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Sounds Like San Diego: April 12

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    NEWSLETTERS

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    Musicians (from left) Matt Lukin, Steve Turner, Dan Peters and Mark Arm of the rock group Mudhoney.

    If you loved alternative music in the '90s, Saturday is a pretty awesome night for you to get your fix. The Casbah welcomes back legendary rockers Mudhoney, who were pretty much the center of the entire Seattle grunge scene. They keep putting out great records, and on Saturday, you'll surely hear some great new stuff along with old favorites. Joined by Tar Halos and the Creepy Creeps jazzy poolside act, Creepxotica, this is going to be an awesome night. Back in the '90s there was this whole other amazing scene happening in the music underground, and, believe it or not, where I grew up in Chula Vista was a bit of an epicenter of the emo/hard core scene. I*Wish*I and Impel were two of the best of the genre, following in the footsteps of other local greats like Amenity and Unbroken, and you can see both of them on Saturday at Soda Bar. You might not see many Sharpied X's on the top of the hands, but I look forward to seeing a grip of old high school friends from back in the day. Maybe after the show we can wax nostalgic about Faque Burgers.

    Saturday, April 13:

    • Mudhoney, Tar Halos, Creepxotica @ Casbah
    • I*Wish*I, Impel, Secret Fun Club, the Beautiful View @ Soda Bar
    • Elephant Revival @ AMSD
    • Natural Heights & Brothers Gow @ 710 Beach Club
    • The Milkcrates, DJs Mikey Face & Angie, the California Lions @ Bar Pink
    • Schitzophonics, Mittens, the Llamadors @ The Tin Can
    • Wild Child, Dazed and Confused @ Belly Up
    • Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), Brett Ellis Band, Prognoses (Camel tribute) @ Brick By Brick
    • SharkBlood, Cedar Fire, Dead on the Wire @ Ken Club
    • Richard Thompson with His Quintet, featuring Tripp Sprague, Derek Cannon, Bob Magnusson & Russell Bizzett @ Dizzy's
    • Arrington De Dionyso (5 p.m.), Protomartyr, Turn to Crime (9 p.m.) @ The Void
    • Boom Boom Saturdays, with Biggs, Steve Mcqueen #menswear @ El Dorado Bar
    • Aim to Kill, Fatal Disease, Archfiend, Psychophobia, Vanguard @ Epicentre
    • Nectar, with Sid Vicious and Rico DeLargo @ Fluxx
    • Deadly Birds, DJ Chelu @ Gallagher's
    • DJ E, Yodah @ Henry's Pub
    • Nemesis (5 p.m.), Alan Iglesias & Crossfire (7 p.m.) @ Humphreys Backstage
    • Danni Rosner, Julia Price, Max Lugavere, Sean Krauz, Sonia Rao @ Lestat's
    • Mercedes Moore Band @ The Marble Room
    • DJ Edition 2x4, DJ Setup Felt1x Mr. Hek, Pacman x R-Type, Daeta x Norm Rocwell @ The Ruby Room
    • Focus In Frame, Quorra, Pullman Standard, Drop the Gloves, Impale Thy Neighbor @ Soma
    • Michael Mack presents Bear Night, featuring Shane Stiel @ Spin
    • Project Donate presents Todo Mundo, Soul Water, the Foundation Of, Sideways @ Griffin
    • Rock Steady @ Tio Leo's
    • Junior the Discopunk @ U31
    • Makai @ V Lounge
    • Sirens Crush @ Dreamcatcher
    • DJs Dimitiri & Rob @ Whistlestop
    • ELEV8, Ajna, Bass-Quake @ Winston's

    Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events and general musings about life in San Diego on San Diego: Dialed In. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.