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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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.

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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' [...]

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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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    Silver Shadows, Generation Loss, Michael & The Strange Land to play El Rio

Silver Shadows, Generation Loss, Michael & The Strange Land to play El Rio

Reigning from San Francisco, Silver Shadows is an all-girl band that tends to fall into the darker side of things. The synth-drenched darkwave act draws from elements of post-punk, [...]

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Craft Spells finally returns with new single

We haven't heard much from Craft Spells, the project of Stockton/San Francisco's Justin Vallesteros, since he holed up in the San Joaquin Valley after 2010's Idle Labor. Since he disappeared, he [...]

By |March 27, 2014|2 Comments