Playlist: Our lost year, captured.

(Rexx Life Raj photo: Salihah Saadiq) It's been a year and a week since the Bay Area collectively dimmed the lights on our venues — not that you needed a reminder. And while we'll all be glad to retire words like "pandemic," "unprecedented," and "quarantine" from our vernacular later this year, "defund," "Karen," and "climate change" are likely here to stay. In a lot of ways, the past year has felt like a slow-motion collision of disparate moments shoved unceremoniously into a time capsule for future generations to gawk at in horror and awe. Isolation, grief, survival, wildfires, and yes, [...]

Video Premiere: Planet Booty flaunts finer things in “Connoisseur”

Photo: Rachel Radcliffe The Planet Booty bandmates have always been experts in funk, acceptance, and positivity, but in the video for their latest single “Connoisseur,” they show that taste is in the eye of the beholder. “The song on the face of it seems superficial, like a celebration of fine, fancy things and material items and being high class,” says frontman Dylan Charles Germick. “But it’s the exact opposite of that.” Set in the gloom of a post-apocalyptic world, the "Connoisseur" video, released today, reminds us that in times of distress, the little things can be the finer things that [...]

By |January 26, 2021|Tags: |

Planet Booty and TWRP unite for a “Tactile Sensation”

Planet Booty and TWRP Planet Booty of Oakland and TWRP of Toronto are musical compadres. The East Bay trio and the Canadian foursome first met in June 2017 when Planet Booty was booked last-minute to open for TWRP at the Valley Bar in Phoenix. By October 2017, the bands had become fast friends, mutual fans, and tour mates. Now they are collaborators, partnering on the single “Tactile Sensation.” The song is featured on TWRP’s new album Together Through Time, released May 18. TWRP wrote the track’s music and was steadfast when it came to the title. “It started out as [...]

By |May 21, 2018|Tags: , |

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Sept 8 -10

Come one, come all to see Planet Booty at the Chapel on Saturday...and come ready to dance. Friday, September 8 The Lovemakers, Moonlytz, Mothers Worry @ The Ritz Enjoy one of the Bay's longer-running acts in that less-traveled corner of the live scene, San Jose. Life Size Models, the Y Axes, Zelma Stone, the Jolly Llamas @ The Art Boutiki A lovely lineup of locals. Mac DeMarco @ The Greek Theatre The perpetually chill slacker-rock king brings his extremely mellow vibes to the massive Greek Theatre. Saturday, September 9 Roselit Bone, the Bye Bye Blackbirds, Anna Hillburg, Trip Wire @ [...]

Planet Booty to float sex in the air at Starline in Oakland

Sex is in the air for Planet Booty, the high-energy electro-funk trio whose latest single was inspired by the sights and spirit of the East Bay city the band calls home. “I got the song in my head one day when I was walking around Oakland. It was a beautiful warm day, one of those days where every lady you see has got a little cute dress on. All the guys are walking around, got their sunglasses on. People just have a smile on their face,” singer Dylan Charles Germick said. “It was a Friday so there was also that [...]

By |July 26, 2017|Tags: |

Planet Booty and Flynt Flossy play SF, a match made in funk and dance

Oakland electro-funk trio Planet Booty and R&B internet phenom Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep are playing San Francisco May 24 in a show that is sure to light up the dance floor. This lineup at the Great American Music Hall is the perfect pairing of two feel-good bands whose music spreads funk-soul joy and whose contagious butt shakes make everyone dance. “They are high-energy, interactive with the crowd, and make people feel positive,” Planet Booty frontman Dylan Germick said of Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep. “Those three things right there, that’s a match made in heaven for us.” “It is going [...]

By |May 17, 2017|Tags: |

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 13 ― Feb 16

See if David Duchovny's songwriting skills match up to his acting this Wednesday night at Social Hall SF. Monday, February 13 Trendy Dad @ Milk Bar San Francisco snotty punk rock giving King Tuff a run for their money. Thundercat @ The Independent Thundercat's latest single "Show You The Way" is a down-tempo synth-laden R&B tune featuring Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins. Kush Jones @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall A member of the 11-member Juke Bounce Werk crew, Kush Jones focuses on juke and Chicago's footwork. Tuesday, February 14 The Lovemakers, Planet Booty @ Starline Social Club We recently premiered [...]

Video Premiere: Be the first to see Planet Booty get “Naked”

Fresh off their Kickstarter success and true to their word, the guys of Oakland’s electro-funk-R&B band Planet Booty have produced a revealing high-energy video for their latest single, “Naked.” Full of fun and dance, the video overflows with thumping Planet Booty personality. The band delivers joy through beats, laughter through lyrics, and a lot of skin. It is an undressed spectacle that presents the trio’s heartfelt message of self-confidence while setting up a playful striptease. “The whole idea of the video is to get naked, be naked with us all day. It is sort of an invitation,” frontman Dylan Charles Germick [...]

By |January 27, 2017|Tags: |

Planet Booty is ready to shake it at The Independent

Funky. Fun. Feel-good. That’s Planet Booty. And plenty fans and backers agree. The electro-funk-R&B band out of Oakland surpassed its recent $22,000 Kickstarter goal — reaching $25,403 — no sweat. But for Planet Booty it is all about the sweat. The funds will back a project the trio calls “the next evolution of sweat,” which includes making a music video for the band’s latest single, “Naked,” and recording a vinyl EP of the same name. “When I perform I am dancing like a crazy person, sweating like a crazy person, going up to guys and girls alike, old and young,” [...]

By |October 4, 2016|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday, NYE Edition: Con Brio @ The Chapel

Still don't have plans for New Year's Eve? We've got you covered. Party it up with the Bay's legendary Con Brio, courtesy of us. To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Thursday, December 31st Con Brio, Planet Booty @ The Chapel 9pm, $45, all ages. Buy advance tickets here.

By |December 30, 2015|Tags: , |
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