Slowness shares new track: "Race to Mars"

San Francisco drone pop trio Slowness is slated to release a split 7-inch with the NYC-based Dead Leaf Echo on June 26 via Green Fuse Records, which is the second installment of the four-part Seven Inch Revolution Box Set (thus far unreleased). Geoffrey Scott and Julie Lynn joined producer Monte Vallier (Weekend, Young Prisms, Tommy Guerrero) and are currently putting the finishing touches on their first full length with drummer Scott Putnam, also for Green Fuse. Look out for that in October. The B-side from the 7-inch, “Race to Mars,” features the guitar stylings of Luna’s Sean Eden and is [...]

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Recommended, 8/16-8/21: Wooden Shjips, Sea of Bees/Chloe Makes Music, Dark Nights Family Jam, Fuzzfest

Every week, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Wooden Shjips' West Coast pre-West tour Wooden Shjips' West Coast tour with Night Beats hits Bottom of the Hill on Thursday, August 18th (9:30pm, Free with RSVP). The Shjips' latest collection of psych-rock jams, titled West, comes out in September. Wooden Shjips – "Lazy Bones" Night Beats - "Dial 666" Sea of Bees and Chloe Makes Music [...]

Mixtape: The New Wave of Bay Area Shoegazers (Podcast #253)

Mixtape: The New Wave of Bay Area Shoegazers (Podcast #253) Amidst its various other micro-scenes, San Francisco has long fostered bands incorporating the dreamy and noisy sounds of shoegaze. Over the years, groups like Film School, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Stratford 4, and others emerged from the Bay Area, employing dense, melodic distortion to much acclaim. Recently, it seems, a new crop of shoegaze-influenced bands has begun to emerge, led by breakout acts like Weekend, Young Prisms, and The Soft Moon. You'll recognize some common threads among these bands, but there's a diversity of influences and approaches here that [...]

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