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    Premiere: The Sunset Shipwrecks release angst-fueled “Vengeance Will Be Mine”

Premiere: The Sunset Shipwrecks release angst-fueled “Vengeance Will Be Mine”

What do you do when your band and your city meet their end? Start a new band and sing about it all.

Well, that's exactly what Ryan Massey did when [...]

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    Q&A: Sadie from Speedy Ortiz is living the female emo kid’s dream

Q&A: Sadie from Speedy Ortiz is living the female emo kid’s dream

I have been a fan of Speedy Ortiz since the first time I heard "No Below," got it stuck in my head, and listened to the album for a [...]

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    Q&A: Told Slant shares the healing aspects of creating, and plays BOTH June 2

Q&A: Told Slant shares the healing aspects of creating, and plays BOTH June 2

The day that "Tsunami" by Told Slant was released, I was in desperate need to have someone tell me "Isn't this silly and aren't you beautiful." So I replayed [...]

Nada Surf return to the Great American tomorrow

Every four years, lo-fi indie-pop sensation Nada Surf becomes restless enough to return to the studio, and subsequently, the road.

With their first album of original material in four years [...]

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    Dead & Company kick off summer tour with free show at the Fillmore

Dead & Company kick off summer tour with free show at the Fillmore

Dead & Company, the latest revitalized legacy project in the name of The Grateful Dead, announced Wednesday afternoon that they will kick off their 25-date summer tour in honor [...]

By |May 19, 2016|1 Comment
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    Premiere: Meet Berkeley’s Bows and hear their dreamy, ambient “Should Have Known”

Premiere: Meet Berkeley’s Bows and hear their dreamy, ambient “Should Have Known”

(photo: Emily Hayward and Marta Dymeck

The story of the Berkeley band Bows starts out with tragedy, but continues with desperation, fear, and a post-apocalyptic colony outside of Earth.

Wait, what?

We'll [...]

SOSUPERSAM + STWO set to takeover 1015 Folsom this Thursday

I can admit it - I'm a sucker for slow jams and R&B. So it wasn't a surprise that during my trips back to Los Angeles I ended up [...]

All Day I Dream in the Park lands in the Bay Area

All Day I Dream, dreamt up in Brooklyn in 2011, is a traveling house and techno event created by Lee Burridge and Matthew Dekay. The event is touching down [...]

By |May 17, 2016|0 Comments

SoMo brings viral R&B to Santa Cruz this week

Up-and-coming R&B artist SoMo from the Denison, TX will headline The Catalyst in downtown Santa Cruz on Tuesday, May 17.

SoMo originally found widespread popularity in a series of YouTube [...]

Andrew Bird and full band ensemble debut at the Masonic

Indie-folk whistling virtuoso Andrew Bird returns to the Bay Area for his first performance at The Masonic on Monday, May 16 in San Francisco.

Touring in support of his 12th [...]

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    Cal Academy boasts impressive NightLife Live lineup for 2016

Cal Academy boasts impressive NightLife Live lineup for 2016

The California Academy of Science’s uber-popular NightLife series — where visitors can down cocktails and chat up albino alligators — announced an impressive slate of live music acts for [...]

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    Music + Giveaway: Front Country debut rootsy-fun cover of Tune-Yards’ “Bizness”

Music + Giveaway: Front Country debut rootsy-fun cover of Tune-Yards’ “Bizness”

Melody Walker of Front Country, with her signed 'Whokill' vinyl

The San Francisco-based bluegrass band Front Country has some new business up their sleeves. They’ve recorded a cover of fellow [...]

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