Review: Kacey Johansing’s album release show, 5/19 at the Rickshaw Stop

Kacey Johansing - "Oh, Brother"

On Wednesday 5/19/2010, the Rickshaw Stop hosted a night of bands coming together to toast San Francisco singer/songwriter Kacey Johansing and the release of her debut [...]

By |May 25, 2010|2 Comments

Ty Segall’s Melted is out now

Ty Segall - "Girlfriend"

SF's Ty Segall has a new album called Melted that's out today on CD/mp3 via Goner Records (vinyl to follow in two weeks). You can [...]

By |May 25, 2010|Comments Off on Ty Segall’s Melted is out now

Live this week: Bay Area shows 5/24-5/30

This week in the Bay Area:

Monday 5/24
The Baths, Future Islands, Lower Dens @ El Rio

Tuesday 5/25
Maus Haus, Boomsnake, Hosannas @ Hemlock Tavern
Spectrum, Wooden Shjips @ Great American Music Hall

Wednesday [...]

By |May 25, 2010|Comments Off on Live this week: Bay Area shows 5/24-5/30

Silian Rail joins Parks and Records family, plays shows 5/25 and 5/27

Silian Rail - "'I' is Somebody Else"

Bay Area label Parks and Records recently announced the signing of local instrumental rock duo Silian Rail, whose new album Parhelion will be [...]

By |May 21, 2010|Comments Off on Silian Rail joins Parks and Records family, plays shows 5/25 and 5/27

The Baths, Future Islands, Lower Dens at El Rio Monday 5/24

This Monday, May 24th, El Rio will host local band the Baths, joined by two bands from Baltimore:  Lower Dens, a new band by Jana Hunter, along with Future Islands.

This [...]

By |May 21, 2010|Comments Off on The Baths, Future Islands, Lower Dens at El Rio Monday 5/24

These Hills of Gold release 7″/EP

These Hills of Gold by HappyParts

SF band These Hills of Gold recently released a limited edition 45/digital EP of psychy West Coast [...]

By |May 20, 2010|Comments Off on These Hills of Gold release 7″/EP

Thursday, 5/20: Terrorbird turns four at Milk

The Splinters - "Mysterious"

Baths - "Hall"

For the past several years, the good people at Terrorbird Media have been promoting awareness of some of the Bay Area's best bands. [...]

By |May 17, 2010|Comments Off on Thursday, 5/20: Terrorbird turns four at Milk

Live this week: Bay Area shows 5/17-5/23

Selected shows from our Local Concert Calendar. Anything you're particularly excited to see this week? Let us know in the comments...

This week in the Bay Area:

Tuesday, 5/18
TV [...]

Video: Apache – “Hospital Bed”

From Radical Sabbatical, the SF band's new album, out this month on Burger Records. Their release party is this Friday, May 14th at The Knockout (9pm, $7), with [...]

By |May 13, 2010|Comments Off on Video: Apache – “Hospital Bed”

Tuesday: Phantom Kicks, Skeletal System, Sunbeam Rd

For a preview of Phantom Kicks, visit their Muxtape page.

Old Oceans by Skeletal System

Ganymede by SUNBEAM RD.

By |May 10, 2010|Comments Off on Tuesday: Phantom Kicks, Skeletal System, Sunbeam Rd

Review: Wallpaper., OONA @ The Independent, 5/7

Photos by: Anna Gazdowicz

OONA kicked off an East Bay artists' dance party at the Independent Friday night with full band in tow. Oona Garthwaite has been honing her [...]

By |May 10, 2010|Comments Off on Review: Wallpaper., OONA @ The Independent, 5/7

The Bay Bridged Presents: Emily Jane White’s Album Release Party!

Emily Jane White - A Take Away Show from La Blogotheque on Vimeo.

Emily Jane White is one of our favorite local singer-songwriters, whose second full length of gothic folk-rock, [...]

By |May 10, 2010|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: Emily Jane White’s Album Release Party!