Watch The Sam Chase’s new video for “Hero To Myself”

The Sam Chase has released a steady stream of both official and unofficial videos so far during 2014, and the next in line is his bare-bones presentation for "Hero [...]

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Deap Vally playing Regency Ballroom

The howling rock n' roll babes of Deap Vally will be playing the Regency Ballroom on May 22. As part of 13-date tour, the duo will be playing three [...]

Battlehooch reveals new video for “Yeah, That”

Do you like kaleidoscopes? Modern Dancers? If that's the case, then San Francisco denizens Battlehooch want to take you on a psychotropic adventure with their newest video for "Yeah, [...]

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Connan Mockasin at The Indy on May 15

It hasn’t been four months since Connan Mockasin last played in San Francisco, yet the psych-pop artist’s next show approaches quickly at The Independent on Thursday, May 15th.

I first [...]

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Premiere: Watch Steel Cranes’ video for “Boat Song”

(Photo by Miakoda Collins)

Steel Cranes released one of my favorite debuts during 2013 – the wickedly heavy Ouroboros – but 2014 has been relatively quiet for the Oakland duo [...]

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Video: A Million Billion Dying Suns – “Hey Man”

Photo: Matthew Eloy

We know we've had a lot to say about A Million Billion Dying Suns this week. Here's some more: the LA/SF band released an epic (and we [...]

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DIIV playing Great American Music Hall on Thursday

DIIV are set to take the stage at Great American Music Hall this Thursday, May 1. Having remained quiet since releasing the lo-fi, reverb-soaked Oshin in 2011, the band [...]

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    Video Premiere: Cyclops – “Eye of the Storm/Night of the Cyclops”

Video Premiere: Cyclops – “Eye of the Storm/Night of the Cyclops”

Emerging from Cyclops Island -- or, if you want to be humorless about it, Oakland and Portland -- Cyclops is the garage punk duo of Tina Lucchesi (TrashWomen/Bobby Teens/Midnight [...]

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    Justin Loans & Jay Casio of RNB Millionaires release solo projects

Justin Loans & Jay Casio of RNB Millionaires release solo projects

Justin Loans and Jay Casio, aka Oakland party rappers RNB Millionaires have dropped a couple of solo projects lately that you need to get to know. Last week Jay [...]

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DaVinci & Sweet Valley drop ‘Ghetto Cuisine’

Fillmore rapper DaVinci teamed up with Sweet Valley, (Wavves frontman Nathan Williams and his brother Kynan) for their Ghetto Cuisine album, available now as a free download from Fools [...]

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    Interview: Generation Loss talks shop on video, upcoming VHS album

Interview: Generation Loss talks shop on video, upcoming VHS album

In Generation Loss, a San Francisco-based punk project, there are four members. There's Hannah Lew, a fixture in the San Francisco music scene (known for playing in Grass Widow [...]

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Hank Richardson releases new single: “Favorite Singer”

Hank Richardson just dropped a new single titled "Favorite Singer" off of his forthcoming LP. This is the newest release from Richardson since his last album Fanclub.

Richardson's music is best [...]

By |April 17, 2014|Comments Off on Hank Richardson releases new single: “Favorite Singer”