• 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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PhotosThe Record Company @ Ace of Spades, Sacramento 6/5/2019
June 10. 2019 | By Matt Dillon

The Record Company @ Ace of Spades, Sacramento 6/5/2019

Good vibes filled Sacramento when The Record Company rolled through town June fifth on tour supporting their latest album “All of This Life”. Opening the night with the foot pounding “Make it Happen” it was easy to tell this was …

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 6/6/19 Edition
June 06. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 6/6/19 Edition

This time out on Tracks of the Week, we’ll begin with the return of Brooklyn’s own Amy Klein. “Nothing” is the new single from her forthcoming second LP,Winter/Time. LA’s Froth is back with “Laurel”, off their brand new LP Duress, …

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/30/19 Edition
May 30. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/30/19 Edition

This week’s edition kicks off with Boston’s Halfsour, hijacking our brain with “Paper Window”, from their brand new LP Sticky, out now on Fire Talk/Disposable America. Checking in on LA, new Drab Majesty cut “Long Division” has our complete and …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/23/19 Edition
May 23. 2019 | By Sean Morris

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/23/19 Edition

“May 23rd! That means we’re taking over this year, ya heard?”

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/16/19 Edition
May 18. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/16/19 Edition

This time out on Tracks Of The Week, Dude York is back with “Falling”, the title track from their new LP, due out 7/26 on Hardly Art. Catch them on tour with the Frights, with upcoming dates including 5/22 Strummer’s, …

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/9/19 Edition
May 09. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/9/19 Edition

It’s an all-Cali edition of Tracks of the Week this time out, starting with LA: “All The Time” from French Vanilla gets us going with a post-punk anthem. Their new LP How Am I Not Myself, comes out 6/7 on …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/2/19 Edition
May 02. 2019 | By Sean Morris

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/2/19 Edition

So gather round as I run it down, and unravel my pedigree

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK –  4/25/19 Edition
April 28. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 4/25/19 Edition

This week’s foray kicks off strong with two brand new releases. Kyoto, Japan’s Otoboke Beaver is back with Itekoma Hits, out now on Damnably. Precision chaos is their mantra, as evidenced on lead cut “Datsu. Hikage no onna”. Paws, (from …

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