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    Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”

Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”

New SF label Text Me Records emerged out of Different Fur Studios with a slew of releases earlier this year, and today we're premiering their latest: a new single [...]

By |May 12, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”
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    Cocktails perform at Rickshaw ahead of EU tour and vinyl release

Cocktails perform at Rickshaw ahead of EU tour and vinyl release

Some of our favorite local pop-rockers, Cocktails, have laid pretty low since the release of their second full-length, Hypochondriac, but not for much longer. Tonight, Cocktails opens for NE-HI [...]

By |April 25, 2017|Comments Off on Cocktails perform at Rickshaw ahead of EU tour and vinyl release

Actual Wolf prepares new album, shows

Actual Wolf is the project of Minnesota native and current Oakland resident Eric Pollard, who has had a brief stint in Nashville since leaving Minnesota and winding up in [...]

By |April 17, 2017|1 Comment
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    Premiere: Owl Paws live video for “Keep On” with Native SF

Premiere: Owl Paws live video for “Keep On” with Native SF

Bay Area favorites Owl Paws have a busy spring lined up, kicking off with the premiere of their Native SF video for "Keep On." Lead singer/songwriter Derek Ted told [...]

By |April 10, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: Owl Paws live video for “Keep On” with Native SF

Behind The Song: Miss March premiere “Dark Corner”

Welcome to the second installment of Behind the Song, the illustrated series where we talk to Bay Area artists and get the backstory to your next favorite song.

If the [...]

By |April 3, 2017|1 Comment
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    Rose Droll emerges with “A Little Blue,” plots shows, debut EP

Rose Droll emerges with “A Little Blue,” plots shows, debut EP

(photo: Greg Edwards)

The first time I heard Rose Droll was on Instagram. When I saw my friend Valerie’s post, I stopped dead in my tracks. I only heard a [...]

By |March 29, 2017|2 Comments

Premiere: Killer Whale’s ‘Casual Crush’ LP

Photo: Tyrone Bartoli

Killer Whale's unique sound has been on my radar for quite some time, so I'm pleased as punch to give you all your first listen at his [...]

By |March 29, 2017|1 Comment

Premiere: Gentle Spirit, “We Finish Where We Start”

Since it's first release with Tino Drima last year, Gaylord's Party Music has built a wonderful roster of Bay Area artists that are always just a little left of [...]

By |March 23, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: Gentle Spirit, “We Finish Where We Start”

Getaway Dogs debut latest single “Salty Water”

Kai Killion, Getaway Dogs, performs at Streetlight Records during Santa Cruz Music Festival on Sunday, February 19, 2017.

The catalog of mellow beach tunes from Santa Cruz indie favorite Getaway [...]

By |March 10, 2017|Comments Off on Getaway Dogs debut latest single “Salty Water”

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at The Independent on March 21st

Multi-instrumentalist and songwriting visionary Alec Ounsworth, better known as the lone remaining component behind Philadelphia based indie superstars Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, is touring in support of his fifth [...]

By |March 10, 2017|Comments Off on Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at The Independent on March 21st

Premiere: Spooky Mansion’s latest EP

Photo: Kristin Cofer

On Spooky Mansion's latest, they've taken a step away from the sunny surf rock sounds for their latest EP, I'm the Moon, You're the Wave (so [...]

By |March 9, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: Spooky Mansion’s latest EP
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    Rogue Wave dazzle with ’80s ‘Cover Me’ album at Rickshaw Stop

Rogue Wave dazzle with ’80s ‘Cover Me’ album at Rickshaw Stop

Rogue Wave (by: Debra Zeller)

Hometown heroes Rogue Wave returned to the stage last night to celebrate their recently released Cover Me (an album of reinvented 1980s songs) and transport the [...]

By |February 26, 2017|Comments Off on Rogue Wave dazzle with ’80s ‘Cover Me’ album at Rickshaw Stop