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 [...]

By |September 11, 2014|Comments Off on The Forbin Project, Debbie Neigher play Art Boutiki’s ’80s night

Interview: Pissin’ in the Wind with John Murry

Photo: Amoreena Berg

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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Win tickets to see Planet Booty at Slim’s!

The booty is back. And you can be a part of it. But before we get to that...

Planet Booty is notoriously known in Oakland for bringing the most booty-filled shows [...]

By |September 10, 2014|Comments Off on Win tickets to see Planet Booty at Slim’s!
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    Terry Malts releases “Don’t” from new EP, play Brick & Mortar

Terry Malts releases “Don’t” from new EP, play Brick & Mortar

(Photo by Gina Clyne)

In just a couple weeks, San Francisco punk trio Terry Malts will release their Insides EP via Slumberland, and they recently dropped the heavy "Don't" to give their [...]

By |September 10, 2014|Comments Off on Terry Malts releases “Don’t” from new EP, play Brick & Mortar

Buzzmutt to release ‘Strange Planes of Surveillance’ EP

Local, grungy rock band Buzzmutt is moving forward with their newest EP, Strange Planes of Surveillance.

Born from the ashes of Sid Arthur, some of the members' former band, in 2012, Buzzmutt [...]

By |September 8, 2014|Comments Off on Buzzmutt to release ‘Strange Planes of Surveillance’ EP

Premiere: Dangermaker releases “Light The Dark” EP

Dangermaker has been bringing a pop, indie, and electronic sound to the Bay Area for months now, establishing a name with their danceable songs. Now, the band continues to [...]

By |September 8, 2014|2 Comments
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    Premiere: Travis Hayes releases music video for “Bath Salts”

Premiere: Travis Hayes releases music video for “Bath Salts”

Just a PSA, folks: don't take bath salts.

Instead, check out this video ABOUT bath salts (we all remember what happened in Florida, right?) from Bay Area singer-songwriter Travis Hayes.

The video [...]

By |September 2, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Travis Hayes releases music video for “Bath Salts”