12 June, 2013

Sonic Magazine's coverage of the SD music scene back in Summer 2009

Back in March of 2009 (over Easter weekend, to be exact), a friend here in town, Sam, convinced an old childhood friend of his, Erik Augustin Palm, whom he grew up with in Sweden but was now living in SF and working for Sonic Magazine, the biggest music mag in Sweden, to come check out what was happening in San Diego at the time, what with the newfound success of Wavves, Dum Dum Girls, Soft Pack, etc., as well as some of the labels that were trying their hand at things at the time (including Volar), and I ended up carting Erik around town when he wasn't meeting up with all those folks.  I was interviewed throughout the whole weekend, and I also put together that little musical family tree used in the article.   Below is the full article, both the original Swedish text that was published in June 2009, and the translated version.  Check out Sonic Magazine while yr at it.  

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