Indie pop band New Spell releases “Watching Waiting”

Bay Area trio New Spell are bringing a dark indie pop sound to their newest track, "Watching Waiting," leading toward the release of their upcoming EP, Songs We Wrote For [...]

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Panda Bear announces North American Tour

Panda Bear has announced new material following 2011's Tomboy, to be released on Domino Records.

Currently the album is tentatively titled Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper, and features production work and collaboration from [...]

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See OM perform at the Great American Music Hall

There once was a time where Al Cisneros, singer and bassist for stoner-metal band Sleep, would play music about the finer things in life (see: the hour-long epic "Dopesmoker"). [...]

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Premiere/Interview: Halcyonaire – ‘Urban Arson’

With roots in the suburbs of San Diego, a production space in Fruitvale, and homes across Oakland and San Francisco, Halcyonaire weaves a sound they call "California country & soul." Tying [...]

By |April 11, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere/Interview: Halcyonaire – ‘Urban Arson’
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    Catch Le Vice, DUCKWRTH, & sayknowledge tonight at Elbo Room

Catch Le Vice, DUCKWRTH, & sayknowledge tonight at Elbo Room

Friday night, Le Vice headlines a night of live hip-hop at the Elbo Room, with support from RGLND & DUCKWRTH and sayknowledge - all artists that have released new [...]

By |April 11, 2014|Comments Off on Catch Le Vice, DUCKWRTH, & sayknowledge tonight at Elbo Room
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    Burnt Ones play ‘Gift’ LP release party at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Burnt Ones play ‘Gift’ LP release party at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Burnt Ones, though originally from Indianapolis, Indiana have long been a staple in the San Francisco music scene. And on April 12 they will be delivering their brand of reverb-filled, [...]

By |April 10, 2014|Comments Off on Burnt Ones play ‘Gift’ LP release party at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Pang release new EP, ‘Young Professionals’

After releasing a truly superb single dubbed "Attention Deficit" all the way back in 2012, Pang is coming back with a 5-song EP called Young Professionals on Grazer Records.

The [...]

By |April 8, 2014|Comments Off on Pang release new EP, ‘Young Professionals’
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    The Electric Magpie to release debut full length, ‘Begins’

The Electric Magpie to release debut full length, ‘Begins’

The Electric Magpie, a household name in the Bay Area psych-garage rock scene, is revving up to release their debut full-length on April 15th via one of Los Angeles' [...]

By |April 7, 2014|Comments Off on The Electric Magpie to release debut full length, ‘Begins’
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    Q&A: Intimatchine to play EP release show this Sunday at Rickshaw Stop

Q&A: Intimatchine to play EP release show this Sunday at Rickshaw Stop

Intimatchine is the fascinating synth-based project of Los Angeles couple Chelsey Holland and Christopher Wormald. The duo is releasing its debut EP this month titled I'll Eat You Last, [...]

By |April 5, 2014|Comments Off on Q&A: Intimatchine to play EP release show this Sunday at Rickshaw Stop

Adam Lipman releases ‘Prove the Beast’ LP

Half Moon Bay's Adam Lipman is releasing his Prove the Beast LP April 15 on Shrimper Records, his follow up to 2013's The Western Bounce. At the core of [...]

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Get to Know: Summer Peaks

Let's be honest, most bands formed by high school friends are pretty bad. And although Summer Peaks of Brentwood (the NorCal one) was formed at their high school, they [...]

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Get to Know: We Are The Men

These days, it isn't all too uncommon to see the band name We Are The Men on the roster for shows in San Francisco. Funny thing is, they aren't [...]

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