Pop & Rock
L.A. Garage Rockers Find a Cat, Hit the Road
The Los Angeles–based garage rockers are heading out on tour his week, possibly with a new pet in tow. Read story.
In the Studio and On the Road with Our Favorite Surf Rockers
It’s been a busy year for this Santa Barbara quartet, who’ll release a new LP this fall Read story.
Isla Vista’s Finest Return to Rep the 805 on Friday, August 15
Two of Isla Vista’s hottest reggae expats returned to headline the Bowl on Friday, August 15. Read story.
Isla Vista’s Reggae Heroes Headline the S.B. Bowl
The Isla Vista–born reggae outfit headlines the Santa Barbara Bowl on August 15. Read story.
Flaming Lips, Tiësto, Lykke Li Close Out the Fest
Flaming Lips, Tiësto, Lykke Li close out a weekend of music at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Read story.
They Want My Soul
They Want My Soul is by no means a radical reinvention; instead it feels like a gradual, naturalistic next step. Read story.
L.A. Quartet Plays Velvet Jones on August 15
Talking record deals and debut albums with L.A.’s rising rockers. Read story.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Go Head-to-Head with Tom Petty in Golden Gate Park
Haim, Local Natives, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis all performed during Saturday's installment of Outisde Lands 2014. Read story.
Kanye West Headlined the Annual Music Fest in Golden Gate Park
Kanye West headlined the first night of San Fran's annual Golden Gate Park music fest. Read story.
Ojai Songstress Headlines Benefit Concert for Haitian Orphanage
The Ojai singer will headline a benefit concert for Changing Tides Orphanage on August 9. Read story.
Getting to Know Pleasure, Pacific Haze, and Afishinsea the Moon
Why you should get to know Pleasure, Pacific Haze, and Afishinsea the Moon. Read story.
Confetti, Bobbleheads, and Covers on Monday, August 4
The Canadian symphonic popsters pulled out all the stops for their Monday, August 4 tour stop. Read story.
World Peace Is None of Your Business
At 55, Mr. Steven Patrick Morrissey remains an unrepentant bitter romantic. Read story.
On Björk, Babies, and the World's Best Tapas Bar
The best soundbites from our lengthy interview with the singer-songwriter and Arcade Fire collaborator. Read story.
Fiesta Stages are Cranking Out the Live Tunes
Fiesta stages are cranking out the live tunes. Read story.