Genre-bending Feed Me Jack preps ‘Ultra Ego’ EP

An ambitious rock band that has roots from Santa Cruz to Oakland and beyond, Feed Me Jack is putting out an EP, Ultra Ego, in two days! They've described their genre-bending style as alternative, indie, experimental, progressive rock, and math rock, and I hear a little soul in there too. The adventurous lead single "Emergency" has lush vocal harmonies, electro asides, latin inspired grooves, and some sweet riffage. It covers a lot of ground but never jams it down your throat. It flows over you and inspires the imagination, inviting you on a journey where you genuinely don't know where you're going. [...]

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Best of Submissions from just beyond the Bay: Satan Wriders, Pablo, Feed Me Jack, Finite

We have been getting so many great submissions lately, and we thank all of those hardworking musicians for sending their work our way. Most of our submissions come from local bands, but we get quite a few from artists who live just outside the Bay - and we listen to all of those, too! Today we'll feature a few of our favorite almost-local artists. It took about five seconds for Stockton's Satan Wriders to reel me in with the wonderful surf-rock riff that kicks off their Black Eyed Kids LP. What is it with landlocked Stockton and surfing? Whatever it [...]

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