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    Summer Fridays at Bandcamp: Upcoming Abelton workshop, Umber release party and of course, performances

Summer Fridays at Bandcamp: Upcoming Abelton workshop, Umber release party and of course, performances

Bandcamp Oakland has quickly become a gem of a record-store-slash-performance-space for curious music junkies, local artists, and creators in the area. Peruse its selection of stellar independent records or [...]

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Billie Gale plays Temescal Block Party July 20

Dream pop duo Billie Gale is up to their usual dreamy tricks. Their forthcoming single, “The Rules” is a synth-lined heaven with vocals that border on Gaelic and guitar [...]

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    Singer-songwriter Samaria releases “Piece By Peace” video + tour announcement

Singer-songwriter Samaria releases “Piece By Peace” video + tour announcement

As the Bay Area continues to grow as an R&B hotspot, singer-songwriter Samaria seems to have aligned her silent trajectory right alongside it. The 22-year-old has been quietly dropping [...]

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    Boy Scouts release balloon-filled video for “Get Well Soon”

Boy Scouts release balloon-filled video for “Get Well Soon”

Boy Scouts at Phono del Sol 2019 (photo: Ian Young)

For anyone having a low day, a tough time, or who just enjoys colorful moments watching balloons doing what they [...]

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Caleborate returns with “Hear Me Out”

"Everybody conversate the same now anyways, so don't mind me, I'm just trying to tell my story a different way," -- Caleborate continues to speak his truth and authenticity [...]

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    Nate Mercereau celebrates “Joy Techniques” album release on July 20

Nate Mercereau celebrates “Joy Techniques” album release on July 20

Nate Mercereau is a virtuoso composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist who left San Francisco and headed to Los Angeles where he contributed his talents to records with Lizzo, Shawn Mendes, [...]

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‘Once’ review and Q&A with cast member Rob Ready

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Words by Tiffany Lew

Once follows a Czech woman and Irishman in Dublin, Ireland. The setting is a key feature of both the 2007 film [...]

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Betabrand Podcast Theatre presents the Noise Pop Podcast

Every Thursday, Betabrand plays host to weekly live podcast and this week's feature is none other than The Bay Bridged Phono del Sol partner, Noise Pop. Led by Noise [...]

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Premiere: Sunset Lines: “Smoke Signals”

Sunset Lines’s latest single starts with a bang, with lead singer Liz Brooks boldly announcing that she has “big plans to get fucked up.” “Smoke Signals” is a groovy, [...]

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Celebrate “Interdependence Day” in Jack London Square

This July 4, the free annual “Interdependence Day” block party is back at Jack London Square! Produced in partnership with Oakhella, Youth Aid, and Field of Verge Alliance, the [...]

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    Video Premiere: Credit Electric’s “Lightning Written Down”

Video Premiere: Credit Electric’s “Lightning Written Down”

Peaceful easy feeling / No need to say goodbye

We’re pleased we got our hands on the latest from Oakland’s Credit Electric.

The tracks on forthcoming EP Easy Moon have a [...]

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    Copyslut announces Pride show benefitting Homeless Youth Alliance

Copyslut announces Pride show benefitting Homeless Youth Alliance

(photo: Kristen Wrezeneski)

San Francisco-based band Copyslut are throwing a benefit show in the last few days of Pride month. Proceeds will benefit the Homeless Youth Alliance, a Bay Area [...]

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