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    Noise Pop 2020: Tim Atlas turns insecurities and anxieties into dreamy indie pop

Noise Pop 2020: Tim Atlas turns insecurities and anxieties into dreamy indie pop

Ever since his elimination from season nine of NBC’s The Voice, Tim Atlas refused to let a short stint on reality TV dictate the rest of his career. He [...]

By |February 26, 2020|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2020: Tim Atlas turns insecurities and anxieties into dreamy indie pop
  • George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre

Review + Photos: George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

As I walk into Petaluma’s Mystic Theatre, I hear this in passing: “The Mothership has landed!” That statement pertains to [...]

By |February 25, 2020|Comments Off on Review + Photos: George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre

Women Sound Off Festival Is Back This April 3-5

The fourth annual Women Sound Off Festival (WSO) was recently just announced proving to one-up itself year after year. Formally known as Women in Music, WSO is a full [...]

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  • Third Eye Blind at O2 Kentish Town Forum, by Robert Alleyne
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    San Francisco natives Third Eye Blind to play the Fox Theater

San Francisco natives Third Eye Blind to play the Fox Theater

Third Eye Blind (photo: Robert Alleyne)

On March 13, alternative rock legends and San Francisco darlings Third Eye Blind will make the trek across the Bay Bridge from their digs in [...]

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The Seshen dive into ‘CYAN’ in time for Noise Pop

(photo: Brittany Powers)

Synthesizers, drum machines, and live percussion blend with the cool, soulful voice of the Seshen’s Lalin St. Juste to create a harmonious combination of synth-pop and electronic [...]

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    Oakland artist Ricky Lake releases new album “Last Summer Sucked”

Oakland artist Ricky Lake releases new album “Last Summer Sucked”

Spending most of 2019 as a feature fixture (and getting his first placement on Showtime's The L Word), Ricky Lake is now ready to claim some shine of his [...]

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    Valentine’s Day 2020: Our favorite love and anti-love songs

Valentine’s Day 2020: Our favorite love and anti-love songs

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Another day to celebrate your love or perhaps another day to realize you’re single. Despite your relationship status this Valentine’s Day, we can probably all admit [...]

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Review + Photos: Silversun Pickups at the Fox Theater

Silversun Pickups (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Around 2006 I first read about this “alternative band” in a teen magazine where Daniel Radcliffe (aka Harry Potter) shared his favorite music which, I [...]

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Photos: Chastity Belt at Great American Music Hall

Chastity Belt (photo: Pedro Paredes Haz)

Washington band Chastity Belt gave a performance this past Saturday at the Great American Music Hall in support of their self-titled release from last [...]

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Review + Photos: Luna, Everyone is Dirty at the Independent

Words by Sosha Young

On Friday, February 7, Luna and Everyone is Dirty played to a sold-out crowd at San Francisco’s best-sounding venue, the Independent. I grew up on the [...]

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Pom Pom Squad brings Brooklyn grunge to Bottom of the Hill

The grungy Pom Pom Squad are making their West Coast debut, co-headlining with Rosie Tucker at Bottom of the Hill as a part of the 2020 Noise Pop Music [...]

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Photos: Emily King at Swedish American Hall

Emily King (photo: Ian Young)

Two sold-out nights at Swedish American Hall awaited singer/songwriter Emily King this weekend in San Francisco. King, who was recently nominated for two Grammy Awards, [...]

By |February 10, 2020|Comments Off on Photos: Emily King at Swedish American Hall