BIEBS… IN…. SPAAAAAAACE

June 6, 2013

Justin Bieber is headed to space. One can only hope he stays. Reports say the Canadian pop star and notorious annoying teenager is booked on one of Virgin’s forthcoming rocket-powered space flights. He will reportedly be flying with Sir Richard Branson, king of the cool rich people. We can only hope he fulfills his duty […]

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Spends Quality and J. Kendall Album Release Party

June 6, 2013

Sonic Bloom members, lyricist Spends Quality (nee Spencer Williams) and saxophonist-turned-vocalist J. Kendall dropped new three albums on Williams’ independent label CFO Recordings in April, and they are hosting an official SoCo album release party at Hopmonk Sebastopol this Friday night. You can read about it this week’s Bohemian. There are three more music videos […]

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Party People and Electronic Dance Music

June 4, 2013

How the music scene saved Las Vegas casinos from certain doom Vegas casinos may remain to be the epitome of grandeur and lavish lifestyles, but many people are unaware of the fact that most of the city’s gaming establishments had already closed down several years ago. An article posted on The Kong List revealed that […]

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California Roots Festival Highlights: Day 1

June 3, 2013

Like most up-and-coming writers, our day jobs often get in the way of multi-day festivals. We write all week to get in free, drowning at our crappy jobs to pay the way once we get there. We spend the entire weekend running between bands, posting iPhone photos to social media, and trying to finagle free […]

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Treasure Island Festival Lineup Announced

May 28, 2013

We’re already knee-deep in music festivals, so why not mention another one? San Francisco’s Treasure Island Festival announced its 2013 lineup today, and it features a couple big names and a whole bunch of small ones. Thom Yorke’s “side project,” Atoms For Peace, is the main draw, with the illustrious and versatile Beck as the […]

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Summer Festivals: California Roots Festival – SOLD OUT

May 23, 2013

Happening this weekend, (and officially SOLD OUT, although Craigslist and Facebook have got plenty of resales if you are inclined) the California Roots Music and Arts Festival has become the biggest thing to hit the tiny town of Monterey since the aquarium opened. The fest started out as a one-day show by a guy with […]

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Rock The Bells 2013 Lineup Announced

May 16, 2013

Hip hop’s biggest music festival just announced the lineup for its 10th anniversary tour featuring some of the industry’s most classic names and a ton of newcomers making huge waves on the scene. Artists include Southern boy Big K.R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar’s crew Black Hippy, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Common, Curren$y, Tyler the Creator, rap’s most […]

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Searching an Online Service

May 13, 2013

Music is one of the best sources of relaxation.  A melodious number from your favourite music album, your favourite instrumental music album or even a few minutes of mild music on the back ground while you sip a cup of coffee after you return from the office makes a good difference. Music has no barriers […]

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Live Review: BottleRock Day 3 (Black Keys, Flaming Lips)

May 11, 2013

BottleRock is here. And we can only hope it returns. Arriving late on Friday, I caught the last half of Andrew Bird’s set. I’ve always thought he would be better in a concert hall than a festival, and I still think that. He was good, but there’s something about the violin and looper pedal that […]

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Photos and Review: Viva Hitchcock! Robyn Hitchcock 60th Birthday Celebration, The Fillmore

May 10, 2013

Early on in the Robyn Hitchcock tribute show last Thursday at the Fillmore, a smiling Rhett Miller recalled when first saw the British songwriter, opening for R.E.M. in the ‘80s. “I’ve loved Robyn Hitchcock ever since I was weird,” he said, to scattered applause. While the line between mainstream and subversive are not as clear […]

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