Blank Tapes playing Amnesia tonight in support of new LP “Sha-La-Love”

Following the release of the album Sha-La-Love on October 16, Los Angeles's The Blank Tapes have since embarked on a mini-tour in support of the new LP. Released on Dome of Doom, Frontman Matt Adams spent the majority of recording Sha-La-Love in Oakland, California back in 2008-2010. Unfortunately, the album’s release was delayed and eventually abandoned due to focusing on other projects. Adams, the sole member of The Blank Tapes, recently picked the album back up and with a few new tracks, some overdubbing, as well as adding Will Halsey (Sugar Candy Mountain) with Pearl Charles and Veronica Bianqui on [...]

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Christmas In The Bay, Part 1 – A sampling of Christmas music from Bay Area bands

Love it or hate it, you're going to be listening to Christmas music this time of year. Since there's no avoiding it, why not embrace it by cranking up some holiday tunes from your favorite Bay Area bands? There's so much local Christmas music out there, you can easily fill your ugly sweater party with nothing but music from the Bay. Here are some of our favorite Christmas songs from a handful of our favorite local bands. (And if you're in a Bay Area band that has laid down some holiday cheer, send it our way via the submissions page [...]

Wiretap Music Anniversary Party This Saturday at Thee Parkside

Fellow local music blog Wiretap Music will be celebrating its one year anniversary this Saturday at Thee Parkside. The extensive and diverse lineup includes: Hey Three Eyes, The New Centuries, The Lovely Public, Pigeons or Panthers, Pope of Yes!, Pidgeon (whose newest album, Might as Well Go Eat Worms, came out September 23rd), Paranoids , Cotillion, Blank Tapes, and Bjornstad . An extremely diverse assortment of musicians performing one after another is the best way to applaud one year of local music. As is evidenced in the following clip, the harder side of Pidgeon's music blends tender melodies with a [...]

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