Interview: Catching up with surf pop locals The She’s

The She's are Sami Perez, Hannah Valente, Eva Treadway, and Sinclair Riley -- four ladies in their early 20s who've been at it as a band since the seventh grade [...]

By |November 17, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: Catching up with surf pop locals The She’s
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    Outer Embassy released a 45 and plays a show at Hemlock tonight

Outer Embassy released a 45 and plays a show at Hemlock tonight

Outer Embassy is a fairly new Oakland band formed by a trio of Bay Area vets: Aaron Deer (Daring Ear, John Wilkes Booze, TV Mike), Graham LeBron (Rogue Wave, [...]

By |November 17, 2015|1 Comment

Listen to Frank Abreau’s (of Strange Hotel) new solo EP

Frank Abreau, the lead voice of the rockers in Strange Hotel, has a new solo EP out. Entitled RIDE, the follow-up to his full-length Appetite finds Abreau exploring some [...]

By |November 16, 2015|Comments Off on Listen to Frank Abreau’s (of Strange Hotel) new solo EP
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    Keep Shelly in Athens coming to Rickshaw with Different Sleep

Keep Shelly in Athens coming to Rickshaw with Different Sleep

The increasingly enigmatic and semi-anonymous Athens-based electronic pop duo Keep Shelly in Athens is currently on a North American tour with Different Sleep. The tour hits San Francisco's Rickshaw [...]

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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 [...]

By |November 13, 2015|Comments Off on Silver Shadows to play El Rio on Monday

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

Artwork by Adrian Landon Brooks

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