.Nick Veronin

April 16, 2014

Into Deep

East Coast rap trailblazers Mobb Deep return to claim their legacy  Not all hip-hop fans will recognize the name Mobb Deep, but chances...
April 2, 2014

Something Borrowed, Something New

U.K. band Temples worships old rock gods with an eye toward the future Many bands form in small suburban towns, then move to the...
January 29, 2014

Art You Can Play

Santa Cruz County Art of Guitar Exhibit and Festival celebrates the aesthetic and sonic beauty of the instrument We tend to think of the...
January 22, 2014

A Glowing Reinvention

Songwriter for British band Yuck found his groove after losing his singer This time two years ago, the members of British indie rock four-piece...
January 15, 2014

Finding Happiness Through Heartbreak

New Jersey punks tackle life's troubles with self-awareness and wit Acoustic guitars aren't generally associated with the kind of propulsive, punk rock music played...
December 17, 2013

Magical Mystery Tour

Santa Cruz native Jesse Scheinin aims to create expansive universe with jazz Jesse Scheinin doesn't just want you to dig his music. He wants...
December 11, 2013

Kalae Miles-Davis

Although he was raised in the tropical paradise of Oahu, these days Kalae Miles-Davis is a denizen of cooler climes—literally and figuratively. Now living...
October 16, 2013

In the Loop

The 13th annual Loopfest features headliners who think about guitar in new, innovative ways Though electricity is an integral part of the instrument, the...