Tabernacle – “Bury a Tooth/Let Me Be”

Oakland's Tabernacle is a project fronted by Oakland's Andrew Simmons that rarely plays shows and just releases music whenever Simmons feels like it. There's plenty of bands around town [...]

By |March 10, 2015|Comments Off on Tabernacle – “Bury a Tooth/Let Me Be”

Tabernacle releases new EP 'Three' as free download

Tabernacle, the side project of Sands guitarist Andrew Simmons, is an outlet we haven't heard much from since its 2009 debut, Word, Pioneer. A few days ago, however, the [...]

By |April 6, 2012|Comments Off on Tabernacle releases new EP 'Three' as free download

Photos: Two Sheds, Sands @ Amnesia 1/27/12

Last Friday, friends gathered at Amnesia for a rare performance from Sacramento's husband-and-wife duo Two Sheds, who pulled together a full band including Sea of Bees guitarist/vocalist Amber and [...]

By |January 31, 2012|2 Comments

Sands, Two Sheds play early Amnesia show this Friday

This Friday, January 27th, Sacramento folk band Two Sheds will open an early show for Sands at Amnesia (6pm, $5-7).

Two Sheds' most recent release was 2008's EP, but we're [...]

By |January 25, 2012|1 Comment
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    Recommended, 8/16-8/21: Wooden Shjips, Sea of Bees/Chloe Makes Music, Dark Nights Family Jam, Fuzzfest

Recommended, 8/16-8/21: Wooden Shjips, Sea of Bees/Chloe Makes Music, Dark Nights Family Jam, Fuzzfest

Every week, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the [...]

By |August 16, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 8/16-8/21: Wooden Shjips, Sea of Bees/Chloe Makes Music, Dark Nights Family Jam, Fuzzfest

Five non-Outside Lands ways to see music this weekend

While many tens of thousands will be spending their weekends in Golden Gate Park, if you aren't planning on attending Outside Lands, that doesn't mean you're out of luck [...]

By |August 11, 2011|Comments Off on Five non-Outside Lands ways to see music this weekend

Sands announce ‘Sea of Trees’ EP, bicoastal tourdates and a video by Danny Perez (Black Dice, Animal Collective)

Quietly but surely, Sands (formerly Dame Satan) has been building up a comeback since they premiered the first song from their 4-song EP Sea of Trees, now available. They [...]

By |July 27, 2011|Comments Off on Sands announce ‘Sea of Trees’ EP, bicoastal tourdates and a video by Danny Perez (Black Dice, Animal Collective)

Song Premiere: Sands – “Fares and Tolls”

Sands returns with the new track "Fares and Tolls" -- featuring the otherwordly backing vocals of Two Sheds' Caitlin Gutenberger -- one of [...]

Sands, Two Sheds, Middle Maki at Amnesia Saturday 8/7/10

A fantastic lineup awaits concertgoers tomorrow night at Amnesia, 8/7/10, starting around 9:00 pm. Sands will headline, preceded by Two Sheds and Middle Maki.

Two Sheds - "You"

As stated on [...]

By |August 6, 2010|Comments Off on Sands, Two Sheds, Middle Maki at Amnesia Saturday 8/7/10

Saturday, July 3rd: 5th Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest

The Big Time Freedom Fest returns for its fifth year at El Rio this Saturday, July 3rd, presented by Hippies Are Dead. In lieu of the more traditional patriotic [...]

By |July 1, 2010|Comments Off on Saturday, July 3rd: 5th Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest

Dame Satan -> Sands, @ El Rio Sat. with Mi Ami + 3 Leafs

Sands (formerly known as Dame Satan) is playing El Rio Saturday (9pm, $7), smoothing out the sounds of the evening with the mellower side of psychedelic. They're up with [...]

By |February 3, 2010|2 Comments