Planes of Satori releases eponymous LP on Germany’s Who Can You Trust? Records

  On Planes of Satori’s Facebook page, the Oakland-based quartet lists their joint interests as "enhancing perception, space, the future," and they all describe their music as "pure light and energy." At first blush, that may sound flippant, but after listening to the first two tracks off the band's self-titled debut full-length, I'm not a hundred percent sure they weren't being entirely serious. Composed of drummer Chris Labreche (Parchman Farm), singer Alejandro Magana (Voices), bassist Justin Pinkerton (Golden Void), and guitarist Raze Regal (Cousin), Planes of Satori explore what they've dubbed "psychedelic afro kraut" – a brand of groove driven [...]

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Live This Month: February 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: February 2015 (Podcast #356) 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. Two Gallants handily win the award for the hardest-working band in the Bay Area this month. With a new album, We Are Undone, garnering great reviews, the local duo kicks off a ton of touring in North America and Europe over the next four months with three nights of back-to-back local shows. Two Gallants aren't the only locals with a new record, though. This month's podcast [...]

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