Wayne Jessup

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 1/16/20 Edition
January 16. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 1/16/20 Edition

This week at Tracks we celebrate the return of Phosphene. Their last act before leaving the Bay Area for Portland was to record some new tracks, and they’re finally surfacing. “Cocoon” is the captivating lead single from the forthcoming second …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: ZELMA STONE
January 11. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

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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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 01/09/20 Edition
January 09. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 01/09/20 Edition

This week on Tracks, it’s a big welcome back for Wild Nothing. “Foyer” is our first glimpse of the new EP Laughing Gas, forthcoming on Captured Tracks. Mark your calendars for two just announced Wild Nothing shows at the Great …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: KIWI JR
January 06. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

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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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: SPRAIN
January 03. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

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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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 01/02/20 Edition
January 02. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 01/02/20 Edition

Starting out the new year here at the Nest with a pair from the Bay Area. Oakland’s Emily Jane White is riding high on her most recent release, Immanent Fire, out now on French label Talitres. Local photographer Kristin Cofer …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/26/19 Edition
December 26. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 12/26/19 Edition

The last edition of Tracks for 2019 kicks off in high gear with Prissteens. “If You Really Love Me” is from the The Hound, what would have been their second LP back in the day, brought to life by Portland’s …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: CHOIRGIRL
December 24. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

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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