Bay Area electronic roundup: new releases from Elephant and Castle, Eskmo, and James & Evander

Man does not (or at least, need not) live by rock and roll alone. Below are selections from three rising local electronic artists with recent or upcoming releases. [...]

By |September 30, 2010|Comments Off on Bay Area electronic roundup: new releases from Elephant and Castle, Eskmo, and James & Evander

Timothy James Wright – ‘Dark Hymns in an Empty Chapel’

Timothy James Wright's Dark Hymns in an Empty Chapel is out now. Every song on this album is intriguing and elegantly crafted - lush undertones, warm analog feel, deft [...]

By |September 29, 2010|Comments Off on Timothy James Wright – ‘Dark Hymns in an Empty Chapel’

Poor Bailey’s October Project: A Song a Day to Keep the Demons Away

Poor Bailey's A Song a Day to Keep the Demons Away is both an ode to October and a massive new local music project.

Starting October 1st (this Friday), a [...]

By |September 29, 2010|4 Comments

Wednesday: Fancy Dan Band releases Sing to Survive at Cafe du Nord

Sing to Survive by The Fancy Dan Band

Last year, several local musicians made their upcoming records at Tiny Telephone with the now-dormant The Bay Bridged Recording Grant -- some [...]

By |September 27, 2010|Comments Off on Wednesday: Fancy Dan Band releases Sing to Survive at Cafe du Nord

The Fresh & Onlys – “Waterfall”

The Fresh & Onlys - "Waterfall"

From The Fresh & Onlys' upcoming third full length Play It Strange, out October 12th on In The Red. The band's album release [...]

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Sword & Sandals – Good & Plenty LP debuts at Viracocha Wednesday

Wednesday at Viracocha, there's a dual release party for Birds & Batteries' Chasing the Moon episode, as well as the official release of Sword + Sandals' debut album, Good [...]

By |September 20, 2010|Comments Off on Sword & Sandals – Good & Plenty LP debuts at Viracocha Wednesday

New label launches with Rykarda Parasol/Mister Loveless 7″ Friday @ Bottom of the Hill

Welcome RoundMusic -- a San Francisco-based company that got its start promoting house music parties, but has expanded to an eclectic record label. For their first release, RoundMusic is [...]

By |September 20, 2010|2 Comments

Weekend – “Coma Summer”

Weekend - "Coma Summer"

Here's the first track from Weekend's upcoming debut full length/double LP Sports, out 11/9 on Slumberland. After Wednesday night's Elbo Room show, Weekend have a [...]

By |September 15, 2010|2 Comments

The Society of Rockets – “Lost In Dreams”

The Society of Rockets - "Lost In Dreams"

From The World Inside, the new four-song EP from The Society of Rockets. Out September 14th on Three Ring Records, the [...]

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Chloe Makes Music – “The Duel” (featuring Chris Chu of The Morning Benders)

Quirky and lithe-voiced Chloe Makes Music is releasing her debut record The Puppeteer this fall. Produced by the prolific Chris Chu (The Morning Benders), it features the talented musicians [...]

By |September 10, 2010|6 Comments

Wednesday: Tamaryn vinyl release party with Weekend @ Elbo Room

As we've already mentioned, SF duo Tamaryn are set to release their debut full length, The Waves, on vinyl via Mexican Summer this Tuesday. A release show will be [...]

By |September 10, 2010|Comments Off on Wednesday: Tamaryn vinyl release party with Weekend @ Elbo Room

Papercuts/Beach House drummer releases ‘Lover of Mine’ remix + new 7″

Beach House - "Lover of Mine (Roman Ruins Remix)"

When not touring with Papercuts or Beach House, Graham Hill is working on his solo project, Roman Ruins. Giving epic feelings [...]

By |September 9, 2010|2 Comments