Spin of the Day
Setting the Tone
The new fan-funded album drops May 13. The band plays SOhO on May 17. Read story.
Merrill Garbus returns with a stunning, jarring, and digitally embracing third album. Read story.
Rock ’n’ roll’s favorite slacker may not be growing up, but he’s definitely getting better. Read story.
San Fran garage rockers regroup for the short but oh-so-sweet Drop. Read story.
Buellton is back and finally releasing the follow-up to their 2001 gem, Avenue of the Flags. Read story.
Isla Vista’s funkiest exports release four new tracks and a debut music video. Read story.
L.A.’s ever-evolving musical heir returns with a Sea Change redux. Read story.
Our favorite Baltimore residents deliver their strongest album to date. Read story.
Nearly two decades after disbanding, Toad’s four original members have reunited to create a stunning album. Read story.
Following a mighty collaboration with David Byrne, Annie Clark returns dead set on grooving. Read story.
Musician and storyteller returns to town on March 8 for an intimate show in Lompoc. Read story.
Because the Internet
The writer/actor/rapper heads to UCSB for a show at the Thunderdome Read story.
Trap music’s up-and-comer plays Velvet Jones on Thursday, February 13. Read story.
The L.A. folksters dish up another breezy collection of California sunshine. Read story.
Santa Barbara’s resident synth rockers hook up with Tim Goldsworthy for their sophomore album. Read story.