Bitter Fruit release ‘It Gets Worse’

For those searching for a queercore band with palpable '80s goth and death rock influences, let me turn you to the direction of Oakland band Bitter Fruit.

Getting their [...]

By |September 15, 2014|Comments Off on Bitter Fruit release ‘It Gets Worse’

The Tropics release new video for “Sons and Daughters”

From their forthcoming debut release, Wind House, which comes out October 28th on Breakup Records, The Tropics are here with a new video (for a new single) titled "Sons and Daughters."

The [...]

By |September 11, 2014|1 Comment

Evil Eyes release new EP ‘ii’

San Francisco trio Evil Eyes are back with a new EP titled ii, their latest release since last year’s Borderlines LP.

In line with the style on their previous [...]

By |September 10, 2014|Comments Off on Evil Eyes release new EP ‘ii’

Joyride! releases new LP ‘Bodies of Water’

The first time I saw San Francisco's Joyride! was with San Jose's recently broken up Sourpatch. And from then on, it's easy to say that I was hooked.

Come [...]

By |September 4, 2014|Comments Off on Joyride! releases new LP ‘Bodies of Water’

Get to Know: Kid Trails

Oakland's Kid Trails is the brainchild of Oakland's Patrick Jeffords, who writes and performs all instruments for Kid Trails, with the exception of drums, which are handled by Andy [...]

By |September 4, 2014|1 Comment

G. Green releases new LP ‘Area Codes’

Sacramento’s self-proclaimed (and proven) party punks G. Green come blazing in with a sophomore LP, Area Codes. Out on Sacramento label Mt. St. Mtn. on August 13th, Area Codes [...]

By |August 28, 2014|Comments Off on G. Green releases new LP ‘Area Codes’
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    Songwriter Kyle M. Terrizzi sets bar high with first patron-funded single

Songwriter Kyle M. Terrizzi sets bar high with first patron-funded single

The concept is simple: you figure out what your fans want, and bring it to them. Any price, and the content is delivered to their inboxes at their convenience.

Kyle [...]

By |August 22, 2014|Comments Off on Songwriter Kyle M. Terrizzi sets bar high with first patron-funded single

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

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