Dropping Anchor at the (First) First Festival
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Dropping Anchor at the (First) First Festival

Over Memorial Day weekend, TUBE. had the opportunity to drop anchor at the inaugural First Festival in West Sacramento’s River Walk Park. The festival featured 18 local bands on three stages. The Main Stage was lined up with bands like Whiskey & Stitches, D.U.S.T., A Mile Till Dawn, and Humble Wolf. The Yelp Stage featured … Continue reading

Darlingchemicalia releases video “Felt Goods”
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Darlingchemicalia releases video “Felt Goods”

Darlingchemicalia has been popping up throughout the Sacramento music scene for quite some time now.  The band consists of Ian Bone, Stephine Bone, Andrew Henderson, Justin Gonzo and Michael Feerick.  Floating somewhere between shoegaze and art rock, Darlingchemicalia has our attention.  It is easy to get lost in their world of fuzzy guitars and echoing voices. … Continue reading

Exit, Pursued By Minus the Bear
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Exit, Pursued By Minus the Bear

The music of Minus the Bear is a swirling eddy of brightly colored sound that subsumes and disguises the deeper darker currents of their sparse but poignant lyrics. Understanding their songs necessitates more than just casual attention; one must devote time, careful listening, concentration, and an almost literary mindset to their music. A Cinderella story … Continue reading