Jordannah Elizabeth revs up for new album, A Rush

It was a nice, brisk San Francisco morning when I met up with Jordannah Elizabeth in West Portal, a shop and restaurant-filled neighborhood that was beaming with people walking [...]

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Grace Sings Sludge releases Red Light Museum

Grace Sings Sludge, aka Grace Cooper of The Sandwitches, has released a cassette of home recordings, Red Light Museum, and earlier this month released a VHS video for "Such [...]

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Battlehooch drops new EP Wink

"Come take a chance with me / The less that we know, the better we'll be," Battlehooch sings as a suitable invitation to their new EP Wink.  It's quite [...]

By |November 24, 2014|Comments Off on Battlehooch drops new EP Wink
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    Rent Control to play free album release show at Amnesia on Sunday

Rent Control to play free album release show at Amnesia on Sunday

Rent Control is the latest project from Jason Kick. You might know J. Kick from Maus Haus, and this new solo project is a spacey, electric-guitar driven soundscape; overall, [...]

By |November 20, 2014|Comments Off on Rent Control to play free album release show at Amnesia on Sunday
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    Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

San Francisco producer Al Lover not only churns out psychedelic beats on the regular, but he's also apparently an aficionado of space exploration. Yep, Mr. Lover took note of [...]

By |November 19, 2014|Comments Off on Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

Two Gallants announce new album, share first single

On February 3, Two Gallants will release their fifth album (and first since 2012), We Are Undone, and you can check out the title track below. According to Adam [...]

By |November 19, 2014|Comments Off on Two Gallants announce new album, share first single
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    Premiere: Radiation City – “Stutter” (see them at Rickshaw this Sunday)

Premiere: Radiation City – “Stutter” (see them at Rickshaw this Sunday)

Portland's Radiation City has always been one of the more sonically adventurous indie pop bands out there. They are known for riffing off of bossa nova, '60s girl groups, [...]

By |November 18, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Radiation City – “Stutter” (see them at Rickshaw this Sunday)
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    Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track

Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track

Nate Salman is not content to sit still. While his band Waterstrider plans the release of their just-finished debut LP, the Oakland musician has done anything but take a breather. [...]

By |November 18, 2014|Comments Off on Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track
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    Castle Face’s Live in SF series continues with Ty Segall Band

Castle Face’s Live in SF series continues with Ty Segall Band

Castle Face is back with the fourth fifth installment of the label's Live in San Francisco series, featuring Ty Segall Band’s February 2014 performance at Rickshaw Stop. Just like [...]

By |November 17, 2014|Comments Off on Castle Face’s Live in SF series continues with Ty Segall Band
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    Dream Police drop new album Hypnotized before two Bay Area dates

Dream Police drop new album Hypnotized before two Bay Area dates

Dream Police might be derived from the founding members of The Men, Mark Perro and Nick Chiericozzi, but the side project sounds nothing like the overtly grungy Tomorrow's Hits [...]

By |November 13, 2014|Comments Off on Dream Police drop new album Hypnotized before two Bay Area dates
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    Sugar Candy Mountain releases Mystic Hits on vinyl, cassette

Sugar Candy Mountain releases Mystic Hits on vinyl, cassette

With the self-release of their debut record Mystic Hits under their belt, Oakland's Sugar Candy Mountain are taking it one step further with a real, actual record. Check the [...]

By |November 12, 2014|Comments Off on Sugar Candy Mountain releases Mystic Hits on vinyl, cassette

Tiaras release new video for “Anyone & Everyone”

Standing on the edge of releasing their first LP, Tiaras are a motley crew of San Francisco musicians, with members from other noteworthy local bands (most now defunct). Ryan [...]

By |November 12, 2014|Comments Off on Tiaras release new video for “Anyone & Everyone”