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SDSU Brass toot their own horn

SDSU Brass toot their own horn

by Teresa Monaco // March 6, 2014

Have you ever heard the call of a trumpet from somewhere around San Diego State’s music building? These aspiring young musicians are anything but bashful...

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The Hausmann Quartet: left to right: Guillaume Pirard, Issac Allen, Alex Greenbaum, and

Art Under the Dome: The Hausmann Quartet

by J.D. Hodges // February 28, 2014

The Hausmann Quartet performed Friday as part of the “Art Under the Dome,” a series of events corresponding with an art initiative. The “Art Under...

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Celebrating three years with LED

Celebrating three years with LED

by Alek Sanchez // February 23, 2014

Over the years, LED has cultivated a culture in San Diego determined to bring the best and biggest names of EDM to a show near you. Starting in 2009, LED...

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LED Anniversary III looks to be mind-blowing

LED Anniversary III looks to be mind-blowing

by Alek Sanchez // February 14, 2014

Can you believe it? LED is turning three years old. On Sunday, Feb. 16, San Diego’s premiere promoter of the hottest artists in EDM is throwing the biggest...

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OMFG! 2014 starts the New Year off right

OMFG! 2014 starts the New Year off right

by Alek Sanchez // January 27, 2014

OMFG! NYE 2014; what a perfect name for a New Year’s show full of fun, festivities and, of course, a stacked lineup with some of the biggest names in...

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Weekend Picks: Dave and Destructo

by Ryo Miyauchi // October 17, 2013

Alek's Pick Dave Chappelle at Spreckels Theatre Coming off his comeback tour, comedy heavyweight Dave Chappelle is coming to town for the weekend....

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Weekend Picks: Hi Fi Festival and Blue Caprice

Weekend Picks: Hi Fi Festival and Blue Caprice

by Alek Sanchez // October 1, 2013

Alek's Pick Hi Fi Festival Above and Beyond are making its way to San Diego’s Petco Park Lot this Saturday, Oct. 5. Set to headline the first ever...

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Weekend Picks: Block Parties and Roommates

by Alek Sanchez // September 14, 2013

Every Thursday, writers Alek Sanchez and Ryo Miyauchi will recommend entertainment picks for readers to check out. Alek’s Pick: "Mad Decent Block...

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Not a nude band, but very famous

by Connor Cox // September 9, 2013

The Naked and Famous are an alternative rock band from Auckland, New Zealand that has made a name for itself in the indie rock scene within the...

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San Diego Music Thing Preview

San Diego Music Thing Preview

by Ryo Miyauchi // September 6, 2013

Music enthusiasts and up-and-coming musicians, get ready. On Sept. 13-14, the 6th annual music and media conference the San Diego Music Thing will...

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Roundtable discussion: Kendrick Lamar’s verse on “Control”

by Elisse Miller // August 22, 2013

Written in collaboration with Ryo Miyauchi and Nick Knott Elisse Miller: A rap track is only worth its weight in hype. That being said, it looks like...

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“Yeezus” is an egotistical mess

by Kenneth Leonard // July 9, 2013

A discussion about “Yeezus,” the latest offering from Kanye West, must begin by acknowledging the polarizing nature of such an album. On the one...

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