Catch Mammoth Life, The Stand Out State, Kitten Grenade, and Electric Strawberry at DNA Lounge

Convinced you'll spend another Friday night in watching House of Cards re-runs and dreaming up intricate costumes for your most loyal friend - your cat? Stop that. Come hang with some rad people and watch some rad bands play at the DNA Lounge. Hosted by Bourgeois Productions Presents and Breakup Records, the night will feature four burgeoning acts: dream-pop Mammoth Life, Sacramento's indie-pop The Stand Out State, folksy enchantress Kitten Grenade, and Jefferson Airplane with a face-lift Electric Strawberry. Teasers of what each band will sound like live are below, as well as the most pertinent of show info. Mammoth Life - "Making [...]

Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bands to Watch in 2014 Download: Mixtape: Fourteen San Francisco Bands to Watch in 2014 We cover a whole lot of San Francisco Bay Area bands at The Bay Bridged, a sign of the wealth of musical talent here. The size of this talent pool, however, presents its own challenge: with so many interesting local bands out there, and with acts emerging seemingly every day, who are the new artists to keep a close eye on in the months to come? This mixtape takes a stab at answering that question, showcasing fourteen excellent local bands that are new to our podcast, young groups with [...]

Listen to Kitten Grenade's new self-titled EP

Katelyn Sullivan, better known as Kitten Grenade, shines with her newest release: a a six-track, self-titled EP. The album is full of addicting indie pop that is captivating, melodic and attractively simple. Sullivan's vocals are dreamy and beautiful, with harmonies that set her far apart from other singer-songwriters. Kitten Grenade by Kitten Grenade "Anomaly," the first track on the album, is a painstaking stab into the deepest, longing-filled part of one's self, and a recurring motif of love and separation threads throughout most of the six tracks. Her ukulele makes somber songs sound like poppy sun-drenched ballads, like "Packing Song," and [...]

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Video: Kitten Grenade – "Gray"

Last month, San Francisco ukulelist Kitten Grenade, (aka Katelyn Sullivan), released a video for the track "Grey," the first single from her upcoming EP, which will come out on Breakup Records next year. Sullivan avoids the plague of boring ukulele folk singers by adding great layers to the arrangement that looped in my head over and over after I initially heard it. Kitten Grenade will be performing Wednesday Night at Bottom of the Hill. This is one of the first (if not THE first) release for brand-new label for Breakup Records, which was founded by Alex Haager of Magic Fight. [...]

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