• HEAR THIS: MOURN

    HEAR THIS: MOURN

    Barcelona’s Mourn is back with a brand new single, backed with a video shot under quarantine lockdown.

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  • HEAR THIS: MRS. PISS

    HEAR THIS: MRS. PISS

    Mrs. Piss is the duo of doom, Chelsea Wolfe and Jess Gowrie, and to say that they’re here to alter your perception of the world would be mere understatement.

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  • HEAR THIS: MAGGIE GENTLY

    HEAR THIS: MAGGIE GENTLY

    Maggie Gently is Maggie Grabmeier from The Total Betty’s, and she’s on the solo track with two cuts from her forthcoming EP.

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  • HEAR THIS: BOY SCOUTS

    HEAR THIS: BOY SCOUTS

    Boy Scouts is back with not one, but two new tracks, following up last year’s ‘Free Company” LP.

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FeaturesHave Yourselves A Merry Little Jarvis
December 20. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Have Yourselves A Merry Little Jarvis

Every once in awhile, we’ll stick our heads outside that lovely bunker known as The Nest and casually take the psychic temperature, so as to confirm, as our man Jarvis Cocker maintains: “… are still running the world”. Which brings …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/19/19 Edition
December 19. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/19/19 Edition

This week on Tracks, it’s all about setting the table for 2020, with a look at some upcoming projects we’re excited about. Cold Beat is back with a new single, “Flat Earth”, inspired by the California wildfires. Look out for …

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PhotosPICTURE THIS: Cattle Decapitation + Atheist + Primitive Man + Author & Punisher + Vitrio @ UC Theatre Berkeley, CA 12/15/19
December 17. 2019 | By Staff

PICTURE THIS: Cattle Decapitation + Atheist + Primitive Man + Author & Punisher + Vitrio @ UC Theatre Berkeley, CA 12/15/19

Photos by Rob Coons. San Diego’s Cattle Decapitation took over the UC Theater on Sunday night with a non-stop onslaught of blistering grind and death metal. They were backed by a stellar line up including Atheist who have been around …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/12/19 Edition
December 12. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/12/19 Edition

Tracks kicks off at home in the Bay Area this time out, featuring “Dive”, the brand new single from The Seshen’s upcoming third LP CYAN. It’s out 2/28 on Tru Thoughts, and you can join in celebrating at their release …

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NewsPICTURE THIS: From Indian Lakes + Queen of Jeans + YUMMM @ The Moroccan Lounge 12/07/2019
December 09. 2019 | By Anna Larina

PICTURE THIS: From Indian Lakes + Queen of Jeans + YUMMM @ The Moroccan Lounge 12/07/2019

Saturday night’s early show at the Moroccan Lounge featured two East Coast-based artists finishing up a national tour supporting new album releases. I first saw From Indian Lakes in 2009 or so in Chowchilla, CA. Since then the band has …

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FeaturesEmerald Cup Returns To Santa Rosa
December 08. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

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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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/5/19 Edition
December 05. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/5/19 Edition

Frances Quinlan, (Hop Along), is making her solo debut with Likewise, out on Saddle Creek 1/31. Second single “Now That I’m Back” gets us rolling this week. From LA, Hurt Valley is newly signed to Woodsist, and “Apartment Houses” is …

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FeaturesLIVE PREVIEW: JEANINES
December 01. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

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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