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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B. Hamilton – "As Stupid as the Sun"

As Stupid as the Sun (Single) by B. Hamilton

B. Hamilton funded the pressing of his first full-length Everything I Own is Broken last year, and returns with a new [...]

Warm Soda stream new album, 'Someone for You,' on Paste

Released only a few days ago, Warm Soda’s debut record, Someone for You, is now available for streaming at Paste. If you’re not ready to pony up for the [...]

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    Oakland producer Bobby Browser announces new EP, performs at Icee Hot with Teengirl Fantasy, 3/29/13

Oakland producer Bobby Browser announces new EP, performs at Icee Hot with Teengirl Fantasy, 3/29/13

Andre Ferriera aka Bobby Browser is an Oakland-based producer who has performed a number of times in the Bay Area, but this Friday will deliver a live set in [...]

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