Vinnie Guidera and The Dead Birds release ‘Part of the Act’
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Vinnie Guidera and The Dead Birds release ‘Part of the Act’

We are happy to share with you the exclusive release of Vinnie Guidera and The Dead Birds very first music video, ‘Part of the Act’. Outside influences are sometimes needed to get an artist’s vision in concrete detail, which requires different but similar thinking- a practical and perfect way of how collaborations should work in … Continue reading

Twilight Drifters Release ‘Round Curves’.
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Twilight Drifters Release ‘Round Curves’.

Rockabilly sweethearts, The Twilight Drifters release their newest music video “‘Round Curves” March 7th, 2019.  The Northern CA band consists of Geoffrey Miller (guitar/vox), Todd Hinton (bass), and Brad Cross (drums). Channeling sounds of the 1950s, the band draws influence from Eddie Cochran, Big Joe Turner, Bob Wills and Elvis Presley. “Round Curves” was directed, … Continue reading

The last Cafe Colonial Fest.
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The last Cafe Colonial Fest.

“I used to think that I could never lose anyone if I photographed them enough. In fact, my pictures showed me how much I’ve lost.”-Nan Goldin First shows, welcome backs, I met you theres, dances, birthdays, tour stops, album releases, root beers, spoken word, circle pits, stickers everywhere, pins, patches, “We got some merch in … Continue reading

The Boys Are Back In Town.
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The Boys Are Back In Town.

The boys are back in town, Destroy Boys that is. Catch them tonight with Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers at Sol Collective (2574 21st St) in Sacramento CA.  The show is all ages, starts at 7:00 and is 10 bucks.  “…the intense vertical tsunami that comes crashing down from thrashing guitars, smashing drums, and ripping souls that … Continue reading

A Golden Green Agnes Obel.
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A Golden Green Agnes Obel.

If you like strange yet entrancing music videos with haunting music reminiscent of Kimbra, take a look at Danish artist Agnes Obel’s single ‘Golden Green.’ The video is a collage of animation, both beautiful and unnerving, dancing on the edge of the Uncanny Valley. The song itself is sparse, held together by a xylophone-like percussion, clapping … Continue reading

Watch: Rotten Humans in a Youth Lagoon
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Watch: Rotten Humans in a Youth Lagoon

Youth Lagoon’s new video, ‘Rotten Human’ is a beautiful hypnotic art piece. Slow and strange, it makes fantastic use of the natural beauty of Iceland and is nearly impossible to stop watching once you start. The video was directed by Patrick Blades and stars model Daytona Williams. It melds wonderfully with the aching melancholy of … Continue reading

Cohesion and Clash: A Look at So Much Yes by Eli and the Sound Cult
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Cohesion and Clash: A Look at So Much Yes by Eli and the Sound Cult

Sacramento band Eli and the Sound Cult, composed of Elijah Jenkins (guitar, vocals, key, and samples) and Jason Bove (bass), describe themselves as an “indie-neo-electro-pseudo-soul duo.” The five songs on the band’s newest EP, So Much Yes, do not suggest quite this level of genre crossing, though they do rise and fall with sublimated anguish. … Continue reading

Hear: Bombadil-New Album and New Tour Dates!
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Hear: Bombadil-New Album and New Tour Dates!

North Carolina-based folk/pop band Bombadil will hit the road next month to support their upcoming fifth album, Hold On, due at the end of March. For the tour, the band will use the classic keyboards, guitar, drums and bass set up in ways both old and new to create a show full of eclectically offbeat and dynamic folk-pop music. The set will … Continue reading

See: Mew’s “Satellites”.
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See: Mew’s “Satellites”.

Indie rock band Mew has not made a peep since 2009’s No More Stories. Now, The Danish quartet will release “+-” (pronounced ‘plus minus’) April 28, 2015. The first single from the album, “Satellites”  is out now on video.   “Satellites” was shot in Copenhagen by Casper Balslev in one of the oldest film studios in the world.  Lighting installations in the video … Continue reading