• 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 – 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 …

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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 …

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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?”

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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 …

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