The Daily Aztec

Icons Nada Surf remain ‘Popular’

by Courtney Rogin

January 23, 2012

Nada Surf is on tour this winter in support of its upcoming album, “The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy,” set to be released tomorrow. Fans have been waiting four long years for the band’s seventh album. The band formed in the mid-199...

A Lull rocks the Tin Can

by Courtney Rogin

January 23, 2012

Not that San Diego really needs any warmth this season, but A Lull is passing through on its winter tour to warm up the cold nights. The band is supporting its recently released album, “Confetti,” on a West Coast tour. The...

Dashboard to play HOB

by Courtney Rogin

January 19, 2012

Simplified to one guy, his guitar and a single spotlight, Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional has gone on a one-man heartbreaker tour this winter. Many college-age students can identify his music, and the memories associate...

Wilco makes tour stop in SD

by John Anderson

January 19, 2012

The tremendously influential Wilco is making a stop in San Diego this Sunday. The band is touring in support of its latest album “The Whole Love,” which peaked at No. 5 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band plans to release an ei...

SDSU hosts 21st electronic Music Marathon

by Isabella Place

December 1, 2011

This weekend calls for a much-needed end-of-the-semester treat. San Diego State is invited to indulge in the sights and sounds of the the Electronic Music Marathon. In the 21 years this event has been around, it has been memorable...

SDSU hosts a fresh drama

November 14, 2011

Fincher attempts ‘Tattoo’

by Conner Cox

November 2, 2011

The “Millennium” series, widely known as “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” trilogy, has become an international bestseller and cinematic sensation. Swedish novelist Stieg Larsson wrote the series during the turn of the century, but suffered a fatal heart attack in 20...

Where to go on Halloween

by Staff

October 27, 2011

11th Annual Dos Equis XX Monster Bash: Block Party Where: The Gaslamp Quarter When: Oct. 29, 6 p.m. to midnight. Cost: General Admission: $30 in advance, $35 at the door Club VIP: $55 in advance, $60 at the door Age: 21 and older The event will feature three “mega-c...

Deer Tick tips folk scales

by Courtney Rogin

October 27, 2011

Remember that one time at the bar, when those guys had a little too much whiskey and started playing around with the piano in the corner? Well, they may have become Deer Tick, and those songs are what make up the fun-filled new album, “Divine Providence.” It is the band’s fourth album, and the most intrepid...

Deadmau5 plays first stadium

by Andrew Younger

October 27, 2011

Deadmau5, the world’s most successful house music producer in a sports mascot costume, will be performing at Petco Park Friday as part of his Meowingtons Hax Tour. Deadmau5 (Joel Zimmerman) built his reputation as a producer...

‘HAIR’ tour stopping at SD Civic Theatre

by Allie Daugherty

October 16, 2011

The 2009 Tony Award-winning musical “HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” will play the San Diego Civic Theatre for a limited engagement beginning tomorrow. The story follows the lives of a group of free-spirited pacifists di...

Vista hosts great tribute

by Samantha Hirsch

October 5, 2011

For those who only need love and are in the mood to twist and shout, “Ticket To Ride: A Tribute to the Beatles” is the perfect place to enjoy quintessential music from the Fab Four. The tour will take fans through the memorable...