Dog Party stream new album, ‘Vol. 4’, in full

Sacramento sisters Dog Party are prepping for the release of their new LP, Vol. 4. They've helpfully provided a stream over at Noisey. The folks at Noisey compare it [...]

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Get to Know: Ray Gun

San Francisco's Ray Gun began late last year when guitarist and vocalist Cameron Gibbons hooked up with drummer Mike DeLuccia with a plan to add a bit of soul [...]

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Premiere: Dangermaker – “Disappear”

Coming off their most recent show at Live 105's BFD this past weekend, Dangermaker is back and ready to start kicking off the hype for their forthcoming album, Light [...]

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    M. Lockwood Porter to play private parlor show at The Lost Church

M. Lockwood Porter to play private parlor show at The Lost Church

M. Lockwood Porter has been bridging the line between San Francisco and Oklahoma, between Americana and rock n' roll, and between singer-songwriter and full band for a while now. [...]

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    Titus Andronicus plot epic tour for epic new album; SF Show in September

Titus Andronicus plot epic tour for epic new album; SF Show in September

Naming an album The Most Lamentable Tragedy may seem like copping a page out of the Billy Corgan playbook of pretentiousness, but Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus somehow gets [...]

By |June 10, 2015|Comments Off on Titus Andronicus plot epic tour for epic new album; SF Show in September

Get to know: Moira Scar and V.E.X.

Photo by David Chi

With a band name like Moira Scar and albums titled Psychosis and Scarred for Life, I thought I was in for something dark and disturbing when [...]

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White Cloud releases debut LP Seven Heads

It’s been a slow and steady train for SF band White Cloud, who now stand on the much anticipated brink of their debut LP release, Seven Heads. It’s been [...]

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    Interview: King Tuff to bring unfiltered mania to Phono del Sol 2015

Interview: King Tuff to bring unfiltered mania to Phono del Sol 2015

King Tuff will be playing the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, July 11th at Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco. Get your tickets before it's too [...]

By |June 8, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: King Tuff to bring unfiltered mania to Phono del Sol 2015

Interview: Bells Atlas release new EP, Hyperlust

There are, and will be, bands whose sole purpose seems to push and pull genre in new directions. But I don't think Bells Atlas is really one of those [...]

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    Counter Culture & Pow Magazine showcase at the Rickshaw tonight

Counter Culture & Pow Magazine showcase at the Rickshaw tonight

Counter Culture and Pow Magazine have a pretty solid lineup in store tonight at the Rickshaw - that is, if you’re a fan of slightly sloppy pop/punk/rock. And really, [...]

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Never Young and Happy Diving announce West coast tour

This July, likeminded local punk bands Happy Diving and Never Young set off on a West Coast tour together. The two week jaunt kicks off in Oakland on July [...]

Odawas release Black Harmony

Photos: Kayla Krut, edited by Isaac Edwards

Last year, Oakland duo Odawas ended their lengthy hiatus released one of my favorite albums of the year, Reflections of a Pink [...]

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