Video: Elvis is NOT Dead!

Oakland's very own Guitars & Bongos Records proudly announces the new video for "Elvis is Not Dead" from Charlie Megira & The Modern Dance Club. The double album Love [...]

By |October 15, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Elvis is NOT Dead!
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    Death Grips coming to Slim's 12/3/12, drops video for "World of Dogs"

Death Grips coming to Slim's 12/3/12, drops video for "World of Dogs"

We recently reported on the controversial self-release of Death Grips' third album NO LOVE DEEP WEB. Fans were a little disappointed when the volatile Sacramento hip-hop trio announced the [...]

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    Hear Chelsea Wolfe's forthcoming acoustic record, 'Unknown Rooms'

Hear Chelsea Wolfe's forthcoming acoustic record, 'Unknown Rooms'

While we await the release of the forthcoming acoustic collection from LA-via-Sacramento singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe, her label released two singles and a video from the album. Unknown Rooms: A [...]

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Don’t miss at TIMF 2012: Divine Fits

Despite the high indie market value of both Dan Boeckner (Handsome Furs/Wolf Parade) and Britt Daniel (Spoon), I somehow doubt anyone was literally shaking in excitement when they heard [...]

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Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Grimes

This will in no way be an impartial, objective preview.

I was ready to name Grimes' latest effort Visions the "Best Album of 2012" after I heard it for the [...]

By |October 11, 2012|Comments Off on Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Grimes
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    Rachel Fannan to play keys on The Fresh & Onlys' winter tour, releasing single with band Only You on 10/23/12

Rachel Fannan to play keys on The Fresh & Onlys' winter tour, releasing single with band Only You on 10/23/12

Last week, Rachel Fannan announced that she'll be joining The Fresh & Onlys on keyboards (and maybe vocals?) for their upcoming winter tour. For anyone who may follow her [...]

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Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Matthew Dear

There aren't many new adjectives to assign or much more praise to give when discussing dapper DJ/producer/front man Matthew Dear. Since his beginnings as co-founder of multi-level curator Ghostly [...]

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Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Youth Lagoon

This year's Treasure Island Musical Festival is right around the corner – this Saturday and Sunday to be exact. As usual, Saturday features more electronic acts such as Girl [...]

By |October 9, 2012|Comments Off on Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Youth Lagoon
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    Review & Video: Florence and the Machine @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, 10/5/12

Review & Video: Florence and the Machine @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, 10/5/12

Since 2010, Florence and the Machine have gone from selling out the Mezzanine, to the 2,800-seat Fox Theatre to nearly selling out the 22,000-capacity Shoreline Amphitheatre Friday.

Now with two [...]

By |October 8, 2012|1 Comment

Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Best Coast

Though they've been brewing for a few years now, 2012 has been a banner year for L.A.'s Best Coast. Since the release of The Only Place, their long-playing love [...]

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  • Allyson Baker of Dirty Ghosts - Photo by Molly DeCoudreaux
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    Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Allyson Baker may have black hair, play guitar and wear leather jackets and black clothes, but she doesn’t own any Joan Jett albums. Instead, she looks for inspiration to [...]

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    Michael Zapruder drops video for new single "Florida"; playing record release show at Amnesia 11/18/12

Michael Zapruder drops video for new single "Florida"; playing record release show at Amnesia 11/18/12

Singer/songwriter Michael Zapruder is back with a video for "Florida", the first single off his forthcoming album Pink Thunder, due out October 16th on The Kora Records. As we [...]

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