Although they only released their first EP this time last year, The Nopes are already back with a 12- song LP. The Jack Shirley-produced Never Heard of It sees the [...]
Cass McCombs (photo: Joshua Huver)
Cass McCombs brought his heavy-hitting, emotionally-charged brand of musicianship to San Francisco on Wednesday, September 14.
The second of his 25-date tour in support of Mangy Love, [...]
Photo: Nicolas Cubillos Marroquin
After taking a brief hiatus over the last year, Oakland trio Beekeepers released their debut proper album last month, Varroa Mites on Vacant Stare.
Beekeepers are [...]
K.Flay at BottleRock Napa Valley 2016 (photo: Jon Ching)
Chicago-born and Stanford-graduated alternative hip-hop artist Kristine Flaherty, better known as K. Flay, just released a music video for her song "Blood In [...]
Oakland's 1988 caught our ear with their spooky, distorted, synth-heavy pop. 1988's Luis Gutierrez tells me they've been working on a ton of material, and luckily they've asked us [...]
Man, has it really just been a year since we first told you about Madeline Kenney? She's released a steady stream of material since then, and each release seems [...]
On Tuesday, September 6, San Francisco’s Blue Bear School of Music will be taking over The Chapel for a night of funk-fueled fundraising.
White Denim brings their notoriously swampy brand [...]
The Chapel felt like a Baptist church as Charles Bradley preached the title track of his new record, Changes (even if it is a Black Sabbath tune). The man [...]
As a Bay Area music fan, you obviously know about Jay Som (aka Melina Duterte) by now. Off the strength of a bedroom demo, she's signed to Polyvinyl, toured [...]
This October 7-10, Bay Area favorites Hot Buttered Rum and ALO are throwing a family camp festival at Camp Navarro in Mendocino County. It’s an epic spot in old [...]
Stag Frenzy is a new project, but it's not Ayal Nistor's first songwriting endeavor. The musician previously recorded and performed as My Second Surprise, which started in Israel, where [...]
Never Young are one of our favorite local bands to turn up all the way when we just want to scream into a pillow and thrash away all our [...]