Live This Month: June 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: June 2018 (Podcast #430) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. Plenty of excellent new local tunes populate this mix, including songs from recent and upcoming releases by Le VICE, Pllush, Locus Pocus, Bézier, and FAN. We've also got a new one from Wooden Shjips' latest album, which finds the born-in-SF psych band exploring more concise, melodic song structures, as well as a tune from the exciting new Oakland project Still Woozy. On the touring front, standouts in [...]

Mixtape: Fourteen of the Bay Area's Best Record Labels (Podcast #325) Download: Mixtape: The Bay Area's Best Record Labels (Podcast #325) It's conventional wisdom nowadays that bands no longer need record labels to release music into the world. Still, it would be foolish to think that labels no longer matter. A label association can be a critical stamp of approval for potential new fans; the best labels build audiences' trust to the point that they'll support new artists even before hearing them. All of this is to say nothing, of course, of the distribution services labels can offer, and any financial or booking support they might also provide. In recent [...]

Never Knows releasing "Still Life" 7-inch on Sleep Genius

Mysterious San Francisco electronic artist Never Knows is releasing a new 7-inch record in November via local label Sleep Genius. The new song, called "Still Life", reveals a darker edge than the artist's previous dancefloor offerings. The single is accompanied by a brand new music video, which you can view below. The video was created live in the studio by video artist Andy Puls. The kaleidoscopic black-and-white visuals dance around the screen as Never Knows mouths the lyrics to the darkwave leaning single. The limited edition pressing of 250 single-sided 7-inch white vinyl records with black silkscreen will be available [...]

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