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    Holy Other releases debut LP, performs in Berkeley with Amon Tobin 10/5/12

Holy Other releases debut LP, performs in Berkeley with Amon Tobin 10/5/12

Holy Other, one of the most talented dark electronica producers to come out of Europe in the past couple years, has just released his highly anticipated full-length LP debut [...]

By |September 7, 2012|Comments Off on Holy Other releases debut LP, performs in Berkeley with Amon Tobin 10/5/12
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    Tussle's "Yume No Mori" gets remixed by Einstuerzende Neubauten's Alexander Hacke

Tussle's "Yume No Mori" gets remixed by Einstuerzende Neubauten's Alexander Hacke

Back in July we shared the news that local groove machine Tussle would be releasing their fourth studio album, Tempest, on September 25th, 2012 via Smalltown Supersound. Produced and [...]

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    Wildlife Control releases debut LP, celebrates at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Wildlife Control releases debut LP, celebrates at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Wildlife Control is an alternative/pop duo formed by brothers Neil and Sumul Shah, who grew up in rural Pennsylvania but are now bi-coastal; drummer Sumul lives in the East [...]

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Spencer Owen – "My Troubled Past" / "Water Drinkers"

Spencer Owen of Oakland recently released an LP entitled End Vogue. Co-produced by Drew Stoeckel of James Rabbit, the album has a bit of a serious tone, but the [...]

By |September 7, 2012|1 Comment

Main Attrakionz – "Do It For The Bay (feat. DaVinci)"

East Bay hip hop duo Main Attrakionz dropped the first single from their upcoming debut album, Bossalinis & Fooliyones, due October 22nd via Young Ones Records.

The track "Do It [...]

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    Cop this free comp: 'Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 2'

Cop this free comp: 'Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 2'

Tricycle Records released its second annual Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation on August 28th, and if you're looking for a primer on Bay Area music—or just like free mp3s—well [...]

By |September 6, 2012|Comments Off on Cop this free comp: 'Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 2'

Listen to Two Gallants perform on Live 105's 'Soundcheck'

Two Gallants stopped by Live 105’s Sunday-night indie/local music program, Soundcheck, on August 26, to chat with DJ Aaron Axelsen and treat listeners to an in-studio performance of a [...]

By |September 5, 2012|Comments Off on Listen to Two Gallants perform on Live 105's 'Soundcheck'
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    Social Studies announce new album, 'Developer' (playing the Knockout this Thursday 9/6/12)

Social Studies announce new album, 'Developer' (playing the Knockout this Thursday 9/6/12)

Mere days after letting their gorgeous new single, "Terracur," loose on the internet, San Francisco's Social Studies have announced a release date for their second album, Developer.

"Overall, the sound [...]

By |September 4, 2012|Comments Off on Social Studies announce new album, 'Developer' (playing the Knockout this Thursday 9/6/12)
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    Sic Alps debuts video for "Glyphs," playing record release party at Make-Out Room on 9/7/12

Sic Alps debuts video for "Glyphs," playing record release party at Make-Out Room on 9/7/12

As we reported back in June, Sic Alps are dropping their eponymous fifth album on September 11th via Chicago’s Drag City label. They previously released the Sgt. Pepper's-esque "Glyphs"–a [...]

By |August 31, 2012|Comments Off on Sic Alps debuts video for "Glyphs," playing record release party at Make-Out Room on 9/7/12
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    Maria Minerva playing at Rickshaw Stop with Father Finger, Bobby Browser, Epicsauce DJs on 9/30/12

Maria Minerva playing at Rickshaw Stop with Father Finger, Bobby Browser, Epicsauce DJs on 9/30/12

Maria Minerva is the alias of London-based and Tallinn, Estonia native lo-fi pop artist Maria Juur. As part of her first ever U.S. tour this September, she will be [...]

By |August 30, 2012|Comments Off on Maria Minerva playing at Rickshaw Stop with Father Finger, Bobby Browser, Epicsauce DJs on 9/30/12

Video: The Fresh & Onlys – "Presence of Mind"

Here's a brand new vid from The Fresh & Onlys, off next week's Long Slow Dance. You can listen to the album in full over at Hype Machine.

By |August 30, 2012|Comments Off on Video: The Fresh & Onlys – "Presence of Mind"

Listen to Deerhoof's new album 'Breakup Song' right now

Thanks to Greg Saunier of Deerhoof for uploading this video-accompanied stream of the band's new full length album, Breakup Song. It's coming out next week on Polyvinyl and [...]

By |August 30, 2012|Comments Off on Listen to Deerhoof's new album 'Breakup Song' right now