Frozen Folk premiere “Cat Converters” video

Oakland's Frozen Folk have released a twitchy retro video for "Cat Converters", and the one question everyone is asking is, "What the hell does that title mean?" I'm sorry [...]

By |September 19, 2014|Comments Off on Frozen Folk premiere “Cat Converters” video

Dyllan Hersey – “Too Quick”

Great news! After a brief stint in New Orleans, my favorite local folktress, Marin's Dyllan Hersey, is back in the Bay! She's shared a new track, "Too Quick", over [...]

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Split Screens release show Saturday at Bottom of the Hill

Split Screens have made a big impression on The Bay Bridged in just a few years: the brainchild of local musician Jesse Cafiero, Split Screens have fast became a [...]

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Premiere: Psychic Jiu Jitsu – “Dreamachine”

Psychic Jiu Jitsu is: a mix of space and time, an ethereal breath and a psychedelic adventure that will take you back to a more nostalgic and twisted San [...]

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    Blood Sister shares “Ghost Twin”, releasing self-titled EP on Bloodmoss Records

Blood Sister shares “Ghost Twin”, releasing self-titled EP on Bloodmoss Records

San Francisco's Blood Sister is gearing up for the release of their self-titled EP on September 30 on Bloodmoss Records, and the band is now streaming "Ghost Twin", the [...]

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Get to Know: Terry & Louie and Tuff Break Records

Although you may not know them as "Terry & Louie", Oakland's Terry Six and New Orleans' King Louie Bankston have been working together for a long time. The two [...]

By |September 17, 2014|4 Comments

Neck of the Woods breathes new life into the Avenues

The Inner Richmond is a modest cut of San Francisco. To an outsider, it's known for its Chinese Food, proximity to Golden Gate Park, flat streets and that familiar [...]

By |September 16, 2014|1 Comment
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    Interview: Astronauts, etc. releases ‘Sadie’ EP, breaking in new Oakland venue Leo’s

Interview: Astronauts, etc. releases ‘Sadie’ EP, breaking in new Oakland venue Leo’s

This month, Anthony Ferraro's plan is to record his first full-length album at Tiny Telephone under the appropriately cosmic moniker Astronauts, etc. The project's name is a tongue-in-cheek reference to [...]

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bAd bAd – “i don’t use gel, i don’t use mousse”

bAd bAd continues to lead the mariachi surf punk scene, as evidenced by their most recent single, "i don't use gel i don't use mousse". bAd bAd frontman Christian [...]

By |September 15, 2014|Comments Off on bAd bAd – “i don’t use gel, i don’t use mousse”

Get to Know: Hungry Skinny

San Francisco rock 'n' roll outfit Hungry Skinny has dropped a steady stream of releases over the last three years, including two singles in 2014 alone. Members Garrett Riley [...]

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    The Forbin Project, Debbie Neigher play Art Boutiki’s ’80s night

The Forbin Project, Debbie Neigher play Art Boutiki’s ’80s night

Will '80s nostalgia ever get old? Not if the Art Boutiki has anything to say about it.

However, on the venue's upcoming '80s night, which happens this Saturday, "nostalgia" won't [...]

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Interview: Pissin’ in the Wind with John Murry

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A conversation with Oakland's John Murry is an adventure that takes you all over the place. He'll quickly change the subject from sports, history, fiction, politics, and [...]

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