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SDMT showcase Sep. 10 feat. Crystal Antlers, Davila 666, White Fence, Tropical Popsicle, Cheap Time, Too Many Wizards, DJ Cory Casey

Pretty excited about this one, and a million kudos to Kyle at Indigenous for all his hard work. Volar Records is a proud sponsor of the last-ever SD Rumble as part of the San Diego Music Thang at Bar Pink on Saturday, Sept. 10, featuring Crystal Antlers, Davila 666, White Fence, Tropical Popsicle, Cheap Time, Too Many Wizards, and DJ Cory Casey. It's gonna be epic.

Beaters CA tour w/ Obits and Disappears starts Monday!

Been meaning to write about this one for a while, just been so tied up in stuff. Last year, Sohrab from the Obits contacted about me about Beaters playing a show in SD. Having been a fan of Edsel, his earlier band, in high school, and having been an all-things-Rick-Froberg (Pitchfork, Drive Like Jehu, Hot Snakes) obsessive for half my life, I couldn't help but profess my love for everything he was involved in. At the time, I was still in the process (along with I Hate Rock n Roll) of putting together a tribute contribution to one of the greatest bands ever, the Nerves, and asked Sohrab if the Obits would be interested. They talked it over, decided it wouldn't be a good idea, but Sohrab went ahead and recorded his own version of "You Won't Be Happy" with his side project, the Forgery Series, which you can hear below:

B8--The Forgery Series--You Won't by Volar Records

To go back to my high school, in Japan on a military base, I discovered Drive Like Jehu thr…