Wine and Bowties announce Feels V festival

The Wine & Bowtie-curated Feels festival is back for its fifth installment and boy, it (Feels V)ery wonderful. If the last time around was a celebration of fall, this next time around is a full-fledged summer preview featuring the same eclectic, DIY heart and love of hip-hop that fuels the organization. On May 28, they'll return to West Oakland's American Steel Studios, which hosted the last two Feels festivals, to bring a multidisciplinary festival where locals truly shine. The choices of music, art, zines, and food show that the organizers really put care into each and every decision so that [...]

Best of 2015: Will of Wine & Bowties on Trill Youngins

Nothing out of the Bay this year sounded quite as joyful as East Oakland's Trill Youngins did on their debut, Rich This Summer. The banner single from RTS was "I Look Fly", a twinkly, insanely catchy summer anthem about investing in your wardrobe so you can snatch away some other dude's chick. To my mind, it's one of the best singles of the year, and as of this afternoon, it's closing in 400K on YouTube, though it's received minimal-to-no push from any local outlet not named Thizzler. Across 13 tracks, produced in-house by TY’s LayEmDown, RTS boasts a sound [...]

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