Rivvrs goes all-in for debut EP, ‘Hold On’

Rivvrs, the moniker for Bay Area based pop/folk singer-songwriter Brandon Zahursky, just dropped his debut EP, Hold On. After a number of stints attempting to find the perfect fit band-wise, [...]

By |August 21, 2014|Comments Off on Rivvrs goes all-in for debut EP, ‘Hold On’

Foxes in Fiction comes to the Great American Music Hall

The first Foxes in Fiction album I ever listened to was 2010’s Swung from The Branches. The songs––a mixture of field recordings and ambient noises––served as my bedroom soundtrack that [...]

By |August 19, 2014|Comments Off on Foxes in Fiction comes to the Great American Music Hall

Stream Ty Segall’s new album, Manipulator

Ty Segall fans, heads up: His new album, Manipulator, is out on August 26th, but you can stream the entire album now!

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Ty Segall also performed [...]

By |August 18, 2014|Comments Off on Stream Ty Segall’s new album, Manipulator

Astronauts, etc. shares “Fuss”, announces EP

After spending time playing keys in Toro y Moi's touring band, Berkeley's multi-talented Anthony Ferraro has shared a new track as Astronauts, etc., "Fuss". "Fuss" will appear on Astronauts, [...]

By |August 11, 2014|Comments Off on Astronauts, etc. shares “Fuss”, announces EP
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Synthetic ID comes out with ‘Escapement’ EP on Crime on the Moon

If anything is for certain, San Francisco's Synthetic ID is a post punk band that doesn't have time for drudgery. While other bands of their ilk go for a more [...]

By |August 11, 2014|Comments Off on Synthetic ID comes out with ‘Escapement’ EP on Crime on the Moon

Get to know: The Vale

The Vale, the duo of Marissa Deitz and Chace Wall, recently moved to Oakland from Chicago to study music composition at Mills. Not only is it wonderful to hear [...]

By |August 8, 2014|Comments Off on Get to know: The Vale

Premiere: Balms releases dream-pop single “Golden Hair”

SF-based dream-pop/shoegaze band Balms currently has a EP in the works, and in the meantime, has a new single to premiere here: "Golden Hair."

"Golden Hair" is a dreamy, cosmic tune [...]

By |July 24, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Balms releases dream-pop single “Golden Hair”

New psych-folk from Jordannah Elizabeth: “Six Years”

Local psych-folk artist Jordannah Elizabeth will be releasing her full length album Bring To The Table at the end of this month, but in the meantime, has supplied The Bay [...]

By |July 23, 2014|Comments Off on New psych-folk from Jordannah Elizabeth: “Six Years”

Listen to Karmen Buttler’s ‘Daze of Love’

Local artist Karmen Buttler just released her album, Daze of Love. The result is a compilation of slow singer-songwriter songs that feature Buttler's smooth, soft voice, and a simple and elegant [...]

By |July 22, 2014|1 Comment

Luke Sweeney releases “Doin’ It To You”

San Francisco sweetheart Luke Sweeney has been slowly building up the anticipation for his full-length release, Adventure:Us with numerous singles and videos. The most recent addition? "Doin' It To [...]

By |July 21, 2014|Comments Off on Luke Sweeney releases “Doin’ It To You”

Father/Daughter announces Happy Diving – ‘Big World’

It’s more or less amusing that many of the members of the East Bay’s Happy Diving have yet to reach the legal drinking age. Even more so is the [...]

By |July 21, 2014|Comments Off on Father/Daughter announces Happy Diving – ‘Big World’

Jeff Desira releases new album, ‘Weathervane’

Local singer-songwriter Jeff Desira is coming hot off the presses with his newest release, Weathervane, and will be playing Amnesia to celebrate.

After a combination of wanderlust adventures in New York, [...]

By |July 18, 2014|Comments Off on Jeff Desira releases new album, ‘Weathervane’