3TEETH: Visual. Sonic. Assault.

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After releasing a stellar debut album, LA-based industrial band 3TEETH is now supporting TOOL on their latest tour. The artistry of this confident, sleek, and talented foursome extends far beyond just being good musicians. They successfully create a rich sensory experience by fusing dark visual elements to their music, and their live shows are unforgettable.… Read the rest

Countdown: New Year’s Eve!

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New Year’s Eve in Southern California always presents a bevy of options to choose from for your countdown festivities, from club parties to classy outings and everything in between. Insomniac’s aptly named Countdown is the spiritual successor to the company’s previous New Year’s electronic events: Together As One (which was revived this year in Silverado, CA) and White Wonderland.… Read the rest

Japanese Queen of Country // SDAFF

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It’s not often you can say you watched a live performance from the Queen of Country Music, it’s even more of a rarity to say this country royalty is Japanese. You might be asking yourself: “Wait, queen of what country… country music?” But the confusion dissipates with each introduction; from sight to sound one starts to realize with great clarity the reality that is Tomi Fujiyama.… Read the rest

Girlpool @ Ché Café // Show Review

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Rain fell heavily on the roof of the Ché Café. Girls with bangs and septum piercings filled the small, wooden room as the aroma of incense with a hint of cinnamon drifted around the space. The rain poured outside. Dreamlike patterns of reflected puddles danced across the foggy windows.… Read the rest

Anderson. Paak @ the Loft // Show Review

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Weeknights are usually a dull affair on campus, but Anderson .Paak changed that when he appeared at The Loft this past Thursday. The California native has been on the rise, appearing on Dr. Dre’s album Compton as well as The Game’s double album, The Documentary 2.… Read the rest