Odawas release Black Harmony

Photos: Kayla Krut, edited by Isaac Edwards

Last year, Oakland duo Odawas ended their lengthy hiatus released one of my favorite albums of the year, Reflections of a Pink [...]

By |June 2, 2015|Comments Off on Odawas release Black Harmony
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    Odawas, Yea-Ming & the Rumours, and Bob Frank coming to The Starry Plough

Odawas, Yea-Ming & the Rumours, and Bob Frank coming to The Starry Plough

Yea-Ming & the Rumours

When is the last time you saw a show at the Plough? Open since 1973, it feels particularly appropriate to host Bob Frank.

Jim Dickinson called Frank [...]

By |January 22, 2015|Comments Off on Odawas, Yea-Ming & the Rumours, and Bob Frank coming to The Starry Plough
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    Best of 2014: What the other lists missed from Russell Jelinek

Best of 2014: What the other lists missed from Russell Jelinek

It's officially 2015, and all the 2014 lists are in. I honestly enjoy them, but how many times do you need to read about Run the Jewels and War [...]

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Mixtape: Hidden Gems from San Francisco Music in 2014


Download: Mixtape: Catching Up With Some Former Locals (Podcast #350)

2014 was another great year for releases from Bay Area bands, but some of the year's most impressive releases may [...]

By |November 20, 2014|Comments Off on Mixtape: Hidden Gems from San Francisco Music in 2014
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    Review: Jesus returns! Richard Buckner delights at the Hemlock Tavern

Review: Jesus returns! Richard Buckner delights at the Hemlock Tavern

Jesus, our savior, returned to earth last night, to a delighted audience. The holy one, Richard Buckner played songs from Bloomed, blessed it be, in celebration of its [...]

By |September 16, 2014|Comments Off on Review: Jesus returns! Richard Buckner delights at the Hemlock Tavern

Raphi Gottesman offers ‘Virtual Access’

You may not know the name Raphi Gottesman, but chances are you have seen him in action.  He has played drums with Sonny & the Sunsets, The Fresh & Onlys, [...]

By |June 5, 2014|Comments Off on Raphi Gottesman offers ‘Virtual Access’
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    Interview: Odawas are back with ‘Reflections of a Pink Laser’

Interview: Odawas are back with ‘Reflections of a Pink Laser’

Photos: Kayla Krut, edited by Isaac Edwards

Odawas, the combination of Michael James Tapscott and Isaac Edwards, took a brief hiatus starting in 2011, but they are now back [...]

By |June 4, 2014|Comments Off on Interview: Odawas are back with ‘Reflections of a Pink Laser’

Michael James Tapscott releases new LP on Bookmaker Records

Michael James Tapscott, cofounder of psychedelic-ambient rock group Odawas, has released his brand new LP, Good Morning, Africa, on Bookmaker Records. Available as a limited edition (300 copies) 12", the [...]

By |March 1, 2012|Comments Off on Michael James Tapscott releases new LP on Bookmaker Records

Michael Tapscott of Odawas releases new cassette

Michael James Tapscott - "Sample 1"
Michael James Tapscott - "Sample 2"

Odawas' Michael Tapscott has collaborated with friend who he calls a "revolutionary poet," Andrew Kenower, to release the cassette [...]

By |April 4, 2011|Comments Off on Michael Tapscott of Odawas releases new cassette

Odawas – “Mind of Christ”

Mind of Christ [edit] by Odawas by mettamind

Cassettes go out of print quick, but the music shouldn't disappear into thin air that same way. And so, Odawas have posted [...]

By |November 16, 2010|2 Comments

Live this week: Bay Area Shows 10/12-17

Tuesday, October 12:
El Ten Eleven, Baths, Sister Crayon @ Bottom of the Hill

Wednesday, October 13:
Shadow Shadow Shade, AM Magic, Upstairs Downstairs @ Red Devil Lounge
Shuteye Unison, Carcrashlander, Silian Rail [...]

By |October 12, 2010|Comments Off on Live this week: Bay Area Shows 10/12-17

Birds & Batteries + Judgement Day, a co-headlining bonanza 5/28/10

In the midst of SF Popfest 2010, the Rickshaw Stop will host yet another noteworthy bill on Friday, May 28th (10:00 pm, $10/adv, $12/door, all ages) - a show [...]

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