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    Listen to Jay Stone’s music from ‘Morris From America’

Listen to Jay Stone’s music from ‘Morris From America’

Jay Stone released one of my favorite albums in 2015, the collaborative project with Monster Rally, Foreign Pedestrians. We haven't heard a great deal from him since, but earlier [...]

By |September 30, 2016|Comments Off on Listen to Jay Stone’s music from ‘Morris From America’

Interview: Doodling with SOAR

When friendship and collaboration are two of the most valued things in a musical project or band, it's obvious. It comes out in the lyrics, the way it is [...]

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    Taylor Vick releases folky, heartfelt debut under moniker Boy Scouts

Taylor Vick releases folky, heartfelt debut under moniker Boy Scouts

In the early 2000s, Apple debuted Garageband, and forever changed the relationship between recording artists and the 'studio.' Breaking down the costly barriers between DIY artists and spaces to capture [...]

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    Q+A: Beloved monthly concert series Wood Shoppe goes out with a Bam!Bam! in final show

Q+A: Beloved monthly concert series Wood Shoppe goes out with a Bam!Bam! in final show

The first Tuesday of every month hold a special place for countless Bay Area music fans. It's the night when team Wood Shoppe puts on their monthly series at [...]

By |September 27, 2016|Comments Off on Q+A: Beloved monthly concert series Wood Shoppe goes out with a Bam!Bam! in final show
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    Treasure Island Music Festival 2016 moves to East side of island

Treasure Island Music Festival 2016 moves to East side of island

Hear ye, hear ye: Important updates for those attending the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival!

As we've probably all heard, there is new development happening on Treasure Island, and as [...]

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Bay Area Girls Rock Camp announce rock camp fundraiser

With a mission to empower girls through musicianship and community building, Bay Area Girls Rock Camp (BAGRC) is a nonprofit organization generating increasing interest and popularity through the Bay Area [...]

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Premiere: The Nopes to release noisy, relentless debut LP

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 [...]

By |September 23, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: The Nopes to release noisy, relentless debut LP
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    Cass McCombs croons and captivates at Great American Music Hall

Cass McCombs croons and captivates at Great American Music Hall

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, [...]

By |September 23, 2016|1 Comment

Video Premiere: Beekeepers, “Game Over”

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 [...]

By |September 15, 2016|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Beekeepers, “Game Over”

K. Flay announces new music video, GAMH appearance

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 [...]

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Video Premiere: 1988 – “Feria”

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 [...]

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Madeline Kenney covers Arthur Russell for non•market comp

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 [...]

By |September 9, 2016|Comments Off on Madeline Kenney covers Arthur Russell for non•market comp