Al Lover releases new 7"

Tim Presley’s fuzzed-out voice might not be the first thing you’d expect to hear on the B-side of a new underground electronic artist’s 7” - unless that artist is [...]

By |September 13, 2013|Comments Off on Al Lover releases new 7"

Interview: Greg Mabry on Evil Eyes' debut LP, 'Borderlines'

After releasing a four-song EP and a handful of singles in 2012, Greg Mabry and Joe Frabotta established their project Evil Eyes with a style they describe as the [...]

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Big Tree – "Wonder"

Local folk-rock quintet Big Tree drew from the band's move from Brooklyn to the Bay on its new EP, My, How You've Grown, due on September 17th. Take a [...]

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Kristian Rodriguez adds full band, releases live single

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Atlanta native and current Berkeley resident Kristian Rodriguez released a very solid acoustic folk album, Evergreen, that heavily featured his voice layered in harmonies to create some [...]

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    Listen to Nedelle Torrisi's new LP, then win tix to her show with Julia Holter

Listen to Nedelle Torrisi's new LP, then win tix to her show with Julia Holter

Former local Nedelle Torrisi was part of the severely underrated, Sufjan Stevens-endorsed band Cryptacize, and she's back now with a new self-titled LP. Even though it's a solo release, [...]

By |September 11, 2013|Comments Off on Listen to Nedelle Torrisi's new LP, then win tix to her show with Julia Holter

Gamble Gamble Die – "Chicken"

New San Francisco band Gamble Gamble Die has released a pair of tracks from their debut EP, Badman. The mostly spoken word track "Chicken" is a great introduction to [...]

By |September 11, 2013|2 Comments

Video Premiere: The Wrong Words – "I Don't Have A Heart"

San Francisco's The Wrong Words are set to release their sophomore studio record Everything Is Free on September 17 via Chicago's Trouble In Mind Records, and today we are [...]

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Video: Parentz – "Fly"

Parentz's new video for "Fly" recently premiered on Portals. "Fly" is a track from F-P&B<3Z, Part 1 EP - the first from a series of three new EP releases [...]

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Castle Face Records to release The Herms' 'Drop Out Vol. 1'

In the early days of The Bay Bridged, few bands captured our affection like the now-departed local indie rock darlings The Herms. The group was led by the clever [...]

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Odd Nosdam – "T r i s h"

Anticon mainstay Odd Nosdam's latest, T R I S H, is a tribute to Broadcast's late singer Trish Keenan, and it comes out on Nosdam's own Burnco Recs on [...]

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Premiere & Interview: Spencer Owen – "Deserve You More"

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Since November of last year, Spencer Owen has been working on his Blue Circle LP, the follow up to his 2012 release End Vogue. Today, we're excited [...]

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Video: Opski Chan – "Stay Gold"

San Jose's Opski Chan has been putting in work for a long time, even if it took him a while to recognize his talent. "I've been rappin since '91, [...]

By |September 6, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Opski Chan – "Stay Gold"