Check out another highlight from our fundraiser compilation: Lia Rose’s “Wolves”

Our 10-year fundraiser compilation yielded some exciting, intriguing, and impressive submissions, but none quite so sweet as Lia Rose's "Wolves." A long-time friend of the blog, Lia Rose is a vet of Bay Area indie music, known mostly for her work in bands like Built For The Sea, Minipop, and Or, The Whale. She's also had a solid solo career since 2011, making music both on her own and in collaboration with other Bay Area folk and acoustic artists. For fans of vulnerable vocals and delicate guitar work, "Wolves" is the perfect companion to the rainy days that are already [...]

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Mixtape: Spotlight on San Francisco Singer-Songwriters Download: Mixtape: Spotlight on San Francisco Singer-Songwriters (Podcast #361) It's not entirely clear why a remarkable new wave of singer-songwriters has begun to emerge in the San Francisco Bay Area recently, but we certainly aren't complaining. Other genres may fall more in and out of vogue, but a wide array of local songwriting talents influenced by folk, rock, blues, pop, and psych are performing regularly in places like Viracocha, Doc's Lab, and The Chapel, and banding together for showcases like the Fog City Songwriters series of quarterly events. While veteran performers like Lia Rose and The Sam Chase regularly [...]

Fox & Woman play the Rickshaw Stop this Wednesday with Kelly McFarling and Lia Rose

Fox & Woman - Break Into My Heart Harmonizing folk quintet Fox & Woman bring their full-bodied acoustic sound to the Rickshaw this Wednesday, opening for Kelly McFarling and Lia Rose. McFarling and Rose are celebrating the release of their collaborative album Conspire, a four twelve-track effort featuring two six songs by each musician. The Last Mountain by Lia Rose Amid the wave of excellent Bay Area psych-rock and electro-pop that's been released the past few years, it's always nice to see the indie-folk scene keeping stride. Following Wednesday's gig, Fox & Woman have six more shows scheduled for mid-May. [...]

Wednesday night: Rock Make pre-party at The Verdi Club, with The Music Wrong, Lia Rose, Elidila

Blood Vessels by musicwrong This month's Dark Nights show at The Verdi Club on Wednesday, September 14th (8:30pm, $3-5) doubles as a Rock Make Street Festival pre-party. The show features performances by locals The Music Wrong and Lia Rose, and Oregon's Elidila. Come grab a drink with us and start getting excited for Saturday's street festival! When You Need Me Most by Lia Rose

Lia Rose announces debut solo album, “When You Need Me Most”

Lia Rose (of Built for the Sea, now also a member of Or, the Whale) has announced the release of her first solo album, When You Need Me Most, out January 13th. Recorded at The Hangar in Sacramento, the album features contributions from a number of well-known Bay Area folks. "Sister," for example, includes Anton Patzner (Judgement Day/Devotionals) on violin and Eric Kuhn (Silian Rail) on drums. Rose's album release show will take place at the Roxie Theater on Thursday, January 13th, and it doubles as a benefit for Free the Hikers. Lia's got a personal connection to the effort [...]

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