soda Bar. Austin, Texas' Ume have been around for more than a decade, and in that time, they've released three solid albums of
Tuesday, April 1,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Trips to launch a new label, Field Trips

Plus, 91X reveals thelineup for X-Fest

By Jeff Terich
Trips, a band that changed its name from Jesus A.D. last fall, has announced plans to start a record label called Field Trips, a partnership with San Diego-based Bleeding Gold Records.
 
 
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