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PREMIERE: Rob Jamner “Never Again”

(Photo credit: Kersh Branz) Today we have the premiere of Bay Area Rob Jamner‘s new track “Never Again”, a moving call to action surrounding the United States’ current rejection of refugees and asylum seekers. Coming from a deeply personal place—Jamner is the grandchild of two Holocaust survivors—this compelling lyric video was created with the goal of bringing to light the disturbing similarities between today’s trends of xenophobia and isolationism, and the popular attitudes of the 1930s and 1940s. “Many Americans are afraid that refugees will steal jobs, and that there are…

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Battlehooch News Rock 

PREMIERE: Battlehooch “Carry Me Upstream” Music Video

You’re gonna love this one. If you’re into artists like Beck, Foxygen, and Tame Impala, you simply can not miss San Francisco based psych-rockers, Battlehooch when they come to the East Coast this April 24th-May 1st. And if their brand new video for “Carry Me Upstream” is any indication of their live show presence, all we can say is, we feel bad for those of you not living on the east coast right now. Check out the brand new video, along with their tour dates below. And for those of you on…

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STREAM: Kendra McKinley “Do What You Want”

San Francisco’s Kendra McKinley has just released a brand new track called “Do What You Want.” Filled with synth, guitar, bass, and just the right amount of percussion and a hint of doo-wop-y vocals, the track is one of those feel-good, psychedelic, stuck in your head for days kind of melodies. Take a listen below, and catch up with Kendra here. Please follow and like us:

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Katie Garibaldi Features Guest Blogs Indie News Pop 

How To Get A Sponsorship Deal

“Ask and you shall receive” is a notorious quote and a powerful affirmation that we’ve all heard.  However, it’s surprising how little we actually put this good advice into action in our everyday lives.  Being an independent singer/songwriter, I’m fortunate enough to have received a few endorsement deals from amazing companies, including Luna Guitars, Fishman, Reunion Blues, and most recently, Breedlove Stringed Instruments.  Fellow indie artists have asked me how I’ve gotten these sponsorship deals and the simple answer is: I asked. Ok, so it takes a little bit more than…

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News Pop Punk 

The Story So Far Announce Acoustic EP

If you haven’t heard already, The Story So Far have announced that they’ll be releasing a “Songs Of” album on June 17. The album features five tracks with one of them being a Bob Marley cover. Knowing that they’re from the Bay Area (and I’m from the Bay Area), one could say I’m pretty excited for this to come out! Check out the track list, cover art and message from their record label after the jump! Don’t forget! The Story So Far will be hitting up the Vans Warped Tour and you…

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The Livewires Features News Rock Track-By-Track 

TRACK-BY-TRACK: The Livewires

San Francisco based dirty rock ‘n rollers, The Livewires were kind enough to share a track-by-track of their latest self-titled EP with us. Citing influences from The Doors, Led Zeppelin, and classic blues, this trio have been hailed by SanJose.com as having “penchant for classic electric blues, a la B.B. King, but with a heavier power-pop influence mixed in.” Check it out below. Please follow and like us:

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