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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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    Video: Luke Sweeney – "The Marrow" (plus tour dates with Garrett Pierce)

Video: Luke Sweeney – "The Marrow" (plus tour dates with Garrett Pierce)

Luke Sweeney (of Wet Dreams Dry Magic and VOWS fame) released the second video from his new solo album, Ether Ore (read my interview with Luke about the album). [...]

By |April 11, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Luke Sweeney – "The Marrow" (plus tour dates with Garrett Pierce)

Oakland's Legs release new video for "Two Colours"

Oakland's own Legs recently offered a fuzzed out, hazy, and colorfully psychedelic video for "Two Colours." The video showcases babe-ly Amelia Adams, who contributes vocals alongside Jeffrey Harland; Harland [...]

By |April 9, 2013|Comments Off on Oakland's Legs release new video for "Two Colours"

New Yours Truly video: BOY – "Oh Boy"

The latest installment of Yours Truly music vids features half-Swiss Swedish, half-German pop duo, BOY. While passing through town on their first American tour a few weeks ago to [...]

By |April 9, 2013|1 Comment
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    Danny Brown playing two Bay Area shows, ditching Baauer for the second

Danny Brown playing two Bay Area shows, ditching Baauer for the second

Detroit rap personality Danny Brown is poised to take over the Bay Area this spring with a couple of live shows separated by a month-long gap. The first gig, [...]

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