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La Escalera Fest 7 – Friday Night @ Til-Two Club, San Diego

The second night of La Escalera Fest 7 moved down the street to Mick Rossler’s Til-Two Club. Mick also owns San Diego’s Tower Bar, and has been a stalwart supporter of the San Diego music scene and, in particular, La Escalera. Opening the night was Lightweight, from California’s capitol

Thursday 07 September 2017

Odd Robot, Gentlemen Prefer Blood, Throw, The Plurals, Jason Paul & The Know It Alls @ Parks and Rock, Anaheim, California

If you read our POV pieces regularly, you’ll have come upon Odd Robot, who put out a tremendously good debut LP earlier this year. The teamed up with Los Angeles stalwarts Gentlemen Prefer Blood for a short West Coast tour, and the kickoff show was in nearby Anaheim. Also

Thursday 01 June 2017

Decent Criminal, Gentlemen Prefer Blood, Pale Angels, Jerri Queen, Jason Paul & the Know It Alls, Pinned In Place @ Parks & Rock, Anaheim, CA

It’s always a special time when Pale Angels get together and tour because the members of the trio live in very disparate parts of the world. The last time they toured the US, part of it was with Ohio’s Vacation, so this time they paired up with Vacation’s Jerri

Tuesday 24 January 2017

La Escalera Fest 6 announces line up

La Escalera Records have announced the line up for La Escalera Fest 6. The punk/indie fest will take place in San Diego, CA in the U.S. and Tijuana, Mexico from the 14th to the 16th April. It will mark the sixth anniversary for the record label. The full line up is

Monday 04 July 2016

Great Apes, Strike Twelve, Gentlemen Prefer Blood @ Ken Club, San Diego

It’s always a fun time when friends come from out of town, and even more fun when they’re in town to play a show. San Francisco’s Great Apes came down the coast and made a stop in San Diego, and gave us a preview of their new album, due

Saturday 07 May 2016

La Escalera Fest 5 Night 1, Tower Bar, San Diego

Many years ago, as Will Castro and Ziggy Pelayo toured up and down the west coast of the USA with their respective bands, close friendships formed with other bands. These bands took care of each other, fed each other, housed each other when they were on tour, and kept

Monday 04 January 2016

Watch Western Settings and Gentlemen Prefer Blood live in session

Bridge City Sessions, a new YouTube live session channel out of Portland, Oregon, have shared their first performances, welcoming Western Settings and Gentlemen Prefer Blood into the studio. Aiming to provide a platform for new and underground acts, the channel was set up by Davey Death Ray, formerly of Absent