About Daniel Talamantes

Daniel Talamantes is a writer and musician living in San Francisco, CA. His work can be found in publications like Entropy, Elderly, Glide Magazine, Soft Punk, and The Chronicle.

Worthitpurchase’s new single and video, “Dizzy Age”

Worthitpurchase, a two-piece art pop outfit from San Francisco, released a new single and video, "Dizzy Age," on August 14. This richly atmospheric song is in anticipation of their forthcoming [...]

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    Bobcat Rob + the Nightly Howl’s new single, “Drain Pipe”

Bobcat Rob + the Nightly Howl’s new single, “Drain Pipe”

On Friday, August 12, Santa Cruz's Bobcat Rob & the Nightly Howl released a new single entitled "Drain Pipe." Much like a bobcat in a riparian woodland, the song [...]

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Hear the premiere of Tell Me Tell Me’s “Before”

On Friday, the Oakland-based dance-garage band Tell Me Tell Me premiered their new song "Before." Full of vitality and honesty, the song elicits the type of nostalgia that stops [...]

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    Moonrun’s premiere of “Fantasy Life” followed by activist discussion

Moonrun’s premiere of “Fantasy Life” followed by activist discussion

On Friday, July 31, Oakland indie-artist Moonrun will be hosting a livestream release show for their new single and accompanying music video called "Fantasy Life." Following the premiere will [...]

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Getaway Dogs release new single: “KEEP II”

Santa Cruz favorite Getaway Dogs released a stunning new single "KEEP II". Continuing a trend established in previous albums, this song showcases their ability to bond the medium of [...]

By |July 24, 2020|Comments Off on Getaway Dogs release new single: “KEEP II”
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    Check out Henry Chadwick’s single “What I Mean To Say”

Check out Henry Chadwick’s single “What I Mean To Say”

On June 19, Henry Chadwick surfaced with an utterly compelling new single "What I Mean To Say." Like his other songs, this one only further proves his mastery as a [...]

By |June 25, 2020|Comments Off on Check out Henry Chadwick’s single “What I Mean To Say”

Listen to Moonrun’s new single, “Saline Dreams”

Oakland indie artist Moonrun, released "Saline Dreams" on May 29. This tune offers a profusion of rich guitar tones, ruminating lyrics, and atmospherics that portray the song's title aptly.

Saline Dreams [...]

Madeline Kenney releases new single and video, “Sucker”

Oakland's indie-rocker and singer-songwriter, Madeline Kenney, is a magician. Again she beguiles with her new single, "Sucker." Whether by the misdirection of tranquil nylon guitars and pulsing sultry ride [...]

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    Healing Potpourri releases new songs off upcoming ‘Blanket of Calm’

Healing Potpourri releases new songs off upcoming ‘Blanket of Calm’

Healing Potpourri has again offered us a lesson in tranquility with the release of three songs from their album Blanket of Calm, due to be released on June 12.

These [...]

By |May 28, 2020|Comments Off on Healing Potpourri releases new songs off upcoming ‘Blanket of Calm’

MAJK release long-awaited single, “Twine”

"Twine," the long awaited single from Santa Cruz folk supergroup MAJK, was released on March 15. Since the collaborative project's formation in 2016, the widely cherished yet likewise aloof [...]

Recommended: Adam Spry’s new release, ‘Bonanza’

San Francisco singer-songwriter Adam Spry's new EP, Bonanza, is a welcome antidote to the lethargy and deprivation that some feel in abundance these days.

The album lives up to its title too: [...]