• 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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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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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/22 Edition
August 22. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/22 Edition

This week in Tracks, we’ll head north to Whitby, Ontario. Chastity continues to hone their sound down to where the melodies are gleaming. “The Girls I Know Don’t Think So” is our first peek at the forthcoming Home Made Satan, …

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DiscoveryHear This: Laveda
August 19. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Hear This: Laveda

Upstate NY’s Laveda crossed our radar earlier this year, with February’s “Dream.Sleep.” They’re back with just-released single “Better Now”, and a slew of East Coast dates, (see below). The Albany duo, Jake Brooks and Ali Genevich, retain the spacey widescreen …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 08/15/19 Edition
August 15. 2019 | By Sean Morris

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 08/15/19 Edition

My favorite song of 2019 came out on Christmas Day 2018…

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