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    Studio Update & Sneak Preview: Coo Coo Birds premiere "Stop My Heart" from forthcoming LP 'Psychedelic Warrior'

Studio Update & Sneak Preview: Coo Coo Birds premiere "Stop My Heart" from forthcoming LP 'Psychedelic Warrior'

Since forming at the dawn of 2012, San Francisco's Coo Coo Birds have taken the proverbial bull by the horns, attacking the writing and recording process while leaving little [...]

By |September 21, 2012|2 Comments

Youth of the Beast – "Shotgun Army"

Youth of the Beast is an alternative pop duo formed by Adrian Symcox of San Fransisco and Blake Carver of Los Angeles. Both Carver and Symcox got their start [...]

By |September 20, 2012|1 Comment
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    Ticket Giveaway: Easy Star All Stars at Slim's this Friday 9/21/12

Ticket Giveaway: Easy Star All Stars at Slim's this Friday 9/21/12

When it comes to the tribute album, a set of guidelines and standards of practice is non-existent. The entire concept is based on open interpretation of the original material. [...]

By |September 20, 2012|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Easy Star All Stars at Slim's this Friday 9/21/12
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    Interview: Trainwreck Riders discuss their forthcoming LP 'Ghost Yards'

Interview: Trainwreck Riders discuss their forthcoming LP 'Ghost Yards'

The Trainwreck Riders have been kicking out excellent country-rock for nearly a decade, and are now streaming their forthcoming LP Ghost Yards on Bandcamp. The album will be released [...]

By |September 19, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: Trainwreck Riders discuss their forthcoming LP 'Ghost Yards'

Black Cobra Vipers release debut EP

EP by Black Cobra Vipers

Meet San Francisco's Black Cobra Vipers. A young rock trio comprised of guitarist/lead singer Gregory DiMartino, bassist Julian Borrego and drummer Rob Mills, their debut [...]

By |September 18, 2012|Comments Off on Black Cobra Vipers release debut EP

The Parmesans – "Brahms Was A Satanist"

The Parmesans, a bluegrass band with members based in San Francisco and Oakland, released a pair of bluegrass EPs this summer via Bandcamp. The five members of The Parmesans [...]

By |September 18, 2012|1 Comment
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    Stream the new Woods album 'Bend Beyond,' catch them on 10/17/12 at the brand new Preservation Hall

Stream the new Woods album 'Bend Beyond,' catch them on 10/17/12 at the brand new Preservation Hall

Woods may hail from Brooklyn but they know how to show the west coast considerable love. We're treated to the Woodsist Festival each year in Big Sur - their [...]

By |September 17, 2012|Comments Off on Stream the new Woods album 'Bend Beyond,' catch them on 10/17/12 at the brand new Preservation Hall

GRMLN releases "Coral" in anticipation of forthcoming EP

Born in Kyoto, Japan, raised in SoCal, and currently a student at UC Santa Cruz, 19-year-old Yoodoo Park operates in the music world under the moniker GRMLN. He is [...]

By |September 14, 2012|Comments Off on GRMLN releases "Coral" in anticipation of forthcoming EP

Cool Ghouls – "California" / "First Taste of Spring"

San Francisco's Cool Ghouls recently released the outstanding EP Alright Cassette, which is available for download on their Bandcamp page. Formed by Benicia natives Pat Thomas and Pat McDonald [...]

By |September 14, 2012|Comments Off on Cool Ghouls – "California" / "First Taste of Spring"

Video: Moon Duo – "Sleepwalker"

Moon Duo — the psych-rock brainchild of Ripley Johnson (guitarist for Wooden Shjips) and Sanae Yamada — recently dropped the official video for their track "Sleepwalker". The song opens [...]

By |September 13, 2012|1 Comment

Cult of Youth releases new album, plays Hemlock 10/27/12

Cult of Youth began five years ago as the solo project of Brooklyn's Sean Ragon. Now expanded to a four-piece, the band released its second album Love Will Prevail [...]

By |September 12, 2012|Comments Off on Cult of Youth releases new album, plays Hemlock 10/27/12

Today only: Religious Girls offer their new album for free!

Not to panic anyone, but less than 13 hours remain to download Religious Girls' brand new full length for free on Bandcamp. On I Want to Believe, the Oakland [...]

By |September 11, 2012|1 Comment