Down and Outlaws release live video for “All Is Well”

Down and Outlaws have redefined what it means to play rock n' roll in 2016.

And it's awesome.

Their newest track, "All Is Well," was recorded as part of the Converse Rubber [...]

By |January 29, 2016|Comments Off on Down and Outlaws release live video for “All Is Well”
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    Foxtails Brigade announce self-titled record, release percussion-powered single “We Are Not Ourselves”

Foxtails Brigade announce self-titled record, release percussion-powered single “We Are Not Ourselves”

The Foxtails Brigade camp has tons of great news to share this week. For one, the Oakland chamber folk group is releasing a new self-titled album, their third, on April 8th. The [...]

By |January 29, 2016|1 Comment
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    Premiere: Scary Little Friends’ ‘Silent Revolution’ EP

Premiere: Scary Little Friends’ ‘Silent Revolution’ EP

Over two and a half years since their debut full-length, From the Beginning, San Francisco's Scary Little Friends are finally releasing a follow-up tomorrow, Silent Revolution. Luckily, they're letting [...]

By |January 28, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Scary Little Friends’ ‘Silent Revolution’ EP

The Y Axes release their new single “Meteorite”

The Y Axes are the poster space-babes, with a cosmic sound that is dancey and fun.

The first of their four singles to be released this year, "Meteorite", was recorded by Aaron Hellam [...]

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    Part/Human premieres “Touched” off debut EP out this Saturday

Part/Human premieres “Touched” off debut EP out this Saturday

If you're a fan of Silver Shadows, Tiaras, Ganglians, Fine Steps, Mayyors, and 90's acid house rhythms then Part/Human was sculpted for you. Multi-instrumentalist and Silver Shadows guitarist Margaret Rhodes began Part/Human [...]

By |January 27, 2016|Comments Off on Part/Human premieres “Touched” off debut EP out this Saturday
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    The Greening bring collage rock to fruition with “All Of A Sudden Tomorrow’s Here”

The Greening bring collage rock to fruition with “All Of A Sudden Tomorrow’s Here”

The first time I met Karl Meischen of The Greening was at a cafe in the Mission, and the first thing I noticed was that he was dressed in [...]

By |January 27, 2016|Comments Off on The Greening bring collage rock to fruition with “All Of A Sudden Tomorrow’s Here”
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    Tycho’s remixed “Awake” out now, featuring RJD2, Baio, and more

Tycho’s remixed “Awake” out now, featuring RJD2, Baio, and more

Awake, the fourth studio album released by San Francisco's golden group Tycho, just received a new spin on its eight track length. A remixed version of the breakthrough LP was [...]

By |January 26, 2016|Comments Off on Tycho’s remixed “Awake” out now, featuring RJD2, Baio, and more

Battlehooch’s AJ McKinley releases solo EP

Remember when Roy Wood recorded a solo album while still part of The Move in which he played nearly every instrument on every track? Well, unless you were born [...]

By |January 25, 2016|Comments Off on Battlehooch’s AJ McKinley releases solo EP
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    Nef the Pharaoh releases #Saydaat, performing with G-Eazy next month

Nef the Pharaoh releases #Saydaat, performing with G-Eazy next month

The Bay Area is a blessing and a curse for aspiring MCs. Long considered one of the most consistent and prolific regional rap scenes in the country, the nation [...]

By |January 19, 2016|Comments Off on Nef the Pharaoh releases #Saydaat, performing with G-Eazy next month
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    Premiere: Ben Pearce brings ‘Modern Non-Electronic Dance Music’ on “Say Hello”

Premiere: Ben Pearce brings ‘Modern Non-Electronic Dance Music’ on “Say Hello”

San Francisco's Ben Pearce was happily playing guitar in Windham Flat, when lead singer Aaron Araki let the band he was moving to LA. "Playing with those guys was [...]

By |January 18, 2016|1 Comment
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    Meet Derek Schmidt, the musician who transfoms tarot cards into dreamy compositions

Meet Derek Schmidt, the musician who transfoms tarot cards into dreamy compositions

Meet Derek Schmidt.  He has been in the Bay Area for 17 years, and his last three have been dedicated to taking tarot cards and transforming them into dreamy musical compositions in a [...]

By |January 14, 2016|Comments Off on Meet Derek Schmidt, the musician who transfoms tarot cards into dreamy compositions

Genre-bending Feed Me Jack preps ‘Ultra Ego’ EP

An ambitious rock band that has roots from Santa Cruz to Oakland and beyond, Feed Me Jack is putting out an EP, Ultra Ego, in two days! They've described their [...]

By |January 12, 2016|Comments Off on Genre-bending Feed Me Jack preps ‘Ultra Ego’ EP