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.
The Younger Lovers is one of those bands that, if you live in the Bay Area, and like the alternative DIY scene, but don't listen to them, I don't [...]
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 [...]
It’s kind of funny to think of Savages, the severe and principled British post-punk band, hanging out in the California desert sun, waiting to play their set at Coachella. [...]
Sometimes the truth lies in the details. FASIV , FKA Strange Hotel, tackle this head-on in their new video for song "Police." In the video, they take the song's theme [...]
I recently heard the music scene in San Francisco was dead, and being a writer for a website dedicated to covering the music scene in San Francisco, I was [...]
In the end, music is art and is used as a means of self-exploration and explanation by many. Laura Stevenson (based out of Long Island, New York) originally began [...]
Nine years after Radiohead became the first music act to play at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park after dark at the first Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, the [...]
Cullen Omori - Photo by Alexa Lopez
Editors Note: Cullen Omori's show at the Independent on April 5th has been cancelled.
Left For Dead.
That ominous three-word phase is the opening [...]
Will Toledo. Photo by Niffer Calderwood.
Lately I have been staying up late just trying to catch up to all the amazing music being created. I am constantly amazed by [...]
FASIV has released the first music video in support of their new record Ride, a sprawling, double-album showcasing the group's expanding range of influences and forays into genre experimentation.
There's a handful of news tidbits from the Kendra McKinkley camp. For one, she has a new video for single "Party Mask," and it's a sublime little masterpiece that [...]