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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 [...]

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Travis Hayes releases new music video for “Teen Haze”

Travis Hayes, the Bay Area singer-songwriter who has been treading through the national scene, is back on the radar with another release. This time, it’s a video for his [...]

By |November 11, 2014|Comments Off on Travis Hayes releases new music video for “Teen Haze”
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    Premiere: Eline Cout (ex-Mallard Greer McGettrick) – “Eline7”

Premiere: Eline Cout (ex-Mallard Greer McGettrick) – “Eline7”

After shedding The Mallard's skin last year and stripping her songwriting process to the bone, Greer McGettrick has positioned herself at the helm of her own solo project. She's left the animals [...]

By |November 11, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Eline Cout (ex-Mallard Greer McGettrick) – “Eline7”

The Stone Foxes release third track from Twelve Spells

The Stone Foxes continue their yearlong journey toward the release of their new LP Twelve Spells,dropping a third track "It Ain't Nothin'" off the album last Friday. The band [...]

By |November 10, 2014|Comments Off on The Stone Foxes release third track from Twelve Spells

Whirr and Nothing release joint EP

Whirr (Art: Pascal Hauer)

Whirr has a way of creating an atmosphere out of their music. It's a soundscape, dense and ambient, almost like an overwhelming dream. The San Francisco-born band [...]

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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 [...]

By |November 7, 2014|Comments Off on Thick Red Wine releasing Homesick EP, celebrating tomorrow night at Bottom of the Hill

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 [...]

By |November 5, 2014|Comments Off on Howlin’ Rain shares “Big Red Moon”, announces ‘Mansion Songs’ LP
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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 [...]

By |November 4, 2014|Comments Off on Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 4 drops today (FREE DOWNLOAD!)