• HEAR THIS: HABIBI

    HEAR THIS: HABIBI

    Brooklyn’s Habibi are back with their first LP in six years, and a West Coast tour, Including Noise Pop and an Amoeba signing.

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  • Slumberland 30 Live Show Announced

    Slumberland 30 Live Show Announced

    Slumberland has announced a 30th Anniversary show featuring a Terry Malts reunion and more, at the Rickshaw Stop SF on 3/8.

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  • HEAR THIS: SARAH MARY CHADWICK

    HEAR THIS: SARAH MARY CHADWICK

    Melbourne, Australia’s Sarah Mary Chadwick goes from strength to strength on new LP Please Daddy, the musical command carrying lacerating lyrics, washing away to leave behind a study of the power of will. This time out she tilts the canvas …

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  • HEAR THIS: NECKING

    HEAR THIS: NECKING

    Last summer on Tracks of the Week, we featured Necking from Vancouver BC. We couldn’t get enough of “Big Mouth”, and now they’ve come up with a video vision to match it. We’ll also take the opportunity to go on …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: SOUR WIDOWS
January 31. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: SOUR WIDOWS

Last fall we put the Tracks of the Week spotlight on Bay Area band Sour Widows, commensurate with the release of their second single, “Pilot Light”. The band has released their first video, fittingly for their first single “Tommy”, as …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 01/30/20 Edition
January 30. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 01/30/20 Edition

Kicking off this edition of Tracks, it’s Captain Handsome, (Lily Rae from Fightmilk), following up her debut single “I Wish I Had A Dog” with newest effort “Halloween”, out now on The Reckless Yes. Moving over to Stockholm, Borg is …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: DIET CIG
January 29. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: DIET CIG

Alex and Noah are back-tanned, rested, and ready! Diet Cig have a new single “Night Terrors”, going deep on sleep difficulties, as only they can. The intense churner marks their first release in almost three years, since the debut LP …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: the black watch
January 27. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: the black watch

the black watch has a new LP Brilliant Failures, out 3/27 on A Turntable Friend Records. Like The Mekons Rock and Roll, it’s a watershed moment later on in a band’s career where all the elements just fall into place. …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: HORSE JUMPER OF LOVE
January 24. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: HORSE JUMPER OF LOVE

From the doors of Fort Apache to the Pioneer Valley to Route 28, there’s something about Massachusetts and idiosyncratic guitar outfits. Boston trio Horse Jumper Of Love carry on the legacy with a brand new video for “John Song”, bringing …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 1/23/20 Edition
January 23. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 1/23/20 Edition

Some Ember get us started this week with their brand new single “Rift”, out now on Third Coming Records. January/February will find them on the road, opening for Tamaryn in Europe and Russia. Ratboys are back with “I Go Out …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 1/16/20 Edition
January 16. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 1/16/20 Edition

This week at Tracks we celebrate the return of Phosphene. Their last act before leaving the Bay Area for Portland was to record some new tracks, and they’re finally surfacing. “Cocoon” is the captivating lead single from the forthcoming second …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: ZELMA STONE
January 11. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

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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