Premiere: The Peels unveil bluesy single prior to record release

It feels like there's been a renaissance for the twangy, blues driven guitar music of the '60s and '70s, and the strong personas that helm these projects, most recently with the steady rise of Oakland's Dick Stusso. Joining the fray of impassioned raconteurs are The Peels, a five-piece from the East Bay who employ haphazard percussion and soulful, dueling male and female vocals. Members also participate in the Grassy Null recording studio and art collective, employing the group's trademark collage and scribbled notes style visuals. The quintet is premiering "(That Spells) Trouble With a Capitol Hill" in anticipation of their self-titled [...]

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Frozen Folk premiere “Cat Converters” video

Oakland's Frozen Folk have released a twitchy retro video for "Cat Converters", and the one question everyone is asking is, "What the hell does that title mean?" I'm sorry to say, this video doesn't hold the answer. It just shows the band sporting some unsettling pasted-on smiles (and hair), and looks like it was made using technology that peaked around the time Bob Saget was hosting America's Funniest Home Videos. "Cat Converters" comes from this year's Sleepy EP, available via Breakup Records. Look out for Frozen Folk at the Stork Club on September 24 with The Peels, Brazil and Beekeepers. [...]

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