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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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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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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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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FeaturesTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/1/19 Edition
August 01. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/1/19 Edition

Getting our metaphorical engine running, this week kicks off with “Feelings’, a woozy gem off of Cuco’s debut LP, Para Mi, suggesting thatHawthorne, CA as a launching pad for bedroom geniuses is not a one-off situation. He’ll be bringing the …

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FeaturesEXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Facial
July 22. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Facial

On the daily tip, it’s hard to remember a time when we’ve ever been more dialed in to the tension that lies beneath the surface of everyday living. LA’s Facial drill down to the core of this sentiment on “Color …

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DiscoveryCatching up with Randy Randall
April 15. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Catching up with Randy Randall

California tour April 18-20th.

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