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    Thick Red Wine releasing Homesick EP, celebrating tomorrow night at Bottom of the Hill

Thick Red Wine releasing Homesick EP, celebrating tomorrow night at Bottom of the Hill

Thick Red Wine – the project of New Jersey transplant Mike Wojciechowski – drops its new Homesick EP next Tuesday, November 11 via Breakup Records, and he's celebrating tomorrow [...]

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Kid Trails release Feels The Same EP

Kid Trails, the project of Oakland's Patrick Jeffords and Andy Woodward, just dropped their Feels The Same EP, showing an expansion to their spacey pop sound. The opener "Never [...]

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    Howlin’ Rain shares “Big Red Moon”, announces ‘Mansion Songs’ LP

Howlin’ Rain shares “Big Red Moon”, announces ‘Mansion Songs’ LP

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Howlin' Rain, the project of Oakland's Ethan Miller, just shared "Big Red Moon", the first single from his forthcoming LP Mansion Songs. With an a capella intro [...]

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    Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 4 drops today (FREE DOWNLOAD!)

Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 4 drops today (FREE DOWNLOAD!)

Big news for those searching out burgeoning Bay Area bands: Tricycle Records has released yet another exemplary mix, entitled Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 4. It features some of the best [...]

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Happy Fangs premiere “Fangsgiving”

So you went to Safeway on November 1st and found the orange and black switched out for red and green. Not ready for it all just yet? Those of [...]

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    Stream Cool Ghouls’ new record ‘A Swirling Fire Burning Through the Rye’

Stream Cool Ghouls’ new record ‘A Swirling Fire Burning Through the Rye’

Cool Ghouls drop their sophomore LP A Swirling Fire Burning Through the Rye next Tuesday, November 11 via Empty Cellar (vinyl) and Burger Records (cassette), but you can hear [...]

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Featured Album: Kool A.D. – ‘WORD O.K.’

Kool A.D. (real name Victor Vasquez) is one the most inventive and prolific rappers in the Bay Area, and the entire country, really. After gaining notoriety with the now-defunct [...]

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Bill Baird – “Flying on the Ground is Wrong”

Bill Baird is always busy, and he recently shared his newest dose of delicious pop, "Flying on the Ground is Wrong". Like much of Bill's work, there's layers upon [...]

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Happy Fangs – “Contagious”

Any band with a Halloween leaning name is going to grab a double-take during October, and gritty powerhouse Happy Fangs went all in. "Contagious" is off of their upcoming debut [...]

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Giraffage streams “Tell Me” from new ‘No Reason’ EP

Giraffage just returned to the Bay after a lengthy tour supporting Porter Robinson, and he's wasting no time before his next project. That's right, the artist (whose real name [...]

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Meat Market drops “Big Cookie” and “Floor”

It's been over a year since we've heard something new from Oakland's Meat Market, but last night they quietly dropped a pair of new tracks on their Bandcamp page. [...]

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Andrew St. James holds release party for ‘The Shakes’

San Francisco wunderkind Andrew St. James is closing his October residency with a release show.

Nineteen years old and already on his first full-length, Andrew St. James is taking October [...]

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