The Unlikely Evolution of the Koehler Brothers

Shannon and Spence Koehler onstage at Great American Music Hall, June 6, 2015 (photo: Jon Ching)

It wasn’t long ago that Shannon and Spence Koehler were just two brothers from [...]

By |June 25, 2015|1 Comment
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    Interview: Television’s Jimmy Rip reflects on the band’s influence

Interview: Television’s Jimmy Rip reflects on the band’s influence

While his more-celebrated bandmate may cringe at the statement, Television guitarist Jimmy Rip said he has no qualms with how often the legendary band’s sound has been copped in [...]

By |June 25, 2015|1 Comment

VÉRITÉ talks musical inspirations, visiting San Francisco

VÉRITÉ will be playing the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, July 11th at Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco. Get your tickets before it’s too late!

She's [...]

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    Interview: Garage-pop supergroup Tiaras ready for Phono Del Sol

Interview: Garage-pop supergroup Tiaras ready for Phono Del Sol

Tiaras will be playing the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, July 11th at Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco. Get your tickets before it’s too late!

“It’s [...]

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    Interview: Generationals bring their unique brand of electro-pop to Phono del Sol

Interview: Generationals bring their unique brand of electro-pop to Phono del Sol

Summer's here, and that means Phono del Sol ain't too far off. It also means Generationals will be in town to play the festival. Those of you familiar with [...]

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Ezra Furman: The Renewal Junkie

You heard it here first: Ezra Furman’s a big deal.

Actually, if you’ve been paying attention, you heard it in Europe first. Though he’s been working as an artist for [...]

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    Interview: King Tuff to bring unfiltered mania to Phono del Sol 2015

Interview: King Tuff to bring unfiltered mania to Phono del Sol 2015

King Tuff will be playing the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, July 11th at Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco. Get your tickets before it's too [...]

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    Interview: Trails and Ways raise the stakes with ‘Pathology’

Interview: Trails and Ways raise the stakes with ‘Pathology’

Oakland-based Trails and Ways will be performing at The Independent tonight to celebrate the release of their debut full-length album, Pathology, and you should be losing your mind.

Initially formed [...]

By |June 5, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: Trails and Ways raise the stakes with ‘Pathology’
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    Balanced Breakfast: Bridging the music industry, one city at a time

Balanced Breakfast: Bridging the music industry, one city at a time

Photo by Theodore Maider

Every Thursday at 8am, a group of musicians, music industry professionals, and everything in between meet up at San Francisco's Piano Fight for Balanced Breakfast, a [...]

Interview: Bells Atlas release new EP, Hyperlust

There are, and will be, bands whose sole purpose seems to push and pull genre in new directions. But I don't think Bells Atlas is really one of those [...]

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    Evolving Tanlines excited to headline Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival

Evolving Tanlines excited to headline Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival

(photo: Autumn DeWilde)

Scan the discographies of the many promising bands that failed to meet their potentials and you’ll see a landscape littered with disappointing sophomore albums.

Debuts are easy. They’re [...]

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BottleRock Napa: Echosmith feels the love

Childhood, for many siblings, is a very competitive time. Sisters and brothers try to out-do each other, which leads to fighting, and eventually, many can’t stand being in a [...]

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