Video: Yesway (Emily Ritz & Kacey Johansing) – “Woahcean”

Directed by Dominic Santos, here's a video from Yesway, the duo of Emily Ritz (of Honeycomb) and Kacey Johansing. The group's first EP is a collection of experimental [...]

By |August 12, 2011|Comments Off on Video: Yesway (Emily Ritz & Kacey Johansing) – “Woahcean”
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    TBB Video Premiere: Appetite performs “Molecules” live at Phono del Sol

TBB Video Premiere: Appetite performs “Molecules” live at Phono del Sol

Appetite - "Molecules" (Live at Phono del Sol) from BAMM.tv on Vimeo.

The latest BAMM.tv video from Phono del Sol spotlights festival openers Appetite. Teddy Briggs and his band came [...]

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Video: Moonbeams – “Forever” / stream ‘The Daisy Chain’ now

SF band Moonbeams, recently featured in our Bay Area shoegazer mixtape, is about to embark on a California tour that kicks off on August 11th in San Diego, and [...]

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Recorded for Japan: benefit compilation with Ariel Pink, Kurt Vile, many live tracks recorded in Brooklyn

Another fantastic benefit compilation to support Japanese earthquake relief efforts was released August 4th, featuring artists such as Kurt Vile, Ariel Pink, and R. Stevie Moore performing the appropriately titled [...]

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Three songs from Ganglians’ new album ‘Still Living’

Ganglians - "Drop the Act"

"Drop the Act" is the third song that Sacramento's Ganglians has released in anticipation of the psych-pop band's upcoming album Still Living, out August 23rd [...]

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Van Pierszalowski of Port O’Brien returns with WATERS

WATERS - "O Holy Break Of Day"

Following the dissolution of beloved SF rock band Port O'Brien last year, Van Pierszalowski moved to Oslo, Norway, before spending time visiting Alaska, [...]

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Fops – “Cheater Carolina”; from new cassette/digital mini-album, ‘For Centuries’

As a reminder, Fops is a duo featuring Thee More Shallows' Dee Kesler and Ral Partha Vogalbacher' Chadwick Donald Bidwell. After releasing the debut Yeth, Yeth, Yeth in 2010, [...]

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Video: Wooden Shjips – “Black Smoke Rise”

Via Pitchfork, here's a new black and white video from Wooden Shjips. West is out 9/13 on Thrill Jockey. Have you RSVPed for the band's upcoming free [...]

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Speculator – “Jenny Says”

Not much mention has been made of Speculator yet here as a local musician. Speculator is Nick Ray, the guy who relocated his one-man party from Los Angeles to [...]

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Pregnant – ‘Life Hard: I Try’ out September 6 on Mush Records, stream now

Not long ago did Northern Californian Daniel Trudeau aka Pregnant release Regional Music (we wrote it up in April). His new collection Life Hard: I Try comes out September [...]

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Little Wings: two tapes out on Gnome Life Records, co-headlining Regional Bias on August 6th!

HALLOWEEN 2020 by LITTLE WINGS by Gnome Life Records

"Halloween 2020" comes from Made It Rain, a new cassette from Little Wings, who [...]

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Bird by Bird – “Simple Days”

Perhaps the "Simple Days" were when Jonathan Devoto played guitar and vocals for the Matches - perhaps not. Either way, Bird by Bird is Devoto's main project these days, [...]