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    Hyphy prince Nef the Pharaoh is “Boostin'” in his new video

Hyphy prince Nef the Pharaoh is “Boostin'” in his new video

There's no telling what tricks Nef the Pharaoh has up his sleeve when it comes to his rhyme schemes. But for the wavy and colorful video for his song, [...]

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    Mission-based online radio station BFF.fm celebrates turning 5

Mission-based online radio station BFF.fm celebrates turning 5

Celebratory drinks are in order for Mission-based online radio station BFF.fm, who will be turning five years old on Saturday, September 1. The festivities will go on for one [...]

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    The Dodos release new single, kick off national tour at the Independent

The Dodos release new single, kick off national tour at the Independent

San Francisco psych rockers the Dodos, a collaboration between guitarist Meric Long and percussionist Logan Kroeber, recently announced their seventh studio release, Certainty Waves. The album is due out [...]

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Music City SF releases local compilation album

Music City SF is a San Francisco hotel and rehearsal space that breathes life into the local and touring community of Bay Area networking musicians. This week, they released [...]

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    Janel Marisse turns breakup into breakthrough on “Closet of Lies”

Janel Marisse turns breakup into breakthrough on “Closet of Lies”

There's usually two ways to go about a breakup: Hit rock bottom or bounce back, and thankfully, Janel Marisse chose the latter. After the lead single from her Memoirs [...]

By |August 15, 2018|Comments Off on Janel Marisse turns breakup into breakthrough on “Closet of Lies”
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    Video Premiere: Lauren Wahl & Simply Put debut “Don’t Go Too Far,” now on tour

Video Premiere: Lauren Wahl & Simply Put debut “Don’t Go Too Far,” now on tour

In less than ten months, Lauren Wahl has watched her dream grow from a seed simply put in Santa Cruz all the way to Seattle. Having chased down, given [...]

By |August 15, 2018|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Lauren Wahl & Simply Put debut “Don’t Go Too Far,” now on tour

Zach Gill embarks on mid-August tour of the Multiverse

ALO's Zach Gill, one of the Bay Area's most prominent musicians of the last two decades, is gearing up for an August tour of the Multiverse. Which in all [...]

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    Text Me Records announce new mixtape ‘Group Chat’ with first single “So Photogenic”

Text Me Records announce new mixtape ‘Group Chat’ with first single “So Photogenic”

Text Me Records has been on a roll, stockpiling tunes on tunes from their roster of artists, including Mikos Da Gawd, Julia Lewis, Drew Banga, Tia Nomore and countless [...]

By |August 6, 2018|Comments Off on Text Me Records announce new mixtape ‘Group Chat’ with first single “So Photogenic”
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    YMTK, Julia Lewis bring the vibes to Brick + Mortar on August 9

YMTK, Julia Lewis bring the vibes to Brick + Mortar on August 9

The Bay Area needs more YMTK appearances. Always some new music up his sleeve, including a recent two-track Summer Pan Playlist drop, the Oakland-born, Los Angeles-based artist hits all [...]

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Azure searches for peace on new album, ‘Godspeed’

Down 2 Earth's Azure dug deep for his latest project, "Godspeed," out now.

As one-third of the standout Oakland trio hearkening back to the Town's conscious hip-hop heyday, an introspective [...]

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Landline is today’s hottest long-distance collaboration

Landline, the duo of Oakland's Matt Ferrara (Toyota) and LA's Zoe Zag (Shirley Mistaken), just released their debut full length on Discontinuous Innovation. The two met in Chico in [...]

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    Family Affair Gallery celebrates 30 years of Eric B. & Rakim’s ‘Follow the Leader’

Family Affair Gallery celebrates 30 years of Eric B. & Rakim’s ‘Follow the Leader’

Following its inaugural show, "Prince Pre-Fame" with famed photographer Robert Whitman, the Family Affair gallery in Lower Haight debuts its newest exhibit, "Eric B & Rakim Follow the Leader." [...]

By |July 25, 2018|Comments Off on Family Affair Gallery celebrates 30 years of Eric B. & Rakim’s ‘Follow the Leader’