Iceage returning to Elbo Room on Halloween night

Photo by Isabel Asha Penzlien

Fresh off the release of their third album, Copenhagen's Iceage will return to Elbo Room this Halloween night for a rare, up close and personal [...]

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SFJAZZ Collective releases new album celebrating 10 years

Formed a decade ago, the SFJAZZ Collective is an eight-member group of top jazz players based out of the SFJAZZ Center. The Collective's latest album, SFJAZZ Collective: 10, celebrates [...]

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    Julia Lewis – “You Were My First Love” ft. Saint Tiimbre

Julia Lewis – “You Were My First Love” ft. Saint Tiimbre

From San Francisco producer Julia Lewis (aka Benjamin Failk) comes a new track “You Were My First Love”, featuring Saint Tiimbre, a collective comprised of Amp Live (of [...]

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    Taxes releasing ‘It Never Ends’, play shows at Slim’s and Bottom of the Hill (UPDATE: stream the whole album via Bandcamp)

Taxes releasing ‘It Never Ends’, play shows at Slim’s and Bottom of the Hill (UPDATE: stream the whole album via Bandcamp)

It's pretty clear from the opening lines of Taxes’ press bio that frontman Robby Cronholm isn't interested in letting anything distract from the music – especially not something like, [...]

By |October 14, 2014|Comments Off on Taxes releasing ‘It Never Ends’, play shows at Slim’s and Bottom of the Hill (UPDATE: stream the whole album via Bandcamp)

Local musician opens Cat Town Cafe in Oakland

Cat Town Cafe's Ann Dunn and Adam Myatt. Photo source: Inside Scoop and Facebook

There are three bands that have been featured on the Bay Bridged on more than one [...]

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Get to Know: Supermuff

For those of you who know your '90s grunge/punk rock, you've already gotten a kick out of their name.  Yes, Supermuff is equally influenced by that strange decade full [...]

By |October 10, 2014|1 Comment

Get to Know: Saane & Delight

The first thing you're going to notice is the voice. Whether it’s a chill down your spine or the hairs standing up on your arms, the first thing [...]

By |October 10, 2014|1 Comment
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    William Ryan Fritch releases ‘Heavy’ EP, Death Blues’ ‘Ensemble’

William Ryan Fritch releases ‘Heavy’ EP, Death Blues’ ‘Ensemble’

Music writers – including yours truly – throw around the words epic, ethereal, and soundscape quite a bit. Anything that's somewhat amorphous and presents an aura of openness and [...]

By |October 9, 2014|Comments Off on William Ryan Fritch releases ‘Heavy’ EP, Death Blues’ ‘Ensemble’

Li Xi to release debut LP ‘Meet Me Somewhere’

I had the pleasure of witnessing Li Xi in their earliest incarnation, back when there were two lead singers and they weren’t called Li Xi.

That was a couple [...]

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Interview: M. Lockwood Porter premieres “Restless”

M. Lockwood Porter is not eager to join the 27 Club. After releasing a well-received tribute to Chris Bell—Big Star frontman and notable member of said club—in March, he's [...]

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Be Calm Honcho to bring dreamy rock sound to Rickshaw Stop

Be Calm Honcho, local dreamy, rock 'n' roll band, will be playing Rickshaw Stop this Sunday, October 5, marking a great move forward for the band that only started [...]

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    Hibbity Dibbity brings ‘sweet juju’ to the Boom Boom Room

Hibbity Dibbity brings ‘sweet juju’ to the Boom Boom Room

Amidst the flux of garage rock, electronic music, and indie rock, Hibbity Dibbity are navigating the crux between psychedelic, soul, funk, and good ol' rock 'n' roll. And they'll be [...]

By |October 2, 2014|Comments Off on Hibbity Dibbity brings ‘sweet juju’ to the Boom Boom Room