About Nicholas Schneider

Writer, drummer for numerous Bay Area bands, and obsessive Titus Andronicus fan, you can find more of his work (both musical and literary) at louderthanadoubt.tumblr.com or facebook.com/Nearmyth62. @LouderThanDoubt

Schlotman talks music scene; new EP

One of the first things I ask bassist Jordan Darula and guitarist/vocalist Lucas Nevrla of Schlotman is if the title of their latest EP, “Dog Save the Scene,” is [...]

By |July 15, 2016|Comments Off on Schlotman talks music scene; new EP

Bear Lincoln change name to Van Goat, release new single

The first time keyboardist Ben Einstein from Bear Lincoln told me the band was planning to change their name, all I could think was: Why? Your music is so [...]

By |July 13, 2016|Comments Off on Bear Lincoln change name to Van Goat, release new single

Kendra McKinley releases new album ‘Treat’

I find myself at 27 — the death throes of a decade — as a pop music fan who still loves pop music, but no longer gets all that [...]

By |June 21, 2016|Comments Off on Kendra McKinley releases new album ‘Treat’
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    OIM presents Zakiya Harris at the Starline Social Club (enter to win tickets!)

OIM presents Zakiya Harris at the Starline Social Club (enter to win tickets!)

I think it's pretty clear at this point that Oaktown Indie Mayhem is one of the best things to happen to the Bay Area music scene. Their taste in [...]

By |June 20, 2016|Comments Off on OIM presents Zakiya Harris at the Starline Social Club (enter to win tickets!)
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    Foxtails Brigade release video for “We Are Not Ourselves”

Foxtails Brigade release video for “We Are Not Ourselves”

Any band that features a "What's in the box?" moment in their music video isn't trying to charm you. They're looking to twist your dreams into nightmares and warp [...]

By |June 6, 2016|Comments Off on Foxtails Brigade release video for “We Are Not Ourselves”
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    WAM’s Local Sirens to feature rockers at upcoming Rickshaw showcase

WAM’s Local Sirens to feature rockers at upcoming Rickshaw showcase

Another Local Sirens showcase is upon us with another powerful lineup provided by Women's Audio Mission.

Next Tuesday night at the Rickshaw will feature some heavy-hitting all-female outfits. Here's the [...]

By |June 3, 2016|Comments Off on WAM’s Local Sirens to feature rockers at upcoming Rickshaw showcase

Get To Know: Nakazo

Daniel Clark of the recently disbanded San Francisco rock outfit I Am Animal has started a new solo project called Nakazo.

Nakazo is both Daniel's middle name and the name [...]

By |June 2, 2016|Comments Off on Get To Know: Nakazo
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    Interview: Karl Meischen of the Greening discusses the band’s strongest LP yet

Interview: Karl Meischen of the Greening discusses the band’s strongest LP yet

Some people become overwhelmed by existential angst. the Greening use it to fuel their creative drive.

“A lot of our friends and their friends are getting married, settling down,” Karl [...]

By |June 1, 2016|Comments Off on Interview: Karl Meischen of the Greening discusses the band’s strongest LP yet

Diamond Heights release new EP, play Great American tonight

Diamond Heights (photo: Quincy Cardinale)

Diamond Heights have a new three-song EP to be officially released tonight at their Great American Music Hall show.

Entitled False Victories, the short collection features [...]

By |May 27, 2016|Comments Off on Diamond Heights release new EP, play Great American tonight

FASIV release new single “Bad Reputation”

Sick of hearing about how tech bros and ridiculous rents are destroying San Francisco? Well get over yourself — you're gonna hear about it until something is done about [...]

By |May 19, 2016|Comments Off on FASIV release new single “Bad Reputation”

Into The Pit: ION

When you reach the 13-minute mark in the Old Testament-long "Embers" by ION, a sense of dread and disorientation washes over you, like the moment a nightmare jolts you [...]

By |May 13, 2016|Comments Off on Into The Pit: ION
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    Dancing In the Dark: Abbot Kinney delivers haunting pop on new EP “The Night”

Dancing In the Dark: Abbot Kinney delivers haunting pop on new EP “The Night”

Tell Jared Swanson that his brainchild Abbot Kinney sounds like Radiohead and he'll probably respond with an exasperated sigh.

Every blogger and their mom (and their mom) has compared the [...]

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