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    Video Premiere: Planet Booty flaunts finer things in “Connoisseur”

Video Premiere: Planet Booty flaunts finer things in “Connoisseur”

Photo: Rachel Radcliffe

The Planet Booty bandmates have always been experts in funk, acceptance, and positivity, but in the video for their latest single “Connoisseur,” they show that taste is [...]

By |January 26, 2021|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Planet Booty flaunts finer things in “Connoisseur”

Lil Flower Nasti comes up roses on ‘The Blooming’

Sarah Arnold was usually one to find herself behind the lens, not in front of it. A professional photographer in the live music and event spaces, Arnold steps out [...]

By |January 5, 2021|1 Comment

Davis IL releases “Queenie Pie”

There sure are a lot of naked ladies in San Francisco lore. There's Sally Rand, who scandalized the 1939 world's fair (and made 859 O'Farrell — aka Great American [...]

By |December 14, 2020|Comments Off on Davis IL releases “Queenie Pie”
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    SFCM and SF Symphony announce Emerging Black Composers Project

SFCM and SF Symphony announce Emerging Black Composers Project

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) and San Francisco Symphony are partnering for a major new initiative, The Emerging Black Composers Project. The project aims to support the development of Black [...]

By |September 2, 2020|Comments Off on SFCM and SF Symphony announce Emerging Black Composers Project

Sylvie Simmons releases ‘Blue on Blue’ today!

It's hard to believe it has been six years since Sylvie Simmons released her debut recordings, Sylvie, after 35 years of critically-acclaimed music journalism. A lot has happened: fascism [...]

By |August 14, 2020|Comments Off on Sylvie Simmons releases ‘Blue on Blue’ today!
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    Bobcat Rob + the Nightly Howl’s new single, “Drain Pipe”

Bobcat Rob + the Nightly Howl’s new single, “Drain Pipe”

On Friday, August 12, Santa Cruz's Bobcat Rob & the Nightly Howl released a new single entitled "Drain Pipe." Much like a bobcat in a riparian woodland, the song [...]

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Get ready for Naima Shalhoub’s new album, ‘Siphr’

Remember Naima Shalhoub, whom we profiled back in 2017? She's back — with her very first studio LP.

On August 6, expect her debut full-length, called Siphr. Recorded at Women's [...]

By |August 3, 2020|Comments Off on Get ready for Naima Shalhoub’s new album, ‘Siphr’
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    Video Premiere: Trebuchet dress up for new single “Failing Up”

Video Premiere: Trebuchet dress up for new single “Failing Up”

You might say that 2020 has been a crazy year for Trebuchet.

Since the dawn of the new decade, the North Bay indie rockers have welcomed a newborn into the [...]

By |July 31, 2020|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Trebuchet dress up for new single “Failing Up”

Getaway Dogs release new single: “KEEP II”

Santa Cruz favorite Getaway Dogs released a stunning new single "KEEP II". Continuing a trend established in previous albums, this song showcases their ability to bond the medium of [...]

By |July 24, 2020|Comments Off on Getaway Dogs release new single: “KEEP II”
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    Wax Roof finally tells his story in new EP, ‘re(P)layer’

Wax Roof finally tells his story in new EP, ‘re(P)layer’

When he's not crafting songs for artists like Rexx Life Raj, Caleborate, or Seattle MC Dave B., Wax Roof has been spending time crafting the music that will finally [...]

By |July 15, 2020|Comments Off on Wax Roof finally tells his story in new EP, ‘re(P)layer’

Premiere: NRVS LVRS keep going with ‘Cult Lite’

(photo: Kristin Cofer)

Even in these crazy times, NRVS LVRS are back with a new EP Cult Lite. Hear the whole thing, including lead single "Little Cults," right here.

NRVS LVRS [...]

By |July 2, 2020|Comments Off on Premiere: NRVS LVRS keep going with ‘Cult Lite’

The Y Axes premiere remix of single “How We Begin”

A little over a year from when San Francisco dreamy pop band the Y Axes blessed our ears with their second single “How We Begin,” the band has released [...]

By |July 2, 2020|1 Comment