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Dr. Awkward. Official image.

Local artist takes hip-hop to next level

Angelica Wallingford September 21, 2013

Hip-hop and nerd culture are two things that don’t necessarily go hand in hand but in the case of San Diego’s own Dr. Awkward, they blend together perfectly. Dr. Awkward ---- real name Joshua...

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The Mad Decent Block Party was held in the Petco Park parking lot on Sept. 15. Michelle Moran, City Times.

Mad Decent Block Party’s last stop in San Diego

Michelle Moran September 21, 2013

Thousands of young music fans dressed in everything from tank tops to booty shorts convened inside the Petco Park parking lot in the Gasplamp to witness some of the best DJs in the music game. The last...

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Charlie XCX at the House of Blues in San Diego over the summer. Issa Lozano, City Times.

A pop star with substance

Issa Lozano September 14, 2013

You've probably heard singer-songwriter Charli XCX’s Billboard number-one single "I Love It" with Icona Pop playing non-stop on major radio stations. With its catchy lyrics and infectious hook, ...

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Myyki Blanco. Official Facebook image.

Queer rapper Mykki Blanco set to perform at Porter’s Pub

Issa Lozano September 8, 2013

Queer Rapper Mykki Blanco is set to perform as a part of the "Initiation Tour" at UCSD's Porter's Pub on Sept. 13. Michael Quattlebaum Jr. aka Mykki Blanco is living in the future. A place where the binary...

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Nash performs at The Observatory in Santa Ana on May 9. Issa Lozano, City Times

This one’s for the naysayers

Issa Lozano May 20, 2013

Kate Nash has returned, joined by an all-female back-up band and out for a riot.She rose to fame in 2007 during a time when cookie cutter cuteness was popular and when indie was starting outwith catchy...

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The most highly anticipated CD of 2013

Michelle Moran May 20, 2013

Legends of electronic dance music, Daft Punk, have been all over the Internet for their upcoming album "Random Access Memories." This is their first album in eight years, since "Human After All" was released...

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Dani shivers Record Release Party for her debut album Jinx in Tijuana. Issa Lozano, City Times

A spooky take on pop music

Issa Lozano May 20, 2013

In a store you'd probably find You Schaffner not browsing the shelves of the latest R&B; hits or dubstep infused singles that line the cd sections, but in the Halloween aisle sifting through a crate of...

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Explore Music, Don’t Just Listen

Mary Watson May 13, 2013

Mass media is growing and it's becoming easier to create anything digital and send it to whoever or wherever in the world within minutes.With the cultivation and prosperity of social media, it's possible...

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SoundBreak Playlist: Locals Only

Angelica Wallingford March 12, 2013

San Diego is a melting pot of music from different genres and artists, which makes the local music scene here in our city very interesting and entertaining. Here are some of my favorites at the moment. 1....

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Punk legend Patti Smith sang songs and read passages from her autobiography Just Kids at an event at Spreckels Theatre. ArtPower! at UC San Diego.

Patti Smith rocks and reads

Issa Lozano October 25, 2012

A renowned figure in rock and roll – nicknamed the “Godmother of Punk” – who propelled to fame in 1975, Patti Smith returned to San Diego for “Downtown with Patti Smith" at Spreckels Theatre,...

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