A City In The Trees.
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A City In The Trees.

  A large, enthusiastic crowd of music-lovers of all ages gathered at Bonney Field at Cal Expo for the second City of Trees festival, hosted by Radio 94.7. The daylong music festival on Sept. 10 featured a Sacramento tent where people could hear local bands like The Color Wild, Arden Park Roots and Pacific Skyway, … Continue reading

Songs of 2015.
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Songs of 2015.

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – ‘S.O.B.’- ‘S.O.B.’ makes giving into your demons a rollicking good time. Nathaniel Rateliff’s vocals are powerful and lend the simple lyrics strength and soul. This song is nearly impossible not to dance and clap along to, great for parties and cooking up a good mood. Suggestion by K. … Continue reading

What We Are Listening To.
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What We Are Listening To.

Mayday Parade-‘Look Up And See Infinity, Look Down And See Nothing’-Off of the new album Black Lines, this new song from the pop punk band is subdued but evocative. ‘Look Up And See Infinity…’ is a short song with a long name and an atypical lyric structure. It lacks any recognizable chorus or bridge, but the echoing emptiness and poignant lyrics … Continue reading

Listen: Songs of July We Love
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Listen: Songs of July We Love

Chelsea Wolfe-Grey Days- Chelsea Wolfe’s new single is lovely, eerie, and atmospheric. The instrumentation of “Grey Days” is dark with an industrial feel. Wolfe’s pretty voice hovers above it like a light at the end of the tunnel. The song is off of her upcoming album Abyss, due out August 7th. Suggestion by Sarah Elliott. Landlines -Things Haven’t Been The Same (Since … Continue reading

Listen: Songs Of May
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Listen: Songs Of May

Alina Baraz & Galimatias- Show Me-  This song is a gorgeously atmospheric sonic experience, woven out of patchwork collages of sound and sultry vocals. The song is fresh off of Baraz & Galimatias’ debut EP Urban Flora. The whole EP is worth checking out, it is a beautifully crafted and subtle piece best enjoyed through headphones. Suggestion by K. … Continue reading

Listen: March Releases We Think You Should Hear
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Listen: March Releases We Think You Should Hear

Male Gaze- The Shining Path –The Shining Path is a swirling overlap of psychedelic and punk.  Male Gaze was formed from the ex members of Mayyors, Blasted Canyons, The Mall, and are full of fuzz, feedback, and frenetic energy. The band has a fresh sound that hasn’t overtaken the music scene (yet). The Shining Path is off of Male Gaze’s new self-titled album due March … Continue reading