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    Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts

Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts

Hazel English (Illustration: Rob Goodman)

I first saw Hazel English when she performed a stripped-down set this past spring opening up for Thao Nguyen at Gundlach Bundschu Winery in Sonoma. [...]

By |July 12, 2017|Comments Off on Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts
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    A “Fresh & Onlys Divorce Reunion” is at Night Light tonight

A “Fresh & Onlys Divorce Reunion” is at Night Light tonight

Grace Sings Sludge (Grace Cooper) and Earth Girl Helen Brown (Heidi Alexander) have been a part of some great San Francisco bands, namely The Sandwitches and The Fresh & [...]

By |June 27, 2017|Comments Off on A “Fresh & Onlys Divorce Reunion” is at Night Light tonight

Little Hurricane sweep into the Bay with new album

Hailing from San Diego, the infectious blues styling of the duo Little Hurricane finds itself with the third of three Bay Area performances since BottleRock Napa as they support their [...]

By |June 21, 2017|Comments Off on Little Hurricane sweep into the Bay with new album
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    Giveaway: Actual Wolf’s ‘Faded Days’ release show with Mipso at Slim’s

Giveaway: Actual Wolf’s ‘Faded Days’ release show with Mipso at Slim’s

Oakland's Actual Wolf (aka Eric Pollard) digitally released his album Faded Days on Redhouse Records earlier this month, and this weekend he's celebrating the release at Slim's, opening for [...]

By |June 15, 2017|Comments Off on Giveaway: Actual Wolf’s ‘Faded Days’ release show with Mipso at Slim’s

Hot Flash Heat Wave unveil ‘Soaked’ at Rickshaw Stop

The Bay Area's favorite surf-pop rock quartet Hot Flash Heat Wave are preparing for some big things in 2017 and are kicking the summer off with the release of [...]

By |June 14, 2017|Comments Off on Hot Flash Heat Wave unveil ‘Soaked’ at Rickshaw Stop
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    Poolside hits Public Works for high class party this weekend

Poolside hits Public Works for high class party this weekend

The SoCal daytime disco duo Poolside, made up of former Denmark and San Francisco residents Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise, are gearing up for a party at Public Works in SF [...]

By |June 7, 2017|Comments Off on Poolside hits Public Works for high class party this weekend

Premiere: “All Szn” by Lord Morgan ft. EyyELL

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The Bay Area's rich history of hip-hop and R&B continues to thrive through people like Kehlani and Iamsu!. Two other local artists headed for stardom are Lord Morgan [...]

By |June 2, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: “All Szn” by Lord Morgan ft. EyyELL
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    More Fatter combines raw funk and jazz on ‘where are you’ LP

More Fatter combines raw funk and jazz on ‘where are you’ LP

On Saturday, June 3, Bay Area funk and jazz-rock fusion band More Fatter will appear at Neck of the Woods in San Francisco for the official release party of [...]

By |June 2, 2017|Comments Off on More Fatter combines raw funk and jazz on ‘where are you’ LP

Video Premiere: Pregnant’s a “Wimp”

Sacramento's Pregnant makes electronic pop music that is definitely weird, but also deeply moving and thoughtful. June 30, the Daniel Trudeau fronted outfit is adding to their extensive discography [...]

By |May 30, 2017|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Pregnant’s a “Wimp”
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    Acclaimed guitarists Harry Taussig + Max Ochs reunite for 50th anniversary

Acclaimed guitarists Harry Taussig + Max Ochs reunite for 50th anniversary

There's a world of guitar music pulsating brilliantly just beneath the surface of today's most popular rock and folk tunes. It's a place where original sounds and players from [...]

By |May 25, 2017|Comments Off on Acclaimed guitarists Harry Taussig + Max Ochs reunite for 50th anniversary
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    Premiere: Latitude’s “Say What You Mean” from their debut LP

Premiere: Latitude’s “Say What You Mean” from their debut LP

San Francisco's Latitude has been performing around the Bay and slowly releasing singles for several years now, but they're finally releasing their debut full-length, L'atitude on June 2 via [...]

By |May 25, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: Latitude’s “Say What You Mean” from their debut LP
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    Premiere: Listen to tracks from Kid Trails’ and Silk’s split EP

Premiere: Listen to tracks from Kid Trails’ and Silk’s split EP

Patrick Jeffords of Kid Trails and Chris Prudhomme have been collaborating since Jeffords toured on bass with Prudhomme's Painted Palms, and the two always had a mutual respect for [...]

By |May 19, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: Listen to tracks from Kid Trails’ and Silk’s split EP