Carletta Sue Kay – “Pas Le Même”

It is always uplifting to receive news of veteran performers finding opportunities to release recordings. The first release from Carletta Sue Kay comes out tomorrow: the "Pas Le Meme" [...]

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Little Wings, Jason Lytle join Olympia vets on Japan compilation ‘Resume’

Does a phenomenal roster of compilation contributors warrant donating to a cause? If so, here's your opportunity. Resume is a tri-volume, internationally curated compilation released to benefit victims of [...]

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Thee Oh Sees announce new album Castlemania; ‘Singles Vol. 1 & 2’ out now

Through a mix of great records, top notch live shows, and a community-supporting DIY spirit, Thee Oh Sees have become one of San Francisco's most vital bands today. [...]

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James & Evander release Constellating EP

Constellating by James & Evander

Oakland's James & Evander recently released this EP, which finds the guys incorporating vocals into their analog synth pop. I dig the humanizing effect [...]

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You Are Plural – “Caught On A Wire”

You Are Plural may currently reside in Seattle, but the Bay Area roots of Jen Grady (playing solo all over, as well as with Emily Jane White, Adam Haworth [...]

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The Art Museums – “Dancing with a Hole in Your Heart”

If today finds you searching for something jovial and upbeat, this new song from the Art Museums fits the bill - "Dancing with a Hole in Your Heart" is [...]

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Stream: The Blank Tapes – ‘LIVE!’

LIVE! by The Blank Tapes

For a taste of The Blank Tapes' live show before Friday night at the Great American (8pm, $13), check out the recently released LIVE!, which [...]

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    Interview: The Heavenly States talk about Record Store Day, their new EP, and the conflict in Libya

Interview: The Heavenly States talk about Record Store Day, their new EP, and the conflict in Libya

Editor's Note: We recently spoke with The Heavenly States' singer/multi-instrumentalist Genevieve Gagon, who offered thoughts on the current conflict in Libya (in 2005, the band was the first to [...]

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Ty Segall to release Ty Rex for Record Store Day

Ty Segall: "Fist Heart Mighty Dawn Dart" (T. Rex Cover) by alteredzones

Ty Segall's name shot to the top of many Record Store Day enthusiasts' shopping lists earlier this week [...]

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Listen to Sonny and the Sunsets’ new album on AOL Music

This week over at AOL Spinner resides Sonny and the Sunsets' Hit After Hit, streamable in full. Today is the celebration of the album's release, along with Sonny's "I [...]

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Video: Introducing Terry Malts (the post-punk’s punk), who have an upcoming release on Slumberland

Terry Malts @ The Knockout 4/3/11 from The Bay Bridged on Vimeo.

The odds are slim that you've seen or heard about Terry Malts unless you rest on a peripheral [...]

Sonny and the Sunsets offer new song: album and 7″ coming next week

"Mr. Lucky" - Sonny and the Sunsets by forcefieldpr

Is it possible to hear a beautiful surf-inflected instrumental like "Mr. Lucky" and not [...]

By |April 7, 2011|Comments Off on Sonny and the Sunsets offer new song: album and 7″ coming next week