Premiere: Mammoth Life – “Lights Out”

Over the past few years, SF via Kansas duo Mammoth Life has released a host of indie pop anthems, with breezy, sweeping choruses and jangly guitars. Their sound is [...]

By |April 27, 2015|Comments Off on Premiere: Mammoth Life – “Lights Out”

Stalls releases new video for “Cola”

The hazy post punk landscape that Stalls laid out in January on their S/T cassette EP reeled us in deep. Stalls has played no shortage of shows since then, [...]

By |April 22, 2015|Comments Off on Stalls releases new video for “Cola”

Kiddo – “Sometimes”

Santa Rosa's Kiddo is part of a small but mighty North Bay scene that deserves our attention. Since appearing on our "Best Indie Bands of the North Bay" podcast, [...]

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Lady Lamb’s ‘After’ tour coming to Rickshaw Stop

Lady Lamb is touring in support of her new album, After, out now on Mom + Pop. Rathborne and San Francisco's Sea Knight will support her all ages show [...]

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Julian Elorduy releases new video for “Misery”

SF-based musician Julian Elorduy (Fine Steps, ex-Mayyors) released a new track “Misery", along with a video for the same. The new Fine Steps lineup consists of Margo Rhodes from [...]

By |April 16, 2015|Comments Off on Julian Elorduy releases new video for “Misery”
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    Winter Break to release debut LP next month on Asian Man Records

Winter Break to release debut LP next month on Asian Man Records

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Mark Chen, Aaron Kovacs, and Matt Gomez played music together for half a decade under the name Summer Vacation. In 2014, that band parted ways with guitarist/vocalist [...]

By |April 13, 2015|Comments Off on Winter Break to release debut LP next month on Asian Man Records
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: Polaris (with Cotillon) at the Chapel (win tickets!)

The Bay Bridged Presents: Polaris (with Cotillon) at the Chapel (win tickets!)

We're not going to tell you that seeing Polaris in concert will be a special (and nostalgic) experience because Polaris was the band from The Adventures of Pete & [...]

By |April 10, 2015|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: Polaris (with Cotillon) at the Chapel (win tickets!)
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    The return of The Flamin’ Groovies 40 years after Shake Some Action

The return of The Flamin’ Groovies 40 years after Shake Some Action

After leaving San Francisco and living in England for four years, the Flamin' Groovies released Shake Some Action in 1976. At the time, the song peaked at number 142 in [...]

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    WATERS drops What’s Real, hit the road (watch their performance on Conan!)

WATERS drops What’s Real, hit the road (watch their performance on Conan!)

 
WATERS has just a little bit going on right now. The band's sophomore album What's Real – frontman Van Pierszalowski's second under this moniker and his first with a [...]

By |April 7, 2015|Comments Off on WATERS drops What’s Real, hit the road (watch their performance on Conan!)
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    Ceremony releases two-track video from upcoming album ‘L-Shaped Man’

Ceremony releases two-track video from upcoming album ‘L-Shaped Man’

By a band’s fifth studio album, it’s likely they’ve gone through a transformation or two, and North Bay locals Ceremony are no exception. In anticipation of the release of [...]

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    ‘The Colossus of Destiny – A Melvins Tale’ beats Kickstarter goal

‘The Colossus of Destiny – A Melvins Tale’ beats Kickstarter goal

The Melvins’ heavy and experimental style of music is a story thirty-two years in the making. Strongly associated with the San Francisco Bay Area as a long-time home for [...]

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    Video Premiere: Lee Bob & The Truth – “Mission Breakdown”

Video Premiere: Lee Bob & The Truth – “Mission Breakdown”

Photo: Kaitlyn Miller

We've been in love with Lee Bob & The Truth’s "Mission Breakdown" since we first shared it with you late last year. Now they're releasing a video [...]