Trash Talk tours with SpaceGhostPurrp, at Slim's on 7/16/12

For those who like their hip-hop paired with a side of hardcore, Trash Talk and SpaceGhostPurrp are co-headlining a string of West Coast tour dates this month. The two [...]

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Video: Tremor Low — "Kingmaker"

For local bands, high budget music videos are fairly rare. Perhaps they have some friends in film school or a very generous music label, but Oakland post-punk/new wave band [...]

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Video: Window Twins – "Thunder and Lightning"

Window Twins — Tim Cohen's other side project, a collaboration with Jon Bernson of Exray's and Ray's Vast Basement — is back with a video for their new single [...]

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    Sean Hayes announces new album – 'Before We Turn to Dust', out 9/4/12

Sean Hayes announces new album – 'Before We Turn to Dust', out 9/4/12

Impressively-coiffed troubadour Sean Hayes has announced plans to release Before We Turn To Dust, to be released September 4th, 2012 with digital distribution service The Orchard. Those who pre-order [...]

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    Midi Matilda releases video for new single featuring touchscreen guitar, moving flatbed truck

Midi Matilda releases video for new single featuring touchscreen guitar, moving flatbed truck

When we sat down with Midi Matildaa few weeks ago to talk about their music they teased an upcoming video shoot they were headed to Vacaville to film the [...]

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Video Premiere: San Francesca – "USSR"

San Jose's San Francesca have a new album out on Side With Us Records called We Live In Public, and they've just dropped this video for the album cut [...]

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Video: Street Eaters – "Window"

DIY power punk duo Street Eaters are dropping a limited edition, self-titled 12" EP in October, and they've just released the video for lead single "Window", as you can [...]

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    Chelsea Wolfe to tour new acoustic album, at Rickshaw Stop on 9/12/12

Chelsea Wolfe to tour new acoustic album, at Rickshaw Stop on 9/12/12

LA-via-Sacramento songwriter Chelsea Wolfe has a new acoustic album in the works, as well as a U.S. tour which includes a headline performance at the Rickshaw Stop on September [...]

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    Sondre Lerche releases live album and reissues in the fall, playing the Independent 9/20/12

Sondre Lerche releases live album and reissues in the fall, playing the Independent 9/20/12

Sondre Lerche, Norwegian pop maestro, puts on a hell of a live show. So much so that he has long avoided putting out live recordings, fearing that any recorded [...]

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    A B & The Sea playing a free show at Oakland's Uptown Nightclub

A B & The Sea playing a free show at Oakland's Uptown Nightclub

A B & The Sea, The Frail, Will Sprott (The Mumlers), and Trails & Ways are playing a free show at The Uptown in Oakland tonight. A B & [...]

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    Death of a Ladies' Man: Greg Ashley performs Leonard Cohen tribute

Death of a Ladies' Man: Greg Ashley performs Leonard Cohen tribute

I can't find it anywhere! I have searched high and low! Where the fuck is my G-spot?! Surely there is another way to find extreme pleasure...

If [...]

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    Interview: Marina and the Diamonds uses style to convey irony

Interview: Marina and the Diamonds uses style to convey irony

Marina Diamandis is well aware that a female musician’s image, if strong enough, can overtake perception of skill. The 27-year-old Welsh singer-songwriter, better known by her stage name Marina [...]

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