The long-awaited return of FRONDS!

MBL missed you! How have you been?

I haven't had much to say since FRONDS released it's tremendous debut recording in 2013. After the premature demise of Bay Area Superheroes [...]

By |July 27, 2017|0 Comments

Planet Booty to float sex in the air at Starline in Oakland

Sex is in the air for Planet Booty, the high-energy electro-funk trio whose latest single was inspired by the sights and spirit of the East Bay city the band [...]

By |July 26, 2017|0 Comments

Do some California dreamin’ with Elijah Ocean next month

"Laurel Canyon" is a reference that gets thrown around a lot by music writers (myself very much included). Though it began with a specific pack of artists living and [...]

By |July 25, 2017|0 Comments
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    Too $hort and Mistah FAB headline first-ever DMP Music Festival

Too $hort and Mistah FAB headline first-ever DMP Music Festival

Bay Area veterans team up with the up-and-coming rookies for the DMP Music Festival, an all-day affair of live music and dance performances along with DJs at SoMa Street [...]

By |July 25, 2017|0 Comments
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    Sponsored: Crystal Castles to shake up the Warfield this fall

Sponsored: Crystal Castles to shake up the Warfield this fall

Though they just entered their second decade as a band, Crystal Castles are forging ahead into a new era of music.

In music, eleven years is a career juncture [...]

By |July 24, 2017|0 Comments
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    If you’re lucky, you can see Wolf Alice at Rickshaw Stop tonight

If you’re lucky, you can see Wolf Alice at Rickshaw Stop tonight

If you’re one of the lucky few that got advance tickets to see Wolf Alice at Rickshaw Stop before they sold out, then you already have an idea of [...]

Photos: Dashboard Confessional at The Masonic

Dashboard Confessional (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

In case you missed it, emo legends Dashboard Confessional played at SF Masonic with The All-American Rejects on June 14. The night was full of nostalgic [...]

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    Perfume Genius playing two nights at the Independent this week

Perfume Genius playing two nights at the Independent this week

(photo:Inez and Vinoodh)

On the heels of his fourth album release, Mike Hadreas will return to San Francisco to grace the Independent with another sold out booking, performing as
Perfume [...]

By |July 17, 2017|0 Comments

Q&A: Let T-Rextasy take you down to Boogietown

(photo: Annie Fidoten)

I am starting to see a pattern in the music that I get the most excited for: it all sounds like music I would have been obsessed [...]

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    London multi-instrumentalist Jordan Rakei makes SF debut in September

London multi-instrumentalist Jordan Rakei makes SF debut in September

Jordan Rakei is a jack-of-all-trades, but he's widely recognized as a master of a sun-flecked brand of soul that has been emerging from across the pond: Think Britain's Tom [...]

By |July 14, 2017|0 Comments
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    Thou can’t stop outdoing themselves, play Oakland Metro this weekend

Thou can’t stop outdoing themselves, play Oakland Metro this weekend

Words by Jordan Martich

When Louisiana-based DIY doom band Thou is together, listeners are in for a grand display of the group's work ethic — a new album, splits, collaborations, [...]

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    Oakland rapper Siri headlines Women’s Audio Mission showcase, Local Sirens

Oakland rapper Siri headlines Women’s Audio Mission showcase, Local Sirens

(photo: Colin Hoefle)

San Francisco non-profit

By |July 13, 2017|0 Comments
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