Sic Alps – “Breadhead”

Sic Alps - "Breadhead"

While Sic Alps tours Europe, Drag City has released the Breadhead 7", a four-song set that closes with a Dwyer/Segall/Melton-assisted cover of Bob Marley and the [...]

By |September 9, 2011|Comments Off on Sic Alps – “Breadhead”

Nectarine Pie – “Chameleon” / The Splinters – “Cactus”

Southpaw Records recently released two new 7"s from The Splinters and Nectarine Pie: Carcass and Dreamdaze. To sweeten the deal, Southpaw has also released the respective B-sides:

Nectarine Pie - "Chameleon"

The [...]

By |September 8, 2011|Comments Off on Nectarine Pie – “Chameleon” / The Splinters – “Cactus”

Raleigh Moncrief – “I Just Saw” / “Lament for Morning”

Sacramento's Raleigh Moncrief has worked for years as a producer, with credits including the new Appetite and Ganglians albums, as well as work with Zach Hill and on Dirty [...]

By |September 6, 2011|Comments Off on Raleigh Moncrief – “I Just Saw” / “Lament for Morning”
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    TBB Video Premiere: Religious Girls – “OG” (Live at Phono del Sol)

TBB Video Premiere: Religious Girls – “OG” (Live at Phono del Sol)

BAMM.tv sent us this video showcasing the powerful, rhythmic performance that Oakland's Religious Girls delivered at our Phono del Sol festival in July. Here, the guys perform "OG," one [...]

By |September 1, 2011|Comments Off on TBB Video Premiere: Religious Girls – “OG” (Live at Phono del Sol)

Thee Oh Sees announce new album: ‘Carrion Crawler/The Dream’

If you haven't checked out Castlemania since its June release, you only have a few months left before Thee Oh Sees release another new album. Recorded live to [...]

By |August 30, 2011|Comments Off on Thee Oh Sees announce new album: ‘Carrion Crawler/The Dream’

Listen to three songs from garage duo Pamela (members of The Splinters)

Pamela - "Lie Down (Eye Contact)"

Pamela (Ashley Thomas and Courtney Gray of The Splinters) are releasing their first tape via Whoa Whoa Records. Download one catchy garage burner above [...]

By |August 26, 2011|Comments Off on Listen to three songs from garage duo Pamela (members of The Splinters)

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