Over the past few years, Al Lover has quickly become one of the most interesting producers in San Francisco. He makes music that slides seamlessly between genres, creating a […]
Hometown heroes WATERS, fresh off a two-night stint of sold out shows at The Troubadour in LA, head back to San Francisco to play The Chapel on July 10. […]
Before the release of their debut LP on Castle Face Records later this year, power garage trio Male Gaze is dropping a new 7-inch via another local label, Mt. […]
(Photo by Suzy Poling)
Oakland duo Dylan Travis and Nina Chase are no strangers to dark synth pop – the pair began releasing music as Some Ember in late 2011. […]
On June 3rd, Oakland’s prestigious Slumberland Records will drop the latest release from long-time LA signee, Devon Williams.
The LP, entitled Gilding The Lily, is a work of deliberately […]
A misfit crew, The Tropics are breaking into the Bay Area music scene with a running start. The pop band has been playing together since 2012, and is now […]
This Saturday, local ticketing app gone total tastemaker WillCall is presenting another fantastic show, this time at Neck of the Woods. The lineup has a peculiar theme – stellar […]
It hasn’t been four months since Connan Mockasin last played in San Francisco, yet the psych-pop artist’s next show approaches quickly at The Independent on Thursday, May 15th.
I first […]
Melted Toys have announced their self-titled debut LP, to be released on July 15th via New Jersey label Underwater Peoples. The record is a long time coming, a lengthy […]
Hiatus, shmiatus! Thee Oh Sees are back after all (and rather quickly!) with an unexpected new LP, Drop. Set to release on Record Store Day 2014 (tomorrow!), the album […]
Two like-minded Bay Area record labels, Castle Face and Empty Cellar, are teaming up to release psych rocker Dylan Shearer’s new album garagearray. The record is Shearer’s third LP. […]
Photos by Paige K. Parsons
When Brooklyn’s Small Black released their debut EP in 2009, it was the golden age of chillwave – a genre phrase that I can no […]