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    Cougar on a Meth Binge releases debut full length, ‘Light in You’

Cougar on a Meth Binge releases debut full length, ‘Light in You’

We've really enjoyed following the growth of Oakland's Cougar on a Meth Binge, who first grabbed our attention with sweet, banjo-laced lo-fi recordings posted to soundcloud. They've released a [...]

By |March 18, 2016|Comments Off on Cougar on a Meth Binge releases debut full length, ‘Light in You’
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    Kev Choice to perform “88 Steps to Eternity” at Yoshi’s

Kev Choice to perform “88 Steps to Eternity” at Yoshi’s

Kev Choice is a staple in the Bay Area hip-hop scene. There's no doubting it.

He's recorded and toured with the likes of Too $hort, Lauryn Hill, and Goapele, worked [...]

By |March 15, 2016|Comments Off on Kev Choice to perform “88 Steps to Eternity” at Yoshi’s
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    ‘Live From the Banana Stand’ Video Premiere: Social Studies, “Moment is Dead” (Part 3 of 4)

‘Live From the Banana Stand’ Video Premiere: Social Studies, “Moment is Dead” (Part 3 of 4)

We're in week three of our Social Studies video release project! For those of you who are just catching this series, we'll give you a little context: We're working on a [...]

By |March 14, 2016|Comments Off on ‘Live From the Banana Stand’ Video Premiere: Social Studies, “Moment is Dead” (Part 3 of 4)

Backing new album, Shearwater play the Independent March 4

Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg has a thing for birds, looks like he’s about 12 years old, and writes hyper-literate music — not exactly the template for rock star status. But [...]

By |March 3, 2016|Comments Off on Backing new album, Shearwater play the Independent March 4
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    Detroit punkers Protomartyr play Bottom of the Hill tomorrow

Detroit punkers Protomartyr play Bottom of the Hill tomorrow

There is always something strangely satisfying about when a band’s sound perfectly aligns with the image and aura of the place they call home. Whether it’s the Strokes conveying [...]

By |March 3, 2016|Comments Off on Detroit punkers Protomartyr play Bottom of the Hill tomorrow
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    ‘Live From the Banana Stand’ video premiere: Social Studies, “Territories” (Part 1 of 4)

‘Live From the Banana Stand’ video premiere: Social Studies, “Territories” (Part 1 of 4)

We are very excited to announce a fun series that we're working on with Portland's Banana Stand Media. BSM is a live music outfit that hosts and records live [...]

By |February 29, 2016|Comments Off on ‘Live From the Banana Stand’ video premiere: Social Studies, “Territories” (Part 1 of 4)
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    Premiere: The Tet Holiday takes a humorous jab at tech culture with “Statues” video

Premiere: The Tet Holiday takes a humorous jab at tech culture with “Statues” video

"Look, our social media presence is garbage; we need to start being more relateable, and we need to start engaging with influencers," says a tech bro caricature as a [...]

By |February 26, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: The Tet Holiday takes a humorous jab at tech culture with “Statues” video

Meernaa – “10/9”

One of Oakland's newest dreamy pop outfits, Meernaa, has just shared a new track, "10/9" ahead of a pair of February shows. As we learned on their debut, Meernaa's [...]

By |February 24, 2016|Comments Off on Meernaa – “10/9”
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    Porches, Alex G, Your Friend tour stops for sold out show at Rickshaw

Porches, Alex G, Your Friend tour stops for sold out show at Rickshaw

With a few exceptions, Domino Record Co. has had a particularly strong run this past year. From last year's Beach Music, to January's Gumption and this month's Pool, the [...]

By |February 23, 2016|7 Comments
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    Brooklyn’s Big Thief makes “Masterpiece” video, plays Bay in March

Brooklyn’s Big Thief makes “Masterpiece” video, plays Bay in March

Isn't it great and awfully convenient when a song is so aptly titled? Big Thief, a four piece out of Brooklyn, are making their mark with their first single since announcing their [...]

By |February 18, 2016|Comments Off on Brooklyn’s Big Thief makes “Masterpiece” video, plays Bay in March
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    Burnt Palms release new LP ‘Back On My Wall’, video for “Last Time”

Burnt Palms release new LP ‘Back On My Wall’, video for “Last Time”

Seaside, California-based quartet Burnt Palms have released their third studio album. Back On My Wall is out now on We Were Never Being Boring. The Limited Edition 12-inch black [...]

By |February 17, 2016|Comments Off on Burnt Palms release new LP ‘Back On My Wall’, video for “Last Time”

The Stone Foxes release video for “Dying Star”

It's a story most of us can relate to: a true spaceman stuck at a dead-end space job until he's had enough and breaks out his counterpart from his [...]

By |February 12, 2016|Comments Off on The Stone Foxes release video for “Dying Star”