About Jody Amable

Jody is TBB's Content Director. A Bay Area native, her work has been seen in KQED, Consequence of Sound, Vinyl Me Please, and local weeklies.
  • Woody Guthrie
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    Birdmonster, Collisionville play Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday tribute, 7/14/12

Birdmonster, Collisionville play Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday tribute, 7/14/12

July 14th marks Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday, though a lot of devoted fans just couldn't wait until this weekend: festivals and concerts in his honor have been taking place [...]

By |July 13, 2012|1 Comment
  • Sean Hayes
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    Sean Hayes announces new album – 'Before We Turn to Dust', out 9/4/12

Sean Hayes announces new album – 'Before We Turn to Dust', out 9/4/12

Impressively-coiffed troubadour Sean Hayes has announced plans to release Before We Turn To Dust, to be released September 4th, 2012 with digital distribution service The Orchard. Those who pre-order [...]

By |July 11, 2012|Comments Off on Sean Hayes announces new album – 'Before We Turn to Dust', out 9/4/12
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    Ticket Giveaway: U.S. Air Guitar Championships, San Francisco Regional Trials, 7/14/12

Ticket Giveaway: U.S. Air Guitar Championships, San Francisco Regional Trials, 7/14/12

Despite what you might think, San Francisco hasn't historically been a hotbed of talent in the field of professional air guitar (a notable exception, of course, being our own [...]

By |July 10, 2012|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: U.S. Air Guitar Championships, San Francisco Regional Trials, 7/14/12

Sea of Bees releases new video: "Gone"

Sacramento's Sea of Bees (songwriter Julie Ann Bee with other musician friends) has released a new video for "Gone". The track comes from May's Orangefarben, which has been praised [...]

By |July 5, 2012|Comments Off on Sea of Bees releases new video: "Gone"
  • River City Extension
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    Review: Benjamin Henderson and River City Extension, The Blank Club, San Jose 6/17/12

Review: Benjamin Henderson and River City Extension, The Blank Club, San Jose 6/17/12

San Jose has long lived under the shadow of its accomplished older brother, San Francisco, especially when it comes to the music and arts scene. However, this past Sunday [...]

By |June 21, 2012|Comments Off on Review: Benjamin Henderson and River City Extension, The Blank Club, San Jose 6/17/12

Video: The Phenomenauts premiere "I'm With Neil" on Wired

Oakland's fabled space-race rock n' roll band, The Phenomenauts, have released a quickie video and track to Wired.com. The song, "I'm With Neil", is an ode to astrophysicist (and [...]

By |June 20, 2012|Comments Off on Video: The Phenomenauts premiere "I'm With Neil" on Wired
  • Jail Weddings
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    Review: The Better Maker, Twin Steps, Jail Weddings at Hemlock Tavern

Review: The Better Maker, Twin Steps, Jail Weddings at Hemlock Tavern

Brothers and sisters, bros and chicks, Californians everywhere! Let us lay down our arms and put an end to this silly fighting, for I have found a band worth [...]

By |June 19, 2012|1 Comment
  • Two Gallants
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    Two Gallants – "Broken Eyes", from long-awaited new album 'The Bloom and the Blight'

Two Gallants – "Broken Eyes", from long-awaited new album 'The Bloom and the Blight'

After five years of 'will they or won't they?' among fans, beloved San Francisco folk duo Two Gallants are finally putting out – another album, that is. Their fourth [...]

By |June 12, 2012|Comments Off on Two Gallants – "Broken Eyes", from long-awaited new album 'The Bloom and the Blight'
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    Jail Weddings (with Twin Steps and the Better Maker) at the Hemlock, 6/13/12

Jail Weddings (with Twin Steps and the Better Maker) at the Hemlock, 6/13/12

Try Googling 'Jail Weddings'. Just try. See how long it takes for all the ads in your Gmail and other Google-connected sources to change to ones for places that [...]

By |June 11, 2012|Comments Off on Jail Weddings (with Twin Steps and the Better Maker) at the Hemlock, 6/13/12

Trash Talk sign to Odd Future Records

Sacramento hardcore outfit Trash Talk has signed to incendiary hip-hop collective Odd Future's label (Odd Future Records), the first non-hip-hop artists to join their roster and the first outside [...]

By |June 8, 2012|Comments Off on Trash Talk sign to Odd Future Records

Face to Face playing Slim's tonight, 6/8/12

On-again, off-again pop-punk progenitors Face to Face, reunited since 2008 and going strong, are on the road again and barreling towards the Bay Area as we speak. They've got [...]

By |June 8, 2012|Comments Off on Face to Face playing Slim's tonight, 6/8/12
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    Ticket Giveaway: Tornado Rider, Battlehooch and more take over Great American Music Hall, 6/8/12

Ticket Giveaway: Tornado Rider, Battlehooch and more take over Great American Music Hall, 6/8/12

Fresh home from tour, Oakland's Tornado Rider are likely prepping their papier-mache props, sewing up any holes in their spandex and working out their upper bodies in preparation for [...]

By |June 6, 2012|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Tornado Rider, Battlehooch and more take over Great American Music Hall, 6/8/12
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