Hailing from Trinidad + Tobago, Theophilus London later moved to Brooklyn and then found himself in the Poconos. His “genre-bending approach draws from a range of styles, from soul-pop and post-punk to electro and contemporary R&B,” citing influences such as Prince and Morrissey. His new album Vibes, was produced in its entirety
San Francisco producer Charlie Yin has made quite a name for himself turning bedroom beats into dance floor staples as Giraffage. His beloved R&B remixes and vibe-laden solo tracks have won early praise from Pitchfork, The Fader, XLR8R and other tastemakers, all while he seals the deal live with
Obviously not afraid to show which side of the line in the sand he represents – as seen recently in his involvement with the Oakland Occupy movement – Oakland-raised Boots Riley has been an activist long before he staged The Coup. He’s also a poet, writer, and screenwriter. So, you
Cass McCombs, who’s from Concord, played in countless bands at various DIY spaces in the Bay Area and the Pacific Northwest in the 90s, until he relocated to New York. But don’t worry, he relocated to SF in 2011. See him play tracks from his 2013 album, Big Wheel and Others.
San Francisco’s Tea Leaf Green are newfangled Lost Boys, a traveling gang dedicated to seeking wisdom and experience in places both glorious and seedy. In many ways, this quintet is the essence of rock’s adventurous, playfully outlaw spirit, all of which ultimately fuels songs that resonate with classic vibrations,
Gardens and Villa’s band name is pulled from the location of their house on Villa Street, and the property’s lovely garden to which they tend. The music they make is very much connected to coastal city they call home, Santa Barbara — the stoney bike rides, dance parties, a scene
Lerche has always written about love, but never in such a primal, sexual way. Lerche’s well-proven melodic instincts are sharper than ever, but he’s moved from the brain to the body, from the soulful to the physical. Enter our giveaway to see him on Thursday, October 9, 2014