Billie Gale premieres new single “The Rules”

Oakland's own dream pop quartet Billie Gale just released their newest single "The Rules." Perfect timing, too. They'll be performing this weekend at Temescal's 40th St. Block Party. Here's [...]

By |July 19, 2019|Comments Off on Billie Gale premieres new single “The Rules”
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    Queen of freestyle Jocelyn Enriquez returns home for UNDSCVRD season opener

Queen of freestyle Jocelyn Enriquez returns home for UNDSCVRD season opener

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It's been almost 20 years since Jocelyn Enriquez was a staple on radio airwaves and dance floors throughout the Bay Area and eventually across [...]

By |July 18, 2019|2 Comments
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    Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh

Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh

Wax Roof is an Oakland multi-instrumentalist that has blessed some of the Bay Area's most treasured records with his simplified, yet soulful vibe. Turning hip-hop and jazz concepts into [...]

By |July 12, 2019|Comments Off on Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh
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    Nanosaur + Jay Casio got the drip in video for new single, “Fountain”

Nanosaur + Jay Casio got the drip in video for new single, “Fountain”

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Jay Casio has tried to forge a new identity since going solo from his initial outfit, one-half of Oakland party rappers RnB Millionaires. In 2014, the autotuned [...]

By |July 12, 2019|Comments Off on Nanosaur + Jay Casio got the drip in video for new single, “Fountain”
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    Mistah FAB delivers a summer’s worth of bangers on “Hella Ratchet 2” mixtape

Mistah FAB delivers a summer’s worth of bangers on “Hella Ratchet 2” mixtape

Fabby Davis Jr., Mr. Dope Era -- When he's not sitting court side at Golden State Warriors games or running his merch shop in downtown Oakland, Mistah FAB stays [...]

By |July 5, 2019|Comments Off on Mistah FAB delivers a summer’s worth of bangers on “Hella Ratchet 2” mixtape
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    Summer Fridays at Bandcamp: Upcoming Abelton workshop, Umber release party and of course, performances

Summer Fridays at Bandcamp: Upcoming Abelton workshop, Umber release party and of course, performances

Bandcamp Oakland has quickly become a gem of a record-store-slash-performance-space for curious music junkies, local artists, and creators in the area. Peruse its selection of stellar independent records or [...]

By |July 5, 2019|Comments Off on Summer Fridays at Bandcamp: Upcoming Abelton workshop, Umber release party and of course, performances

Billie Gale plays Temescal Block Party July 20

Dream pop duo Billie Gale is up to their usual dreamy tricks. Their forthcoming single, “The Rules” is a synth-lined heaven with vocals that border on Gaelic and guitar [...]

By |July 5, 2019|Comments Off on Billie Gale plays Temescal Block Party July 20
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    Singer-songwriter Samaria releases “Piece By Peace” video + tour announcement

Singer-songwriter Samaria releases “Piece By Peace” video + tour announcement

As the Bay Area continues to grow as an R&B hotspot, singer-songwriter Samaria seems to have aligned her silent trajectory right alongside it. The 22-year-old has been quietly dropping [...]

By |July 3, 2019|Comments Off on Singer-songwriter Samaria releases “Piece By Peace” video + tour announcement
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    Boy Scouts release balloon-filled video for “Get Well Soon”

Boy Scouts release balloon-filled video for “Get Well Soon”

Boy Scouts at Phono del Sol 2019 (photo: Ian Young)

For anyone having a low day, a tough time, or who just enjoys colorful moments watching balloons doing what they [...]

By |July 3, 2019|Comments Off on Boy Scouts release balloon-filled video for “Get Well Soon”

Caleborate returns with “Hear Me Out”

"Everybody conversate the same now anyways, so don't mind me, I'm just trying to tell my story a different way," -- Caleborate continues to speak his truth and authenticity [...]

By |June 28, 2019|Comments Off on Caleborate returns with “Hear Me Out”
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    Nate Mercereau celebrates “Joy Techniques” album release on July 20

Nate Mercereau celebrates “Joy Techniques” album release on July 20

Nate Mercereau is a virtuoso composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist who left San Francisco and headed to Los Angeles where he contributed his talents to records with Lizzo, Shawn Mendes, [...]

By |June 28, 2019|Comments Off on Nate Mercereau celebrates “Joy Techniques” album release on July 20

‘Once’ review and Q&A with cast member Rob Ready

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Words by Tiffany Lew

Once follows a Czech woman and Irishman in Dublin, Ireland. The setting is a key feature of both the 2007 film [...]

By |June 28, 2019|Comments Off on ‘Once’ review and Q&A with cast member Rob Ready