bAd bAd drops some videos; shows forthcoming

In support of their most recent release, Waterboredom, bAd bAd has released a pair of videos for your enjoyment. Earlier this summer, they dropped a stop-motion animation romp for [...]

By |August 31, 2015|Comments Off on bAd bAd drops some videos; shows forthcoming
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    Men of Constant Sorrow: Johnny Soultrain and their new booze-soaked EP

Men of Constant Sorrow: Johnny Soultrain and their new booze-soaked EP

Down on your luck? Trying to get over a recent breakup? Not sure if you'll be able to make this month's rent? Though Oakland-based band Johnny Soultrain sings about [...]

By |August 28, 2015|Comments Off on Men of Constant Sorrow: Johnny Soultrain and their new booze-soaked EP
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    Hibbity Dibbity hit the Great American Music Hall with Paisano, Lonesome Locomotive

Hibbity Dibbity hit the Great American Music Hall with Paisano, Lonesome Locomotive

Coming back from their cross country venture in their indelible bus (aptly named Mo'Reen), Hibbity Dibbity will be celebrating their homecoming from their 11 city, 9 states "Great American [...]

By |August 27, 2015|Comments Off on Hibbity Dibbity hit the Great American Music Hall with Paisano, Lonesome Locomotive

Get to know: Blaine Todd

San Francisco's Blaine Todd has been a part of the Bay Area's experimental music scene for several years as a member of Common Eider, King Eider, Andrew Weathers Ensemble [...]

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    Bay Area’s OVVN release live video and new tape ‘Two Lives’

Bay Area’s OVVN release live video and new tape ‘Two Lives’

(OVVN live at Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, photo by Leslie)

With members hailing from West Oakland and small, North Bay redwood enclave Guerneville, OVVN have spent the last year [...]

By |August 25, 2015|Comments Off on Bay Area’s OVVN release live video and new tape ‘Two Lives’
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    Giveaway: Painted Palms’ LP release show with Meat Market, Antwon + Sad Andy

Giveaway: Painted Palms’ LP release show with Meat Market, Antwon + Sad Andy

Local electronic psych-pop duo Painted Palms are hosting an album release show at Rickshaw Stop this Thursday in support of their second full-length LP, Horizons. The all ages event, [...]

By |August 25, 2015|Comments Off on Giveaway: Painted Palms’ LP release show with Meat Market, Antwon + Sad Andy

Eliot Sumner makes a name for herself with her old name

When she was 10, Eliot Sumner visited San Francisco with her dad, and the two Brits went to Chinatown, where he bought her a set of nunchucks. Not even [...]

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Get to know: Wild Couch

Wild Couch is a San Francisco folk band that according to member Will Skinner began "with casual acoustic jam sessions and then mutated into overdrive banjo solos and heavy [...]

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Oakland’s Bicycle Day drops new EP on cassette

Amidst the wave of contemporary bands hailing from the East Bay, Oakland's Bicycle Day seems to be trying their best to craft a musical niche of their own. With [...]

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Sexless announces new 7″ and September West Coast tour

Oakland's Sexless dubs themselves as a "Bay Area power trio"— on their social media, at least. Whether or not we'd like to believe that, the trio who cultivate a [...]

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    Oakland’s Phosphene prepping sophomore record, ‘Breaker’

Oakland’s Phosphene prepping sophomore record, ‘Breaker’

The Oakland trio of Phosphene has launched a crowdfunding campaign in support of their second full length album Breaker. Rachel Frankel (Vocals, Guitar), Matt Hemmerich (Drums), and Kevin Kaw [...]

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Premiere: Bells Atlas cover Grimes’ “Genesis”

Bells Atlas think and talk about space a lot. They also sound like space, in an extraterrestrial, starry sense, but also in a mathematical sense: their music has a [...]

By |August 18, 2015|Comments Off on Premiere: Bells Atlas cover Grimes’ “Genesis”