The long-awaited return of FRONDS!

MBL missed you! How have you been?

I haven't had much to say since FRONDS released it's tremendous debut recording in 2013. After the premature demise of Bay Area Superheroes [...]

By |July 27, 2017|Comments Off on The long-awaited return of FRONDS!
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    Greg Ashley celebrates a pair of new album releases at Eli’s

Greg Ashley celebrates a pair of new album releases at Eli’s

Greg Ashley, a year after getting evicted and leaving California, only to return a month later, is back to grace us with two wonderful records that are right in [...]

By |July 27, 2017|Comments Off on Greg Ashley celebrates a pair of new album releases at Eli’s

Social Work releases new single: “Underweight”

Last week saw the release of "Underweight," the latest single from local Bay Area producer Social Work, or the other Will Butler. The track is Butler's third release since 2015 and first [...]

By |July 24, 2017|Comments Off on Social Work releases new single: “Underweight”
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    Kacey Johansing and Meernaa celebrate new releases at Rickshaw

Kacey Johansing and Meernaa celebrate new releases at Rickshaw

A few interconnected musicians are celebrating new releases tomorrow night at Rickshaw Stop, and you should get excited!

Headlining the night is Kacey Johansing, who's releasing her first post-Yesway solo [...]

By |July 19, 2017|Comments Off on Kacey Johansing and Meernaa celebrate new releases at Rickshaw
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    Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts

Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts

Hazel English (Illustration: Rob Goodman)

I first saw Hazel English when she performed a stripped-down set this past spring opening up for Thao Nguyen at Gundlach Bundschu Winery in Sonoma. [...]

By |July 12, 2017|Comments Off on Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts
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    A “Fresh & Onlys Divorce Reunion” is at Night Light tonight

A “Fresh & Onlys Divorce Reunion” is at Night Light tonight

Grace Sings Sludge (Grace Cooper) and Earth Girl Helen Brown (Heidi Alexander) have been a part of some great San Francisco bands, namely The Sandwitches and The Fresh & [...]

By |June 27, 2017|Comments Off on A “Fresh & Onlys Divorce Reunion” is at Night Light tonight

Little Hurricane sweep into the Bay with new album

Hailing from San Diego, the infectious blues styling of the duo Little Hurricane finds itself with the third of three Bay Area performances since BottleRock Napa as they support their [...]

By |June 21, 2017|Comments Off on Little Hurricane sweep into the Bay with new album
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    Giveaway: Actual Wolf’s ‘Faded Days’ release show with Mipso at Slim’s

Giveaway: Actual Wolf’s ‘Faded Days’ release show with Mipso at Slim’s

Oakland's Actual Wolf (aka Eric Pollard) digitally released his album Faded Days on Redhouse Records earlier this month, and this weekend he's celebrating the release at Slim's, opening for [...]

By |June 15, 2017|Comments Off on Giveaway: Actual Wolf’s ‘Faded Days’ release show with Mipso at Slim’s

Hot Flash Heat Wave unveil ‘Soaked’ at Rickshaw Stop

The Bay Area's favorite surf-pop rock quartet Hot Flash Heat Wave are preparing for some big things in 2017 and are kicking the summer off with the release of [...]

By |June 14, 2017|Comments Off on Hot Flash Heat Wave unveil ‘Soaked’ at Rickshaw Stop
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    Poolside hits Public Works for high class party this weekend

Poolside hits Public Works for high class party this weekend

The SoCal daytime disco duo Poolside, made up of former Denmark and San Francisco residents Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise, are gearing up for a party at Public Works in SF [...]

By |June 7, 2017|Comments Off on Poolside hits Public Works for high class party this weekend

Premiere: “All Szn” by Lord Morgan ft. EyyELL

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The Bay Area's rich history of hip-hop and R&B continues to thrive through people like Kehlani and Iamsu!. Two other local artists headed for stardom are Lord Morgan [...]

By |June 2, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: “All Szn” by Lord Morgan ft. EyyELL
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    More Fatter combines raw funk and jazz on ‘where are you’ LP

More Fatter combines raw funk and jazz on ‘where are you’ LP

On Saturday, June 3, Bay Area funk and jazz-rock fusion band More Fatter will appear at Neck of the Woods in San Francisco for the official release party of [...]

By |June 2, 2017|Comments Off on More Fatter combines raw funk and jazz on ‘where are you’ LP