Premiere: Balms releases dream-pop single “Golden Hair”

SF-based dream-pop/shoegaze band Balms currently has a EP in the works, and in the meantime, has a new single to premiere here: "Golden Hair."

"Golden Hair" is a dreamy, cosmic tune [...]

By |July 24, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Balms releases dream-pop single “Golden Hair”

Seatraffic releases new video, playing with GEMS on Friday

San Francisco drum and synth duo Seatraffic are back with a new music video for their latest single "Precious Stones". Seatraffic will perform with GEMS and Running In The [...]

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Thurston Moore / Sebadoh announce joint West Coast tour

All you sensitive alt babies get ready, because Sebadoh and Thurston Moore have joined forces for a double bill at the Great American Music Hall on October 7th.

Thurston Moore is a [...]

By |July 24, 2014|Comments Off on Thurston Moore / Sebadoh announce joint West Coast tour

Check out Split Screens’ new single “Stand Alone”

I can't quite figure out Split Screens.  Are they a psychedelic band masquerading as folk rockers?  Or a progressive rock group with an oddball pop sensibility?  Maybe both.  Maybe [...]

By |July 23, 2014|Comments Off on Check out Split Screens’ new single “Stand Alone”

Luke Sweeney releases “Doin’ It To You”

San Francisco sweetheart Luke Sweeney has been slowly building up the anticipation for his full-length release, Adventure:Us with numerous singles and videos. The most recent addition? "Doin' It To [...]

By |July 21, 2014|Comments Off on Luke Sweeney releases “Doin’ It To You”

Al Lover releases new track, “Stonegoat”

Over the past few years, Al Lover has quickly become one of the most interesting producers in San Francisco. He makes music that slides seamlessly between genres, creating a [...]

By |July 18, 2014|Comments Off on Al Lover releases new track, “Stonegoat”

White Lung to play Rickshaw Stop with Wax Idols, REDREDRED

In this day and age, it's not hard to find and discover incredibly influential female musicians. This is the point where I direct you to a show that just [...]

By |July 17, 2014|Comments Off on White Lung to play Rickshaw Stop with Wax Idols, REDREDRED
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    Brick & Mortar throws a rager with Natural Child and Cool Ghouls

Brick & Mortar throws a rager with Natural Child and Cool Ghouls

Brick and Mortar is hosting an evening of rock and roll this Friday, July 18, and with Nashville's Natural Child as the guest of honor, this party is guaranteed [...]

By |July 16, 2014|Comments Off on Brick & Mortar throws a rager with Natural Child and Cool Ghouls

Listen: We Will Be Lions – “Burn Me Like A Disco”

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Psychedelic glam-rockers We Will Be Lions released their newest single "Burn Me Like A Disco" last month. The track was recorded with Ian Pellicci at Tiny [...]

By |July 14, 2014|1 Comment

Bad Daddies release new 7″ on Negative Fun Records

The East Bay's very own Bad Daddies have something new to bring to the table: a new 7-inch brought to you by Negative Fun Records. As part of the [...]

By |July 11, 2014|Comments Off on Bad Daddies release new 7″ on Negative Fun Records
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    Father/Daughter kicks off The Chapel’s Local Label Night with Running in the Fog

Father/Daughter kicks off The Chapel’s Local Label Night with Running in the Fog

Tonight is the first installment of Local Label Night at The Chapel, a new monthly series which showcases local record labels in the Chapel Bar. Father/Daughter Records will represent [...]

By |July 9, 2014|Comments Off on Father/Daughter kicks off The Chapel’s Local Label Night with Running in the Fog

Odd Owl – “New Americans”

Local indie pop band Odd Owl will be heading to Bottom of the Hill this week. The band, which features Carmen Caruso on lead vocals and keyboards, has a poppy, [...]

By |July 9, 2014|Comments Off on Odd Owl – “New Americans”