On a warm Saturday night during Pride weekend, the Great American Music Hall bustled with excitement. Not only were three amazing Bay Area bands about to share one of the most beautiful stages in San Francisco, but the Supreme Court had declared same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states just in time for LGBT Pride 2015.
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I have often come down on San Francisco for being too stiff and slow to get dancing, but this was never going to be an issue for Lyrics Born.
I had the distinct pleasure of catching Goodnight, Texas at their Great American Music Hall show on February 19, 2015 opening for Wild Child. The room was packed and throughout the crowd I spotted vetted San Francisco songwriters like Jeff Campbell, Lia Rose, and Kelly McFarling singing along. The stand out song “The Railroad” got everyone stomping and […]
I made it to Wood Shoppe at Brick and Mortar this month. It’s a free, finely curated, monthly series of bands on the first Tuesday of every month. http://woodshoppesf.com Ghost and Ghale: A boy and a girl who make music together. Get the self-titled on bandcamp http://ghostandgale.com City Tribe: The new record from San Francisco band City Tribe rolls […]
I caught this photo of Travis Hayes minutes before he hit the stage at Bottom Of The Hill to play his album release show for his new self-released full length, Young Daze. He was in good spirits. It was a Supermoon. The place was packed. Trebouchet and Christian Lee Hutson were putting on good sets. […]
As a youth, Duncan ‘DonCat’ Nielsen’s grandma gave him an odd pile of European released Beach Boys tapes, which lead him to the record store searching for other oddities. Coming from a family of music enthusiasts, including a dad with a penchant for Cream and the blue shades of Jimi Hendrix, a brother with drum […]
Panic Is Perfect Bio: Incorporating afro – pop rhythms, retro synthesized sounds with well crafted song writing and pseudo-spiritual lyrical sensibilities Panic is Perfect has created their own brand of quirky eclectic indie dance pop. Jeremy Belzer and Mike Hoffman officially started the group as an acoustic duo while traveling in south India together in […]
Ever wondered if it’s possible to use auto-tune without sacrificing artistic integrity? Watch this video to see how San Francisco electo pop rap duo Low Country Kingdom accomplishes just that. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8r8CetPhf00&w=560&h=315]
Helpful self-promotion tips for songwriters included naming your influences in the subject line of cold emails to potential blogs. But getting an intro from someone you share in common is always best. Incremental growth is your friend. Set reasonable goals and use all the analytic data you can to track your progress. If you have a […]