About Erin Dage

Erin Dage is a refugee from the Inland Empire. She spends her days writing and selling records out of her moderately sized apartment.

Bitter Fruit release ‘It Gets Worse’

For those searching for a queercore band with palpable '80s goth and death rock influences, let me turn you to the direction of Oakland band Bitter Fruit.

Getting their [...]

By |September 15, 2014|Comments Off on Bitter Fruit release ‘It Gets Worse’

Joyride! releases new LP ‘Bodies of Water’

The first time I saw San Francisco's Joyride! was with San Jose's recently broken up Sourpatch. And from then on, it's easy to say that I was hooked.

Come [...]

By |September 4, 2014|Comments Off on Joyride! releases new LP ‘Bodies of Water’
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    Synthetic ID comes out with ‘Escapement’ EP on Crime on the Moon

Synthetic ID comes out with ‘Escapement’ EP on Crime on the Moon

If anything is for certain, San Francisco's Synthetic ID is a post punk band that doesn't have time for drudgery. While other bands of their ilk go for a more [...]

By |August 11, 2014|Comments Off on Synthetic ID comes out with ‘Escapement’ EP on Crime on the Moon

Swans to play the Independent in September

The first Swans album I ever listened to was their 1987 release Children of God.  Instantly I felt as if I were swaddled by layers upon layers of bad [...]

By |August 7, 2014|Comments Off on Swans to play the Independent in September

Bicycle Day release ‘I Had A Place To Be’

There's something to admire about East Bay-based band Bicycle Day. And their debut album, I Had A Place To Be, can fully back that notion. Recorded in Anaheim's Thee [...]

By |July 25, 2014|1 Comment

White Lung to play Rickshaw Stop with Wax Idols, REDREDRED

In this day and age, it's not hard to find and discover incredibly influential female musicians. This is the point where I direct you to a show that just [...]

By |July 17, 2014|Comments Off on White Lung to play Rickshaw Stop with Wax Idols, REDREDRED
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    Magik Markers play Hemlock Saturday with CCR Headcleaner, Jackie O Motherfucker

Magik Markers play Hemlock Saturday with CCR Headcleaner, Jackie O Motherfucker

For those looking for a "rock show" that lends itself more toward raucous, primitive sounds, look no further: New England's Magik Markers is coming to town with local scuzz [...]

By |July 16, 2014|Comments Off on Magik Markers play Hemlock Saturday with CCR Headcleaner, Jackie O Motherfucker

Bad Daddies release new 7″ on Negative Fun Records

The East Bay's very own Bad Daddies have something new to bring to the table: a new 7-inch brought to you by Negative Fun Records. As part of the [...]

By |July 11, 2014|Comments Off on Bad Daddies release new 7″ on Negative Fun Records

The Gizmos to play Hemlock on Monday

Many important things happened in 1980: Ronald Reagan was elected President of the United States, Mt. St. Helens erupted, and (most importantly) The Gizmos released a split with Dow [...]

By |July 4, 2014|Comments Off on The Gizmos to play Hemlock on Monday

Cold Beat to release debut LP ‘Over Me’

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Cold Beat is at it again. After the band's essential debut of the Worms/Year 5772 EP on Hannah Lew's very own Crime on the Moon, the [...]

By |July 4, 2014|Comments Off on Cold Beat to release debut LP ‘Over Me’
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    Wood Shoppe presents San Francisco Is Doomed compilation release show

Wood Shoppe presents San Francisco Is Doomed compilation release show

These days, there's been a lot of debate over whether or not the San Francisco music scene is truly dead or not (see: Not Dead Yet Fest, this SF [...]

By |June 27, 2014|Comments Off on Wood Shoppe presents San Francisco Is Doomed compilation release show
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    Street Eaters fall backward in time with video for ‘Reverse’

Street Eaters fall backward in time with video for ‘Reverse’

Though local truewave punks Street Eaters may be gone for the better part of the summer on a tour to promote their latest full-length album, Blood::Muscles::Bones, that doesn't mean [...]

By |June 24, 2014|Comments Off on Street Eaters fall backward in time with video for ‘Reverse’
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