• 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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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/28/19 Edition
November 28. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/28/19 Edition

Kicking off this time out on Tracks, it’s the new SRSQ single “Temporal Love”.  Now based in Dallas, Kennedy Ashlyn provides the first glimpse of her followup to Unreality, expected in 2020 on Dais Records. bbyweems is Abby from Potty …

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FeaturesLIVE PREVIEW: SAY SUE ME
November 26. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

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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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: PENDANT
November 25. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

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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PhotosBig Freedia + Low Cut Connie + Boyfriend @ UC Theatre Berkeley, CA 11/19/19
November 21. 2019 | By Staff
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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/21/19 Edition
November 21. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/21/19 Edition

Kicking off Tracks this week: Chasms is back with a brand new single, “Until It Happens To You”, just to add a special touch to their upcoming European tour dates. It’s out now on Felte. Melbourne, Australia’s Divide and Dissolve …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: HAND HABITS
November 19. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: HAND HABITS

We’re still working out the big picture of the year that was here at the Nest, but a recurring theme was the sheer concentration of badass records out of LA, as artist after artist hit their stride. Among the notables, …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/14/19 Edition
November 14. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 11/14/19 Edition

This week on Tracks: Oakland’s Blues Lawyer is back with “It’s Not Up To You”, from their new LP, Something Different, just out last week on Mt.St.Mtn. Checking in with Albany, NY, Laveda has just released their third single “If …

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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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