About Katie Kopacz

Katie survives on a diet of 85% music, 10% coffee and 5% whiskey. In addition to writing, Katie also manages Different Fur Studios and operates as 1/3 of Professional Fans. Rock music has a special place in her heart.

Thee Oh Sees release new LP on Record Store Day

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 […]

By |April 18, 2014|0 Comments

Empty Cellar and Castle Face co-release new Dylan Shearer

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. […]

By |April 17, 2014|1 Comment

Review & Photos: Small Black, Snowmine at the Rickshaw

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 […]

By |March 28, 2014|0 Comments

Burger Boogaloo 2014 lineup announced

Now in its third year, Burgerama has become a staple of Orange County label Burger Records. Thanks to the addition of Burger Boogaloo in Oakland as of last year, […]

By |February 25, 2014|Comments Off

Seatraffic at the Rickshaw Stop on Thursday

After a short hiatus spent recording a new record at Different Fur Studios, SF-based dreamgazers Seatraffic are back on stage. This Thursday marks the band’s first show of 2014, […]

By |February 19, 2014|Comments Off

Review & Photos: Frankie Rose at the Rickshaw Stop

Photos by Tanner Pikop

“Can you guys do me a favor? It’s gonna be loud, I’m stepping back from my mic,” says Frankie Rose.

“On the count of three, can you […]

By |February 5, 2014|Comments Off

Interview: Wooden Shjips play the Chapel tonight

Since their formation in 2003, Wooden Shjips (intended j) have been a staple band in the local psychedelic scene. In November 2013, the band released their fifth album, Back to […]

By |January 21, 2014|Comments Off

Cool Ghouls release video with Yours Truly, announce tour

In the past year, Cool Ghouls hasn’t just become one of the best local rock n’ roll bands – the quartet is taking the San Francisco music scene by […]

By |January 9, 2014|Comments Off

WillCall New Year's Eve club takeover

Pretty much every New Year’s Eve I’ve known since entering adulthood has been cursed with the same question: “What to do?” Option 1: spend way too much money on […]

By |December 31, 2013|Comments Off

Premiere: Travis Hayes' new single, "Warm Bodies"

San Francisco local singer-songwriter Travis Hayes has a brand new song, premiering right here. The self-released track, called “Warm Bodies” features vocals sung by both Hayes and Emily Whitehurst […]

By |December 10, 2013|2 Comments

Fundraiser to save Viracocha today!

Every venue in the city is special for its own good reasons, but no venue is quite like Viracocha. Located in the heart of Valencia, Viracocha is not an […]

By |December 6, 2013|Comments Off
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    Interview: Emily Jane White releases new album, "Blood Lines"

Interview: Emily Jane White releases new album, "Blood Lines"

Almost three full years after her last album was released in Europe (it was released in the states over a year later), Gothic songstress Emily Jane White has returned […]

By |November 26, 2013|Comments Off
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