Sour Widows release “Tommy” video, single

We’re stoked to present the latest from Sour Widows, the Oakland-based shoegaze dreamboats. “Tommy” hit the waves on January 31, ahead of the band's forthcoming self-titled EP (out February 28). The video features a few of Oakland’s iconic spots and some pretty adorable shots of the band members doing things like eating doughnuts, petting kitties and playing gigs. Shout out to that Weezer-reminiscent guitar melodies and that solo. The band has a lot more in the works this spring. They’ll be starting up their West Coast tour with LA-based Cryogeyser then heading to SXSW to play the Phluff unofficial showcase, [...]

Moon Duo’s new intergalactic new tunes at New Parish November 23

Photo Credit: Brett Johnson Portland-based Moon Duo is coming to the New Parish on November 23 to play jams off their latest, disco-inspired album, Stars Are the Light. Duo Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada bust out their guitar-driven psych rock with a masterful hold on their spacey synthesizers. The baselines carry a world of sounds that all morph into trippy soothing lands. Praise to Prince on high. Stars Are the Light by Moon Duo Says Yamada of their new album: “...We were also very inspired by the space and community of a disco – a space of free self-expression through dance, fashion, [...]

Recommended, 1/31-2/6: Exray’s/Tim Cohen, Cass McCombs, The New Parish’s One Year Anniversary, The Midnight Snackers

Every Monday, 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. http://vimeo.com/18421879 Exray's and Tim Cohen celebrate new records at Cafe Du Nord Jon Bernson and Tim Cohen have played together in Window Twins and Black Fiction, but on Friday, February 4th, the duo are celebrating new albums by their bands Exray's and Tim Cohen's Magick Trick. For Exray's, it's the band's first full length, and comes after [...]

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