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

(album art: Carolina)

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 [...]

By |April 10, 2015|Comments Off on The return of The Flamin’ Groovies 40 years after Shake Some Action
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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 [...]

By |April 7, 2015|1 Comment
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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 [...]

By |April 7, 2015|Comments Off on ‘The Colossus of Destiny – A Melvins Tale’ beats Kickstarter goal
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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 [...]

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