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    Interview: Odawas are back with ‘Reflections of a Pink Laser’

Interview: Odawas are back with ‘Reflections of a Pink Laser’

Photos: Kayla Krut, edited by Isaac Edwards

Odawas, the combination of Michael James Tapscott and Isaac Edwards, took a brief hiatus starting in 2011, but they are now back [...]

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    Giveaway: Trans Am wraps up ‘Volume X’ tour at the Independent

Giveaway: Trans Am wraps up ‘Volume X’ tour at the Independent

Trans Am (a three-piece band including local Phil Manley, known also for his work at Lucky Cat Recording in Potrero Hill) have been on tour in support of Volume [...]

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Video Premiere: Cocktails – “Bob Pollard’s Mind”

Photo: Jenn Dorn Heard

Earlier this month, Cocktails premiered the track "Bob Pollard's Mind" on Stereogum, and today we're oh so happy to give you a first look at the [...]

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Video: Religious Phase – “Have a Seat”

Is the Bay Area becoming too...normal for you? Well, if for some reason you need a little extra weirdness in your life, let me introduce you to Oakland's Religious [...]

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Luke Sweeney offers new music video for “Miss Me?”

Luke Sweeney, Bay Area garage pop sweetheart, is at it again. This time, with his new video for "Miss Me?" which is set for release on his upcoming full [...]

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    Premiere: Taxes releases new single and video for “Kali”

Premiere: Taxes releases new single and video for “Kali”

Bay Area indie rock band Taxes just released a video for their new single, "Kali".

The video is shot in a black and white landscape, filled with artsy upside down [...]

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Papercuts releases new video; plays Chapel date

San Francisco's Papercuts has released a video for "Life Among the Savages," from the new album of the same name. It's really pretty.

Covering a wide swath of the city, [...]

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Video: Slow Motion Cowboys – “Eight Ball”

Slow Motion Cowboys recently shared a video of their new track "Eight Ball", which was shot and recorded live at Shipwreck Studios in Oakland. SMC frontman Pete Frauenfelder employs [...]

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White Lung offers grainy new video for “Face Down”

If you don't remember what VHS is, you're probably just old enough to be offended by the lo-fi quality of White Lung's new video "Face Down," a track featured [...]

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Giveaway: Parquet Courts at The Independent

Brooklyn-based post-punk band, Parquet Courts, are headlining The Independent on May 27th. While it's commonly reported that their upcoming LP, Sunbathing Animal, will be the band's third release, it's [...]

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    Video Premiere: A Million Billion Dying Suns – “Strawberry Letter 23”

Video Premiere: A Million Billion Dying Suns – “Strawberry Letter 23”

A Million Billion Dying Suns' first piece of vinyl is a 7" featuring Nate Mercereau and company's take on "Strawberry Letter 23" on its A-side. The band's heavy, blown-out [...]

Extra Classic announce new album, ‘Showcase’

Psych-dub band Extra Classic are adding Showcase to their album roster, their latest since debuting Your Light Like White Lightning, Your Light Like A Laser Beam a couple of [...]

By |May 12, 2014|Comments Off on Extra Classic announce new album, ‘Showcase’