Photos: Thom Yorke and Andrea Belfi at the Greek Theatre

Thom Yorke (photo: Jon Bauer)

One of the most influential singers in modern music, Thom Yorke performed an astounding show at the Greek Theatre last Friday night in support of [...]

By |October 21, 2019|0 Comments

Announcing: Awkward Convos with Beejus x TBB

Longtime Oakland rapper Beejus has made some appearances on our mixtapes and at our festivals over the past several years. Today, we're thrilled to announce that we'll be hosting [...]

By |October 21, 2019|0 Comments

Listen in to Text Me Records Group Chat Vol. 2 out today

We won't go down the list of our favorites off of Text Me Records newest tape, Group Chat Vol. 2 because we've done plenty of that already. But gang's [...]

By |October 18, 2019|0 Comments
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    San Jose Jazz & Hammer Theatre Center Announce Black Cab Series

San Jose Jazz & Hammer Theatre Center Announce Black Cab Series

There's a time and place for blockbuster stadium arena shows but some acts and sounds, like jazz, are best to experience the magic up close. Taking this idea to [...]

By |October 18, 2019|0 Comments

King Willow, “Your Band”

Over the weekend, King Willow released a new song and video, "Your Band."

I don't think, in 2019, I need to spend a paragraph or two talking about how familiar [...]

By |October 18, 2019|0 Comments

Tenacious D rocks Masonic October 25

This Friday, Tenacious D is playing the Masonic with some new tunes and classic favorites. They just released a new single this month (produced by Jack White, man of [...]

By |October 18, 2019|0 Comments

The Dodos release the sweetly melodic “The Atlantic”

Folk rock duo the Dodos just released another one-off single, “The Atlantic.” The track starts with sweetly melodic folksy guitar picking with that signature Dodos percussive backbone, which quickly [...]

By |October 18, 2019|0 Comments
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    Premiere: abracadabra channel the ’80s with “Comb Your Hair”

Premiere: abracadabra channel the ’80s with “Comb Your Hair”

(photo: Kristin Cofer)

If you've been around the Bay Area long enough, you might remember Maus Haus from the early days of this very blog (personally, I remember being told [...]

By |October 18, 2019|2 Comments

Photos: Grace Kelly at Yoshi’s

Grace Kelly (photo: Ria Burman)

Grace Kelly returned to Yoshi's filling the venue for a jazzy night of skill and splendor.

Fresh from winning the John Lennon Songwriting Award for Best [...]

By |October 17, 2019|0 Comments

Review + Photos: Ride at the Regency Ballroom

Ride (photo: Patric Carver)

Ride came back to San Francisco to play a packed show at the Regency Ballroom.

Opening act Spirit of the Beehive had a bright and beautiful sound that, much like [...]

By |October 17, 2019|1 Comment

Highly Recommended: Oona Ruin, “Don’t Look Down”

I can't stop listening to this new song from Oakland's Oona Ruin. No really, like, I closed the tab so I could paste the link in this draft for [...]

By |October 17, 2019|1 Comment

Review + Photos: IDLES at the Fillmore

IDLES (photo: William Wayland)
Words by Elaine Blakely

I’m front and center, pushing against the barrier protecting myself as waves of bodies collide behind me. Why am I doing this again? At [...]

By |October 16, 2019|0 Comments
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