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    Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

I'm going to die. You're going to die. Your parents and your siblings and your plants and your pets are all going to die.

It can be scary and it [...]

By |November 28, 2017|Comments Off on Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Behind The Song: Annie Hart’s “Hard To Be Still”

Welcome to the next installment of Behind the Song, the illustrated series where I talk to artists and get the backstory to your next favorite song.

While on tour a few [...]

By |November 27, 2017|Comments Off on Behind The Song: Annie Hart’s “Hard To Be Still”

Inside Look: Travis Hayes recaps Fog City Fest

Travis Hayes (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

To celebrate the three-year anniversary of Fog City Songwriters, a quarterly event which allows artists to showcase their work an intimate setting, Bay Area musician Travis [...]

By |November 17, 2017|Comments Off on Inside Look: Travis Hayes recaps Fog City Fest

Announcing The Bay Bridged’s Holiday Fundraiser Party!

2017 has been a challenging year locally and around the world, but, throughout all of the year's struggles, the Bay Area music community remains a wellspring of creativity, inspiration, [...]

By |November 17, 2017|Comments Off on Announcing The Bay Bridged’s Holiday Fundraiser Party!

The Stone Foxes bring ‘Visalia’ back home this Friday

(photo: Staci DeGagne)

The Stone Foxes are back on the Pacific Coast, enjoying an extended break from the rigorous demands of their 37 dates on their GiganTOUR tour. The tour [...]

By |November 16, 2017|Comments Off on The Stone Foxes bring ‘Visalia’ back home this Friday

Bands In Portrait: Eric Boss

“People liked it; people really liked the record,” says Eric Boss as he recalls the moment legendary DJ Gilles Peterson gave the Pendletons song, "Gotta Get Out," a spin [...]

By |November 16, 2017|Comments Off on Bands In Portrait: Eric Boss

Behind The Scenes: The Front Bottoms at the Regency

The Front Bottoms (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

The Front Bottoms  played the Recency Ballroom two times — wait no, three times, a fan reminded singer Brian Sella from the audience at the [...]

By |November 16, 2017|Comments Off on Behind The Scenes: The Front Bottoms at the Regency
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    Beats Antique’s Tommy Cappel wants to talk to you about CBD

Beats Antique’s Tommy Cappel wants to talk to you about CBD

(photo: David Novin)

Words by Lily Moayeri

Tommy Cappel was not born with the propensity for seizures.

Rather, the co-founder, co-producer, and drummer for Beats Antique developed them after multiple concussions as [...]

By |November 15, 2017|3 Comments

Beyond The Bay: 5 days at Iceland Airwaves

FM Belfast at Iceland Airwaves (all photos: Jon Bauer)

I am a person of order and continuity.

I like Jeopardy!. Crossword puzzles. Browsing shelving at IKEA. I hate cooking because if [...]

By |November 14, 2017|Comments Off on Beyond The Bay: 5 days at Iceland Airwaves

Bands In Portrait: Containher

“We're always the oddballs,” jokes San Jose-based musician and songwriter April Gee while discussing the humble beginnings of her synth music night: SYNTHesthesia. Gee, who performs under the moniker [...]

By |November 10, 2017|2 Comments
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    Lebanese icon Yasmine Hamdan comes to Great American this weekend

Lebanese icon Yasmine Hamdan comes to Great American this weekend

(photo: Tanya Feghali)

Yasmine Hamdan — appearing at the Great American Music Hall on November 12 — is a Lebanese icon. Known internationally for her enchanting, emotionally and politically-charged pop [...]

By |November 8, 2017|Comments Off on Lebanese icon Yasmine Hamdan comes to Great American this weekend

Chelsea Wolfe finds songs in Carl Sagan and the Salton Sea

(photo: Bill Crisfari)

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

Chelsea Wolfe loves heavy metal. So much so that in 2015 she made a Spotify playlist featuring some of her favorite metal [...]

By |November 1, 2017|Comments Off on Chelsea Wolfe finds songs in Carl Sagan and the Salton Sea