Portland’s Radiation City has always been one of the more sonically adventurous indie pop bands out there. They are known for riffing off of bossa nova, ’60s girl groups, […]
Twin Peaks and Meatbodies are both newcomers on the crowded scene of fuzzed-out retro/garage/psych rock bands, yet they’ve both managed to distinguish themselves, and you can see why this […]
Oakland Echo may be a first-year fest, but it’s already packing heat.
Three nights, two Oakland venues, and an absurd number of psych bands, including headliners Lumerians on October 24 at […]
I had the pleasure of witnessing Li Xi in their earliest incarnation, back when there were two lead singers and they weren’t called Li Xi.
That was a couple […]
The Entrance Band hail from LA but consider SF their “home away from home.” They took the stage at The Chapel on Tuesday for a co-headlining gig with Jacco […]
(Photo: Isabel Asha Penzlien)
Danish post-punk outfit Iceage is playing San Francisco’s own Elbo Room on Halloween, and you have to go see them. Why? Because:
That’s the video for “The […]
Oakland-based “truewave” punk duo Street Eaters have a new video for the track “Empty Rooms” from their new album, BLOOD::MUSCLES::BONES, which was just released last month. Check out the […]
Alison May is a Texan who has lived in Oakland for a couple years now, and she credits her new home with pushing her music in a more experimental […]
Everyone’s favorite local purveyors of “punkadelic farmageddon grandma rock,” Future Twin, are set to debut a video for the track “We’re Here” from their Chillality EP on August 13 […]
Weird stuff happens to the band Aan. They once toured with The Smashing Pumpkins at the behest of Billy Corgan himself. Energy drink maker Red Bull has taken a […]
There are times when it kills me to have to give away tickets to a show instead of using them myself. This is one of those times.
Tomorrow night, local […]
The Music Video Race is back for its third year, and they need YOU—assuming you’re a musician or filmmaker—to help make it as awesome as the past two years. […]