Dr. Dog comes to Oakland in support of new live LP

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Remember when bands used to make live albums? Yeah, didn't think so. Fortunately, Dr. Dog does remember the importance of the live show, a fact well-known to [...]

By |February 9, 2015|Comments Off on Dr. Dog comes to Oakland in support of new live LP

Video: A-1 – “Good People”

Mission rapper A-1 is set to release his latest album, Thurlian, and he just dropped a fantastic video for the second track he's shared off the album, "Good People". [...]

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    Eight Belles release Harry Nilsson ‘cover’; host tribute show at Viracocha

Eight Belles release Harry Nilsson ‘cover’; host tribute show at Viracocha

Heads up, Harry Nilsson-heads: Eight Belles have released a lovely cover of "Living Without You," as a preview for a tribute concert, featuring a long list of performances from [...]

By |February 5, 2015|Comments Off on Eight Belles release Harry Nilsson ‘cover’; host tribute show at Viracocha
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    Sarah Bethe Nelson’s Fast-Moving Clouds LP coming out on Burger

Sarah Bethe Nelson’s Fast-Moving Clouds LP coming out on Burger

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Before we tell you more about Sarah Bethe Nelson's new LP, just take a moment to listen to the album's first single, "Paying".

Damn! Is that a breakup [...]

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Video Premiere: NRVS LVRS – “City Lights”

Earlier this year, San Francisco's NRVS LVRS released "City Lights", their first single from their forthcoming album The Golden West. Today, we're pleased to give you the first look [...]

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    Diet Cig signs to Father/Daughter, will release album this month

Diet Cig signs to Father/Daughter, will release album this month

Diet Cig has only released a couple tracks thus far—"Scene Sick" and "Harvard" (below)—but the New Paltz, New York duo made up of Alex Luciana and Noah Bowman is [...]

By |February 3, 2015|Comments Off on Diet Cig signs to Father/Daughter, will release album this month

Bows – “Everywhere”

Berkeley's Bows is the brainchild of Big Tree members Kaila McIntyre-Bader and Luke Bace. Bows started when Kaila broke both her elbows (hence the name) and started experimenting with [...]

By |January 30, 2015|Comments Off on Bows – “Everywhere”

Video Premiere: The Things of Youth – “Eleventeen”

 
Did you check out the premiere of The Things of Youth’s "Eleventeen" on The Bay Bridged last month and think to yourself, "Damn, wish there was a video"? Well [...]

By |January 29, 2015|Comments Off on Video Premiere: The Things of Youth – “Eleventeen”

Get to Know: Hidden Pictures

Hidden Pictures is the brainchild of Kansas City native Richard Gintowt, who moved to Oakland a bit over a year ago. His latest release, Ottomans, is actually his third [...]

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Kat Robichaud and The Darling Misfits release debut LP

Amanda Fucking Palmer officially has some serious fucking competition. Meet Kat Robichaud and The Darling Misfits, a band that channels Palmer's theatrical brand of rock along with echoes of past [...]

By |January 28, 2015|Comments Off on Kat Robichaud and The Darling Misfits release debut LP

William Ryan Fritch drops “Thankless Deeds” video

My colleague Jason has been keeping you posted on Oakland songwriter, composer, and our new favorite person, William Ryan Fritch, since Fritch wowed us with his Heavy EP last [...]

By |January 28, 2015|Comments Off on William Ryan Fritch drops “Thankless Deeds” video
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    Jessica Pratt supporting sophomore release with Noise Pop gig

Jessica Pratt supporting sophomore release with Noise Pop gig

LA-via-SF singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt is releasing her sophomore full-length this week, the followup to her excellent 2012 self-titled debut. Featuring her refreshing new single "Back, Baby", On Your Own [...]

By |January 27, 2015|Comments Off on Jessica Pratt supporting sophomore release with Noise Pop gig