• Burnt Ones releases "Strawberry Tomb" and shares details about its upcoming LP
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    Burnt Ones release "Strawberry Tomb" and share details about upcoming LP

Burnt Ones release "Strawberry Tomb" and share details about upcoming LP

Since 2009, Burnt Ones have been torching San Francisco venues and house parties with a glittering pop sensibility and a distinctive fusion of garage rock/pop and psych/punk elements. The [...]

By |January 30, 2013|1 Comment

Telekinesis – "Ghosts and Creatures"

Michael Benjamin Lerner, better known as Seattle-based Telekinesis, recorded his latest album in two weeks. Two weeks may seem like a small amount of time to record a (good) [...]

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Satellite High playing at Neck of the Woods, 2/1/13

San Francisco's Satellite High is always busy in the studio, but his local live performances are relatively rare. Luckily, you have your chance to see Satellite in all his [...]

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Video: Ty Segall – "Thank God for Sinners"

Like many of our favorite local rockers, Ty Segall has managed to smoothly bridge the gap between being a hometown hero and an international rising star, part laid-back dude, [...]

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Glenn Jackson of James & Evander debuts solo track "Save"

Glenn Jackson, one half of Oakland electronic pop duo James & Evander, recently debuted a new solo track called "Save". The instrumental jam premiered on The Fader last week [...]

By |January 25, 2013|Comments Off on Glenn Jackson of James & Evander debuts solo track "Save"

Video: 100s – "Hemsworth Outro"

Berkeley rapper 100s just dropped a video for "Hemsworth Outro", which gives us a good excuse to introduce you to a talented MC we should have mentioned a long [...]

By |January 24, 2013|Comments Off on Video: 100s – "Hemsworth Outro"
  • Guitar Wizards of the Future
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    Guitar Wizards of the Future – "There's a Monster (under the bed)" / "Skyscraper"

Guitar Wizards of the Future – "There's a Monster (under the bed)" / "Skyscraper"

Oakland's Guitar Wizards of the Future are a band that absolutely won't be be defined by ANY genre. You'll hear elements of hip-hop, funk, country, R&B, electronica and just [...]

By |January 23, 2013|3 Comments

Sunbeam Rd. record release party at Thee Parkside, 1/26/13

Sunbeam Rd. is playing a record release party at Thee Parkside on January 26th for new album Breathers. You might recall last year when we told you about the [...]

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  • FIDLAR
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    Interview: FIDLAR drops self-titled debut album and discusses the highs and lows of partying

Interview: FIDLAR drops self-titled debut album and discusses the highs and lows of partying

Over the last couple of years, FILDAR has collected a dedicated fan base across the US and Europe with its aggressive, unapologetic punk music without even having released a [...]

By |January 22, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: FIDLAR drops self-titled debut album and discusses the highs and lows of partying
  • Otto Mobile and the Moaners
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    Otto Mobile and The Moaners join TV Mike and The Scarecrowes for dual album release at Amnesia, 1/24/13

Otto Mobile and The Moaners join TV Mike and The Scarecrowes for dual album release at Amnesia, 1/24/13

Otto Mobile and the Moaners

Otto Mobile and The Moaners and TV Mike and The Scarecrowes – two Bay Area bands composed mostly of Indiana transplants – are both releasing [...]

By |January 22, 2013|Comments Off on Otto Mobile and The Moaners join TV Mike and The Scarecrowes for dual album release at Amnesia, 1/24/13
  • Pillowfight
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    Dan the Automator and Emily Wells team up for the most sultry Pillowfight ever

Dan the Automator and Emily Wells team up for the most sultry Pillowfight ever

You know Dan the Automator—he of Deltron 3030, Handsome Boy Modeling School, and Gorillaz fame, the guy who produced Dr. Octagonecologyst. Maybe you know Emily Wells, too—her album Mama [...]

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  • Burger Records
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    Burger Records releasing new LPs by Peach Kelli Pop, The Go, and The Resonars

Burger Records releasing new LPs by Peach Kelli Pop, The Go, and The Resonars

During the second half of January 2013, Fullerton’s Burger Records is releasing three brand new full-length albums from three very rad artists. The garage and pop label is especially [...]

By |January 22, 2013|Comments Off on Burger Records releasing new LPs by Peach Kelli Pop, The Go, and The Resonars