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    Video Premiere: Watch Day Wave perform poolside at Phoenix Hotel

Video Premiere: Watch Day Wave perform poolside at Phoenix Hotel

Back in early August, Oakland's Day Wave — the solo project of Jackson Phillips — performed the lo-fi surf pop song "Drag" from his debut EP Headcase alongside the pool at [...]

By |September 17, 2015|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Watch Day Wave perform poolside at Phoenix Hotel
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    Video: make mini and the Bear your ‘power volume’ “xBOYFRIENDx”

Video: make mini and the Bear your ‘power volume’ “xBOYFRIENDx”

San Francisco "power volume" duo mini and the Bear just released a video for their track "xBOYFRIENDx", and it's got everything you need for an afternoon with that special [...]

By |September 17, 2015|1 Comment
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    Video premiere: Madeline Kenney brings the “general badassery” in “Heart Lion”

Video premiere: Madeline Kenney brings the “general badassery” in “Heart Lion”

Bay Area, meet Oakland's Madeline Kenney. Madeline's a recent Seattle transplant who is sharing a brand new video for her track "Heart Lion" for the first time today, and [...]

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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 [...]

By |September 9, 2015|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Watch a relationship unfold in Anna Hillburg’s “Your Room”
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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 [...]

By |September 9, 2015|1 Comment

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, [...]

By |August 26, 2015|Comments Off on Golden Void offers first single from new 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 [...]

By |August 25, 2015|Comments Off on Bay Area’s OVVN release live video and new tape ‘Two Lives’