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 [...]

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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
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    Premiere: The Down House to release triumphant debut ‘Our Mess’

Premiere: The Down House to release triumphant debut ‘Our Mess’

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Over the last few years, Santa Rosa has become a regular addition to tour routes and been the subject of numerous features covering its rising [...]

By |February 21, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: The Down House to release triumphant debut ‘Our Mess’
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    Go behind the song with Owl Paws’ premiere of “Keep On”

Go behind the song with Owl Paws’ premiere of “Keep On”

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

For our first installment, I [...]

By |February 16, 2017|Comments Off on Go behind the song with Owl Paws’ premiere of “Keep On”
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    Guitarist Richard Osborn to celebrate new album at Stranded Records

Guitarist Richard Osborn to celebrate new album at Stranded Records

Discovering new music is always a thrill, but when you have the chance to uncover a brilliant musician, right in your backyard, who has returned to the craft he [...]

By |February 9, 2017|Comments Off on Guitarist Richard Osborn to celebrate new album at Stranded Records

Owl Paws premiere “Fade Into You” for LMSFN compilation

While San Francisco's own Owl Paws has been touring the country in support of their debut album Reservoir and ramping up for the release of a new EP titled [...]

By |February 7, 2017|Comments Off on Owl Paws premiere “Fade Into You” for LMSFN compilation