WAG releases new single “New Power”

Slacker rockers WAG have a new single out to get y'all warmed up for their slacker rocker-studded show at the Hemlock April 2 featuring Couches, Friends W/O Benefits and [...]

SONG-FREUD: Astronauts, etc.’s “I Know”

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Toro y Moi plays Saturday show at the Independent

On Saturday, Berkeley local Toro y Moi plays a home show at The Independent in San Francisco, kicking off a tour of the U.S. and Europe that includes many [...]

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    Exclusive: Stream Scott Mickelson’s new single, “Hercules & Iron Man”

Exclusive: Stream Scott Mickelson’s new single, “Hercules & Iron Man”

Scott Mickelson has had his fair share of experience in the San Francisco Bay Area music scene and beyond, treading forward with his full band Fat Opie and their [...]

By |March 25, 2015|1 Comment

Travis Hayes to release new EP “Love Songs”

Though Travis Hayes's last full-length record Young Daze isn't even a year old yet, the singer-songwriter already has a new batch of songs ready for release. It's a short [...]

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Palma Violets headlining Rickshaw Stop tonight

After a raucous SXSW performance that ended with being dramatically dragged off stage, the UK's Palma Violets are hopefully bringing that reckless attitude back to San Francisco. The South [...]

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Hinds (fka Deers) headlining Rickshaw Stop tonight

Hopefully the ladies of Hinds had enough time to recover from SXSW before tonight's performance at San Francisco's Rickshaw Stop. The Madrid-based four-piece will headline the show, presented by [...]

By |March 23, 2015|1 Comment

Premiere & Interview: Trans Van Santos – “The Flight”

Mark Matos, who you should already know from his work with Os Beaches, has transformed into Trans Van Santos for his latest LP Moon Mirage, which is available now [...]

By |March 23, 2015|1 Comment

Miss March releases debut LP

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San Francisco's Miss March simply makes some fine indie rock. The rhythms, harmonies, and melodies of the track "Miles Away" have been stuck in my head for [...]

By |March 19, 2015|1 Comment

SONG-FREUD: Bear Lincoln’s “Revival”

 
Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole world that goes deeper than a Chilean mine. A pro bono psychotherapy session available for your cathartic pleasure, [...]

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    Premiere: Listen to Beautiful Machines’ “Real Love” (and see them at Fog City Music Festival)

Premiere: Listen to Beautiful Machines’ “Real Love” (and see them at Fog City Music Festival)

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On Friday, March 27, DNA Lounge is hosting the 2015 Fog City Music Festival, featuring a great local slate with the likes of The Frail, Fritz [...]

By |March 17, 2015|1 Comment

Video Premiere: Cave Clove – “My Silver Lining”

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It's nice to see bands evolve. Cave Clove essentially began as a collaboration between singer-songwriter Katie Colver and drummer Melissa Kilkuskie, and retained much of the [...]

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