Video: The Wrong Words – “What Went Wrong”

"What Went Wrong" is the winning and extremely catchy A-side on the debut 7" from San Francisco garage poppers The Wrong Words. The record is out today on [...]

By |October 19, 2010|Comments Off on Video: The Wrong Words – “What Went Wrong”

Video: Zach Hill – “The Primitives Talk”; album ‘Face Tat’ out today

Known mostly these days for adding a whole new element to someone else's live performance, say Wavves or Marnie Stern, Sacramento-based collaborative drummer Zach Hill releases his second solo [...]

By |October 19, 2010|Comments Off on Video: Zach Hill – “The Primitives Talk”; album ‘Face Tat’ out today

Fops (Ex-Thee More Shallows/Ral Partha) release new video and song from Yeth, Yeth, Yeth

Fops - "Maple Mountain"

Here's another song and a video from Fops, the electronic pop band featuring Thee More Shallows' Dee Kesler and Ral Partha Vogalbacher's Chadwick Donald Bidwell. [...]

By |October 11, 2010|Comments Off on Fops (Ex-Thee More Shallows/Ral Partha) release new video and song from Yeth, Yeth, Yeth

Still Flyin’ — “Victory Walker” video + new 7″ out now

Still Flyin's video for "Victory Walker (2AM)" is an entertaining tribute to times past - the colors, the smoke, the clothing, the dance moves could all fit squarely in [...]

By |October 8, 2010|Comments Off on Still Flyin’ — “Victory Walker” video + new 7″ out now

Exray’s featured in The Social Network, Ammunition Teeth EP out 10/12

Exray's - "Hesitation"

Jon Bernson and Michael Falsetto-Mapp comprise SF's Exray's, who made their big screen soundtrack debut recently with the song "Hesitation" included in The Social Network. The [...]

By |October 7, 2010|8 Comments

Winter’s Fall release new songs for free + show at the Rickshaw 10/6/10

The guys of Winter's Fall (Feature Podcast) have finished recording their third album, At All Angles, and to celebrate, the local indie rock/alt-country band is releasing a few teaser [...]

By |October 5, 2010|Comments Off on Winter’s Fall release new songs for free + show at the Rickshaw 10/6/10

Bird By Snow unveils Common Wealth’s mystic pop

Bird By Snow - "There Is A Marriage"

Bird By Snow - "Friends In The City"

San Francisco's Fletcher Tucker, recording as Bird By Snow, returns with his fourth LP, Common [...]

By |October 4, 2010|Comments Off on Bird By Snow unveils Common Wealth’s mystic pop

Shuteye Unison – ‘Our Future Selves’, 11/16/10

Shuteye Unison has announced the arrival of a new album, Our Future Selves, which will be available starting November 16th, 2010. This new album, another dose of fresh indie [...]

By |September 30, 2010|Comments Off on Shuteye Unison – ‘Our Future Selves’, 11/16/10

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