Aimée Argote, the genius behind the band Des Ark, has spent the better part of the last ten years working through a rotating cast of drummers and guitarists, learning the beauty of simplicity, building a cabin in the woods, living a “fucked up hobo life,”, and a whole lot more. Just don’t call her mature.
San Francisco’s own Sleepy Sun will be spreading the psych this Friday, providing main support to Austin’s The Black Angels at Slims. Still riding the rave reviews surrounding their latest release Fever, the band launched a digital single of the song “Desert God” with an exclusive new b-side, “Toys” to celebrate the tour.
Explosions In The Sky played to a sold-out crowd last night at The Fox Theater in Oakland and all at once — at least for the duration of their hour-long set — everything seemed to fall into place.
I love me a supergroup, and with a no-fail combo like this you should too. Isaiah Mitchell from the San Diego marathon-song psych outfit Earthless and Phil Manley from Prog-rock specialists Trans Am are playing this Thursday night at The Hemlock.
The latest in MTV-fueled, baby-faced pop rock is about to hit the West Coast. Moms, hold onto your daughters, A Rocket to the Moon is coming to San Francisco on April 6th alongside Valencia, Anarbor and Runner Runner. Lead singer Nick Santino took a moment to answer some questions in the midst of the busy show schedule.
Feeling soaked to the bone and particularly Pacific Northwesty? Get that out of your system with shot of Texas flavor tonight at the Verdi Club, and full-on dance party featuring Austin’s The Strange Boys, Ty Segall, Natural Child, Moonhearts, Cosmonauts and Nick Waterhouse presented by Burger Records.
Hailing from a small town called Tuam in county Galway on the west coast of Ireland, The Saw Doctors are arguably one of Ireland’s biggest bands. Grab a pint and celebrate the return of Slim’s liquor license at their show this Friday.
Brooklyn’s Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers are about to embark on a four week tour with Acid Mothers Temple. We caught up with Shilpa, the group’s lead vocalist, blues driver, and harmonium pounder in the midst of SXSW madness. Catch her and the Happy Hookers on March 24th at Bottom of the Hill.