Video: Ganglians perform for Terroreyes.tv, stream ‘Still Living’ on Spinner this week

Ganglians "That's What I Want" from TERROREYES.TV on Vimeo.

Sacramento's Ganglians released their latest LP, Still Living, on Tuesday, August 23 (Lefse), and in promotion have a couple more goodies [...]

By |August 26, 2011|Comments Off on Video: Ganglians perform for Terroreyes.tv, stream ‘Still Living’ on Spinner this week

Welder (Eskmo side project) – “Run”

Welder: "Run" (2011) by Welder

SF's Brendan Angelides has been making waves lately as Eskmo, but he's now returning to his other project [...]

By |August 25, 2011|2 Comments

NorCal psych band Magic Leaves releases ‘GLOW’

GLOW by Magic Leaves by Magic Leaves

If you dig fiery psych rock, let me recommend GLOW, the brand new album from Northern California band Magic Leaves. The band is [...]

By |August 25, 2011|Comments Off on NorCal psych band Magic Leaves releases ‘GLOW’

Girls – “Honey Bunny”

From Girls' upcoming album, "Honey Bunny" was premiered by NPR this morning. Regarding the song, Christopher Owens told All Songs Considered:

"Honey Bunny" was my 19th song to write. [...]

By |August 23, 2011|Comments Off on Girls – “Honey Bunny”

Stream Speculator’s new album ‘Nice’ a week before its release

Thanks to Altered Zones, you can now stream Nice, the new album from recent Bay Area transplant Speculator. Nice will be released on August 30th on Underwater Peoples.

Speculator: [...]

By |August 23, 2011|Comments Off on Stream Speculator’s new album ‘Nice’ a week before its release

Devon McClive and Sons to celebrate record release at Hotel Utah, Thursday August 25th

Just back from tour, Devon McClive and Sons return home to celebrate the release of their latest recording, Humankind, which is getting some great reviews. Here is a blurb [...]

By |August 22, 2011|Comments Off on Devon McClive and Sons to celebrate record release at Hotel Utah, Thursday August 25th

Weekend – “Hazel”

Weekend - Hazel by Slumberland Records

Having patiently waited to hear that first taste of the young Bay Area shoegaze/post-rock band Weekend after [...]

By |August 19, 2011|Comments Off on Weekend – “Hazel”

Mwahaha (ex-Clipd Beaks, Ned) – “Rainbow Diamond”

Mwahaha - "Rainbow Diamond"

Oakland's Mwahaha pack plenty of left turns into the electronic-psych-pop of "Rainbow Diamond," the first single from the group's self-titled album, out December 6th. The band [...]

By |August 18, 2011|2 Comments

Bare Wires – “Cheap Perfume”

Bare Wires' new album, which one expects to be a full-length onslaught of infectious garage-pop, will be out on October 18th via Southpaw Records. The album is called Cheap [...]

By |August 17, 2011|Comments Off on Bare Wires – “Cheap Perfume”

Man/Miracle announces new EP and tour dates

Man/Miracle - "Meditations on Nothing"

Man/Miracle has officially announced the new EP the band mentioned when we premiered "Meditations on Nothing" last month. The EP is called Valleys, and it [...]

By |August 17, 2011|Comments Off on Man/Miracle announces new EP and tour dates

Nick Waterhouse releases new EP: ‘Is That Clear’

Is That Clear by Nick Waterhouse

Local R&B purveyor Nick Waterhouse announced this morning that his new digital Is That Clear EP is [...]

By |August 16, 2011|4 Comments

tUnE-yArDs’ “Gangsta” gets remixed by Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys

tUnE-yArDs - "Gangsta (Ad-Rock remix)"

A lot of songs get remixed by a lot of artists, so I'm usually a little numb to "new remix" news. That said, tUnE-yArDs' [...]

By |August 16, 2011|Comments Off on tUnE-yArDs’ “Gangsta” gets remixed by Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys