Mark Rad discusses new revolutions in the bay area rap scene.
Vampire Weekend’s sound and lyrics dictate the soundtrack of a college student’s life.
Chicago’s up-and-coming AM Taxi chats with City on a Hill Press before their show in San Francisco.
Petrychor’s Dryad expands upon the Black Metal genre.
Sometimes you don’t have to reinvent the wheel, just show that it’s still relevant and interesting.
While the overall album thrashes about in true Slayer fashion, it doesn’t add anything new or overtly exciting to their larger discography.
L.A.’s one-and-only “glam rapper” speaks with City on a Hill Press before his first appearance in Santa Cruz.
Sept. 13 @ The Catalyst Club, Downtown Santa Cruz More Cowbell. That’s what the audience wanted and what it got as the seven-man alternative/reggae band One Pin Short, hailing from Las Vegas, started off the evening. The band put on quite a pre-show for a modest crowd, including a daring spectacle by guitarist Jesse Magaña, [...]
Sept. 16 @ The Catalyst Club, Downtown Santa Cruz Arriving before the main event at a live gig is always a gamble. Apparently everyone decided to play it safe and wait to show up until Sugar Ray was on stage, because opening act Aimee Allen sang to a crowd you could count on two hands. [...]