Some lyric videos make you abuse the snooze button. Others bring you back to obsessively nit-picking the universal truths hidden in lyrics that got you, the real you. Sego conjures neither of these emotions (perhaps […]
Brooklyn’s O’Death dropped their fourth studio album Out Of Hands We Go a few weeks ago on Northern Spy Records, and they’re playing shows at Brick & Mortar Music […]
Mixing old-school shoegaze with modern-day dream-pop, Cre•scen•do sounds like a new genre all of their own. Maybe that’s why they coined the term “DreamGaze” to describe their unique sound. […]
In The Growlers’ song “Going Gets Tough,” off of their fifth and newest album, Chinese Fountain, lead vocalist Brooks Nielson sings: “Placebo for pain / And there’s no one for […]
Ex Hex (Photo by Jonah Takagi)
“Before Ex Hex started, I had never really thought about making a song that was under two minutes long,” Mary Timony remembers.
Considering her sprawling […]
If you’re looking to broaden your musical horizons this week, look no further than San Jose’s Art Boutiki on Friday, which will be featuring touring band Tone in Georgia. […]
Irish singer Imelda May is OK with playing in front of smaller audiences, or opening for others, in the U.S.
The 40-year-old with a shock of blonde in her black […]
James Keogh could have been a lawyer; he’d completed the degree for it. Or he could have been a successful, yet underpaid, footballer in Australian rules football. But he’d […]
Fucked Up, the esteemed Canadian punk band, is bringing their United States tour to the San Francisco Bay Area. Having achieved the heights of critical acclaim, Fucked Up has […]
For more on Outside Lands 2014, check out our spotlight on local artists performing at this year’s festival.
The seventh annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival (August 8 to […]
Indie soul man Nick Waterhouse doesn’t mince any words about recording in the same room where Nirvana made “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” and where more than a hundred gold-certified […]
As a teen growing up in Santa Barbara, Tommy Cantillon was upset when the band he led for five years fell apart. While he was willing to go as […]