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  • Album review: Marc Ribot's 'Silent Movies'

     
    Solo guitar records can be an acquired taste. Frequently viewed like manna for players and obsessives, the sometimes spare, technical nature of the effort can separate the music listener from the musician-listener, and the casual fan from the fanatic....
  • 72 Hours: Wiz Khalifa, Tim Fite, Batusis among the weekend's most notable concerts

     
    A Pop & Hiss look at the top shows happening around town this weekend. Thursday Wiz Khalifa, Yelawolf @ the Music Box. Wiz Khalifa's career was once seemed left for dead, with a gone-bust deal with Warner Bros. and little......
  • A Perfect Circle's new go-round

     
    Officially ending a six-year hiatus, the platinum-selling band has launched a tour that has brought it to the Avalon Hollywood. Maynard James Keenan is not about to explain everything for you. The brooding, melodic, hard rock he's recorded with A......
  • Local boy makes good

    Local boy makes good
    Chula Vista native Tom Waits will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March, it was announced Wednesday. Waits, a Grammy-Award-winning gravelly voiced singer/songwriter, is a graduate of Chula Vista's Hilltop High School. He started his...
  • 7 Days: 9/1 - 9/7

    7 Days:  9/1 - 9/7
    Thursday, September 1 A FILM WITH YARBLES Itty on to that old sinny the Avon Theatre tonight, oh my brothers, and turn your glazzies to a special screening of A Clockwork Orange. It's a dobby old science fiction film from that bezoomy director Stanley...
  • Raffa and Rainer and you

    People often assume Raffa Jo Harris and Rainer Davies are romantically involved. Maybe it’s the harmony of their first names, Raffa and Rainer. Maybe it’s how comfortable they seem with one another onstage. Or maybe it’s the way they...
  • Local Songs: Rain o'er me

    Jimi Hendrix sang about lying back and grooving in “Rainy Day Dream Away,” and in “Rains On Me,” Tom Waits growls about how it rains on him everywhere he goes. Rain, an apparently irresistible metaphor for love, sadness, hard times...
  • Fall album preview

    Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
  • Album review: Tom Waits, 'Bad as Me'

    3.5 stars (out of 4)   “All aboard,” Tom Waits hollers at the outset of his 17th studio album, “Bad as Me” (Anti).   It’s an invitation to a typically wild ride through the nether regions of Waits’ subconscious, a...
  • For Chicago cabbie, backseat is a trove of art

    For Chicago cabbie, backseat is a trove of art
    Dmitry Samarov, like Travis Bickle, is God's lonely man, cruising the streets of Chicago, watching for your arm to shoot out and beckon him, taking note of the odd, offhanded things you say after you climb into his cab. He is a taxi driver, and with...
  • Album review: Bjork, 'Biophilia'

    Album review: Bjork, 'Biophilia'
    2 stars (out of 4) What’s Bjork going on about now? The Icelandic singer transforms herself into the world’s wiggiest science teacher amid the ultra-ambitious, sometimes lovely, more often ponderous or precious “Biophilia”...