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    EXCLUSIVE: Bonnie & The BANG BANG premiere new track, “Darlene”

EXCLUSIVE: Bonnie & The BANG BANG premiere new track, “Darlene”

Oakland's Bonnie & The BANG BANG have captured what it means to recreate and redefine a quintessential 90's and UK pop sound. It having been over two years since the group's [...]

By |February 8, 2016|Comments Off on EXCLUSIVE: Bonnie & The BANG BANG premiere new track, “Darlene”
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    Electronic trio Exray’s to join Push the Feeling DJs for special release party at SF Underground

Electronic trio Exray’s to join Push the Feeling DJs for special release party at SF Underground

Exray's are back. You may know them from their work on the score of David Fincher's The Social Network, but this San Francisco trio is pushing the boundaries of art and music [...]

By |February 5, 2016|Comments Off on Electronic trio Exray’s to join Push the Feeling DJs for special release party at SF Underground
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    Neeto remixes Kat Robichaud’s “Why Do You Love Me Now?”

Neeto remixes Kat Robichaud’s “Why Do You Love Me Now?”

It's always fun to hear remixes of popular music, but it's even more fun to hear remixes of local Bay Area musicians.

In comes Neeto, the other project of Bear Lincoln's [...]

By |February 4, 2016|Comments Off on Neeto remixes Kat Robichaud’s “Why Do You Love Me Now?”
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    LSD and The Search For God release ‘Heaven Is A Place’ EP

LSD and The Search For God release ‘Heaven Is A Place’ EP

It's been about nine years since LSD & The Search For God released their first self-titled full length. It charted them within the psych-shoegaze-space music scene, and has left the band [...]

By |February 3, 2016|Comments Off on LSD and The Search For God release ‘Heaven Is A Place’ EP

Premiere: Madeline Kenney – “Tricky Way”

Are you watching Madeline Kenney, as we suggested you do last week? If not, now's the perfect time to start. Today, Madeline is premiering her new track "Tricky Way", [...]

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DOCKS releases their newest EP, ‘Misdirected’

DOCKS has a sound reminiscent of my time spent jumping backyard to backyard in Southern California looking for the best house shows.

The South Bay-bred band is now out with [...]

By |February 1, 2016|Comments Off on DOCKS releases their newest EP, ‘Misdirected’

Get to Know: Trez Maschine

Trez Maschine is one of those bands that helps you remember the bright spots of the '90s rock scene, before the boy bands and Nickelbacks of the country took [...]

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    Foxtails Brigade announce self-titled record, release percussion-powered single “We Are Not Ourselves”

Foxtails Brigade announce self-titled record, release percussion-powered single “We Are Not Ourselves”

The Foxtails Brigade camp has tons of great news to share this week. For one, the Oakland chamber folk group is releasing a new self-titled album, their third, on April 8th. The [...]

By |January 29, 2016|1 Comment
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    Premiere: Scary Little Friends’ ‘Silent Revolution’ EP

Premiere: Scary Little Friends’ ‘Silent Revolution’ EP

Over two and a half years since their debut full-length, From the Beginning, San Francisco's Scary Little Friends are finally releasing a follow-up tomorrow, Silent Revolution. Luckily, they're letting [...]

By |January 28, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Scary Little Friends’ ‘Silent Revolution’ EP

The Y Axes release their new single “Meteorite”

The Y Axes are the poster space-babes, with a cosmic sound that is dancey and fun.

The first of their four singles to be released this year, "Meteorite", was recorded by Aaron Hellam [...]

By |January 28, 2016|Comments Off on The Y Axes release their new single “Meteorite”
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    Preview: Longings (of Orchid + Ampere), Nopes, Toyota, Spit Tips

Preview: Longings (of Orchid + Ampere), Nopes, Toyota, Spit Tips

Western Massachusetts' prolific guitarist and recording engineer Will Killingsworth (Orchid, Ampere) is bringing his post-punk venture to the Bay at the end of the month. Longings play a dense, cerebral [...]

By |January 27, 2016|Comments Off on Preview: Longings (of Orchid + Ampere), Nopes, Toyota, Spit Tips
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    The Greening bring collage rock to fruition with “All Of A Sudden Tomorrow’s Here”

The Greening bring collage rock to fruition with “All Of A Sudden Tomorrow’s Here”

The first time I met Karl Meischen of The Greening was at a cafe in the Mission, and the first thing I noticed was that he was dressed in [...]

By |January 27, 2016|Comments Off on The Greening bring collage rock to fruition with “All Of A Sudden Tomorrow’s Here”