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  • The Limousines
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    Interview: The Limousines 'Kick' the record label to the curb

Interview: The Limousines 'Kick' the record label to the curb

The Limousines are going it alone. The San Jose-based electronic-indie duo of Eric Victorino and Giovanni Giusti have booted the record company execs from their neon stretch Lincoln and grabbed hold of the wheel, so that they [...]

By |October 26, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: The Limousines 'Kick' the record label to the curb

Listen to Two Gallants perform on Live 105's 'Soundcheck'

Two Gallants stopped by Live 105’s Sunday-night indie/local music program, Soundcheck, on August 26, to chat with DJ Aaron Axelsen and treat listeners to an in-studio performance of a [...]

By |September 5, 2012|Comments Off on Listen to Two Gallants perform on Live 105's 'Soundcheck'
  • Desaparecidos
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    Review & Video: Desaparecidos bring the righteous anger to Regency Ballroom, 8/29/12

Review & Video: Desaparecidos bring the righteous anger to Regency Ballroom, 8/29/12

Somewhere around the middle of the band's set on August 29 at the Regency Ballroom, a long-haired Conor Oberst addressed the audience.

"I've been watching the Republican National Convention," he [...]

By |August 31, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Video: Desaparecidos bring the righteous anger to Regency Ballroom, 8/29/12

New Wallpaper track: 'Puke My Brains Out'

Ever woken up — on a stranger's couch, or hardwood floor, surrounded by empty beer cans and cigarette butts — surprised to be alive?

Listening to Oakland-based Wallpaper, you would [...]

By |August 22, 2012|1 Comment
  • Birds & Batteries
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    Listen to Birds & Batteries' new LP, 'Stray Light' (release show on 8/3/12)

Listen to Birds & Batteries' new LP, 'Stray Light' (release show on 8/3/12)

Oakland-based Birds & Batteries have been and continue to be many things: indie-folk, Americana, electronic, pop — often all at the same time. For the uninitiated the thought of [...]

By |August 1, 2012|Comments Off on Listen to Birds & Batteries' new LP, 'Stray Light' (release show on 8/3/12)

DIIV and Bleached come to the Rickshaw Stop on 8/1/12

One of my most recent obsessions, DIIV, are scheduled to play The Rickshaw Stop this Wednesday, August 1. The Brooklyn-based band plays a laid-back, reverb-soaked brand of upbeat indie pop [...]

By |July 30, 2012|Comments Off on DIIV and Bleached come to the Rickshaw Stop on 8/1/12
  • Dirty Projectors @ Fox Theater 7/27/12
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    Review & Photos: Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak @ Fox Theater, 7/27/12

Review & Photos: Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak @ Fox Theater, 7/27/12

Photos by: Nicole L. Browner

For about a minute, as the crowd stood in the dim light, raucously cheering and applauding after the Dirty Projectors walked off stage July 27 [...]

By |July 30, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak @ Fox Theater, 7/27/12
  • Ugly Winner
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    Song Premiere: San Jose's Ugly Winner discuss the making of 'Inside Your Wave'

Song Premiere: San Jose's Ugly Winner discuss the making of 'Inside Your Wave'

Against a backdrop of Christmas lights and surrounded by a carefully curetted collection of vintage threads, San Jose indie rockers Ugly Winner took to the stage around 11 p.m., [...]

By |July 27, 2012|Comments Off on Song Premiere: San Jose's Ugly Winner discuss the making of 'Inside Your Wave'

Think and Die Thinking Festival returns to San Jose

For the second year in a row, San Jose will be home to the Think and Die Thinking Festival, a celebration of punk rock, alternative culture and the DIY [...]

By |July 26, 2012|1 Comment

Om leaks another 'Advaitic' tune

Around the time I was beginning to get the hang of tiresome and underdeveloped adolescent sarcasm, which I would ultimately deploy in an all-out war to control the radio [...]

By |July 17, 2012|Comments Off on Om leaks another 'Advaitic' tune

Ty Segall announces third album of 2012: 'Twins'

Ty Segall is a man of his word. The local garage rock revivalist has announced his third (and final) record of the year, Twins, will be available October 9 [...]

By |July 17, 2012|Comments Off on Ty Segall announces third album of 2012: 'Twins'
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    Phono del Sol Preview: festival openers Mwahaha blend electronic and rock sounds

Phono del Sol Preview: festival openers Mwahaha blend electronic and rock sounds

"What’s in a name?" The query is posed in the very first sentence of Mwahaha's official bio. The band, formed in 2011, "answers that question with a smirk." And [...]

By |July 16, 2012|Comments Off on Phono del Sol Preview: festival openers Mwahaha blend electronic and rock sounds
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