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Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers performed at San Diego's Music Box on March 10.

Better Oblivion Community Center bridges generations of indie rock

by Julianna Ress, Arts & Culture Editor // March 18, 2019

Singer-songwriters Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers stopped by San Diego’s Music Box on March 10 as their newly-formed duo Better Oblivion Community...

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Indie supergroup Boygenius brings intimate show to San Diego

Indie supergroup Boygenius brings intimate show to San Diego

by Spencer White, Staff Writer // December 12, 2018

On a rare rainy day in San Diego, concertgoers were especially eager to get inside the North Park Observatory for Boygenius on Nov. 29. Boygenius is...

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Sure Sure brings infectious grooves to Voodoo Room

Sure Sure brings infectious grooves to Voodoo Room

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // October 24, 2018

In the dimly lit Voodoo Room at the House of Blues on Oct. 13, Los Angeles based indie-pop group Sure Sure put on an intimate yet high energy show playing...

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Sex and death with Los Campesinos!

Sex and death with Los Campesinos!

by Jamie Ballard, Managing Editor // March 1, 2017

I came to learn about indie rock band Los Campesinos! the way I imagine most of their fans do: a pretentious boyfriend who was determined to “teach”...

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Student rock band plays opening set at SXSW

Student rock band plays opening set at SXSW

by Julianna Ress, Staff Writer // April 20, 2016

When forming a band at San Diego State, most students hope to perform and receive recognition within the community. Public administration senior Michael...

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Metric impresses with career-spanning set at House of Blues

Metric impresses with career-spanning set at House of Blues

by Lilly Glenister, Senior Staff Writer // March 7, 2016

Metric didn’t break its promise to bring “extra” at its sold-out show on Thursday, Feb. 25. The Canadian indie-rock band packed the House of Blues...

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KCR's indie-rock station curates eclectic styles for students

KCR’s indie-rock station curates eclectic styles for students

by Liliana Cervantes, Staff Writer // March 2, 2016

Alternative and indie-rock bands thriving on many San Diego State students’ playlists are getting plenty of air time on “The KRK Show” — an hour-long...

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Metric promises extra for its 2-night shows at the House of Blues

Metric promises extra for its 2-night shows at the House of Blues

by Lilly Glenister, Senior Staff Writer // February 19, 2016

Canadian indie-rock band Metric is bringing its new headlining tour, I Can See the End, to San Diego on Wednesday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Feb. 25 at the...

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San Diego Music Thing hosts great acts

San Diego Music Thing hosts great acts

by Sarah Tanori, Senior Staff Writer // November 10, 2015

With the rise of commercial music festivals in San Diego, such as the CRSSD Festival and KAABOO, it can be difficult to find larger-scale events that host...

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