The Attachments – “I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now”

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The Attachments - "I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now"

Go Away is the debut full length from Berkeley/Oakland indie pop band [...]

By |January 27, 2011|Comments Off on The Attachments – “I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now”

Help Judgement Day record ‘An Epic Acoustic Metal Record’

String metal rockers Judgement Day are jumping on the Kickstarter bandwagon. The band's Kickstarter project is "An Epic Acoustic Metal Record," and they are working to raise $2500 by [...]

By |January 27, 2011|2 Comments

Sic Alps – ‘Napa Asylum’ out today, three local shows this month

Sic Alps are departing on a full US tour next month -- with their newest record, Napa Aslyum, out today on Drag City's -- but not before being [...]

By |January 25, 2011|Comments Off on Sic Alps – ‘Napa Asylum’ out today, three local shows this month

Repost: At long last, Thao & Mirah, the album

Here's a never-before-seen video interview with Thao and Mirah, shot during last year's Noise Pop, where the duo discussed their collaboration and mentioned the plan to record an album [...]

By |January 25, 2011|Comments Off on Repost: At long last, Thao & Mirah, the album

Beep release show Sunday at the Hemlock with Dinosaur Feathers

There was Beep Beep (Saddle Creek, debatable if still in action), and before that No Kill No Beep Beep (a classic, thanks Q and Not U), and now there's [...]

By |January 21, 2011|Comments Off on Beep release show Sunday at the Hemlock with Dinosaur Feathers

The Dodos announce ‘No Color’ tour, including hometown show at the Fillmore 4/7/11

As we've all heard by now, the new album from the Dodos comes out on March 15th via Frenchkiss, and the duo brought in Neko Case to sing on [...]

By |January 20, 2011|Comments Off on The Dodos announce ‘No Color’ tour, including hometown show at the Fillmore 4/7/11

Foxtails Brigade announce ‘The Bread and the Bait’ debut

Foxtails Brigade are set to make their official debut - although the band has been playing around the Bay for awhile now, linking their name to a certain jaunty, [...]

By |January 19, 2011|Comments Off on Foxtails Brigade announce ‘The Bread and the Bait’ debut

Lumerians – “Atlanta Brook”

Lumerians - "Atlanta Brook"

Via Impose, here's a new song from Oakland's Lumerians, from the band's upcoming album Transmalinnia. The record is out March 1 on Knitting Factory Records.

Previously:
Lumerians: [...]

By |January 14, 2011|Comments Off on Lumerians – “Atlanta Brook”

Video: Alex Koll – “Piñatador”

Local comedian Alex Koll teamed with Clean White Lines to produce this video discussing his father's dangerous work as a piñatador. Koll's debut album, Wizard Hello, is out [...]

By |January 13, 2011|Comments Off on Video: Alex Koll – “Piñatador”

The Ian Fays – “Everyday, Airplanes (roads, roads, roads)”

It's been awhile since the Ian Fays released their debut album. In fact, we have to recall back to 2005 when The Damon Lessons first introduced us to the [...]

By |January 13, 2011|Comments Off on The Ian Fays – “Everyday, Airplanes (roads, roads, roads)”

Video: Deerhoof well costumed for “Super Duper Rescue Heads!”

The video for "Super Duper Rescue Heads!" the first made from Deerhoof's forthcoming Deerhoof vs. Evil (Polyvinyl), just goes to show that this band will go to relentlessly creative [...]

By |January 12, 2011|Comments Off on Video: Deerhoof well costumed for “Super Duper Rescue Heads!”

Still Flyin’s new album, ‘Neu Ideas,’ out on 2/1/11 (release party Friday 1/14/11)

Still Flyin' have hinted, through a 12" and a 7" and a 1980s-inspired video, what their new full-length album will entail, and now it's time: Neu Ideas is set for release [...]

By |January 12, 2011|Comments Off on Still Flyin’s new album, ‘Neu Ideas,’ out on 2/1/11 (release party Friday 1/14/11)