• 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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NewsNotable Fall Record Events: LA + Bay Area
November 09. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Notable Fall Record Events: LA + Bay Area

Whether you make the case of getting a leg up on your holiday shopping, or taking a little time out of the crazy season to be nice to yourself, it’s worth making a note of impending opportunities both north and …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/7/19 Edition
November 07. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/7/19 Edition

Kicking off the action this week is the pride of New Brunswick, NJ: steve. “Gansette” is not only New England’s finest beer, but an ass-kicking single as well, and our pick from their new LP You Can Do This Too …

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DiscoveryREAD THIS: AMY RIGBY
November 06. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

READ THIS: AMY RIGBY

Fall is blessing us with an abundance of music bios, and while the big names are justifiably commanding the headlines, don’t overlook the dark horse. Amy Rigby’s Girl To City is a tale well told, of the artist’s flight from …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: SUDAN ARCHIVES
November 05. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: SUDAN ARCHIVES

Sudan Archives steps forward for her debut LP Athena, out 11/1 on Stones Throw. The self-taught violinist has sharpened up her writing & producing skills over a pair of EP’s, breaking through on the second, 2018’s Sink. A magnetic cameo …

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NewsNoisepop 2020 First Wave Lineup Revealed
November 03. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Noisepop 2020 First Wave Lineup Revealed

Noise Pop Music & Arts Festival have announced their 2020 first wave lineup, taking place in the Bay Area from 24 Feb to 01 March. Save the dates and start making your plans. Laying a solid foundation, the initial blast …

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NewsPREVIEW: Guerilla Toss
November 02. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

PREVIEW: Guerilla Toss

Weathering life’s ups and downs, Guerilla Toss are back on the upswing with a brand new EP, What Would The Odd Do, out 10/18 on NNA Tapes and a return to the road, following a layoff for a life threatening …

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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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