Blank Tapes play free San Jose show Friday 5/24/13

The Blank Tapes are all set to rock one of downtown San Jose's newest venues, Café Stritch, on Friday. Billed as a FanimeCon after-party, the show features The Blank [...]

By |May 23, 2013|1 Comment
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    Premiere: DSTVV – "Healing Enargy Crystels"; cassette out 5/28/13 on Wormhole Records

Premiere: DSTVV – "Healing Enargy Crystels"; cassette out 5/28/13 on Wormhole Records

Everyone's favorite industrial grungegaze band DSTVV is back with their second EP Underground Product, which will be released as a cassette on Wormhole Records on May 28.

We're pleased to [...]

By |May 22, 2013|Comments Off on Premiere: DSTVV – "Healing Enargy Crystels"; cassette out 5/28/13 on Wormhole Records

Sonny and the Sunsets premiere new song, add tour dates

San Francisco’s Sonny and the Sunsets have premiered another track from their upcoming record, Antenna to the Afterworld, via Stereogum. The new song, “Palmreader,” follows “Dark Corners,” which was [...]

By |May 21, 2013|Comments Off on Sonny and the Sunsets premiere new song, add tour dates
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    Sandy's – "Lonely Hunter"; playing Hickey Fest this weekend

Sandy's – "Lonely Hunter"; playing Hickey Fest this weekend

Sandy's is a new project for Alexi Glickman, who was previously the singer and guitarist for The Botticellis. Glickman, who now lives in West Marin, is currently wrapping up [...]

By |May 21, 2013|Comments Off on Sandy's – "Lonely Hunter"; playing Hickey Fest this weekend

Ty Segall teams up with Chad & The Meatbodies on newest 7"

Ty Segall teams up with Chad & The Meatbodies to release new LAMC 7" and gets his own guitar pedal!

It’s become an expectation that every couple of months or [...]

By |May 17, 2013|Comments Off on Ty Segall teams up with Chad & The Meatbodies on newest 7"
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    The Mantles release new single "Hello", record release show at Rickshaw Stop, 6/14/13

The Mantles release new single "Hello", record release show at Rickshaw Stop, 6/14/13

The Mantles' new LP Long Enough to Leave is slated for release on June 18 via Slumberland, and they're streaming another track, "Hello", off that forthcoming effort, the band's [...]

By |May 17, 2013|Comments Off on The Mantles release new single "Hello", record release show at Rickshaw Stop, 6/14/13
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    GRMLN offers "Do You Know How It Feels?" and "Hand Pistol" for free download, full-length 'Empire' out 6/4/13

GRMLN offers "Do You Know How It Feels?" and "Hand Pistol" for free download, full-length 'Empire' out 6/4/13

Yoodoo Park dropped the debut EP under his GRMLN moniker back in October, and now he's readying for the June 4 release of his first full-length Empire on Carpark [...]

By |May 16, 2013|Comments Off on GRMLN offers "Do You Know How It Feels?" and "Hand Pistol" for free download, full-length 'Empire' out 6/4/13
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    Save The Amanda! compilations out now (support a good cause while rocking out)

Save The Amanda! compilations out now (support a good cause while rocking out)

Amanda McCabe is a big music fan. In fact, she's more than a fan – she interned at Sub Pop Records, was a VP at Buried Treasure Records, and [...]

By |May 13, 2013|Comments Off on Save The Amanda! compilations out now (support a good cause while rocking out)
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    Myron & E – "If I Gave You My Love" (playing Starry Plough 5/18/13)

Myron & E – "If I Gave You My Love" (playing Starry Plough 5/18/13)

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Bay Area classic-soul duo Myron & E recently released a track from their forthcoming album Broadway, set for a July 2 release on Stones Throw Records. [...]

By |May 10, 2013|Comments Off on Myron & E – "If I Gave You My Love" (playing Starry Plough 5/18/13)

Cartoon Bar Fight launch Bay Area tour

San Jose’s Cartoon Bar Fight will depart for a teeny tiny tour next week. Spanning just over a week, the eerie pop band will hit usual haunts like San [...]

By |May 10, 2013|Comments Off on Cartoon Bar Fight launch Bay Area tour

A-1 – "Summertime Sadness" (playing New Parish 5/10/13)

San Francisco MC A-1 just released a new track, "Summertime Sadness", where he rhymes over a Ryan Hemsworth remix of Lana Del Rey's track of the same name. This [...]

By |May 9, 2013|Comments Off on A-1 – "Summertime Sadness" (playing New Parish 5/10/13)
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    Ticket Giveaway: Devendra Banhart, 5/21/13 @ The Regency Ballroom

Ticket Giveaway: Devendra Banhart, 5/21/13 @ The Regency Ballroom

Freak-folk’s not dead, and neither is Devendra Banhart. Though he’s been laying low for the last couple of years, he never really left. Nonetheless, a lot has changed since [...]

By |May 9, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Devendra Banhart, 5/21/13 @ The Regency Ballroom