Lostboycrow croons at Cornerstone Berkeley next week

Electro-pop/R&B crooner Lostboycrow makes his way to Cornerstone Berkeley next week in support of his newest EP, Traveler: The Third Legend. Traveler is a three part journey. The First [...]

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    Up-and-coming R&B artist Berel drops new single, “Simple”

Up-and-coming R&B artist Berel drops new single, “Simple”

In 2014, a young Berel Alexander was coming back home from New Orleans when he decided to record himself playing guitar at the airport. He'd brought his guitar to [...]

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Photos: I’m With Her at Great American Music Hall

I'm With Her (photo: Ria Burman)

I'm With Her brought their See You Around tour to the Great American Music Hall last Tuesday night for a folktastic time. The trio's comprised [...]

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    Bay Area newcomer Odie comes of age with debut album, ‘Analogue’

Bay Area newcomer Odie comes of age with debut album, ‘Analogue’

2018 is Odie's time. The multitalented Toronto-by-way-of-Tracy artist has been cooking his debut "Analogue" for the past three years and it's finally simmered long enough for its big reveal. [...]

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Jawbreaker working on new music

Jawbreaker got aging emo/punk kids on Reddit forums super stoked last year by reuniting for Riot Fest in Chicago, and a couple shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New [...]

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    Live This Month: April 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: April 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: April 2018 (Podcast #425)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

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Lord Morgan dials in with a fresh number, “New Phone”

The grind never stops for Lord Morgan. Recently featured on Text Me Records' February "Bang My Line" mixtape, the rapper-and-producer combo of Lord Morgan and EyyELL drop a fresh [...]

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New Sound, New Me: A quick Q&A with Berel

Singer-songwriter Berel has been doing this music thing for a while. But recently, he dropped the second half of his name (formerly going by Berel Alexander), got a haircut, [...]

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Vance Joy brings ‘Nation of Two’ to the Greek

Vance Joy is back after first hitting airwaves in 2013 with mega folk-pop hit "Riptide" and touring with Taylor Swift. The Melbourne singer-songwriter kicks off his own Nation of [...]

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    Duckwrth affiliate BayBoogy spends it all on new single, “LOTTO”

Duckwrth affiliate BayBoogy spends it all on new single, “LOTTO”

Fans of Duckwrth, 1-O.A.K., IAMSU!, andRayana Jay already know BayBoogy. The 24-year-old San Francisco native has acted as the backing guitarist for several local hip-hop and R&B acts, but [...]

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    Interview: Elohim talks touring, writing, and her forthcoming album

Interview: Elohim talks touring, writing, and her forthcoming album

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Elohim is a singer, songwriter, and producer who has made a name for herself through music full of intoxicating electronic beats and revealing lyrics that explore themes [...]

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    Jesse Ray Smith releases single “Easy on Me” off debut solo album

Jesse Ray Smith releases single “Easy on Me” off debut solo album

For Jesse Ray Smith, music has always been a catharsis from the heaviness of life. Far from creating escapist bubblegum, however, Smith leans into meaning with a full and [...]

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