Video Premiere: Sporting Life – “Dull & Safe / Forces At Play”

As we patiently wait for the forthcoming LP from San Francisco's Sporting Life, we're pleased to present a wonderful new video from the group for the tracks "Dull & Safe" and "Forces at Play". The video was shot beautifully by Frank Door, while the band provided the massive layers of sound that seems to be part of a signature sound they have developed in a very short time. It's all just so momentous: You can get a live taste of Sporting Life Saturday night (after Phono del Sol, of course) at the Hemlock. Their debut LP, Rivalry, will be [...]

Live This Month: March 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: March 2015 (Podcast #358) 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. Many San Francisco Bay Area bands are heading down to Austin to take part in South by Southwest madness this month. While that may mean that more locals are away, it also means more opportunities to see emerging artists on pre- and post-SXSW tours, including international buzz bands like Madrid's Hinds and London's Happyness. Both of those bands are younger than London-based 2:54, but that group [...]

Sporting Life shares ‘Tsunami’ video, announces new LP

San Francisco's Sporting Life have released a video for "Tsunami", streaming via Impose magazine. Not only a short-and-sweet video for a song that barely breaks two minutes, the video acts as a kind of calling card for their upcoming self-titled album. You can grab a download of "Tsunami" via Soundcloud. Inspired in part by the earthquake and ensuing tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, and the humanity that surrounded it, "Tsunami" is part cautionary tale; a dark ode to "loving too strong". The video looks like a grainy VHS found in stacks in your parents' entertainment center, full of [...]

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