About Mike Chouinard

He DJs at KALX. He goes to concerts. He tweets @DangerVenture

New Madrid tackle Milk Bar on Friday

Georgia based psych-rockers New Madrid are in the middle of a trio of shows around the broader Bay Area, following Mill Valley on Wednesday with tonight in Santa Cruz [...]

By |July 14, 2016|Comments Off on New Madrid tackle Milk Bar on Friday

Today declared Tupac Shakur Day in Oakland

There's plenty to celebrate in Oakland today. First and foremost, go Warriors. Second, happy Tupac Shakur Day. Oakland Mayor, Libby Schaaf, has declared June 16 in honor of the [...]

By |June 16, 2016|Comments Off on Today declared Tupac Shakur Day in Oakland

The Stone Foxes release video for “Dying Star”

It's a story most of us can relate to: a true spaceman stuck at a dead-end space job until he's had enough and breaks out his counterpart from his [...]

By |February 12, 2016|Comments Off on The Stone Foxes release video for “Dying Star”

Midi Matilda return with “Tidal Wave”

Electronic pop duo Midi Matilda have returned after laying low for two years. Seemingly back in full force, an ominous photo with nothing more than "2/08" was seen on the [...]

By |February 12, 2016|Comments Off on Midi Matilda return with “Tidal Wave”
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    Cave Clove plan to get loud at the Rickshaw, release album news

Cave Clove plan to get loud at the Rickshaw, release album news

Soulful indie rockers Cave Clove will be making the long journey from Oakland to the Rickshaw Stop next week bringing with them new music, a new bassist, and news [...]

By |December 2, 2015|Comments Off on Cave Clove plan to get loud at the Rickshaw, release album news
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    Saturday: The Bay Bridged Presents The Fresh and Onlys at the Hemlock Tavern

Saturday: The Bay Bridged Presents The Fresh and Onlys at the Hemlock Tavern

You said you would stop after a second helping and you swear sneaking into the kitchen to finish off that pie after everyone passed out was not premeditated. Needless [...]

By |November 27, 2015|Comments Off on Saturday: The Bay Bridged Presents The Fresh and Onlys at the Hemlock Tavern

Unconditional Arms tease upcoming live record

Back in July Unconditional Arms played an intimate show to a group of friends and fans in a beautiful studio hidden away on one of the more unassuming blocks [...]

By |October 16, 2015|Comments Off on Unconditional Arms tease upcoming live record

Giraffage tackles yet another US Tour

Charlie Yin, the man behind the Giraffage dance party, has spent a sizable amount of 2015 on the road from a winter tour with Spazzkid to a mass of [...]

By |October 14, 2015|Comments Off on Giraffage tackles yet another US Tour
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    San Francisco’s gypsy punks (Diego’s Umbrella) to play Social Hall

San Francisco’s gypsy punks (Diego’s Umbrella) to play Social Hall

With only a handful of shows under its belt, the newly christened Social Hall will host the heathens of Diego's Umbrella this Friday night. The Regency Ballroom’s subterranean lair [...]

By |October 14, 2015|Comments Off on San Francisco’s gypsy punks (Diego’s Umbrella) to play Social Hall

Pandora acquires Ticketfly

As we know, the Bay Area is the physical embodiment of our digital lives, housing the headquarters of just about every website, app, and emoji-pizza-copter prototype you use on [...]

By |October 8, 2015|Comments Off on Pandora acquires Ticketfly

Superhumanoids kick off tour at Rickshaw Stop

Superhumanoids' 2013 release, Exhibitionits, is the kind of album you don't realize you've had on repeat for hours until your nearest co-worker starts to flag down HR out of [...]

By |August 20, 2015|Comments Off on Superhumanoids kick off tour at Rickshaw Stop
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    Oakland’s Phosphene prepping sophomore record, ‘Breaker’

Oakland’s Phosphene prepping sophomore record, ‘Breaker’

The Oakland trio of Phosphene has launched a crowdfunding campaign in support of their second full length album Breaker. Rachel Frankel (Vocals, Guitar), Matt Hemmerich (Drums), and Kevin Kaw [...]

By |August 18, 2015|Comments Off on Oakland’s Phosphene prepping sophomore record, ‘Breaker’
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