Get To Know: Nelsen & Farney

Near the end of their song "New Direction," Nelsen & Farney sing, "So if my style turns you off, please just stop listening." That's going to be awfully hard [...]

By |November 13, 2015|Comments Off on Get To Know: Nelsen & Farney

Silver Shadows to play El Rio on Monday

If you have gone to El Rio on a Monday, then you already know it's one of the craziest nights to be there, because it's their classic $1 beer [...]

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Wicked Man releases ‘Terranean Tremors’ EP

We first told you about Oakland's Wicked Man over a year ago, and since then they've added members, and just dropped a second EP, Terranean Tremors. The EP premiered [...]

By |November 12, 2015|Comments Off on Wicked Man releases ‘Terranean Tremors’ EP
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    Hear now: Tricycle Records releases fifth local music compilation

Hear now: Tricycle Records releases fifth local music compilation

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Since you've landed here on this site, you probably have a penchant for local music. We're excited to announce that our friends at Tricycle Records are releasing [...]

By |November 6, 2015|Comments Off on Hear now: Tricycle Records releases fifth local music compilation
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    The She’s release “Cherry Red” off upcoming split single

The She’s release “Cherry Red” off upcoming split single

The She's just released “Cherry Red” off a Split 45' from Empty Cellar Records with The Dry Spells. The song starts with some guttural shout-cough type thing. First time [...]

By |November 6, 2015|1 Comment
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    Geographer to drop new Endless Motion EP Vol. 1 featuring New Order, Kate Bush, and Paul Simon covers

Geographer to drop new Endless Motion EP Vol. 1 featuring New Order, Kate Bush, and Paul Simon covers

Since its founding in 2007, San Francisco indie rock group Geographer has brought major recognition and pride to the Bay Area’s music scene. Their latest LP Ghost Modern, released [...]

By |November 4, 2015|Comments Off on Geographer to drop new Endless Motion EP Vol. 1 featuring New Order, Kate Bush, and Paul Simon covers

Get to know: The Saxophones

Oakland band The Saxophones began about 10 years ago as a solo songwriting project for Alexi Erenkov, who was in college studying jazz saxophone, flute, and clarinet, but as [...]

By |November 2, 2015|Comments Off on Get to know: The Saxophones
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    Shawn Alpay (formerly of The Definite Articles) introduces new project Completions

Shawn Alpay (formerly of The Definite Articles) introduces new project Completions

San Francisco native Shawn Alpay, the sole member of his newly formed indie project Completions and house engineer at local recording studio Tiny Telephone, is someone the Bay Area [...]

By |October 30, 2015|Comments Off on Shawn Alpay (formerly of The Definite Articles) introduces new project Completions
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    Try the Pie announces ‘Rest,’ a compilation of early recordings

Try the Pie announces ‘Rest,’ a compilation of early recordings

South Bay-based musician Bean Tupou of Try the Pie is involved in a variety of projects in support of the DIY community, from the San Jose collective Think and [...]

By |October 29, 2015|1 Comment

The Illumignarly releasing ‘Apocalypse Gnar’ EP

I'm not sure exactly what's in the water in the North Bay, but they've been sending us some great loud music of late. Santa Rosa's The Illumignarly are no [...]

By |October 27, 2015|Comments Off on The Illumignarly releasing ‘Apocalypse Gnar’ EP

Gold Minor to release new single “Take Me Home”

Anybody who says rock n' roll is dead, or at least dormant in San Francisco, obviously hasn't seen Gold Minor live yet. Whether guitarist Adam Dragland is busting out [...]

By |October 22, 2015|Comments Off on Gold Minor to release new single “Take Me Home”
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    Willow Steps releases debut EP, ‘The Secret You Can’t Bear to Keep’

Willow Steps releases debut EP, ‘The Secret You Can’t Bear to Keep’

Willow Steps is a look into that which is romantic and beautiful about the "steps" we encounter in life. A concoction of Jesse Strickman (vocals, guitar) and Leiya Mahoney (vocals), the [...]

By |October 22, 2015|Comments Off on Willow Steps releases debut EP, ‘The Secret You Can’t Bear to Keep’