Fuzz City Records releases 'Summer of Fuzz' compilation

Oakland's Fuzz City Records — a newly-formed label helmed by Warm Soda's Matthew Melton, Rob Good, and Sam Lefebvre — released a 16-track mixtape (for real) that's heavy on [...]

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Video: Moon Duo – "Sleepwalker"

Moon Duo — the psych-rock brainchild of Ripley Johnson (guitarist for Wooden Shjips) and Sanae Yamada — recently dropped the official video for their track "Sleepwalker". The song opens [...]

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Cult of Youth releases new album, plays Hemlock 10/27/12

Cult of Youth began five years ago as the solo project of Brooklyn's Sean Ragon. Now expanded to a four-piece, the band released its second album Love Will Prevail [...]

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Animal Collective performing two nights at The Fox Theater

In support of their highly anticipated new album Centipede Hz, Animal Collective is touring the U.S. and Europe, including two consecutive nights scheduled at The Fox Theater in Oakland. [...]

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Photos & Review: Fucked Up, Ceremony @ Slim's, 9/5/12

Photos by Mark Pantoja

There are a lot of reasons why I love Fucked Up, but their lead singer Pink Eyes (real name: Damian Abraham) has to be the chief [...]

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Today only: Religious Girls offer their new album for free!

Not to panic anyone, but less than 13 hours remain to download Religious Girls' brand new full length for free on Bandcamp. On I Want to Believe, the Oakland [...]

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Dyllan Hersey – "Country Life" / "I Wished Freedom"

Here in the Bay Area, we're lucky to live among natural beauty, but it's still easy to get wrapped up in city life and forget about the wide open [...]

By |September 11, 2012|1 Comment
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    Michael Zapruder announces 'Pink Thunder', featuring collaborations with 23 poets

Michael Zapruder announces 'Pink Thunder', featuring collaborations with 23 poets

Prolific Oakland-based singer-songwriter Michael Zapruder recently announced that he would be releasing a new album, a unique collection of "free-verse pop art-songs" entitled Pink Thunder. Including contributions from [...]

By |September 10, 2012|1 Comment

Song Premiere: Evil Eyes – "Keep Your Mind On Me"

San Francisco's Evil Eyes debuted with an EP and single release this summer, and today are releasing a new single, "Keep Your Mind On Me". The track builds upon [...]

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Battlehooch – "Joke" (plus more Battlehooch goodness)

Battlehooch is at it again.

"What is it?" you ask? How about another new single, "Joke", the fourth in their singles series? Check out "Joke" and two remixes—by Mwahaha and [...]

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    No need to grow up to be a Debaser – just hit up this dance party

No need to grow up to be a Debaser – just hit up this dance party

Do you miss the 90s? Did you once yearn to grow up to be, be a Debaser?

Well then have I got the dance party for you. Debaser has already [...]

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    Holy Other releases debut LP, performs in Berkeley with Amon Tobin 10/5/12

Holy Other releases debut LP, performs in Berkeley with Amon Tobin 10/5/12

Holy Other, one of the most talented dark electronica producers to come out of Europe in the past couple years, has just released his highly anticipated full-length LP debut [...]

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