FWY! releases new cassette on Moon Glyph: 'Any Exit'

San Francisco's own Edmund Xavier (aka Glenn Donaldson of Art Museums and The Skygreen Leopards) is back in the game with a new FWY! offering. Any Exit is the [...]

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Burnt Ones record release show, 4/12/2013

Earlier this year, Burnt Ones front man Mark Tester shared details with us about his bands upcoming LP, You'll Never Walk Alone, describing the record as much more personal to [...]

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Interview: John Murry talks about 'Graceless Age'

John Murry and Tim Mooney (Photo: Jude Mooney)

John Murry, a Tupelo, Mississippi native who moved to Oakland ten years ago after getting his start in the music industry in [...]

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Yalls releases new digital EP 'The Voice'

The increasingly prolific Berkeley-via-Jersey pop experimentalist Yalls just released a brand new digital EP called The Voice (no relation to the shitty singing competition), and you can pay what [...]

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Wildlife Control – "Ages Places"

Brooklyn and East Bay duo Wildlife Control had a successful South by Southwest, playing at least four shows and their own official showcase. They also recently released their latest [...]

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    Mwahaha reissues self-titled debut with two new bonus tracks, playing Bottom of the Hill, 4/13/13

Mwahaha reissues self-titled debut with two new bonus tracks, playing Bottom of the Hill, 4/13/13

Oakland four-piece Mwahaha reissued their self-titled debut album on LA-based imprint

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Ticket Giveaway: Phosphorescent, 4/6/13 at The Independent

The first name in dreamy, ambient, almost-folk, Phosphorescent is coming to The Independent at the end of the week. Raised in Alabama but musically reared in hipster-cred hotbeds Athens [...]

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    Baths announces show at Great American Music Hall with Houses and D33J, 6/29/13

Baths announces show at Great American Music Hall with Houses and D33J, 6/29/13

Falsetto-ed beat wizard Will Wiesenfeld, better known as Baths, has announced a summer tour following the release of his sophomore LP, Obsidian. The L.A.-based Baths will be performing at [...]

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James Riotto – "Slow Down"

There's a good chance you've already heard the work of James Riotto even if you don't recognize his name right away. He sang and played bass for The Moanin [...]

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Review & Photos: Caveman at The Independent 3/26/13

On March 26th, NYC's Caveman continued on their SxSW-induced tour with a headlining performance at the Independent with Portland's Pure Bathing Culture and local opener Steakhouse. Although not completely [...]

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    TBB Premiere: Life Coach (Phil Manley and Mars Volta's Jon Theodore) debut "Fireball"

TBB Premiere: Life Coach (Phil Manley and Mars Volta's Jon Theodore) debut "Fireball"

Consider Alphawaves the debut of Life Coach 2.0, as Phil Manley's former solo project is now a partnership between the Trans Am/Fucking Champs member and drummer Jon Theodore (The [...]

Anna Hillburg (of Dreamdate) releases solo debut

Anna Hillburg of Dreamdate just released her solo debut on California Clap Records. In addition to her work with Dreamdate, Hillburg's also a classically trained trumpet player who you've [...]

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