Caleborate returns with “Hear Me Out”

"Everybody conversate the same now anyways, so don't mind me, I'm just trying to tell my story a different way," -- Caleborate continues to speak his truth and authenticity [...]

By |June 28, 2019|Comments Off on Caleborate returns with “Hear Me Out”

Watch Oakland band No Lovely Thing’s “Storm” video

The gentle funky soul group No Lovely Thing recently released their latest music video for “Storm,” the first single off their new album, SHE BE. The video is a [...]

By |June 27, 2019|Comments Off on Watch Oakland band No Lovely Thing’s “Storm” video
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    ALLBLACK and Kossisko get a workout in “304” music video

ALLBLACK and Kossisko get a workout in “304” music video

ALLBLACK and Kossisko are putting in the double-time with their new video, "304". Trading in his typical white tee and jerseys for a neon sweatsuit, ALLBLACK once again flexes [...]

By |June 21, 2019|Comments Off on ALLBLACK and Kossisko get a workout in “304” music video
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    The Den Brothers’ debut music video and new single: “Nowhere”

The Den Brothers’ debut music video and new single: “Nowhere”

San Francisco-based alternative rock and rollers the Den Brothers recently released a new single and their debut music video.

The band is fronted by the brothers Hernandez, Matthew, and Tony, on [...]

By |June 6, 2019|Comments Off on The Den Brothers’ debut music video and new single: “Nowhere”
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    Interview: David Brookings on the the release of ‘Scorpio Monologue’

Interview: David Brookings on the the release of ‘Scorpio Monologue’

David Brookings and the Average Lookings recently released their second album, Scorpio Monologue, and a documentary of the making of the record. I recently sat down to talk to [...]

By |May 6, 2019|Comments Off on Interview: David Brookings on the the release of ‘Scorpio Monologue’
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    Geographer premieres music video for “Summer Of My Discontentment”

Geographer premieres music video for “Summer Of My Discontentment”

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Just before hitting the road for his upcoming tour, Geographer has dropped the music video for “Summer of my Discontentment” off of his latest EP, New Jersey.

Geographer [...]

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Oke Junior laces up the mitts for “Rocky” video

Oke Junior gained a ton of momentum in 2018: His album Outside Looking In was cosigned by major hip-hop outlets and ton top of that, Oke proved his mettle [...]

By |April 23, 2019|Comments Off on Oke Junior laces up the mitts for “Rocky” video

Video Premiere: Whiskerman, “Belly of the Beast”

It's been a while since we've heard from Whiskerman — our records indicate the last time we brought you any update on the East Bay band was almost exactly [...]

By |March 27, 2019|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Whiskerman, “Belly of the Beast”
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    Wizard Apprentice drops “Betrayal Internalized” video, announces album

Wizard Apprentice drops “Betrayal Internalized” video, announces album

Wizard Apprentice is a genre-bending artist, writing personal electronic music that still keeps the audience at an arm’s length. Tieraney Carter, the woman behind the project, self-describes her music [...]

By |March 18, 2019|1 Comment

Baeilou’s “Mourning Mantra” has a message

Oakland cellist Baeilou got a nice New Year's surprise this year: A fully-animated video for her song "Mourning Mantra." Her friend, director Miguel Rodrick, put together this imaginative video [...]

By |January 23, 2019|Comments Off on Baeilou’s “Mourning Mantra” has a message

Premiere: Kendra McKinley, “Plastic”

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Just before the end of 2018, we tipped you off to Kendra McKinley's fun, freewheeling video for "Face to Face." Today, she's given us an exclusive peek [...]

By |January 7, 2019|Comments Off on Premiere: Kendra McKinley, “Plastic”
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    Kendra McKinley asserts her talent in the video for “Face To Face”

Kendra McKinley asserts her talent in the video for “Face To Face”

It feels like the Bay Area saves its brightest tunes for the end of the year. We saw this in 2017 with the jubilant sax-fueled bridge of K Skelton's [...]

By |December 18, 2018|Comments Off on Kendra McKinley asserts her talent in the video for “Face To Face”