Lucy Dacus announces North American headlining tour

Lucy Dacus has just announced tour dates for 2019 and we’re pleased as pie. The pure-voiced folk singer has also just released a single, “My Mother and I,” and [...]

Naytronix and Salami Rose Joe Louis play Bandcamp June 7

This Friday, June 7, Naytronix (aka Nate Brenner of tUnE-yArDs) releases his latest album, Air, on Botcave Records. To celebrate, he’ll be playing a free show at the Bandcamp [...]

Mariee Sioux to debut ‘Grief in Exile’ in Bolinas

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Mariee Sioux, whose folk songs are interwoven with haunting flutes and intricate guitar work, releases her latest album, Grief in Exile, on Night Bloom Records on June [...]

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    Shannon and the Clams hit the road with Greta Van Fleet, the Black Keys

Shannon and the Clams hit the road with Greta Van Fleet, the Black Keys

Oakland’s prized set of dreamboats, Shannon and the Clams, just announced their early fall tour supporting Greta Van Fleet. Later in the fall they’ll be touring with the Black [...]

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    Waterstrider’s new single “Way Out” another nice sip off new EP

Waterstrider’s new single “Way Out” another nice sip off new EP

Waterstrider just released another single off their upcoming EP of the same name. “Way Out” is a more bass-heavy track than previous release “Breed,” which embalmed listeners in a [...]

By |May 17, 2019|Comments Off on Waterstrider’s new single “Way Out” another nice sip off new EP
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    UnderCover Presents calls on Bay Area artists to reimagine A Tribe Called Quest’s legacy

UnderCover Presents calls on Bay Area artists to reimagine A Tribe Called Quest’s legacy

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Michael Starita remembers when Phife Dawg came to Berkeley’s Fantasy Studios back in 2016 to work on some new, mysterious record.

“I hear the beat [...]

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Oke Junior laces up the mitts for “Rocky” video

Oke Junior gained a ton of momentum in 2018: His album Outside Looking In was cosigned by major hip-hop outlets and ton top of that, Oke proved his mettle [...]

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    Producer Jarrad Cleofé gives a house treatment to “Messin’ Around’

Producer Jarrad Cleofé gives a house treatment to “Messin’ Around’

Judging by his Instagram, San Francisco producer and DJ Jarrad Cleofé has been making waaaaaaves this past year and honestly, we're a little bummed we're just hearing about him [...]

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    Rexx Life Raj hosts “Good & Proper”, a benefit event for Youth Radio Media

Rexx Life Raj hosts “Good & Proper”, a benefit event for Youth Radio Media

Good & Proper, a new event series hosted by Rexx Life Raj, launches its first evening this Saturday, April 13 in San Francisco, with the promise of "good music, [...]

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    Pop-Up Magazine returns to the Bay Area with Spring 2019 Issue tour

Pop-Up Magazine returns to the Bay Area with Spring 2019 Issue tour

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Pop-Up Magazine is all your content needs rolled into one: A podcast, film, stand-up comedy, concert, and an original score performed onstage by musical collaborators, Magik*Magik [...]

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Review + Photos: Queensrÿche at Slim’s

Queensrÿche (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Rewind: 1984. I was a teenage metalhead living in Seattle when the heavy, progressive, hard rockers Queensrÿche first entered into my listening sphere. The [...]

Shutups debut new single and video for “Yellowjacket”

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Oakland indie punk duo, Shutups, begin the road to their album debut with their first single, "Yellowjacket."

After four EPs, the band will finally be releasing Every Day [...]

By |March 22, 2019|Comments Off on Shutups debut new single and video for “Yellowjacket”