Dog Party stream new album, ‘Vol. 4’, in full

Sacramento sisters Dog Party are prepping for the release of their new LP, Vol. 4. They've helpfully provided a stream over at Noisey. The folks at Noisey compare it [...]

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Video Premiere: Talkies – “Hollow”

Last year, Oakland's Talkies caught our ear with their hook-laced pop-rock sound. Since we first talked to them, Talkies have toured up and down the coast and released their [...]

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Premiere: Dangermaker – “Disappear”

Coming off their most recent show at Live 105's BFD this past weekend, Dangermaker is back and ready to start kicking off the hype for their forthcoming album, Light [...]

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    Kat Robichaud releases video for “Why Do You Love Me Now?”

Kat Robichaud releases video for “Why Do You Love Me Now?”

Kat Robichaud, proud owner of the Bay Area's best voice, has a new music video out for her heartstring-puller "Why Do You Love Me Now?". Inspired by the classic [...]

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    Titus Andronicus plot epic tour for epic new album; SF Show in September

Titus Andronicus plot epic tour for epic new album; SF Show in September

Naming an album The Most Lamentable Tragedy may seem like copping a page out of the Billy Corgan playbook of pretentiousness, but Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus somehow gets [...]

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Ezra Furman: The Renewal Junkie

You heard it here first: Ezra Furman’s a big deal.

Actually, if you’ve been paying attention, you heard it in Europe first. Though he’s been working as an artist for [...]

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Get to know: Moira Scar and V.E.X.

Photo by David Chi

With a band name like Moira Scar and albums titled Psychosis and Scarred for Life, I thought I was in for something dark and disturbing when [...]

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White Cloud releases debut LP Seven Heads

It’s been a slow and steady train for SF band White Cloud, who now stand on the much anticipated brink of their debut LP release, Seven Heads. It’s been [...]

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Interview: Bells Atlas release new EP, Hyperlust

There are, and will be, bands whose sole purpose seems to push and pull genre in new directions. But I don't think Bells Atlas is really one of those [...]

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Bear Lincoln releases new music video for “Give”

The boys in Bear Lincoln have a new music video to share with y’all. Set at a house party, which is fitting considering “Give” is one of their most [...]

Odawas release Black Harmony

Photos: Kayla Krut, edited by Isaac Edwards

Last year, Oakland duo Odawas ended their lengthy hiatus released one of my favorite albums of the year, Reflections of a Pink [...]

By |June 2, 2015|Comments Off on Odawas release Black Harmony
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    Rin Tin Tiger release “Small Cuts That Bleed A Lot,” play Independent 7/10/15

Rin Tin Tiger release “Small Cuts That Bleed A Lot,” play Independent 7/10/15

Ahem. Your attention please, ladies and gentlemen: your summer jam has arrived.

Our faves Rin Tin Tiger are back with a new single, “Small Cuts That Bleed A Lot,” and [...]

By |May 28, 2015|Comments Off on Rin Tin Tiger release “Small Cuts That Bleed A Lot,” play Independent 7/10/15