• HEAR THIS: PHOSPHENE

    HEAR THIS: PHOSPHENE

    Portland’s Phosphene step forward with their second full-length, the assured ‘Lotus Eaters’, out tomorrow.

    By Wayne Jessup Read More >
  • HEAR THIS: GRACE SINGS SLUDGE

    HEAR THIS: GRACE SINGS SLUDGE

    Grace Sings Sludge steps forward on new LP ‘Christ Mocked & the End of a Relationship’, newly released on Empty Cellar Records.

    By Wayne Jessup Read More >
  • HEAR THIS: GRUMPSTER

    HEAR THIS: GRUMPSTER

    Oakland punk trio Grumpster come into their own on their full-length debut ‘Underwhelmed’, out now on Asian Man Records.

    By Wayne Jessup Read More >
  • HEAR THIS: WARGIRL

    HEAR THIS: WARGIRL

    Cold War Kids producer Matt Wignall’s latest project is Wargirl, unveiling their new LP ‘Dancing Gold’.

    By Wayne Jessup Read More >
DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 9/19/19 Edition
September 19. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 9/19/19 Edition

This week on Tracks, we’ll kick off with Bay Area quartet Sour Widows second single “Pilot Light”, released just last week. It follows up their debut single “Tommy”, with both being part of a full EP in the pipeline for …

Read More >
DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 9/12/19 Edition
September 12. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 9/12/19 Edition

“Be All Things” is the first shot from the new Chelsea Wolfe LP Birth of Violence, out 9/13 on Sargent House. Catch her at Amoeba, SF for a special acoustic set and signing on 9/17 @ 6pm. We first encountered …

Read More >
DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 9/5/19 Edition
September 05. 2019 | By Sean Morris

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 9/5/19 Edition

“Where is the sky in upside down land?”

Read More >
DiscoveryREAD THIS: RACHEL FRANKEL
September 03. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

READ THIS: RACHEL FRANKEL

While we wait patiently for the next Phosphene LP, guitarist Rachel Frankel finds another outlet for her love of music. Drawing, (and we can say this literally), on her other life as an illustrator and designer, her latest creation is …

Read More >
DiscoveryHEAR THIS: IRMA
August 31. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: IRMA

Since we last crossed paths with one of our Bay Area live favorites Sirena Victima at the Rickshaw Stop last summer, it’s safe to say that they haven’t stood still. Now a quartet and operating under the name Irma, they …

Read More >
NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/29/19 Edition
August 29. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/29/19 Edition

Leading off the hit parade this time out: Lisa Prank is back with “Rodeo”, from her upcoming LP Perfect Love Song, out 10/4 on Father/Daughter. Even if you’ve had the pleasure of her live shows, note that she’ll be rolling …

Read More >
PhotosSlugger + OVVN @ Arlene Francis Center, Santa Rosa 8/26/19
August 26. 2019 | By Leslie Hampton

Slugger + OVVN @ Arlene Francis Center, Santa Rosa 8/26/19

Slugger released their killer debut full-length “Let the Good Times Rot“. They celebrated with a release show at the Arlene Francis Center and in typical Sonoma County fashion, the scene came out to support.

Read More >
DiscoveryHEAR THIS: DIVORCE COP
August 23. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: DIVORCE COP

The Nest is proud to premier the new single from Portland, Maine’s Divorce Cop. Chris Gervais (Nice Life/Toothbrush) favors us with another blast of noisy goodness: “Cup” b/w “Coffee” is the next chapter in his collaborative project with Brock Ginther …

Read More >
  • The Owl Mag | The Best Indie Music News, Album Reviews, and Free MP3s
    • ©2013 The Owl Mag.
      All Rights Reserved.