Crush share new music video, play Rickshaw Stop tomorrow

"I lowkey have a crush on Crush (from Oakland) because they crush it," is something I and many other people have said while in the crowd of a Crush show. Because [...]

By |July 18, 2016|Comments Off on Crush share new music video, play Rickshaw Stop tomorrow

The Bay Abridged: May 25 – June 7

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, [...]

By |June 8, 2016|Comments Off on The Bay Abridged: May 25 – June 7

KDVS presents: ORMF XVI Festival in Davis

There aren't many festivals where you can see 18 great bands and artists for only 17 dollars, but there is KDVS's Operation Restore Maximum Freedom Festival or to be [...]

By |May 13, 2016|Comments Off on KDVS presents: ORMF XVI Festival in Davis

Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bands to Watch in 2016


Download: Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bands to Watch in 2016 (Podcast #379)

Every year, it's an exciting challenge to compile our "Bands to Watch" mixtape: exciting because it heralds another [...]

By |January 28, 2016|Comments Off on Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bands to Watch in 2016
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    Oakland’s Crush release two smashing tributes to American guitar music

Oakland’s Crush release two smashing tributes to American guitar music

Oakland's Crush play self-described "musclegaze", something they made clear beyond all doubt on their self-titled debut just this last January (that EP is available for your collection on 7" via Mayfly Records). The new [...]

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    Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks

Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks

 
Long Knives are a band with members from across the Bay Area who play a nostalgic mix of pop-punk and indie that reminds me of The Get Up Kids – [...]

By |April 20, 2015|Comments Off on Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks

Oakland’s Crush joins Mayfly Records

(cover art by Stacie Willoughby)

Mayfly Records, a label based out of Cleveland, have made a name for themselves curating the first releases of bands like Code Orange and Pianos Become [...]

By |February 17, 2015|Comments Off on Oakland’s Crush joins Mayfly Records