The Moanin Dove releases ‘Broken Light Parade’

Broken Light Parade by The Moanin Dove

The Moanin Dove, an SF trio comprised of James Riotto (who is also an engineer at Tiny Telephone), Josh Korr, and Rob Shelton, [...]

By |July 6, 2011|Comments Off on The Moanin Dove releases ‘Broken Light Parade’

Shalants – “The Mercury Twins”

Shalants' new self-titled album is out now via American Dust. With a sound that can best be described as garage-tinged Americana (bluesy and bold), "The Mercury Twins" manages to fit [...]

By |July 5, 2011|Comments Off on Shalants – “The Mercury Twins”

SF’s Part Time releases ‘What Would You Say?’ on Mexican Summer

Part Time – “I Wanna Take You Out"

Part Time – “In This Filthy City”

SF's David Speck records hazy synth-pop as Part Time, and his debut LP, What Would You [...]

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Debbie Neigher – “Evergreens”

Debbie Neigher's self-titled debut album comes courtesy of a team that we've come to know well: John Vanderslice at the helm as producer (his first producing gig in a [...]

Dominique Leone covers Stravinsky’s ‘Les Noces (The Wedding)’

Les Noces by Dominique Leone

We wouldn't normally be writing about Stravinsky ballets, so consider our interest a testament to the creativity of local experimental pop artist Dominique Leone. [...]

By |July 1, 2011|Comments Off on Dominique Leone covers Stravinsky’s ‘Les Noces (The Wedding)’

Appetite – “Fiery Ring”

Appetite is the musical moniker of Teddy Briggs, who took on the name because "a lot of people, myself included, are hungry for things that they can't even name. [...]

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Wallpaper. – #STUPiDFACEDD EP out July 26, tour dates announced

Wallpaper. - Shotgun by wallpaper

So it feels a little crazy to be talking about our hometown party boys Wallpaper. being busy with [...]

New, live recording from Battlehooch – “Joke”

Battlehooch is offering up a new, limited edition live EP, entitled Casual Religious. The EP features three favorite Battlehooch tunes plus one new track, entitled "Joke."

Battlehooch - "Joke" (live)

During [...]

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Dominant Legs’ debut LP out on September 27th, 2011 – ‘Invitation’

Thus far, we've only been graced with an introductory EP from Dominant Legs, as well as some excellent live shows (with Holy Shit and Melted Toys, and at SF [...]

By |June 28, 2011|Comments Off on Dominant Legs’ debut LP out on September 27th, 2011 – ‘Invitation’

Iceage is coming to the Elbo Room and Amoeba in July

Iceage - "White Rune"

Iceage - "Broken Bone"

The buzz around Iceage is of the sort that immediately puts my bullshit-sensors on heightened alert. They're teenagers! From Denmark! [...]

By |June 28, 2011|Comments Off on Iceage is coming to the Elbo Room and Amoeba in July

il gato releases ‘All those Slippery Things’ EP

il gato presents "Contemplation Blues" from il gato on Vimeo.

Local indie-baroque-folk band il gato has released its new EP, All those Slippery Things, a companion to last year's very [...]

Listen to Forest Floor’s ‘Mother of Muses’

Mother of Muses by Forest Floor / Pragmatism

Oakland's Forest Floor made a strong impression with his Mapzzz EP earlier this year, and Geoff Saba has now released his LP, [...]

By |June 27, 2011|Comments Off on Listen to Forest Floor’s ‘Mother of Muses’