Love and Theft gives Cal Poly a 'Night That You'll Never Forget'

Music duo Love and Theft brought country twang to campus this past Thursday night.

Spice up your playlists with Spanish indie music

Get into the Spanish indie music scene with Parker’s latest column.

The Ataris brings pop-punk to SLO Brew

Pop-punk band The Ataris rocked out at SLO Brewing Co. this past Monday night.

Drive-By Truckers back on music road with new album

Music columnist Parker Evans reviews the latest from rock band Drive-By Truckers.

Phantogram's latest album is all style, no substance

If some tracks from Phantogram’s latest album sound like you’ve heard them before, that’s probably because you have.

Sing-along: Philly rockers deepen their following

David Jang/Staff Photographer “You’re Gonna Miss It All manages to capture the very modern blend of frustration, listlessness and resignation felt by a subset of 2014’s technology-obsessed youth. Even if it’s not punk in its purest form, it’s still a…

The Boss’ latest is more than just a collection of odds and ends

Guitars aren’t cool anymore. The kids are picking up synthesizers instead of Stratocasters and rock’s mainstays have been displaced by dancepop and hip hop. Of course, rock has been under attack before and made it through to the other side, largely thanks to the ceaseless work of its lord and savior, Bruce Springsteen.

XXYYXX electrifies the Rec Center

Minutes before the show, the main gym in the Recreation Center was a can of sardines. The venue was crammed, from the stage to the bleachers to the doors in the back, with loud, rowdy, dancing college students. Thirty minutes after he was slated to take the stage this past Friday night, electronic DJ XXYYXX finally made his anticlimactic entrance.

SLO Bacon Fest goes HAM

It was a bacon lover’s heaven and every pig’s worst nightmare. It was the first SLO Bacon Fest held this past Saturday at the Alex Madonna Expo Center.

Hall of Famer Buddy Guy brings blues to PAC stage

In an auditorium flooded with anticipatory baby boomers, all were abuzz with the thrill that soon, a legend would be seizing center stage. His name was announced and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy waltzed onto the Christopher Cohan Performing Art Center’s platform, waving around handmade peace signs.

Fall comes early with new Camera Obscura record

Summer is traditionally the territory of the titanic pop song. Daft Punk’s instant classic throwback “Get Lucky” unofficially began the season when windows-down, sing-along anthems by Katy Perry and Black Eyed Peas rule the airwaves.