SONG-FREUD: Waterstrider’s “Calliope”

Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole world that doubles as a deep cavity search of your favorite Bay Area music. A pro bono psychotherapy session [...]

By |February 26, 2015|Comments Off on SONG-FREUD: Waterstrider’s “Calliope”

Waterstrider – “White Light”

I have a hunch that if anyone else had written “White Light”, the first single off of Waterstrider’s upcoming album Nowhere Now, the guitar riff in the chorus would [...]

By |January 5, 2015|Comments Off on Waterstrider – “White Light”
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    Best of 2014: Sarah Sexton of Oaktown Indie Mayhem on Waterstrider

Best of 2014: Sarah Sexton of Oaktown Indie Mayhem on Waterstrider

Maybe it’s my constant vocal adoration of them, or the fact that I’m prone to ignoring anyone around me when their music starts to play, but somehow I’m pretty [...]

By |December 26, 2014|Comments Off on Best of 2014: Sarah Sexton of Oaktown Indie Mayhem on Waterstrider
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    Painted Palms close out 2014 at Bottom of the Hill with Waterstrider and Blood Sister

Painted Palms close out 2014 at Bottom of the Hill with Waterstrider and Blood Sister

What's that? You have no idea how to celebrate the end of 2014? Fortunately for you, Painted Palms knows how to end a year - with a show at Bottom of [...]

By |December 23, 2014|Comments Off on Painted Palms close out 2014 at Bottom of the Hill with Waterstrider and Blood Sister
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    Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track

Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track

Nate Salman is not content to sit still. While his band Waterstrider plans the release of their just-finished debut LP, the Oakland musician has done anything but take a breather. [...]

By |November 18, 2014|Comments Off on Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track
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    Interview: Sarah Sexton & Cortt Dunlap wreak Mayhem on Oakland

Interview: Sarah Sexton & Cortt Dunlap wreak Mayhem on Oakland

The time has finally come – tonight, Mayhem kicks off its winners' festival at Oakland's Awaken Cafe. After countless nominations streamed in during September and then three straight nights [...]

By |November 13, 2014|Comments Off on Interview: Sarah Sexton & Cortt Dunlap wreak Mayhem on Oakland
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    Giveaway & Playlist: The Seshen, Waterstrider, St. Tropez at Leo’s

Giveaway & Playlist: The Seshen, Waterstrider, St. Tropez at Leo’s

Three of the Bay Areas most innovative pop acts – The Seshen, Waterstrider and St. Tropez – play at Leo's October 11, and we have a pair of tickets [...]

By |October 7, 2014|Comments Off on Giveaway & Playlist: The Seshen, Waterstrider, St. Tropez at Leo’s

Non-Market collective releases debut compilation

"Non Market", a collective of East Bay friendbands that currently includes Trails and Ways, Astronauts etc., Waterstrider, Bells Atlas, The Seshen, (and perhaps a few more related acts), has [...]

By |February 25, 2014|Comments Off on Non-Market collective releases debut compilation
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    Waterstrider releases “Redwood,” hits the road with Gardens & Villa

Waterstrider releases “Redwood,” hits the road with Gardens & Villa

Berkeley's Waterstrider just released "Redwood", the first single from their upcoming LP due out later this year. The track's gotten some nice attention, including this wonderful review from the [...]

By |February 11, 2014|1 Comment
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    Giveaway: Astronauts, Etc., Waterstrider, There's Talk at Slim's

Giveaway: Astronauts, Etc., Waterstrider, There's Talk at Slim's

Astronauts, Etc and Waterstrider are co-headlining a dreamy evening of pop at Slim's Saturday night, and we have a pair of tickets up for grabs. Astronauts, Etc's frontman Anthony [...]

By |January 9, 2014|Comments Off on Giveaway: Astronauts, Etc., Waterstrider, There's Talk at Slim's
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    Waterstrider release new live video from Berkeley's Cloyne Court (playing at Bottom of the Hill on 3/17/12)

Waterstrider release new live video from Berkeley's Cloyne Court (playing at Bottom of the Hill on 3/17/12)

Berkeley indie-pop/rock sextet Waterstrider have released a live video a new unnamed song being performed at UC Berkeley's Cloyne Court co-op, where the group met and formed. The video [...]

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    Taking Stock of October: Fourteen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

Taking Stock of October: Fourteen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

If you're anything like me, you know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of the new music that's constantly floating around the Internet. Here's our [...]

By |November 8, 2011|Comments Off on Taking Stock of October: Fourteen of our favorite songs from the blog last month
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