Frozen Folk play final show this Friday

Bad news, Oaklanders: Friday marks the end of Frozen Folk. For good.

Frozen Folk has been a favorite of ours for the last few years, and we're sad to see [...]

By |December 4, 2014|Comments Off on Frozen Folk play final show this Friday

Get to Know: White White Wolf

Photo: Erik Anderson

White White Wolf is a folk project fronted by San Francisco's Chistopher Drellow, who said he rented the cheapest cabin he could find in tiny Paxton, CA [...]

By |December 2, 2014|1 Comment

Sporting Life shares ‘Tsunami’ video, announces new LP

San Francisco's Sporting Life have released a video for "Tsunami", streaming via Impose magazine.

Not only a short-and-sweet video for a song that barely breaks two minutes, the video [...]

By |November 26, 2014|1 Comment
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    William Ryan Fritch announces new record Revisionist, next in Leave Me Sessions subscription series

William Ryan Fritch announces new record Revisionist, next in Leave Me Sessions subscription series

William Ryan Fritch has been nothing if not over-the-top prolific during 2014, and it looks like 2015 will bring more of the same. Revisionist, the next installment in his [...]

By |November 25, 2014|Comments Off on William Ryan Fritch announces new record Revisionist, next in Leave Me Sessions subscription series

Balms releases new self-titled EP

Local dream-pop / shoegaze outfit, Balms is out with their anticipated EP, following the release of their single "Golden Hair" this past July.

The new EP is a six-track dreamy-filled concoction [...]

By |November 25, 2014|Comments Off on Balms releases new self-titled EP

Jordannah Elizabeth revs up for new album, A Rush

It was a nice, brisk San Francisco morning when I met up with Jordannah Elizabeth in West Portal, a shop and restaurant-filled neighborhood that was beaming with people walking [...]

By |November 25, 2014|Comments Off on Jordannah Elizabeth revs up for new album, A Rush

Grace Sings Sludge releases Red Light Museum

Grace Sings Sludge, aka Grace Cooper of The Sandwitches, has released a cassette of home recordings, Red Light Museum, and earlier this month released a VHS video for "Such [...]

By |November 24, 2014|Comments Off on Grace Sings Sludge releases Red Light Museum

Battlehooch drops new EP Wink

"Come take a chance with me / The less that we know, the better we'll be," Battlehooch sings as a suitable invitation to their new EP Wink.  It's quite [...]

By |November 24, 2014|Comments Off on Battlehooch drops new EP Wink
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    Rent Control to play free album release show at Amnesia on Sunday

Rent Control to play free album release show at Amnesia on Sunday

Rent Control is the latest project from Jason Kick. You might know J. Kick from Maus Haus, and this new solo project is a spacey, electric-guitar driven soundscape; overall, [...]

By |November 20, 2014|Comments Off on Rent Control to play free album release show at Amnesia on Sunday
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    Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

San Francisco producer Al Lover not only churns out psychedelic beats on the regular, but he's also apparently an aficionado of space exploration. Yep, Mr. Lover took note of [...]

By |November 19, 2014|Comments Off on Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

Two Gallants announce new album, share first single

On February 3, Two Gallants will release their fifth album (and first since 2012), We Are Undone, and you can check out the title track below. According to Adam [...]

By |November 19, 2014|Comments Off on Two Gallants announce new album, share first single
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    Premiere: Radiation City – “Stutter” (see them at Rickshaw this Sunday)

Premiere: Radiation City – “Stutter” (see them at Rickshaw this Sunday)

Portland's Radiation City has always been one of the more sonically adventurous indie pop bands out there. They are known for riffing off of bossa nova, '60s girl groups, [...]

By |November 18, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Radiation City – “Stutter” (see them at Rickshaw this Sunday)