Beyond the Bay Area: A Sacramento Mixtape (Podcast #297)

Beyond the Bay Area: A Sacramento Mixtape (Podcast #297)

It's not technically part of the Bay Area -- and by "technically," of course, we mean "at all" -- but we've [...]

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Communion in the Redwoods: Three Days of Music in Big Sur

If you missed Treasure Island Music Festival, or you want something a little less urban and a little more acoustic, UK's Communion may have just the event for you. [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soft Pack, Jason Lytle, Crocodiles, Tiger Army and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soft Pack, Jason Lytle, Crocodiles, Tiger Army and more

We've got a veritable menagerie of bands in our ticket giveaways this week -- if you want to catch Crocodiles, Tiger Army, Sea of Bees and The Dodos (along [...]

By |October 17, 2012|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soft Pack, Jason Lytle, Crocodiles, Tiger Army and more

Phono del Sol Preview: Sea of Bees

This year's Phono del Sol lineup has all kinds of stellar local bands to get excited about, and Sea of Bees should definitely be one of them. Sacramento-based singer-songwriter [...]

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Sea of Bees releases new video: "Gone"

Sacramento's Sea of Bees (songwriter Julie Ann Bee with other musician friends) has released a new video for "Gone". The track comes from May's Orangefarben, which has been praised [...]

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    Announcing the 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Fresh & Onlys, UMO, Dominant Legs, Gardens & Villa and more!

Announcing the 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Fresh & Onlys, UMO, Dominant Legs, Gardens & Villa and more!

Fans of indie music and food trucks take note: the 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival is coming! This second annual celebration of great Bay Area music [...]

By |May 29, 2012|Comments Off on Announcing the 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Fresh & Onlys, UMO, Dominant Legs, Gardens & Villa and more!

Ten Bay Area-Related Releases for Record Store Day 2012

This Saturday is Record Store Day 2012, a time to celebrate independent record stores and break the bank snatching up exclusive, limited edition releases. Among the many, many [...]

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Video: Sea of Bees – "Broke"

Cinematic and pleasantly saturated is Sea of Bees' newest video for "Broke," the first from the sophomore album Orangefarben. The video premiered on VICE this week, and was shot [...]

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    Radiation City plays Rickshaw Stop with Sea of Bees Wednesday night

Radiation City plays Rickshaw Stop with Sea of Bees Wednesday night

Hot off the release of Cool Nightmare, their second EP, Portland's Radiation City are bringing their atmoshperic, orchestral indie sounds back to our fair city. They play the Rickshaw [...]

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    2012 Huichica Music Festival: Beachwood Sparks, Poor Moon, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts and more!

2012 Huichica Music Festival: Beachwood Sparks, Poor Moon, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts and more!

Poor Moon - "People In Her Mind"

Organizers for the Huichica Music Festival have announced the lineup for the festival's third installment which will take place in Sonoma County over [...]

By |March 26, 2012|Comments Off on 2012 Huichica Music Festival: Beachwood Sparks, Poor Moon, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts and more!
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    February's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

February's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are over a dozen new [...]

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    Noise Pop 2012: Wye Oak, Sea of Bees, Social Studies, The 21st Century @ The Independent 2/24/12

Noise Pop 2012: Wye Oak, Sea of Bees, Social Studies, The 21st Century @ The Independent 2/24/12

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

There aren't enough superlatives in the English language to describe how incredible Wye Oak was on Friday night at the Independent.

If you're a fan of [...]

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