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 [...]
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 [...]
The Dodos announced recently that they've signed to Polyvinyl Records -- also the new home of local band Painted Palms, as well as Sonny + The Sunsets. Details on [...]
Jared Griffin, primary songwriter for San Francisco's Sioux City Kid was one of the first artists to put Jack White's refurbished Third Man Record Booth to use, recording the [...]
Roughly a year after the release of Fine Steps’ first LP, Boy’s Co., the Sacramento native foursome is back with a new 7”, All Day Long.
The upbeat jangle and [...]
Trivial Shields is the new project for Christian Carpenter, who was the brain and hair behind the late Chrystian Rawk, a project Carpenter says "didn't quite translate out of [...]
Oakland’s favorite doo-wop, punk-infused rock ‘n’ rollers Shannon & the Clams are gearing up to release their latest LP later this month, titled Dreams in the Rat House.
The threesome [...]
The paths of "life after hardcore" bands have been known to go all ways, and Creative Adult is one of those bands taking a pretty interesting stylistic route. Cut [...]
Flip your crosses and triangles upside down, oOoOO is back for another round. In the wake of two decreasingly dark EPs, San Francisco-based electronic musician Chris Dexter (the man [...]
Oakland trio Voyaj got their start in 2003 when David Krah and Stephen O'Connell collaborated for the score of a short film. They released a few albums and played [...]
The silver blanket of fog is slowly beginning to recede as summer takes ahold of the City, and Amanda Harper is shining brightly on the San Francisco scene. Her [...]
Is post-psych a thing? If not, Date Palms could definitely qualify it as a term to comprehensibly describe their interdisciplinary sound of drone, Indian classical and ambient. The band's [...]