Sour Widows release “Tommy” video, single

We’re stoked to present the latest from Sour Widows, the Oakland-based shoegaze dreamboats. “Tommy” hit the waves on January 31, ahead of the band's forthcoming self-titled EP (out February [...]

By |February 5, 2020|0 Comments

Sunset Lines releases “Unresponsive” music video

With the help of SilverCat Sound Labs, groovy synth-pop band Sunset Lines released a flurry of videos last week to accompany a few tracks off their upcoming album, including [...]

By |February 4, 2020|0 Comments
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    Floral releases single “This Year,” announce first LP in 5 years

Floral releases single “This Year,” announce first LP in 5 years

Math rock band Floral released the first single off their long-anticipated follow-up to 2015’s The Second Floral EP. The track, to be featured on Floral LP (2020), is a [...]

By |January 27, 2020|0 Comments
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    Burger Boogaloo presents: Homeless Action Center Fundraiser at White Horse

Burger Boogaloo presents: Homeless Action Center Fundraiser at White Horse

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Live music returns to the oldest gay bar in the US, Oakland's historic White Horse next Thursday, January 30! Brought to you by old [...]

By |January 24, 2020|0 Comments

ZOLA, Emily Afton and Sandu Ndu play Cafe du Nord

This Thursday Noise Pop and Everything Ecstatic presents an evening featuring a couple of Bay Area prized possessions. Featured artist ZOLA (San Francisco) is a blend of of folk-pop, [...]

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The Saxophones release anticipated “Lamplighter”

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At long last, Oakland’s the Saxophones have hit the waves with a new song and it’s, ah, just what we were hoping it would be. Husband-wife dream [...]

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Your Fearless Leader release “Lime”

On January 10, San Francisco’s Your Fearless Leader (YFL) released new single “Lime.” The tune is infused with horns, strings and a kind of gypsy jazz and rock with [...]

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The Trips launch first EP ‘Mass Extinction’

At just 14 years old, the Trips are a force to be reckoned with. Their debut EP, Mass Extinction, is the epitome of teenage angst — loud, intense, and [...]

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    Throwin’ Bo’s presents punk, rock, folk favorites at Eli’s

Throwin’ Bo’s presents punk, rock, folk favorites at Eli’s

Those Throwin’ Bo’s folks are at it again, plunking down some of our favorite musicians and getting them all in the same room. And what better place to see [...]

By |January 6, 2020|Comments Off on Throwin’ Bo’s presents punk, rock, folk favorites at Eli’s

New Year’s Eve is funk’n jam packed in the Bay Area

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This New Year's Eve, prepare for more music than you can handle. As we mentioned previously, December 2019 is uncharacteristically loaded with excellent [...]

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    Fast Times! at the Chapel: An Interview with Andrew St. James

Fast Times! at the Chapel: An Interview with Andrew St. James

My dad grew up in Oakland and is always telling me about rock shows in the '60s and '70s in San Francisco. At a lot of these intimate concerts, [...]

By |December 17, 2019|Comments Off on Fast Times! at the Chapel: An Interview with Andrew St. James
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    Copyslut covers “Santa Baby” for Sex Workers Outreach Project’s D17

Copyslut covers “Santa Baby” for Sex Workers Outreach Project’s D17

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Content Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual violence and the death of sex workers.

Last Friday, the usually-bombastic cabaret-rock band Copyslut released an intimate and somber [...]

By |December 13, 2019|1 Comment