Tele Novella, Pearl Charles, Spooky Mansion haunt Brick + Mortar tomorrow

Words by Tyler Walicek Tele Novella, a macabre-pop outfit from Austin, Texas, will be headlining the Brick & Mortar Music Hall this coming Wednesday. Their two albums make it clear that Tele Novella is a versatile and seasoned band, capable of drawing from a number of genres: the heartsick girl-group laments of the '50s and '60s, psych rock of the latter era (The Turtles in particular come to mind), the foreboding desert tones pioneered by spaghetti Westerners like Ennio Morricone, and modern-day dream pop. Two albums in, the group has an established and confident sound. Tele Novella features a rhythm [...]

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Live This Month: March 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts Download: Live This Month: March 2017 (Podcast #402) 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. This month's concert picks include buzzed-about emerging artists like Vagabon and Lisa Prank (both on stellar SF label Father/Daughter Records), as well as opportunities to check out rock veterans like Teenage Fanclub and James Chance & The Contortions, who both released new albums last year. The mix is also chock-full of great local bands, including excellent tunes from Fake Your Own Death, Emotional, Gary With A [...]

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