The day I found out Rooney was back, was the day my heart was no longer missing. I also probably fainted a little bit and decided that I should [...]
Mark your fall calendars, this label is out to feed your brain this September. Brainfeeder, the Los Angeles-based label based founded by Flying Lotus and on the forefront of [...]
With their name and their penchant for bone-crunching riffs, Black Mountain would seem like a perfect fit for the Southern grindcore canon that includes outfits like Mastadon and Baroness.
When a musical icon passes away, it's as if a major institution crumbles. Prince held a vast wealth of cultural currency, and his death is akin to the Federal [...]
This Friday night, the Swedish American Hall is bringing a night of indie dance music to the Castro, with a show featuring Canadian duo Humans. Joining the party are [...]
Photo by Jason Bokros
Liz Harris, the artist known musically as Grouper, has a Bay Area connection that many people don't remember. Though she's now based in the Portland, OR [...]
(Unity LP variant by Jeff Cheung)
With demos sneaking online as far back as November 2013, Unity began as a songwriting outlet for Oakland-based artist and musician Jeff Cheung, known [...]
The Oakland Potwashers originated with the words of Austin poet Roy Ruth, who wrote an autobiographical collection of poetry about a motorcycle journey entitled "Buffalo Thoughts". To really drive [...]
Singer-songwriter Annie Bacon is planning to record two new songs alongside accompanying videos, songs full of the empathy and passion fans have come to associate with her music.
The first, [...]
On Thursday, April 21, Slow Motion Cowboys will celebrate the release of their newest album In Exile/On the Mesa, as well as the birthday of Pete Fields - the [...]
Derek Ted, frontman for San Francisco-based folk-rock trio Owl Paws, concludes his new solo album with a track called "Poison Poetry."
I can't think of a better way to describe [...]
After crafting two immaculate albums of whimsical dreampop tunes, Wild Nothing’s Jack Tatum has returned this year with what might be called his “mature” release, a term that is [...]