Frank Ivy dreams a day away in “Deja Vu”

It's not often you hear about Concord as it pertains to local music. But the 925 has birthed some good ones — perhaps you've heard of Cass McCombs? How [...]

By |September 4, 2020|0 Comments

Oaklash drag festival hits the virtual stage this weekend

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Oaklash's unique imprint on the Bay Area is hard to overstate, even while the event is still in its infancy. From traditional drag numbers to tributes to [...]

By |September 3, 2020|0 Comments
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    SFCM and SF Symphony announce Emerging Black Composers Project

SFCM and SF Symphony announce Emerging Black Composers Project

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) and San Francisco Symphony are partnering for a major new initiative, The Emerging Black Composers Project. The project aims to support the development of Black [...]

By |September 2, 2020|0 Comments

Newcomers AG Club make their mark with “Hngover”

AG Club (photo: Cameron Cortez)

OK so I am very late on this, because IDK about you but I've all but lost the ability to know what day it is [...]

By |August 24, 2020|0 Comments

Worthitpurchase’s new single and video, “Dizzy Age”

Worthitpurchase, a two-piece art pop outfit from San Francisco, released a new single and video, "Dizzy Age," on August 14. This richly atmospheric song is in anticipation of their forthcoming [...]

By |August 19, 2020|Comments Off on Worthitpurchase’s new single and video, “Dizzy Age”

Sylvie Simmons releases ‘Blue on Blue’ today!

It's hard to believe it has been six years since Sylvie Simmons released her debut recordings, Sylvie, after 35 years of critically-acclaimed music journalism. A lot has happened: fascism [...]

By |August 14, 2020|Comments Off on Sylvie Simmons releases ‘Blue on Blue’ today!
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    Bobcat Rob + the Nightly Howl’s new single, “Drain Pipe”

Bobcat Rob + the Nightly Howl’s new single, “Drain Pipe”

On Friday, August 12, Santa Cruz's Bobcat Rob & the Nightly Howl released a new single entitled "Drain Pipe." Much like a bobcat in a riparian woodland, the song [...]

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    Tim Presley to release new book: ‘Under the Banner of Concern’

Tim Presley to release new book: ‘Under the Banner of Concern’

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"I guess now we’re all living in those old paintings of people lying around on couches doing nothing with their boobs out." - Dana Berger, actress and Tweeter

Yes, [...]

By |August 11, 2020|Comments Off on Tim Presley to release new book: ‘Under the Banner of Concern’
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    Brijean signs to Ghostly International, releases “Moody”

Brijean signs to Ghostly International, releases “Moody”

Brijean, the duo of percussionist/singer Brijean Murphy and multi-instrumentalist Doug Stuart, returns with a new single and some pretty big news. They've signed to Ghostly International, current home of [...]

By |August 10, 2020|Comments Off on Brijean signs to Ghostly International, releases “Moody”

Hear the premiere of Tell Me Tell Me’s “Before”

On Friday, the Oakland-based dance-garage band Tell Me Tell Me premiered their new song "Before." Full of vitality and honesty, the song elicits the type of nostalgia that stops [...]

By |August 10, 2020|Comments Off on Hear the premiere of Tell Me Tell Me’s “Before”
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    Harry the Nightgown on debut album, cringy influences and analog purists

Harry the Nightgown on debut album, cringy influences and analog purists

LA/San Francisco-based Harry the Nightgown is the creative union between Spencer Harting and Cherry Glazerr bassist Sami Perez. Both producer-musicians worked at San Francisco’s Tiny Telephone— it’s no surprise [...]

By |August 7, 2020|Comments Off on Harry the Nightgown on debut album, cringy influences and analog purists

Get ready for Naima Shalhoub’s new album, ‘Siphr’

Remember Naima Shalhoub, whom we profiled back in 2017? She's back — with her very first studip LP.

On August 6, expect her debut full-length, called Siphr. Recorded at Women's [...]

By |August 3, 2020|Comments Off on Get ready for Naima Shalhoub’s new album, ‘Siphr’
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