Sunbeam Rd. releases Turtles, Magnets, Animals EP

Sunbeam Rd. - "Waves"

Sunbeam Rd. - "House Boats"

We're currently in the middle of this great moment of exciting young SF rock bands that draw on post-punk and/or shoegazer influences [...]

By |June 15, 2010|Comments Off on Sunbeam Rd. releases Turtles, Magnets, Animals EP

Thursday, 6/17: My First Earthquake release ‘Crush’ @ Rickshaw

Thursday night, get crushed: My First Earthquake is releasing a new EP, Crush at the Rickshaw Stop (9pm, $10). The EP was recorded in one day at Hyde Street [...]

Lady Lazarus: Live on One Night Music, Upcoming Shows

Lady Lazarus "Master and Servant" (4 of 4) - Low-Fi Minimalist Folk - ONM#32 from One Night Music on Vimeo.

Lady Lazarus, the musician, not the poem, is San Jose's [...]

By |June 11, 2010|Comments Off on Lady Lazarus: Live on One Night Music, Upcoming Shows

Tonight at the Rickshaw: Or, the Whale, AB & the Sea, Get Back Loretta

The Rickshaw Stop will host not just two stellar Bay Area bands and one band from San Diego on Friday, June 11th (8:30 pm, $10). The Rickshaw Stop will [...]

By |June 11, 2010|Comments Off on Tonight at the Rickshaw: Or, the Whale, AB & the Sea, Get Back Loretta

Sleepy Sun’s Rachel Fannan showcases her solo music

Rachel Fannan - "Thank You"

Given her amazing work as a vocalist in Sleepy Sun, it should come as no surprise that Rachel Fannan's solo work also sounds compelling. [...]

By |June 9, 2010|Comments Off on Sleepy Sun’s Rachel Fannan showcases her solo music

Video: Sleepy Sun – “Open Eyes”

Sleepy Sun - Open Eyes from ATP Recordings on Vimeo.

Sleepy Sun - "Open Eyes"

From the local psych rock band's excellent new album Fever, out now on ATP Recordings. [...]

By |June 7, 2010|Comments Off on Video: Sleepy Sun – “Open Eyes”

Soundwave Festival kicks off this weekend, runs 6/6/10 – 8/13/10

The fourth season of the Soundwave Festival starts this Sunday, June 6th, brought to us by ME'DI.ATE Art Group:
ME’DI.ATE’s Soundwave Festival is San Francisco’s premier experiential arts festival held [...]

By |June 4, 2010|Comments Off on Soundwave Festival kicks off this weekend, runs 6/6/10 – 8/13/10

CD Release Parties, 6/5: The Dont’s, The Hot Toddies

The Dont's - "Which Side You're On (The Pirate Song)"

This Saturday night, our friends The Dont's celebrate the release of their new album, Those Delicate Chemicals, at Bottom of [...]

By |June 4, 2010|Comments Off on CD Release Parties, 6/5: The Dont’s, The Hot Toddies

The Dodos offer up free live album, play benefit show 6/5/10 @ the Indy

With an email address, a few keystrokes and a little bit of luck, you could be the recipient of both a new live album from the Dodos and tickets [...]

By |June 4, 2010|Comments Off on The Dodos offer up free live album, play benefit show 6/5/10 @ the Indy

Wednesday, 6/2: WHY? returns to the Bay Area

WHY? returns to the Bay Area this Wednesday, June 2nd (8pm, $16, 18+, purchase tickets), at The New Parish in Oakland. Joining the band are The Donkeys and [...]

By |May 31, 2010|Comments Off on Wednesday, 6/2: WHY? returns to the Bay Area

Minipop return with Automatic Love EP, celebrate 6/25/10

June 1st will see the return of Minipop, in the form of the new Automatic Love EP. This is the first release from the indie pop band since 2007's [...]

By |May 28, 2010|Comments Off on Minipop return with Automatic Love EP, celebrate 6/25/10

Hanalei – “Rats”

Hanalei - Rats by chaseigliori

From One Big Night, the new album from Hanalei, local musician Brian Moss' (Olehole, The Ghost) stripped-down solo project. [...]

By |May 28, 2010|Comments Off on Hanalei – “Rats”