“These things happen.” G-Eazy repeats that phrase a few times in the night instead of saying, “Wow, this is amazing.” It’s his current hashtag motto, as well as the title of his tour. It’s fitting. Becoming a celebrity, headlining large venues, then selling them out, and having models tweet that you’re “boss”—these things do happen for G-Eazy. Three Read More
For many of us music is visual. Our aural senses convert tones into colors and memories. Yet, rarely on a music blog do we read about the perspective of a filmmaker creating a music video. Gary Yost is a local Bay Area filmmaker that was approached by Lilie Bytheway-Hoy of the local indie band Yassou Read More
What do you get when you put together Earl Sweatshirt, Domo Genesis, Four Tet, Sampha and Jamie XX on the radio? Three hours of classics and unique hits. The artists gathered last night at FBi 94.5 in Sydney, taking a break from each of their tours which converged at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. A highlight, was the debuting of Four Read More
The future house producer, Autograf, has put together a warm remix of “The Fire,” a track birthed from the collaboration of French Horn Rebellion and Savoir Adore. Shout out to Indie Shuffle.
Along their tour stop in San Francisco, Elle Mary & The Bad Men, an alt-folk group from Manchester UK assembled a montage of picturesque scenes from the Bay Area. They’ve compiled those images for the video of their song “Angels.” The single was released by digital label, Tru Luv.
Live, Ernest Greene, aka Washed Out, sounds entirely different than his recordings. The singer, songwriter, and producer known mostly as a solo, bedroom performer–is much more in person. This past Tuesday night, fans attending the band’s sold-out performance at The Fillmore got an ear of this other Washed Out. Paracosm, the title of his sophomore album, Read More
Was it the similar last names that tip producer, Amerigo Gazaway, off on this perfect match? Matching Yasiin Bey’s (formerly Mos Def) “Travellin’ Man” and Marvin Gaye samples– the “Inner City Travellin’ Man” takes a sweet, soulful twist on two old gems.
This Friday (January 31st) Magik*Magik Orchestra will live one of their dreams. Since orchestra director, Minna Choi, founded the group in 2008, she’s worked with a who’s who of Bay Area bands–but, this Friday at the Fox Theater will be the first time she can bring many of those bands together. The charitable event will Read More
Almost a year to the date, Tame Impala released the NSFW video for “Mind Mischief” from their stellar 2012 album, Lonerism. If you haven’t listened to the album, read here why it made our Best Albums of 2012 list.
The sixteen-year-old rapper, Bishop Nehru, delivers over this Disclosure produced beat. Scheduled to release a slew of mixtapes this year, arguably Nehru’s most anticipated project is slated to be with MF Doom. You can download his latest, Nehruvia here. Meanwhile, enjoy “You Stressin’.”