Colleen Green plays Hemlock Tavern this Sunday

Colleen Green not only is constantly listed as one of the best bands out of LA, but she's overall just fun and real. She has the capability to sing [...]

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Video Premiere: Go on an Oakland adventure with Halcyonaire

Oakland trio Halcyonaire immediately caught our ear with their western-influenced soundscapes and lead singer Christopher Damien's distinct, haunting vocals. Earlier this summer, Halcyonaire released an EP, World Afire, and [...]

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Video Premiere: Meet The Cherries with “Welcome Back”

The Cherries is a new SF band featuring former members of Permanent Collection, The Broonies, and Grandma's Boyfriend. The group's first video, "Welcome Back," is a extremely catchy slice [...]

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    Video Premiere: Watch a relationship unfold in Anna Hillburg’s “Your Room”

Video Premiere: Watch a relationship unfold in Anna Hillburg’s “Your Room”

The song "Your Room" kicks off the self-titled debut LP from San Francisco's Anna Hillburg. The Greg Ashley-recorded album arrived a few years ago on California Clap, but it [...]

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    Shannon & the Clams celebrate ‘Gone by the Dawn’ release Friday at Great American Music Hall

Shannon & the Clams celebrate ‘Gone by the Dawn’ release Friday at Great American Music Hall

Shannon and the Clams have been one of my favorite local bands since 2011. They have been a band I've supported wholeheartedly throughout the years. A band that I've [...]

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Michael Stasis releases ‘RIP III’

Although Michael Stasis has left the Bay Area for LA (where else?), we're happy to see that his delightfully weird pop stylings have found a proper release on Montreal's [...]

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bAd bAd drops some videos; shows forthcoming

In support of their most recent release, Waterboredom, bAd bAd has released a pair of videos for your enjoyment. Earlier this summer, they dropped a stop-motion animation romp for [...]

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Golden Void offers first single from new LP ‘Berkana’

It's been three years since stellar local psych-rock band Golden Void first impressed us with the band's self-titled debut. Come September, the quartet will release its second LP, Berkana, [...]

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    Bay Area’s OVVN release live video and new tape ‘Two Lives’

Bay Area’s OVVN release live video and new tape ‘Two Lives’

(OVVN live at Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, photo by Leslie)

With members hailing from West Oakland and small, North Bay redwood enclave Guerneville, OVVN have spent the last year [...]

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Get to know: Wild Couch

Wild Couch is a San Francisco folk band that according to member Will Skinner began "with casual acoustic jam sessions and then mutated into overdrive banjo solos and heavy [...]

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Superhumanoids kick off tour at Rickshaw Stop

Superhumanoids' 2013 release, Exhibitionits, is the kind of album you don't realize you've had on repeat for hours until your nearest co-worker starts to flag down HR out of [...]

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The Greening premiere video for “Unifier”

Psych-pop rockers The Greening have a headtrip of a new music video out based on their single "Unifier." It's a brain-scrambling masterpiece, a beautifully disconcerting swirl of kaleidoscopic imagery [...]

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