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    The Seshen release “Dive” video and song ahead of new album

The Seshen release “Dive” video and song ahead of new album

“Dive,” released on November 5, is the first single released off forthcoming album CYAN, the third full LP from East Bay-based the Seshen. Vocalist Lalin St. Juste brings sensual [...]

By |November 15, 2019|Comments Off on The Seshen release “Dive” video and song ahead of new album

Five things you didn’t know about the Gonks: the album

Hot dog we’re excited to have gotten our hands on the new Gonks album, put out by San Francisco’s Rocks in Your Head Records (Sonny Smith’s babychild). Five Things [...]

By |November 15, 2019|Comments Off on Five things you didn’t know about the Gonks: the album
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    Premiere: Theaux Elliot, “CANTKEEPUP” feat. Jayem + Mayila

Premiere: Theaux Elliot, “CANTKEEPUP” feat. Jayem + Mayila

Elliot Slamet refuses to be boxed in. We’ve covered Slamet’s work on this blog before as EyyELL, one-half of Lord Morgan, but now the San Jose producer is starting [...]

By |November 15, 2019|Comments Off on Premiere: Theaux Elliot, “CANTKEEPUP” feat. Jayem + Mayila
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    Rexx Life Raj’s ‘Father Figure 3: Somewhere Out There’ is finally here

Rexx Life Raj’s ‘Father Figure 3: Somewhere Out There’ is finally here

One of the most highly-anticipated albums of the fall, Rexx Life Raj's Father Figure 3: Somewhere Out There is out now on all streaming platforms and he already has [...]

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Blanket the Homeless releases new record at the Independent

In these turbulent times of friction and fire, it’s nice to see truly good work being done on a large scale in the Bay Area. Blanket The Homeless, a [...]

By |November 1, 2019|Comments Off on Blanket the Homeless releases new record at the Independent
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    We’re all about Hello Yello’s ‘My Life As A Teenage Robot’

We’re all about Hello Yello’s ‘My Life As A Teenage Robot’

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Oakland trio Hello Yello released two tracks as a duo called My Life As A Teenage Robot. The singles "Lifeguard" and "I Really Loved You" are a [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Comments Off on We’re all about Hello Yello’s ‘My Life As A Teenage Robot’

New music + upcoming show for Pure Hex

With the success of their first single "Wind Stress," Pure Hex is keeping up the momentum with their latest song "Heavy Moon." Released under Honeydew Records, this six-minute masterpiece [...]

By |October 28, 2019|Comments Off on New music + upcoming show for Pure Hex

Silverware to debut new singles at Make-Out Room

You may remember Silverware from The Bay Bridged’s article covering the Kids in Need of Defense benefit back in August. Now Ainsley Wagoner, the lead singer and creative force [...]

By |October 25, 2019|Comments Off on Silverware to debut new singles at Make-Out Room
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    Listen in to ‘Text Me Records Group Chat Vol. 2’ out today

Listen in to ‘Text Me Records Group Chat Vol. 2’ out today

We won't go down the list of our favorites off of Text Me Records' newest tape, Group Chat Vol. 2, because we've done plenty of that already. But gang's [...]

By |October 18, 2019|Comments Off on Listen in to ‘Text Me Records Group Chat Vol. 2’ out today

Tenacious D rocks Masonic October 25

This Friday, Tenacious D is playing the Masonic with some new tunes and classic favorites. They just released a new single this month (produced by Jack White, man of [...]

By |October 18, 2019|Comments Off on Tenacious D rocks Masonic October 25

The Dodos release the sweetly melodic “The Atlantic”

Folk rock duo the Dodos just released another one-off single, “The Atlantic.” The track starts with sweetly melodic folksy guitar picking with that signature Dodos percussive backbone, which quickly [...]

By |October 18, 2019|Comments Off on The Dodos release the sweetly melodic “The Atlantic”
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    Michael Sneed Jr. looks back on growing up in ‘Days We Lost’

Michael Sneed Jr. looks back on growing up in ‘Days We Lost’

On "Lil Nihilist or I get Angry at God," the oft-joyful Oakland rapper Michael Sneed Jr. is shaking his fist at the sky: "I talk to God sometimes, but [...]

By |October 11, 2019|Comments Off on Michael Sneed Jr. looks back on growing up in ‘Days We Lost’