Austin Psych Fest 2014 just got insane

If the Zombies, the Horrors and of course, the Black Angels were not enough to have you drooling over the 2014 installment of Austin Psych Fest, the second round [...]

By |February 12, 2014|1 Comment

Listen to Luke Sweeney’s new album before it’s even out

Luke Sweeney is hosting an advance listening party for his new record Adventure:Us tonight at Vacation, the clothing store/art gallery in the Tenderloin that has been hosting quite a [...]

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Video: Everyone Is Dirty – “Dirtbag Side Effect”

Everyone Is Dirty has been releasing a steady stream of new material since we first told you about them a little over a year ago, including this brand new [...]

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The Sam Chase release music video for “Glory”

The Sam Chase is back, bringing their gritty sound to their newest music video for the song "Glory."

The video is visually a love letter to silhouettes -- taking some of [...]

By |February 11, 2014|1 Comment

Video: Brasil – “Stay in Town”

Oakland's Brasil released a video for the track "Stay in Town" off their self-titled LP. The track is a great reminder that Jasper Patrick Leach is an outstanding frontman, [...]

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Video: Satan Wriders – “Freeway”

Stockton's Satan Wriders recently dropped a video for "Freeway", the first single off their debut LP, Black Eyed Kids. Since we first told you about Satan Wriders last year, [...]

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Giveaway: DJ Touré and Mars Today at Brick and Mortar

This Saturday offers a great opportunity to catch some local, live band hip-hop at Brick and Mortar, with both DJ Touré of the Hieroglyphics Crew and Mars Today assembling [...]

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Ben Chasny project New Bums releasing debut

New Bums – the new project of Ben Chasny of Six Organs of Admittance and Donovan Quinn of Skygreen Leopards – is set to release its debut album Voices [...]

By |February 6, 2014|1 Comment

Catch Cool Ghouls for FREE!

Photo by Neil Phillip Soiland

The Cool Ghouls of San Francisco need no introduction. These four rock and rollers just got back from a Southwest tour, and they want to [...]

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    Giveaway: Fun in the sun with Blonde Redhead and more at Desert Daze

Giveaway: Fun in the sun with Blonde Redhead and more at Desert Daze

Desert Daze, the annual off-Coachella festival that happens down in the blaring sun of SoCal, has just announced its full lineup for 2014. And what a lineup it is. [...]

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    Interview: Augustines charting new course beyond heartbreak with new album

Interview: Augustines charting new course beyond heartbreak with new album

It’s the tail-end of December, and Augustines’ singer-guitarist Billy McCarthy is on the road, about to embark on a solo road trip from Texas into the deeper South, hoping [...]

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    Chris Wilson releases new album “It’s Flaming Groovy!”

Chris Wilson releases new album “It’s Flaming Groovy!”

A spawn off of the The Flamin’ Groovies, Chris Wilson has come together with other members and former members of the beloved band for the release of his debut [...]

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