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  • Day Wave & Hot Flash Heat Wave at The Independent

    I got a phone call from SF Weekly, “Sorry this is last minute, can you shoot photos of Day Wave.” I thought to myself, “what an awesome call!”

  • Must Listen: The Y Axes – Patch Me Up

    This new radio friendly rock pop anthem from The Y Axes will have you montaging by the first chorus. Where bubble gum singles celebrate a “shake it off” superficiality, lead singer Alexi Rose Belchere belts out a deeper more angsty dedication to loyalty with a contagious hook. No escapism here, but rather an appreciation for someone who makes you feel whole. Beautifully patterned guitar arrangements […]

  • Tumbleweed Wanderers Headline Oakland’s Starline Social Club // Friday April 8th

    Oakland’s own Tumbleweed Wanderers play their first hometown headlining show in over three years on Friday, April 8th. Tumbleweed Wanderers, who released one of the best Bay Area albums of 2015 in June, have managed to sidestep the Oakland spotlight as of late. They’ve opened up for big names like Jackie Greene and Greensky Bluegrass but consistently avoided the headlining slot in the East Bay. […]

  • Brad Byrd @ Hotel Utah

      Last Tuesday night, Brad Byrd entered the stage at Hotel Utah with a calm self-assurance that carried throughout his entire set. Long, sonorous melodies floated atop driving rhythms powered not only by Byrd’s guitar, but also his feet: alternating between kick drum and tambourine. A chiller version of Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins. […]

  • Harriet- “I could take you higher, But I can’t take you home… You’re a tough desire… You may be all I needed but it’s not like we’re alone” [Review] Feb 20 at The Rickshaw Stop

    As someone who actively seeks out new bands on a regular basis and averages about 2-3 shows a week, it’s always REAL REFRESHING to stumble upon new musical treasure when you LEAST EXPECT IT. That was the experience I had last Thursday when I walked into the Rickshaw Stop with zero knowledge and zero expectations […]

Bay Area Musicians

San Jose's  Lady Lazarus

Cellista Interviews Lady Lazarus

An Interview with Lady Lazarus Lady Lazarus cloaks lyrical reflections in impressionistic musical musings. From her debut album Mantic, recorded in 2011 at her home in […]
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Emily Wells

Emily Wells: The Chapel

_____________________________________________________________________ At the beginning of the night, the main floor of The Chapel, a converted mortuary on Valencia street is empty. The venue, with red lit […]
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Honeydrops

A Spoonful of Honey Helps The Medicine Go Down

"I'm feeling belligerent" said California Honeydrops singer/guitarist/trumpeteer Lech Wierzynski during their first set on Friday at the Fillmore. Lech came on stage with an attitude, determined to […]
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SPACE PROM is THIS SATURDAY

How was your high school prom? Good? Or lame? Did you wear a corsage or tuxedo, and have your very own grand entrance? Did one […]
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