Dogcatcher releases new single featuring Blackalicious’ Gift of Gab

Brewing down in the San Jose music scene, synth-rock group Dogcatcher is releasing their newest single "SRM (Stark Raving Mad)," featuring a verse from Bay Area rapper Gift of Gab on June 1. They'll be celebrating that night with a concert at the the Art Boutiki, with Oakland's Forrest Day, and an opening set by Greysmith. "SRM" was inspired by lead singer and guitarist Andrew Heine's come-up story. He's an Iraq War veteran who fought during the mid-2000s. Once he got out of the service, he tried to make the transition from marine to musician. Trying to make it as [...]

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What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 2 – Dec 4

Magik*Magik plays tonight at Swedish American Music Hall with Frail Ophelias and Rose Droll. Friday, December 2 DonCat, We Arsons, Dogcatcher @ Milk Bar The two-night year-ender-bender in celebration of DonCat's LP release of Easy Cowboy starts tonight! Expect an all local crew of bands for this #EasyCowboy event. Sad13, Vagabon, Lisa Prank @ The Hemlock Tavern Sad13 is Sadie Dupuis' (frontwoman of Speedy Ortiz) entirely solo project. All production and composition is her own, and she lets things get weird (in a very good way) with the guitar effects. Also on the bill and worthy of a shout-out is [...]

Dogcatcher debut “My Sunshine,” plan third full-length for summer release

It’s hard to pin down a specific style on Mountain View four-piece Dogcatcher. Just a quick rundown of their first two records, released in 2011 and 2012 respectively, only emphasize this confusion. The first, KILR, is a contemplative folk-rock record with occasional Herb Alpert flairs. The second, It’s Easy, is a feel-good, jazzy groove-rock album. That brings us to their third, soon-to-be released self-titled album. This record might prove that Dogcatcher indeed have a sound, as it’s not a departure from their last record, but an evolution on the dance-rock sound they were going for the last go around. “On [...]

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