Kid Queen premiere two new singles

This past Monday, indie pop project Kid Queen released two new tracks in advance of their showcase at SXSW. If you love Florence and the Machine and Blood Orange, [...]

By |March 19, 2018|Comments Off on Kid Queen premiere two new singles
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    Premiere: Van Goat’s swing-punk “Willie the Weeper” electrifies

Premiere: Van Goat’s swing-punk “Willie the Weeper” electrifies

Van Goat is making a name for itself as one of San Francisco's funnest bands. Their newest release, "Willie the Weeper," a ska-styled swing-punk take on the classic tune, [...]

By |March 19, 2018|Comments Off on Premiere: Van Goat’s swing-punk “Willie the Weeper” electrifies
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    Hear new rock and roll from Vinyl Spectrum with “She Has a Wall”

Hear new rock and roll from Vinyl Spectrum with “She Has a Wall”

Vinyl Spectrum is kicking off 2018 with their new single, “She Has a Wall.” The San Francisco band has a reputation for successfully navigating many different music genres and [...]

By |March 7, 2018|Comments Off on Hear new rock and roll from Vinyl Spectrum with “She Has a Wall”

They Might Be Giants might actually be giants

Photo by Shervin Lainez

When it comes to sheer productivity, diversity of projects, and embracing innovation, there is no doubt that They Might Be Giants is a giant among bands.

John Linnell and [...]

By |February 28, 2018|Comments Off on They Might Be Giants might actually be giants

Check out Aish’s dreamy new single “Orcas”

San Francisco artist Aish brings a cinematic presence to the noise pop genre with his new single "Orcas." The track is only a taste of what we're going to [...]

By |February 20, 2018|Comments Off on Check out Aish’s dreamy new single “Orcas”
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    New SF band Sis releases “My King Plays Bowie” ahead of Bottom of the Hill show

New SF band Sis releases “My King Plays Bowie” ahead of Bottom of the Hill show

San Francisco experimental group Sis has debuted their new single, "My King Plays Bowie," ahead of their show at Bottom of the Hill tomorrow. That all-local concert also features [...]

By |February 15, 2018|Comments Off on New SF band Sis releases “My King Plays Bowie” ahead of Bottom of the Hill show

Rayana Jay drops Valentine’s Day EP, ‘Love, Rayana’

Richmond's Rayana Jay released a semi-surprise EP today: Love, Rayana.

Rayana has been dropping hints on her social channels for the last few days that a new EP was due [...]

By |February 14, 2018|Comments Off on Rayana Jay drops Valentine’s Day EP, ‘Love, Rayana’
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    Premiere: The Beloved Stranger sets sail in debut music video “Tequila Song”

Premiere: The Beloved Stranger sets sail in debut music video “Tequila Song”

Oakland-based band The Beloved Stranger took to the seas for five months, chronicled their journey, and are now debuting the first song of their new visual album. "Tequila Song" [...]

By |February 12, 2018|Comments Off on Premiere: The Beloved Stranger sets sail in debut music video “Tequila Song”

JAKLYN releases cinematic video “Syrup”

JAKLYN, an Oakland based soul-pop artist, recently debuted her first music video, "Syrup," a song made in collaboration with duo TRKRNR (composed of Gyrefunk and Saul Vallens). The bright, [...]

By |February 9, 2018|Comments Off on JAKLYN releases cinematic video “Syrup”

Get To Know: Almas Fronterizas

(photo: Jaimes Rodriguez, styled by J.C. Luna of Barrio Dandy)

Almas Fronterizas is a band out of Oakland. They mostly sing in Spanish, but please don't use that to try [...]

By |February 8, 2018|Comments Off on Get To Know: Almas Fronterizas

SOB x RBE announces debut album ‘Gangin’

SOB x RBE, one of the most exciting new hip-hop groups in the country, much less the Bay, just announced the release of their debut proper album Gangin, set [...]

By |February 7, 2018|Comments Off on SOB x RBE announces debut album ‘Gangin’
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    Shannon and the Clams share three videos ahead of ‘Onion’ release

Shannon and the Clams share three videos ahead of ‘Onion’ release

In case you haven't noticed, it turns out Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys loves the Bay. He's signed two fantastic Bay Area bands to his label Easy Eye [...]

By |February 2, 2018|Comments Off on Shannon and the Clams share three videos ahead of ‘Onion’ release