10 albums from local bands that you can buy right now

You probably don't need us to tell you that musicians have taken a major financial hit in the last few weeks as Coronavirus fears close music venues across the [...]

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    Noise Pop 2020: The Seshen and Mahawam shine at Rickshaw Stop

Noise Pop 2020: The Seshen and Mahawam shine at Rickshaw Stop

Last night, people packed Rickshaw Stop to see the Seshen, the Oakland R&B/jazz/soul/whatever-genre-they-feel-like group that's we've seen in settings as varied as Outside Lands and London. However, the standout [...]

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The Seshen dive into ‘CYAN’ in time for Noise Pop

(photo: Brittany Powers)

Synthesizers, drum machines, and live percussion blend with the cool, soulful voice of the Seshen’s Lalin St. Juste to create a harmonious combination of synth-pop and electronic [...]

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The Seshen make the call on “Don’t Answer”

Bay Area six-piece the Seshen step out of their comfort zone with "Don't Answer," a beautiful and serene new track from their album CYAN, out February 28. Featuring string [...]

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    The Seshen release “Dive” video and song ahead of new album

The Seshen release “Dive” video and song ahead of new album

“Dive,” released on November 5, is the first single released off forthcoming album CYAN, the third full LP from East Bay-based the Seshen. Vocalist Lalin St. Juste brings sensual [...]

By |November 15, 2019|Comments Off on The Seshen release “Dive” video and song ahead of new album
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 31 – Dec 2

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 31 – Dec 2

Friday, November 30
Jay Som, Justus Proffit @ Starline Social Club
Though she recently relocated to (guess where) LA, Jay Som will always be ours. There, she linked up with label-mate [...]

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    Beyond The Bay: The Seshen, Rituals of Mine, Geographer in London

Beyond The Bay: The Seshen, Rituals of Mine, Geographer in London

On Wednesday, November 6, at a small venue in East London, was a gig you'd expect to find at Rickshaw Stop or Starline. the Seshen, Rituals of Mine, and [...]

By |November 26, 2018|Comments Off on Beyond The Bay: The Seshen, Rituals of Mine, Geographer in London

Bells Atlas celebrate their EP at the New Parish

Bells Atlas will celebrate the release of their new EP Salt and Soap with Tender Loving Empire on Thursday, September 20 at the New Parish, blending jazz, psychedelic noise-pop, [...]

By |September 19, 2018|Comments Off on Bells Atlas celebrate their EP at the New Parish
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 31 – Sept 2

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 31 – Sept 2

Friday, August 31
Sheer Mag @ The Independent
Bluesy and bold, Sheer Mag's guitar-based sound and standout vocals make them one of the most in-demand bands on both coasts and everywhere [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Lalin

“I discovered that I'm not as weak as I thought I was,” says Lalin St. Juste. We’re discussing what she has learned, about herself, through making music. “Music has [...]

By |May 16, 2018|Comments Off on Bands In Portrait: Lalin
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    Best of 2016: Paige K. Parsons’ favorite concert photos of 2016

Best of 2016: Paige K. Parsons’ favorite concert photos of 2016

Kanye West (By: Paige K. Parsons)

Editor's note: One of the best photographers in the Bay, Paige K. Parsons is at shows year-round covering acts large and small and always with a great [...]

By |December 28, 2016|Comments Off on Best of 2016: Paige K. Parsons’ favorite concert photos of 2016
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    Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area

Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area


Download: Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area (Podcast #395)

This podcast originally appeared on KQED.org.

San Francisco's Minna Choi has been known to indie musicians and music [...]

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