Magic Trick (Tim Cohen) – “Daylight Moon”

Magic Trick (Tim Cohen) - "Daylight Moon"

Tim Cohen's birthday was Tuesday, and Empty Cellar Records celebrated by releasing a limited edition version of Cohen's upcoming album, The Glad Birth [...]

By |July 22, 2011|Comments Off on Magic Trick (Tim Cohen) – “Daylight Moon”

Elephant & Castle – “Sweet Someone”/”I Will”

[Second update: Streams are back online!]

[Update: Looks like the songs have been pulled offline for now. Trust us, they rule! You can still pick up the single [...]

By |July 22, 2011|Comments Off on Elephant & Castle – “Sweet Someone”/”I Will”

Real Estate’s new single, tour stops in Big Sur and at the Independent

Real Estate spent a good part of this year keeping quiet about their upcoming plans, including the move to Domino Records along with all of their side projects' catalogs. [...]

By |July 21, 2011|Comments Off on Real Estate’s new single, tour stops in Big Sur and at the Independent

Girls – “Vomit”

I wrote vomit before Girls was even a band or an idea, this is one of the first songs I ever wrote along with "Substance" and "Headache" what you’re [...]

By |July 21, 2011|Comments Off on Girls – “Vomit”

White Cloud – “Braised Cattle” / “Alarm Clock” digital single

The White Cloud digital single series continues with "Braised Cattle" / "Alarm Clock". This single, like the others, can be found on White Cloud's Bandcamp and serve as nice [...]

By |July 18, 2011|Comments Off on White Cloud – “Braised Cattle” / “Alarm Clock” digital single

Listen to Sean Smith’s new album: ‘Huge Fluid Freedom’

Huge Fluid Freedom by Sean Smith

The shocking image above is the album cover for Huge Fluid Freedom, the latest record from local guitar virtuoso Sean Smith. Smith might [...]

By |July 18, 2011|Comments Off on Listen to Sean Smith’s new album: ‘Huge Fluid Freedom’

Religious Girls – “OG”

Religious Girls - "OG"

The day after their awesome set at Phono del Sol, Religious Girls sent us this song off the band's new 12", Midnight Realms. The song is [...]

By |July 18, 2011|Comments Off on Religious Girls – “OG”

THEMAYS (members of Exray’s) releases THEWORKS tape

THEMAYS - "High Noon Walker" (TBB Premiere)

THEMAYS are self-described as "a loose collective of drone makers and beat junkies," featuring Exray's leaders Jon Bernson and Michael Falsetto-Mapp and a [...]

By |July 15, 2011|Comments Off on THEMAYS (members of Exray’s) releases THEWORKS tape

Water Borders – “What Wiwant”

Yesterday, Stereogum premiered local duo Water Borders' "What Wiwant," a dense slice of haunted vocals and dark electronic drone. The track's off the band's upcoming LP, Harbored Mantras, [...]

By |July 14, 2011|Comments Off on Water Borders – “What Wiwant”

Form & Fate return with a new album: ‘Sol Invictus’

Form and Fate - Sol Invictus by 500 Records

Dynamic instrumental rock quartet Form & Fate has returned with the band's first album [...]

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New single from Ganglians – “Sleep”

Gearing up for the August 23rd release of Still Living (via Lefse Records), Sacramento's Ganglians are offering up their second single from the record: "Sleep."

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By |July 14, 2011|Comments Off on New single from Ganglians – “Sleep”

Girls announce ‘Father, Son, Holy Ghost’ and tour, including two nights at the Great American Music Hall

Returning with a new album a little less than a year after the Broken Dreams Club EP, Girls have announced that their second full length, Father, Son, Holy Ghost, [...]

By |July 14, 2011|Comments Off on Girls announce ‘Father, Son, Holy Ghost’ and tour, including two nights at the Great American Music Hall