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 [...]

By |May 17, 2016|Comments Off on SOSUPERSAM + STWO set to takeover 1015 Folsom this Thursday
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    Premiere: Angelica Rockne’s new 7″ “When I See You/Joshua”

Premiere: Angelica Rockne’s new 7″ “When I See You/Joshua”

Angelica Rockne may live in Nevada City, but the former San Francisco resident remains closely tied to the Bay - she collaborated with western-pop band Evil Eyes for a [...]

By |May 11, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Angelica Rockne’s new 7″ “When I See You/Joshua”
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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 [...]

By |May 10, 2016|Comments Off on Music + Giveaway: Front Country debut rootsy-fun cover of Tune-Yards’ “Bizness”

Get To Know: Tanukichan

Tanukichan is the new solo venture of Hannah van Loon, who recently left Trails and Ways after a four year stint with the band. Just yesterday she released "Bitter [...]

By |May 10, 2016|Comments Off on Get To Know: Tanukichan
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    The Redlight District of Santa Cruz: Redefined and ready to rock

The Redlight District of Santa Cruz: Redefined and ready to rock

Psychedelic rock and roll has never really gone away since the sounds of the late 1960s introduced rhythmic melodies with unconventional sonic properties into the mainstream.

Bands like Cream and [...]

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    Creepers release new song, support Bilinda Butchers at Swedish American Hall

Creepers release new song, support Bilinda Butchers at Swedish American Hall

Several iterations of Creepers have popped up throughout the years. The Bay Area group began in 2010 as a guitar and drum duo, but has since expanded into a [...]

By |May 3, 2016|Comments Off on Creepers release new song, support Bilinda Butchers at Swedish American Hall

Video: For Now is “Ready to Die”

Oakland duo For Now quietly released a video for their track "Ready to Die" not too long ago, and well...it kinda blew my mind. Take a look:

The shaky tension [...]

By |May 3, 2016|Comments Off on Video: For Now is “Ready to Die”

Sales comes to Rickshaw Stop May 11

Sales, coming all the way from Orlando, Florida, is the type of band that doesn't need help from anyone to be known. They are fully independent - no manager/label/publicist, and [...]

By |May 3, 2016|Comments Off on Sales comes to Rickshaw Stop May 11
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    Premiere: Listen to the dark sounds of Teal’s “See Myself to the Door”

Premiere: Listen to the dark sounds of Teal’s “See Myself to the Door”

James Rodgers of Teal is a busy man. When he's not drumming with Creative Adult, he's been recording and performing as Teal, which began as a solo project but [...]

By |May 2, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Listen to the dark sounds of Teal’s “See Myself to the Door”

Meat Market made a new album, “Dig Deep”

The word "catchy" is weird - I think it describes an ability. A catchy song does something a non-catchy song can't? I call a song catchy, and that's usually the final frontier in [...]

By |April 28, 2016|1 Comment
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    Premiere: Not the 1’s are “Not the Ones to be Gamed on”

Premiere: Not the 1’s are “Not the Ones to be Gamed on”

We've heard several songs from Not the 1's off their forthcoming LP, and they seem to a have a pretty great formula: write rhymes that take great joy in [...]

By |April 28, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Not the 1’s are “Not the Ones to be Gamed on”

Giveaway: Humans, Manics, and NITEPPL at Swedish American

This Friday night, the Swedish American Hall is bringing a night of indie dance music to the Castro, with a show featuring Canadian duo Humans. Joining the party are [...]

By |April 27, 2016|Comments Off on Giveaway: Humans, Manics, and NITEPPL at Swedish American