Sponsored: King Krule oozes and awes the Fox on Monday

London musician Archy Marshall, better known by his stage name King Krule, stops by Oakland as part of his King Krule tour, in support of his most recent album, The Ooz. Released back in October, The Ooz has received high acclaim from several publications. It's the second under the King Krule name, and follows 2013’s 6 Feet Beneath the Moon. The Ooz goes through a deep exploration of music styles while pulling from Marshall’s own personal struggles with depression and self-doubt. Jazzy vibes for a consistent undertone to this particular record, as he mixes in elements of jazz, dark wave, [...]

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Review & Photos: King Krule & TOPS @ The Independent, 12/17/13

King Krule (Photo: Gary Magill) This past June, when Mount Kimbie performed at The Independent, I'm pretty sure everyone was thinking the same thing I was: "How awesome would it be if King Krule came out to sing vocals on 'You Took Your Time'?" Well, that didn't happen, but the next best thing was for King Krule to come treat us with two back-to-back nights of his own material at the very same venue. Clearly I wasn't the only soul anticipating a local appearance from the elusive UK artist, as he sold out both of this week's shows [...]

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Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_December_2013.mp3 Download: Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321) 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. It's December again, which means something of a slow down in the world of live music. Tours become more infrequent as bands avoid winter weather, and few albums are being released during a time when most critics are putting the finishing touches on their best-of lists. Likely to appear on more than a few of those lists [...]

King Krule appears on Willis Earl Beal's "Church of Nobody"

Willis Earl Beal's "Church of Nobody" web series just posted its second video, featuring the elusive, dark, and jazzy King Krule, who recently dropped his debut album 6 Feet Beneath the Moon and plays a two-night stand at The Independent on December 16 and 17. Each piece in Beal's eight video series will feature a musician (the first featured Beal himself) and will focus on a particular quality from his "Principles of a Protagonist" video. The principles are: Sincerity: Never say or do anything contrary to your overall intentions. (Willis Earl Beal) Restraint: Be Moderate. Never fully indulge. Detach yourself [...]

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