Review & Photos: Allo' Darlin, Wave Pictures and SorryEverAfter at Rickshaw Stop 5/8/12

The UK's Allo' Darlin know how to take on the obscure cover. They played "If You Don't Pull" from Glasgow's The Just Joans. The song comes from 2009's Love and Other Hideous Accidents which existed in only 200 copies. Fortunately you can find it on the web. Singer/uke slinger Elizabeth Morris explained that "pull" is like "pick up (a guy)" in the US, and the chorus goes 'If you don't pull then you have to walk home on your own. If you walk home on your own then you're gonna wake up on your own." It's a great song, and [...]

Noise Pop 2012: Day 1 with Flaming Lips, Tumbleweed Wanderers, SorryEverAfter & Swiftumz

Day 1 ended at Bimbo's with the Flaming Lips performing The Soft Bulletin. I'm more of a Clouds Taste Metallic guy, but damned if the Lips didn't put me through another test of faith. "Waitin' for a Superman" with only Steven and Wayne playing was powerfully beautiful. Between songs, Wayne shared his interpretation of the record. As much as we want to enjoy the beauty of life, we must do so with the understanding that a lot of horrible shit is going on all around us. There is more horror than beauty. Yet WE, WE can create more beauty (for [...]

By |February 23, 2012|Tags: , , |

January's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are over a dozen new tracks that were posted on in January, with links below to download each of them individually. Mixtape: Best of the Blog January 2012 Tracklisting: 1. Surf Club - "Lonely Days" 2. Terry Malts - "Nauseous" 3. SorryEverAfter - "Honey Girl" 4. Future Twin - "Yuka" 5. Magic Bullets - "What Took You So Long?" 6. Young Prisms - "Floating in Blue" 7. James & Evander - "Unthinkable" 8. Donovan Quinn [...]

SorryEverAfter – "Constellations" / "Honey Girl"

SorryEverAfter is a supercharged power pop quartet whose members spent time in Sassy!!!, Fabulous Disaster, 28th Day, and MDC. The new group's debut EP, Meet Us When the Lights Go Low, is out now, and you can grab "Honey Girl" for free below. Above, enjoy a video for "Constellations," also from the debut record. "meet us when the lights go low" by SorryEverAfter SorryEverAfter is celebrating the new EP on both sides of the Bay. The band's at 1-2-3-4 Go! on January 19th, and Bottom of the Hill on January 28th.

By |January 11, 2012|Tags: |
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