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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 studio 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’

John Elliott releases “Sanctuary”

John Elliott had plans this year. Really, he did.

He was going to go on a 3,500-mile bike ride to promote his new album, The Information Age, as a way [...]

By |July 31, 2020|3 Comments
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    Video Premiere: Trebuchet dress up for new single “Failing Up”

Video Premiere: Trebuchet dress up for new single “Failing Up”

You might say that 2020 has been a crazy year for Trebuchet.

Since the dawn of the new decade, the North Bay indie rockers have welcomed a newborn into the [...]

By |July 31, 2020|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Trebuchet dress up for new single “Failing Up”
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    Moonrun’s premiere of “Fantasy Life” followed by activist discussion

Moonrun’s premiere of “Fantasy Life” followed by activist discussion

On Friday, July 31, Oakland indie-artist Moonrun will be hosting a livestream release show for their new single and accompanying music video called "Fantasy Life." Following the premiere will [...]

By |July 29, 2020|Comments Off on Moonrun’s premiere of “Fantasy Life” followed by activist discussion

Getaway Dogs release new single: “KEEP II”

Santa Cruz favorite Getaway Dogs released a stunning new single "KEEP II". Continuing a trend established in previous albums, this song showcases their ability to bond the medium of [...]

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    Bobbing’s hyperactive ‘Mixtape’ will surprise and delight you

Bobbing’s hyperactive ‘Mixtape’ will surprise and delight you

Oakland’s Bobbing returns with Mixtape — a stuttering, unhinged triumph. The 17-track, sitcom-length album weaves seamlessly between snippets of ideas with the precision of a paring knife.

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By |July 21, 2020|Comments Off on Bobbing’s hyperactive ‘Mixtape’ will surprise and delight you

New music from Dylan Tidyman-Jones: “Polytherian”

Dylan Tidyman-Jones has played in all your favorite bands: Sonny & The Sunsets, FRONDS and the incomparable Mallard. Despite COVID and civil war, he has a new project called [...]

By |July 17, 2020|Comments Off on New music from Dylan Tidyman-Jones: “Polytherian”

KnightressM1 debuts “Polarity Integrate”

Oakland-based trio KnightressM1 debuted their new video for single "Polarity Integrate" on July 10. The video offers a combination of disparate images alongside heavy instrumentals.

Lead vocalist and violinist Emily [...]

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    Wax Roof finally tells his story in new EP, ‘re(P)layer’

Wax Roof finally tells his story in new EP, ‘re(P)layer’

When he's not crafting songs for artists like Rexx Life Raj, Caleborate, or Seattle MC Dave B., Wax Roof has been spending time crafting the music that will finally [...]

By |July 15, 2020|Comments Off on Wax Roof finally tells his story in new EP, ‘re(P)layer’