Sunday, April 30, 2017

Album Review: “Hand. Cannot. Erase.” by Steven Wilson

Album: “Hand. Cannot. Erase.” Artist: Steven Wilson Release Date: Mar. 3 Rating: 3.5/5 Concept albums have always blurred the musical line between genius and pretentiousness. For those who don’t know, concept albums are a set of songs that...

Concert Review: Neil Young

Young offered his audience three hours of inspired musicianship representative of an illustrious career. Date: October 13 Location: RIMAC Arena Rating: 4.0/5.0 RIMAC Arena is hardly St. Peter’s Basilica. It’s not even Shea Stadium. And yet the size...

Album Review: “Mind of Mine” by ZAYN

Rating: B Release Date: 3/25 In March of 2015 Zayn Malik expressed his desire to live like “a normal 22-year-old” away from the public eye and sever his connections with his former band One Direction. But...

Concert Review: The 1975

The 1975 are an unusual band indeed, much in part due to its outlandish frontman Matt Healy, the millennial iteration of a classic 70s rockstar. While one can certainly gather this peculiarity from their...

Album Review: “Brightest Darkest Day” – Pyyramids

Ok Go’s Tim Norwind collaborates with Drea Smith on an album full of promise but lacking in execution.

Croc-Rock


San Diego’s Crocodiles talk noise pop, bene?tshow and the dangers of pipe-swapping.

Album Review: “Let’s Be Still” by The Head and the Heart

The indie folk rocker's highly anticipated sophomore album fails to live up to its full potential Take The Lumineers, plop them in Seattle, add an extra musician, and you’ve got The Head and the Heart....

Summer 2014 Concerts Preview

With finals just around the corner, staying on campus after Spring Quarter is far from music to your ears. Make your summer in San Diego more melodious by rocking out to your favorite artists...

Concert Review: The Wombats at House of Blues

The Wombats bring energy and enthusiasm to "Glitterbug" tour. Concert Date: May 13 Other Acts: Cheerleader, Life in Film On May 13, The Wombats livened downtown San Diego's 5th Avenue with dynamic enthusiasm, left unpolished by flashy...

Songs of the Week

Song of the Week: "Hello Bitches" by CL Release Date: Nov. 22 Beyoncé. Rihanna. Nicki Minaj. CL. In a few years, this will be the Mount Rushmore of powerful female artists in America. That’s right, America....

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Film Review: “Their Finest”

During the height of World War II, screenwriters Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) and Tom Buckley (Sam Claflin) are recruited by the British Ministry of...

Concert Review: Father John Misty

Josh Tillman, an indie folk rock singer-songwriter performing under the moniker “Father John Misty,” is a pretty polarizing figure. A subject of devout idolatry...

TV Review: “Samurai Jack” (Season 5)

“Samurai Jack” was a cartoon far ahead of its time with a straightforward story and breathtaking animation unlike any predecessor. These attributes deemed it...