Ice Cream to headline a showcase at the Rickshaw

Get ready for an evening of slightly sloppy, sorta grungy, but endlessly entertaining garage rock o Thursday night at the Rickshaw Stop. Featuring the Bay Area's answer to the [...]

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Video: Saint Tiimbre – “Body Moves”

Late last year, Oakland based Saint Tiimbre released one hell of a video for their single "Body Moves" off their EP of the same name. The trio is formed [...]

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The Uneasy Truth: Financials of local bands

The Berkeley Haas School of Business is probably an unlikely place to find an aspiring musician, but that’s exactly where Zach Briefer found himself, staring down 9-to-5 mundanity and [...]

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    Q&A: Oakland’s Perhapsy to bring lush (guitar) loops to the Hatch Gallery

Q&A: Oakland’s Perhapsy to bring lush (guitar) loops to the Hatch Gallery

Perhapsy (Photo by Odell Hussey)

Meet Perhapsy. You may know him from other East Bay bands he plays with, like East Bay Express cover-gracing "prismatic pop" stars Bells Atlas or the equally soulful Astronauts, [...]

By |January 7, 2016|Comments Off on Q&A: Oakland’s Perhapsy to bring lush (guitar) loops to the Hatch Gallery

YOURS shares new single “Capture Me”

YOURS has some big plans for 2016. Not only is the San Francisco-based three-piece set to release an EP this year, but they already have a new single ready [...]

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    Astronauts, etc. moves from bedroom project to full band with ‘Mind Out Wandering’

Astronauts, etc. moves from bedroom project to full band with ‘Mind Out Wandering’

I can remember the exact first time I heard Anthony Ferraro's voice under the moniker Astronauts, etc. Bandcamp put together this great city guide for local music in Oakland, and [...]

By |January 6, 2016|1 Comment
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    Bottlerock Napa Valley 2016 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, and more to perform

Bottlerock Napa Valley 2016 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, and more to perform

2016 has only just begun stretching its limbs, yet festival season is already off to a hectic start. Last evening saw Coachella release their latest lineup — a real doozy [...]

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Get To Know: Schlotman

Formed out of the ashes of WAG, Schlotman alludes to the former project's focus on straightforward, catchy rock n' roll, but takes a heavier, darker turn on their first [...]

Nightshuttle – ‘The City is Perfect Right Now’

Nightshuttle is a new project from San Francisco's Justin Frahm, who has performed with a number of local artists over the years, including Kelley Stoltz, the Titan Ups, and [...]

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    The secret revealed: The Stone Foxes will headline our 10th Anniversary Party this January at Rickshaw Stop

The secret revealed: The Stone Foxes will headline our 10th Anniversary Party this January at Rickshaw Stop

The secret is out: San Francisco rock 'n roll stars The Stone Foxes will headline The Bay Bridged 10th Anniversary Party on Saturday, 1/30 at Rickshaw Stop. We couldn't [...]

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Meet Wave Dweller, San Francisco’s newest record label

Scott McDowell, Lizzy Schliessmann and Fil Cala are Wave Dweller (from left)

Lizzy Schliessmann and Fil Cala first crossed paths as students during a show at the Depot, a [...]

By |January 4, 2016|Comments Off on Meet Wave Dweller, San Francisco’s newest record label
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    Best of 2015: Stefan Aronsen of SF Intercom and Balanced Breakfast on The Damn Fanatics

Best of 2015: Stefan Aronsen of SF Intercom and Balanced Breakfast on The Damn Fanatics

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Twenty Fifteen has come to an end. Over the last 365 days, I've heard a lot of amazing new music and experienced loads of epic performances. [...]

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