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    Scalped to bring their “spinkick-metal” across States, debut new EP

Scalped to bring their “spinkick-metal” across States, debut new EP

San Francisco hardcore outfit Scalped announced a full U.S. tour and a new EP on Video Disease. The last time I caught this band, the vocalist had already ditched [...]

Terry & Louie release second single, plan Oakland show

Fresh off their debut release as a duo, Oakland's Terry Six and New Orleans' King Louie, aka Terry & Louie, are back with another 45 single that continues their [...]

By |May 8, 2015|Comments Off on Terry & Louie release second single, plan Oakland show
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    Of Bands and Baseball: Bay Area bands talk local teams, SF edition

Of Bands and Baseball: Bay Area bands talk local teams, SF edition

In case you missed it, we're taking this month to talk baseball with some of our favorite Bay Area bands. This week, we've rounded up a batch of Giants [...]

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    Swiftumz dropping Everybody Loves Chris later this month on Melters

Swiftumz dropping Everybody Loves Chris later this month on Melters

Bay Area rock outfit Swiftumz will release its new LP Everybody Loves Chris on May 18 via SF label Melters, and if the first two singles are any indication, [...]

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    Ezra Furman releases “Lousy Connection”, announces new album

Ezra Furman releases “Lousy Connection”, announces new album

After a brief period of dormancy, Oaklander Ezra Furman is back at it. A few weeks ago he released the irresistibly bouncy "Restless Year," and now he's graced us [...]

Dyllan Hersey shares new tracks, set to record album

My favorite Bay Area folk singer, Dyllan Hersey, is back living in the Bay after a brief period living in New Orleans, and is now ready to record her [...]

By |May 5, 2015|Comments Off on Dyllan Hersey shares new tracks, set to record album
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    Premiere: Hard Left delivers burst of anthemic punk in “Stay True”

Premiere: Hard Left delivers burst of anthemic punk in “Stay True”

Happy May Day, everyone! Appropriately enough, we're premiering today "Stay True," 67 seconds of anthemic, inspiring punk from SF band Hard Left. The group is comprised of veterans who've [...]

Fellow Wolf – “The Bluebird”

A message to all aspiring musicians out there: you gotta be careful when you pick your band name. Christopher Drellow learned this the hard way with his San Francisco [...]

By |April 30, 2015|Comments Off on Fellow Wolf – “The Bluebird”

Get to Know: No Vacation

No Vacation began as a winter break project for USF student Basil Saleh who says, "I started the band started over winter break as a way for me to [...]

TORRES releasing new LP, headlining Bottom of the Hill

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Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter TORRES (a.k.a. Mackenzie Scott) is touring in support of her sophomore album, Sprinter, out May 5 (U.S.) on Partisan Records. TORRES will headline an [...]

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China releases Towards the Sun

China, the excellent project of Jeff Moller, Michael James Tapscott, and Raphi Gottesman, just released their second EP, Towards the Sun. The trio performs together in Odawas, but [...]

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Blood Sister releases debut 7-inch on Grabbing Clouds

San Francisco's Blood Sister is giving us the goosebumps with the recent release of its debut vinyl offering. The Dysphoria 7-inch is now available from Grabbing Clouds Records and [...]

By |April 27, 2015|Comments Off on Blood Sister releases debut 7-inch on Grabbing Clouds