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    Bay Area voices Rittybo and Kezia drop new song, “Lonely”

Bay Area voices Rittybo and Kezia drop new song, “Lonely”

OK look, there's absolutely nothing wrong with being single. But the most annoying part? When the wrong somebody can't take a hint.

Turning that ditty into a bop called "Lonely," [...]

By |March 2, 2020|Comments Off on Bay Area voices Rittybo and Kezia drop new song, “Lonely”

Theaux Elliot drops new single, “Big Finesse

After sharing singles “CANTKEEPUP” and “Boomin’” (the latter which we didn’t cover but is worth the listen), Theaux Elliot is on our watchlist for 2020. And he’s back again [...]

By |February 28, 2020|Comments Off on Theaux Elliot drops new single, “Big Finesse
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    Oakland artist Ricky Lake releases new album “Last Summer Sucked”

Oakland artist Ricky Lake releases new album “Last Summer Sucked”

Spending most of 2019 as a feature fixture (and getting his first placement on Showtime's The L Word), Ricky Lake is now ready to claim some shine of his [...]

By |February 21, 2020|Comments Off on Oakland artist Ricky Lake releases new album “Last Summer Sucked”
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    A new favorite: Glass Mountain Rodeo’s “Favorite Dudes”

A new favorite: Glass Mountain Rodeo’s “Favorite Dudes”

After 2017’s mellow folk rock album Kerguelen, we’re pleased to see that Glass Mountain Rodeo just released “Favorite Dudes,” the first single off forthcoming Pond King. The album is [...]

By |February 13, 2020|Comments Off on A new favorite: Glass Mountain Rodeo’s “Favorite Dudes”

Mark Allen-Piccolo’s stripped-down “Soledad”

Today Oakland-based Mark Allen-Piccolo released single “Soledad” off his forthcoming (and finely-named) sophomore album Word of the Day (BotCave Records). Co-produced by Nate Brenner (Tune-Yards, Naytronix), the album is [...]

By |February 11, 2020|Comments Off on Mark Allen-Piccolo’s stripped-down “Soledad”
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    Kat Robichaud scares the night away, throws a circus of a party this weekend

Kat Robichaud scares the night away, throws a circus of a party this weekend

(photo: Gina Barbara Photography)

Kat Robichaud returns with a startling piano ballad, "Scare The Night Away", just in time for Circus, the latest iteration of the Misfit Cabaret at San [...]

By |February 7, 2020|1 Comment

Sunset Lines releases “Unresponsive” music video

With the help of SilverCat Sound Labs, groovy synth-pop band Sunset Lines released a flurry of videos last week to accompany a few tracks off their upcoming album, including [...]

By |February 4, 2020|Comments Off on Sunset Lines releases “Unresponsive” music video
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    Floral releases single “This Year,” announce first LP in 5 years

Floral releases single “This Year,” announce first LP in 5 years

Math rock band Floral released the first single off their long-anticipated follow-up to 2015’s The Second Floral EP. The track, to be featured on Floral LP (2020), is a [...]

By |January 27, 2020|Comments Off on Floral releases single “This Year,” announce first LP in 5 years

Copyslut album release party with Louda and Mya Byrne

(photo: Kim Rose)

To support the release of their debut album Sex, Death, and Other People’s Money, out January 24, Copyslut are playing at The White Horse Inn this Saturday, [...]

By |January 22, 2020|Comments Off on Copyslut album release party with Louda and Mya Byrne

The Saxophones release anticipated “Lamplighter”

(photo: Conner Sorenson

At long last, Oakland’s the Saxophones have hit the waves with a new song and it’s, ah, just what we were hoping it would be. Husband-wife dream [...]

By |January 20, 2020|Comments Off on The Saxophones release anticipated “Lamplighter”

Dan Deacon gets (almost) acoustic, plays Fillmore in March

Ever wonder what Dan Deacon’s real voice actually sounds like? Now is your chance to hear it. The Baltimore musician, typically known for complex and mind-boggling electronics and sound [...]

By |January 17, 2020|1 Comment

The Trips launch first EP ‘Mass Extinction’

At just 14 years old, the Trips are a force to be reckoned with. Their debut EP, Mass Extinction, is the epitome of teenage angst — loud, intense, and [...]

By |January 7, 2020|Comments Off on The Trips launch first EP ‘Mass Extinction’