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    Oakland’s Ricky Lake debuts “Wino,” first single off Text Me Records

Oakland’s Ricky Lake debuts “Wino,” first single off Text Me Records

For a little while, Ricky Lake had a fear about working with a music label. Up until this year, the Los Angeles-born, Nashville-bred, Oakland-residing artist was making music solely [...]

By |December 8, 2017|0 Comments

Phem and Fat Tony team up for Text Me Records track

San Francisco-based label Text Me Records has announced its latest collaboration with two up-and-coming hip-hop artists. Los Angeles-based artist Phem is teaming up with Houston's Fat Tony on a [...]

By |December 4, 2017|0 Comments

Mixtape: Great Bay Area Record Labels

Editor's note: Following the original publication of this post, we were alerted to the announcement that Death Records has closed following accusations of sexual assault against founder Brian Wakefield. [...]

By |November 16, 2017|4 Comments
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    New Phone Who Dis? Showcase to feature Kyle Dion, Mars Today, Mikos Da Gawd, Social Work

New Phone Who Dis? Showcase to feature Kyle Dion, Mars Today, Mikos Da Gawd, Social Work

San Francisco's Text Me Records brings back its monthly roster showcase and this month's edition features a nicely mixed crop of up-and-coming and seasoned R&B acts.

At first glance, Kyle [...]

By |July 31, 2017|Comments Off on New Phone Who Dis? Showcase to feature Kyle Dion, Mars Today, Mikos Da Gawd, Social Work
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    Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”

Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”

New SF label Text Me Records emerged out of Different Fur Studios with a slew of releases earlier this year, and today we're premiering their latest: a new single [...]

By |May 12, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”