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    Video Premiere: Down and Outlaws – “I Don’t Care (I Don’t Care)”

Video Premiere: Down and Outlaws – “I Don’t Care (I Don’t Care)”

Down and Outlaws are back with a new music video for their latest single, “I Don't Care (I Don't Care)” (which we premiered last week). The true rock n’ [...]

By |June 24, 2015|1 Comment

Summer Peaks share acoustic EP ‘Adorn the Night’

Brentwood pop darlings Summer Peaks just dropped the follow-up to one of my favorite releases of 2014 with the release of their acoustic EP Adorn the Night. It's just [...]

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Happy Diving release “So Bunted” and record EP

This song is the combined feeling of resignation, frustration and exhaustion that immediately follows the exchange 'how are you?' 'good, and you?' 'good.' Which is by no means a [...]

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Painted Palms – “Disintegrate”

I spent a significant part of 2014 listening to Painted Palms' Forever. The way the songs often looped in and out of themselves, all the while integrating new and [...]

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Fine Points release first single off debut album

I wish there was a way to translate the beginning of this song into written English – to literally spell out the way the guitar saunters front and center [...]

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Album Premiere: DSTVV – ‘Target Demographic’

Ah, at long last, DSTVV is back. Fronted by Joel Cusumano, DSTVV has created smartass "industrial grungegaze" for the past three years. They even released the first (as far [...]

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    Premiere: Down and Outlaws releases new single “I Don’t Care (I Don’t Care)”

Premiere: Down and Outlaws releases new single “I Don’t Care (I Don’t Care)”

There are a lot of hyphenated rock bands out there. You know the variations: electronic-rock, folk-rock, dance-rock, noise-rock, alt-rock, and on and on, until you can't find your way [...]

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Get to know: Killer Whale

When asked about his inspiration for his latest album as Killer Whale, Thomas Johnson told me "I basically wanted to make a psychedelic rock n roll record." But his [...]

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    Field Medic shares a new music video, and “Hella Haikus”!

Field Medic shares a new music video, and “Hella Haikus”!

I think it's safe to say Kevin Patrick of Field Medic is the hardest working man in folk business. Between his releases with Rin Tin Tiger, this solo project, [...]

By |June 15, 2015|Comments Off on Field Medic shares a new music video, and “Hella Haikus”!

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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