Fuzzy Hunnies release 'Only' LP

Fuzzy Hunnies, fronted by Charlie Musser of Oakland, just released their first studio and full-band LP, Only. Previous recordings had featured Musser alone singing blues over an acoustic guitar, [...]

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    South Bay Star Wars Night features BLAMMOS!, Cartoon Violence, Gnarboots and more

South Bay Star Wars Night features BLAMMOS!, Cartoon Violence, Gnarboots and more

Geekery and rock 'n' roll have long shared a special kinship, so it's a wonder that celebrations like what's scheduled to go down in Cupertino next week aren't more [...]

By |April 22, 2013|Comments Off on South Bay Star Wars Night features BLAMMOS!, Cartoon Violence, Gnarboots and more
  • The Antlers @ UC Berkeley, 4/20/13
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    Upcoming free shows at UC Berkeley: The Antlers, The Underachievers, Rogue Wave/Geographer

Upcoming free shows at UC Berkeley: The Antlers, The Underachievers, Rogue Wave/Geographer

We once asked the question, "What's the matter with Berkeley?", attempting to figure out why the city of Berkeley lacks suitable rock venues. While this is still worthy of [...]

By |April 19, 2013|Comments Off on Upcoming free shows at UC Berkeley: The Antlers, The Underachievers, Rogue Wave/Geographer
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    Interview: Bleeding Rainbow on playing in SF and unexpected influences (playing Great American, 4/28/13)

Interview: Bleeding Rainbow on playing in SF and unexpected influences (playing Great American, 4/28/13)

In its relatively short existence, Philadelphia's Bleeding Rainbow has gone through quite the evolution. Originally a duo named Reading Rainbow consisting of spouses Rob Garcia on vocals and guitar [...]

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    Seatraffic & Silver Hands co-headlining Professional Fans showcase @ DNA Lounge, 4/18/13

Seatraffic & Silver Hands co-headlining Professional Fans showcase @ DNA Lounge, 4/18/13

Professional Fans, a San Francisco-based "group of music lovers eager to serve as a vessel for new and exciting music," will be presenting its second official showcase on Thursday, [...]

By |April 16, 2013|Comments Off on Seatraffic & Silver Hands co-headlining Professional Fans showcase @ DNA Lounge, 4/18/13
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    Video: Comfort Slacks – "Coffee" (complete with karaoke video campaign)

Video: Comfort Slacks – "Coffee" (complete with karaoke video campaign)

Probably the worst part about being in a band is the world of PR. You spend all sorts of money and time recording your art just so it can [...]

By |April 15, 2013|1 Comment
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    Interview: BRMC's Robert Levon Been joins his father's bandmates to bring back The Call

Interview: BRMC's Robert Levon Been joins his father's bandmates to bring back The Call

Seminal ‘80s Santa Cruz rockers The Call disbanded in 2000 when frontman-bassist Michael Been decided to focus his energy on his son’s fledgling career. So in a roundabout way, [...]

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  • OMD @ Regency Ballroom 4/12/13 - photo by Paige K. Parsons
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    Review, Photos & Video: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Diamond Rings @ Regency Ballroom, 4/12/13

Review, Photos & Video: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Diamond Rings @ Regency Ballroom, 4/12/13

Photos by Paige K. Parsons

Following Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark’s show at the Regency Ballroom Friday evening, no one could claim that that frontman-bassist Andy McCluskey was phoning it [...]

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Saadi Halil releases debut album 'Before I Head Out Again'

Santa Cruz' Saadi Halil finally released his long anticipated, proper full-length Before I Head Out Again on March 20 via Soul Without Borders Publishing. The album was several years [...]

By |April 12, 2013|1 Comment

Video: Kids on a Crime Spree – "Creep the Creeps"

Kids on a Crime Spree's new single, "Creep the Creeps", is the latest release from the band via Slumberland Records. Get a taste now with the video version [...]

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Video: Thee Oh Sees — "Minotaur"

Thee Oh Sees released their music video for "Minotaur," the first single off of the forthcoming album Floating Coffin, due to be released on April 16, and the low-budget [...]

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Video: Chrystian Rawk – "Famous"

Chrystian Rawk – the "I'm not sure what exactly is going on but I like it" band fronted by Christian Carpenter – released their final single and video, "Famous", [...]

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