• Emerald Cup Returns To Santa Rosa

    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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  • LIVE PREVIEW: JEANINES

    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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  • LIVE PREVIEW: SAY SUE ME

    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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  • HEAR THIS: PENDANT

    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 – 10/31/19 Edition
October 31. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/31/19 Edition

Mixing up both new & old and dark & darker, this week’s Tracks salutes that most wonderful time of the year: Halloween. No better place to start than The Damned, with new single “Black Is The Night”, the title track …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/24/19 Edition
October 24. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/24/19 Edition

Kicking off this week’s action is new Nest favorite Poolblood. Toronto’s Maryam Said has unleashed debut EP Yummy, with “Dreamer” being our featured cut. The EP is out 11/8 on Shamir’s Accidental Popstar Records. Minimal Compact, 80’s post-punk wonders from …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/17/19 Edition
October 17. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/17/19 Edition

This week on Tracks, it’s many happy returns. While smack in the middle of the Vivian Girls reunion tour, Ali Koehler gets the other gang back together for a new self-titled Upset LP, due out 11/22 on Lauren Records. Joined …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/10/19 Edition
October 10. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/10/19 Edition

Kicking off this week’s action, Brooklyn’s Bodega is back with the title track of their new EP out 10/11 on What’s Your Rupture Records. There was a kinetic genius to their debut LP Endless Scroll that won us over, but …

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NewsGirlpool To Play LA Benefit
October 05. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Girlpool To Play LA Benefit

Girlpool will be playing a benefit in LA on Sunday, 10/6 from 5-8pm at Murmurs to raise funds for local artist/activist Emily Barker. With chronic illnesses including paraplegia, overwhelming medical bills, and mobility issues due to a broken wheelchair, it’s …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/3/19 Edition
October 03. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 10/3/19 Edition

This week on Tracks, it all kicks off with Brooklyn-based Arthur Moon’s “Reverse Conversion Therapy”. The brainchild of Lora-Faye Åshuvud, check out their self-titled debut LP, and keep an eye out for upcoming West Coast shows, including the Independent, SF …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 9/26/19 Edition
September 26. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 9/26/19 Edition

Well, if we were writing our own epitaph, this week’s edition serves it up in microcosm. Start and end with bangers, while shit gets weird in the middle. Starting in Oakland, as one does, Chris Adams is  Pendant ; “Through …

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NewsLIVE PREVIEW: GHOSTLY 20
September 21. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

LIVE PREVIEW: GHOSTLY 20

The traveling anniversary celebration that is Ghostly 20 approaches its West Coast dates, and this is truly one you won’t want to miss. Kicking off 9/25 with a Vans/Ghostly International hangout at Bodega LA from 8-11 with music by Geotic, …

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