Video Premiere: Cave Clove – “My Silver Lining”

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It's nice to see bands evolve. Cave Clove essentially began as a collaboration between singer-songwriter Katie Colver and drummer Melissa Kilkuskie, and retained much of the [...]

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Main Attrakionz’ 808s and Dark Grapes III out May 12

Oakland cloud Rappers Main Attrakionz have shared "G.O. Style" from their upcoming album 808s and Dark Grapes III, which will be released May 12 on Neil Young's Vapor Records. [...]

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SONG-FREUD: Sage the Gemini’s “Gas Pedal”

Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole fucking world that doubles as a deep cavity search of your favorite Bay Area songs. Equal parts Pitchfork and Dr. [...]

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    Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows

Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows

Come on. Did you really think we would make it through the first quarter of 2015 without hearing new material from Thee Oh Sees? Yeah, neither did we...

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Tabernacle – “Bury a Tooth/Let Me Be”

Oakland's Tabernacle is a project fronted by Oakland's Andrew Simmons that rarely plays shows and just releases music whenever Simmons feels like it. There's plenty of bands around town [...]

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Useless Eaters release singles collection

 
Is your seventh year as a band too soon to release a singles and rarities collection? Not if you're Useless Eaters.

Hot on the heels of last year's well-received full-length, [...]

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    Moon Duo releases third LP, performing at Bottom of the Hill

Moon Duo releases third LP, performing at Bottom of the Hill

Moon Duo have just kicked off their North American tour in support of their third full-length studio LP, Shadow of the Sun (out now on Sacred Bones). Catch the [...]

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Get to Know: The Painted Horses

The Painted Horses might just become your new favorite Bay Area Americana band. Their debut album Ponderosa Pines, set to be released March 27, is full of the folk [...]

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SONG-FREUD: French Cassettes’ “Teeth for Talking”

Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole world that doubles as a deep cavity search of your favorite Bay Area songs. Equal parts Pitchfork and Dr. Phil, [...]

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Waxahatchee – “Under a Rock”

Waxahatchee’s American Weekend was a soft spoken, heartbreaking work of personal narratives that brought you into the room with Katie Crutchfield. One album later, and it’s clear that Crutchfield [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Claire On A Dare, Wild Decade, The Quart Of Blood Technique at Brick & Mortar tonight

Ticket Giveaway: Claire On A Dare, Wild Decade, The Quart Of Blood Technique at Brick & Mortar tonight

Over your Noise Pop hangover yet? Good, because we've got some tickets that should be yours – find out below how to win tickets to see Claire On A [...]

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    Premiere: Listen to Air Surgeon’s “Wardrobe”, off debut EP due on Death Records

Premiere: Listen to Air Surgeon’s “Wardrobe”, off debut EP due on Death Records

San Francisco label Death Records is set to release Air Surgeon’s debut EP this spring. The local pop band is a long time favorite of Death Records – not [...]

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