Video: Big Tree – "Augury"

Back in February during The Budos Band's Noise Pop performance, we were pretty clear with the pleasure each of the opening bands brought us prior to the main act. [...]

By |August 9, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Big Tree – "Augury"
  • Permalink Gallery

    White Denim shares two new tracks, playing an Outside Lands night show @ Brick and Mortar on Friday, 8/10/12

White Denim shares two new tracks, playing an Outside Lands night show @ Brick and Mortar on Friday, 8/10/12

A couple years ago, Austin rock band White Denim did a run-of-the-mill interview with CW Bay Area in which they discussed standard topics like their current tour and preferred [...]

By |August 8, 2012|Comments Off on White Denim shares two new tracks, playing an Outside Lands night show @ Brick and Mortar on Friday, 8/10/12

Friday: Wymond Miles, Young Prisms at the Make-Out Room

If you're looking for an alternative to Outside Lands, or hell, just an excellent show on Friday, head to the Make-Out Room for Wymond Miles (of The Fresh & [...]

By |August 8, 2012|Comments Off on Friday: Wymond Miles, Young Prisms at the Make-Out Room

Seabright – "Sweep Away" / "Beginning Over Again"

beginning over again by Seabright

Seabright, the solo project of San Jose's Justin Morales, will fully release the album Children of the Sun on August 25. Morales has been making [...]

By |August 7, 2012|Comments Off on Seabright – "Sweep Away" / "Beginning Over Again"
  • Aan
    Permalink AanGallery

    Religious Girls, Aan (Portland), French Cassettes at Cafe du Nord 8/8/12

Religious Girls, Aan (Portland), French Cassettes at Cafe du Nord 8/8/12

I Don't Need Love by Aan

Portland's Aan comes through town, wrapping their West Coast tour while approaching a homecoming show with one tomorrow night at Cafe du Nord with [...]

By |August 7, 2012|Comments Off on Religious Girls, Aan (Portland), French Cassettes at Cafe du Nord 8/8/12
  • Nick Waterhouse
    Permalink Nick WaterhouseGallery

    Video: Nick Waterhouse performs "Some Place" at Different Fur Studios

Video: Nick Waterhouse performs "Some Place" at Different Fur Studios

In the last few years, Nick Waterhouse has become the stuff of San Francisco legend; a one-man R&B revolution. If you haven't encountered his work yet (though you might [...]

By |August 6, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Nick Waterhouse performs "Some Place" at Different Fur Studios

New Diplomat playing Slim's this Saturday 8/4/12

New Diplomat has planned a fun little party Saturday night at Slim's, headlining a bill that includes The Hundred Days, Kill Moi, and Ownership, with Mario Muse and Jacob [...]

By |August 3, 2012|Comments Off on New Diplomat playing Slim's this Saturday 8/4/12

Video: Magic Trick – "Invisible At Midnight"

Magic Trick recently premiered their video for "Invisible At Midnight", a track off their latest album Ruler of the Night, over on Stereogum. The video, directed by Mat Dara [...]

By |August 1, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Magic Trick – "Invisible At Midnight"

Ceremony cover Violent Femmes' "Kiss Off"

Though the idea of a cover song is usually to turn the original on its head, sometimes an existing song is so good that you welcome a largely note-for-note [...]

By |July 27, 2012|Comments Off on Ceremony cover Violent Femmes' "Kiss Off"

Mr. Kind releases debut EP 'OK', playing record release show Hotel Utah tonight 7/27/12

Oakland quartet Mr. Kind released their debut EP OK on July 23rd, making it available for download on Bandcamp mere months after originally joining forces. The band — comprised [...]

By |July 27, 2012|Comments Off on Mr. Kind releases debut EP 'OK', playing record release show Hotel Utah tonight 7/27/12

Think and Die Thinking Festival returns to San Jose

For the second year in a row, San Jose will be home to the Think and Die Thinking Festival, a celebration of punk rock, alternative culture and the DIY [...]

By |July 26, 2012|1 Comment
  • Ghost and the City - Sledgehammer
    Permalink Ghost and the City - SledgehammerGallery

    Ghost & the City covers Peter Gabriel, win tickets to tonight's show @ Great American 7/26/12

Ghost & the City covers Peter Gabriel, win tickets to tonight's show @ Great American 7/26/12

Ghost & the City - "Sledgehammer (Peter Gabriel cover)"

On Thursday, July 26 (that's tonight, folks), two local bands join to celebrate the simultaneous release of their newest albums! Tumbleweed [...]

By |July 26, 2012|Comments Off on Ghost & the City covers Peter Gabriel, win tickets to tonight's show @ Great American 7/26/12