• HEAR THIS: ZELMA STONE

    HEAR THIS: ZELMA STONE

    Zelma Stone is the project of SF’s Chloe Zelma Studebaker, that has thus far generated the Layla EP on Honey House Records from early last year. It’s an effective introduction, with the single “Light Bulb Boy”, and the caustic “Cut …

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  • HEAR THIS: KIWI JR

    HEAR THIS: KIWI JR

    Back in November, we shined a light on Kiwi Jr’s “Salary Man”, off of their Football Money LP, released in Canada on Mint Records. We’re delighted to announce that Persona Non Grata Records is giving the LP an official US …

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  • HEAR THIS: SPRAIN

    HEAR THIS: SPRAIN

    Congratulations to LA’s Sprain, newly signed to The Flenser, with their debut LP due out in 2020. Formed by Alex Kent & April Gerloff in 2018, they were joined by Alex Simmons and Max Pretzer, and subsequent touring has turned …

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  • HEAR THIS: CHOIRGIRL

    HEAR THIS: CHOIRGIRL

    Brooklyn’s Choirgirl currently has just one official single to their name, but it’s a stunner. “Family Tree” is a mournful look at the ties that bind and their impact on our life, ending with a breath of hope. Self-released this …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: CHOIRGIRL
December 24. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: CHOIRGIRL

Brooklyn’s Choirgirl currently has just one official single to their name, but it’s a stunner. “Family Tree” is a mournful look at the ties that bind and their impact on our life, ending with a breath of hope. Self-released this …

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FeaturesHave Yourselves A Merry Little Jarvis
December 20. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Have Yourselves A Merry Little Jarvis

Every once in awhile, we’ll stick our heads outside that lovely bunker known as The Nest and casually take the psychic temperature, so as to confirm, as our man Jarvis Cocker maintains: “… are still running the world”. Which brings …

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

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/19/19 Edition

This week on Tracks, it’s all about setting the table for 2020, with a look at some upcoming projects we’re excited about. Cold Beat is back with a new single, “Flat Earth”, inspired by the California wildfires. Look out for …

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PhotosPICTURE THIS: Cattle Decapitation + Atheist + Primitive Man + Author & Punisher + Vitrio @ UC Theatre Berkeley, CA 12/15/19
December 17. 2019 | By Staff

PICTURE THIS: Cattle Decapitation + Atheist + Primitive Man + Author & Punisher + Vitrio @ UC Theatre Berkeley, CA 12/15/19

Photos by Rob Coons. San Diego’s Cattle Decapitation took over the UC Theater on Sunday night with a non-stop onslaught of blistering grind and death metal. They were backed by a stellar line up including Atheist who have been around …

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

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/12/19 Edition

Tracks kicks off at home in the Bay Area this time out, featuring “Dive”, the brand new single from The Seshen’s upcoming third LP CYAN. It’s out 2/28 on Tru Thoughts, and you can join in celebrating at their release …

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NewsPICTURE THIS: From Indian Lakes + Queen of Jeans + YUMMM @ The Moroccan Lounge 12/07/2019
December 09. 2019 | By Anna Larina

PICTURE THIS: From Indian Lakes + Queen of Jeans + YUMMM @ The Moroccan Lounge 12/07/2019

Saturday night’s early show at the Moroccan Lounge featured two East Coast-based artists finishing up a national tour supporting new album releases. I first saw From Indian Lakes in 2009 or so in Chowchilla, CA. Since then the band has …

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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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