Premiere: Lee Bob & The Truth – “Mission Breakdown”

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As we mentioned a couple months ago, Lee Bob Watson is back with his band Lee Bob & The Truth, and today we're happy to give you [...]

By |November 10, 2014|1 Comment
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    Thick Red Wine releasing Homesick EP, celebrating tomorrow night at Bottom of the Hill

Thick Red Wine releasing Homesick EP, celebrating tomorrow night at Bottom of the Hill

Thick Red Wine – the project of New Jersey transplant Mike Wojciechowski – drops its new Homesick EP next Tuesday, November 11 via Breakup Records, and he's celebrating tomorrow [...]

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Kid Trails release Feels The Same EP

Kid Trails, the project of Oakland's Patrick Jeffords and Andy Woodward, just dropped their Feels The Same EP, showing an expansion to their spacey pop sound. The opener "Never [...]

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    Howlin’ Rain shares “Big Red Moon”, announces ‘Mansion Songs’ LP

Howlin’ Rain shares “Big Red Moon”, announces ‘Mansion Songs’ LP

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Howlin' Rain, the project of Oakland's Ethan Miller, just shared "Big Red Moon", the first single from his forthcoming LP Mansion Songs. With an a capella intro [...]

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    Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 4 drops today (FREE DOWNLOAD!)

Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 4 drops today (FREE DOWNLOAD!)

Big news for those searching out burgeoning Bay Area bands: Tricycle Records has released yet another exemplary mix, entitled Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 4. It features some of the best [...]

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Happy Fangs premiere “Fangsgiving”

So you went to Safeway on November 1st and found the orange and black switched out for red and green. Not ready for it all just yet? Those of [...]

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Bill Baird – “Flying on the Ground is Wrong”

Bill Baird is always busy, and he recently shared his newest dose of delicious pop, "Flying on the Ground is Wrong". Like much of Bill's work, there's layers upon [...]

By |October 31, 2014|1 Comment
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    Buzzcocks drop album on 1-2-3-4 Go!, new video for “It’s Not You”

Buzzcocks drop album on 1-2-3-4 Go!, new video for “It’s Not You”

My first exposure to Buzzcocks – the English punk band that rose to prominence in the late-'70s before disbanding in 1981, only to reunite eight years later – was [...]

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Happy Fangs – “Contagious”

Any band with a Halloween leaning name is going to grab a double-take during October, and gritty powerhouse Happy Fangs went all in. "Contagious" is off of their upcoming debut [...]

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A Million Billion Dying Suns is now WOVE

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We've been big fans of Nate Mercereau's project A Million Billion Dying Suns since he first shared his self-made kaleidoscope-inspired videos [...]

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Meat Market drops “Big Cookie” and “Floor”

It's been over a year since we've heard something new from Oakland's Meat Market, but last night they quietly dropped a pair of new tracks on their Bandcamp page. [...]

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Video: The Mantles – “Memory”

The Mantles have a new 7" out on December 2 via Slumberland Records, entitled Memory. The title track from the 7" debuted yesterday in video form via Impose.

This new [...]

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