Get to Know: Rosie Cima

As 2014 was coming to a close, I was listening to tracks that I had enjoyed throughout the year, and came across this simple folk song made of nothing [...]

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Noise Pop announces initial film lineup for 2015 festival

Noise Pop 2015 is right around the corner (February 20th - March 1st), and the festival organizers have announced the initial film lineup to be featured during this year's [...]

By |January 8, 2015|Comments Off on Noise Pop announces initial film lineup for 2015 festival
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    The Bay Bridged & Gold Robot Records Present: Monster Rally & Jay Stone’s LP release show

The Bay Bridged & Gold Robot Records Present: Monster Rally & Jay Stone’s LP release show

The Bay Bridged is happy to announce that we will be partnering with Gold Robot Records to present the release show for LA beatmaker Monster Rally (aka Ted Feighan) [...]

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  • Lee Bob & The Truth, "I Won't Let The Hate In"
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    Lee Bob & The Truth – “Let The Hate In (I Won’t)” b/w “Every 28 Hrs In America (Silent Night)”

Lee Bob & The Truth – “Let The Hate In (I Won’t)” b/w “Every 28 Hrs In America (Silent Night)”

The recent grand jury decisions not to prosecute white police officers accused of killing unarmed black men in Ferguson and Staten Island shocked a large portion of the country, [...]

By |January 7, 2015|Comments Off on Lee Bob & The Truth – “Let The Hate In (I Won’t)” b/w “Every 28 Hrs In America (Silent Night)”

Erase Errata returns with new album ‘Lost Weekend’

SF post-punk band Erase Errata first broke their multi-year hiatus with a new song on last year's San Francisco is Doomed compilation. Now, the group is releasing a new [...]

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Get to Know: It’s Just Great

The Bay Area is already home to a fantastic and creative vinyl subscription service, Turntable Kitchen, and starting this month a new unique way of discovering and collecting vinyl [...]

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    No Doubt, Robert Plant, Imagine Dragons to headline BottleRock 2015

No Doubt, Robert Plant, Imagine Dragons to headline BottleRock 2015

Cracker @ BottleRock 2014 - Photo by Daniel Kielman

Promoters of BottleRock Napa Valley have announced the lineup for the third year of the embattled music festival. With a full year [...]

By |January 6, 2015|Comments Off on No Doubt, Robert Plant, Imagine Dragons to headline BottleRock 2015

Waterstrider – “White Light”

I have a hunch that if anyone else had written “White Light”, the first single off of Waterstrider’s upcoming album Nowhere Now, the guitar riff in the chorus would [...]

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Ring in the New Year with a Bells Atlas Residency

Oakland's Bells Atlas is wasting no time making the new year a busy one, with a month-long residency at ERA Art Bar & Lounge. Joining the rhythmic pop stylings [...]

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    Best of 2014: What the other lists missed from Russell Jelinek

Best of 2014: What the other lists missed from Russell Jelinek

It's officially 2015, and all the 2014 lists are in. I honestly enjoy them, but how many times do you need to read about Run the Jewels and War [...]

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    The 2014 Playlist: 150 songs released by SF Bay Area bands this year

The 2014 Playlist: 150 songs released by SF Bay Area bands this year

In what appears to now be an annual tradition around here, we pored over the wealth of stories we've written this year about local music and gathered this massive [...]

By |December 30, 2014|8 Comments

Stoned and Alone: Oakland’s Toner drops self-titled LP

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Oakland’s Samuelito Cruz is well versed in the Bay Area music scene. Having been involved in a variety of local Bay projects, including Happy Diving and [...]

By |December 23, 2014|2 Comments