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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Monster Rally & Jay Stone share “Cognac,” LP on the way

LA instrumental hip-hop producer Monster Rally has teamed up with Oakland MC's Jay Stone and Brandon Rayson on the track "Cognac", and let's just say this collaboration has me [...]

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Mark Kozelek releases a pair of…divergent songs

The Bay Area's crankiest folk singer and Pitchfork's favorite clickbaiter this side of Pharrell, Mark Kozelek, has had a whirlwind last couple of weeks, as we told you about [...]

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Premiere: Stream The Tropics’ new EP ‘Wind House’

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The Tropics have been on a video rampage of late, dropping shorts for two tracks off their forthcoming EP Wind House – first for "Sons & [...]

By |October 23, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Stream The Tropics’ new EP ‘Wind House’
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    Interview: Sunhaze dig into the sound of their just-released EP ‘Last Summer’

Interview: Sunhaze dig into the sound of their just-released EP ‘Last Summer’

It’s extremely difficult trying to stay focused during an interview when the Giants are a run away from heading to the World Series. Especially for a guy like me [...]

By |October 21, 2014|Comments Off on Interview: Sunhaze dig into the sound of their just-released EP ‘Last Summer’
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    Julia Lewis – “You Were My First Love” ft. Saint Tiimbre

Julia Lewis – “You Were My First Love” ft. Saint Tiimbre

From San Francisco producer Julia Lewis (aka Benjamin Failk) comes a new track “You Were My First Love”, featuring Saint Tiimbre, a collective comprised of Amp Live (of [...]

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Meatbodies release new LP, announce show in SF

Meatbodies, formerly known as Chad & The Meatbodies for their frontman Chad Ubovich, just dropped their self-titled debut LP on garage rock super label In The Red. Meatbodies is [...]

By |October 15, 2014|3 Comments

Al Lover, your new trip advisor

There's a reason Al Lover finds himself at home with the musicians of The Black Angels and at every psych fest worth tripping at. He's a DJ by trade, [...]

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    Front Country’s ‘Sake of the Sound’ release party at Slim’s next month

Front Country’s ‘Sake of the Sound’ release party at Slim’s next month

On the title track to their debut LP Sake of the Sound, Front Country's Melody Walker sings of the healing power of music ("When it hits you, you gonna [...]

By |October 13, 2014|1 Comment
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    William Ryan Fritch releases ‘Heavy’ EP, Death Blues’ ‘Ensemble’

William Ryan Fritch releases ‘Heavy’ EP, Death Blues’ ‘Ensemble’

Music writers – including yours truly – throw around the words epic, ethereal, and soundscape quite a bit. Anything that's somewhat amorphous and presents an aura of openness and [...]

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Useless Eaters stream new album Bleeding Moon

SF-via-Memphis' Useless Eaters are sharing their latest (and highly-anticipated) LP, Bleeding Moon, streaming now on Wondering Sound. Check out the most recent single and crowd favorite, "American Cars," below.

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