Interview: Carlos Forster on Disasters

I love the music Bay Area kids are making these days, but lately, I'm finding more and more of my favorites are from artists on the "second wave" of [...]

By |April 1, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: Carlos Forster on Disasters

Lila Rose releases new video “World On Fire”

Lila Rose's new music video is almost as terrifying as the cataclysmic effects global warming is wreaking on the planet. Almost.

Underneath the dark imagery that depicts our dying world [...]

By |March 30, 2015|Comments Off on Lila Rose releases new video “World On Fire”
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    Sacramento’s So Stressed releases new video for “Merv King & The Phantoms”

Sacramento’s So Stressed releases new video for “Merv King & The Phantoms”

 
Meredith Graves' new label Honor Press was willing to take a shot on Sacramento's So Stressed, and it looks like the partnership was a perfect match.

The post-hardcore trio, made up of [...]

By |March 26, 2015|Comments Off on Sacramento’s So Stressed releases new video for “Merv King & The Phantoms”

Giveaway: Jacco Gardner at The Chapel

Baroque pop composer Jacco Gardner is headed to The Chapel on Wednesday, March 25, and we have a killer giveaway for this gig. On top of a pair of tickets, the winner [...]

By |March 24, 2015|Comments Off on Giveaway: Jacco Gardner at The Chapel

Palma Violets headlining Rickshaw Stop tonight

After a raucous SXSW performance that ended with being dramatically dragged off stage, the UK's Palma Violets are hopefully bringing that reckless attitude back to San Francisco. The South [...]

By |March 24, 2015|Comments Off on Palma Violets headlining Rickshaw Stop tonight

The Bay Brewed Artist Q&A: Tumbleweed Wanderers

San Francisco’s only rock and roll beer festival, The Bay Brewed, is back for a fourth year of pairing outstanding local beer and local music! Taking place at The [...]

By |March 24, 2015|Comments Off on The Bay Brewed Artist Q&A: Tumbleweed Wanderers

Premiere & Interview: Trans Van Santos – “The Flight”

Mark Matos, who you should already know from his work with Os Beaches, has transformed into Trans Van Santos for his latest LP Moon Mirage, which is available now [...]

By |March 23, 2015|1 Comment
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    Idea the Artist shares new song; album release show this weekend

Idea the Artist shares new song; album release show this weekend

Last month we shared Idea the Artist’s track “The Ceiling”, which took her folk stylings and pushed them in all directions, adding in a mantra-like vocal hook and killer [...]

By |March 19, 2015|Comments Off on Idea the Artist shares new song; album release show this weekend

Miss March releases debut LP

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San Francisco's Miss March simply makes some fine indie rock. The rhythms, harmonies, and melodies of the track "Miles Away" have been stuck in my head for [...]

By |March 19, 2015|1 Comment

Video Premiere: Cave Clove – “My Silver Lining”

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It's nice to see bands evolve. Cave Clove essentially began as a collaboration between singer-songwriter Katie Colver and drummer Melissa Kilkuskie, and retained much of the [...]

By |March 17, 2015|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Cave Clove – “My Silver Lining”

Main Attrakionz’ 808s and Dark Grapes III out May 12

Oakland cloud Rappers Main Attrakionz have shared "G.O. Style" from their upcoming album 808s and Dark Grapes III, which will be released May 12 on Neil Young's Vapor Records. [...]

By |March 13, 2015|Comments Off on Main Attrakionz’ 808s and Dark Grapes III out May 12

2:54, Honeyblood play Rickshaw Stop tomorrow night

The sisters Thurlow of 2:54 are back with a follow-up to their critically-acclaimed debut album. The London duo released The Other I last year and are currently on their [...]

By |March 10, 2015|Comments Off on 2:54, Honeyblood play Rickshaw Stop tomorrow night