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FeaturesEmerald Cup Returns To Santa Rosa
December 08. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Emerald Cup Returns To Santa Rosa

Sports fans can have their various internecine competitions, because when the deal comes down, we’ve got The Cup… The Emerald Cup that is, and it’s coming home to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. The world’s largest outdoor organic …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/5/19 Edition
December 05. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/5/19 Edition

Frances Quinlan, (Hop Along), is making her solo debut with Likewise, out on Saddle Creek 1/31. Second single “Now That I’m Back” gets us rolling this week. From LA, Hurt Valley is newly signed to Woodsist, and “Apartment Houses” is …

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FeaturesLIVE PREVIEW: JEANINES
December 01. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

LIVE PREVIEW: JEANINES

Jeanines self-titled full-length debut on Slumberland has been a recurring pick at The Nest throughout the year, the very definition of a grower. The Brooklyn outfit shows great comfort with the jangle, as evidenced on “Where We Go”, “Where I …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/28/19 Edition
November 28. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/28/19 Edition

Kicking off this time out on Tracks, it’s the new SRSQ single “Temporal Love”.  Now based in Dallas, Kennedy Ashlyn provides the first glimpse of her followup to Unreality, expected in 2020 on Dais Records. bbyweems is Abby from Potty …

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FeaturesLIVE PREVIEW: SAY SUE ME
November 26. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

LIVE PREVIEW: SAY SUE ME

While K-pop has left its indomitable stamp upon the world, it was the beach city of Busan that we hold more of an affinity for, and the scrappy underdogs Say Sue Me have done their level best to rep for …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: PENDANT
November 25. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: PENDANT

Back in September, we made note of Oakland’s Pendant, tipping the title track of the November release in our Tracks of the Week. Recorded by Melina Duterte, Shaun Durkan, and Jack Shirley, Through A Coil thoroughly delivered on its promise, …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/21/19 Edition
November 21. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/21/19 Edition

Kicking off Tracks this week: Chasms is back with a brand new single, “Until It Happens To You”, just to add a special touch to their upcoming European tour dates. It’s out now on Felte. Melbourne, Australia’s Divide and Dissolve …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: HAND HABITS
November 19. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: HAND HABITS

We’re still working out the big picture of the year that was here at the Nest, but a recurring theme was the sheer concentration of badass records out of LA, as artist after artist hit their stride. Among the notables, …

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