Indie Rock

Earth Girls

Earth Girls announced plans to release their debut album, Wanderlust, today. The LP will be released on August 12th via Grave Mistake Records. The band also released the album's first single "Say Goodnight". Earth Girls are power pop/punk quartet fronted by Liz Panella.


Sonny Knockout Pulls No Punches at Boot & Saddle July 1

The quartet of Sonny Knockout’s debut EP will arrive later this year via Hidden Gem Records. Until then, those looking to hop on board the band’s backend-bumping brand of enthusiastic rock should head on over to Boot & Saddle this evening. Jumping into weekend mode, Sonny Knockout pulls no punches, creating upbeat grooves, sweeping listeners into a refreshing summer current, while serving as a catalyst to their sing-along sound. Tonight, they’ll be joined by the attitude-drenched, rumble-shaking, power-pop of The Up! Up! Ups! and raw, infectious rock of San Diego’s The Soaks. Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St., 8:30pm, $8, 21+ - Michael Colavita


Dilly Dally, Toronto-based grunge band, playing at The Horseshoe

This 4 piece grunge band from Toronto is starting to make a serious buzz. Currently making their way all the way through the USA right now; they get a brief break back home before heading to Europe in the New Year. I'm diggin' their latest single "Desire" from their recently released album "Sore". This track just oozes 90's rock n roll. Basically soft grunge with beautiful atmospheric 0ooh's that would almost make Kim Deal jealous . You can tell they're still just dying to unleash some intense overdrive all over the place. The track "Purple Rage" is a good example of this as they show off a little more anger although they never lose the tight rhythm and catchy melodies I'm writing this I got completely off track while playing the video game on their website. Needless to say... Dilly Dally is doing some cool shit and you can see them live at the Horseshoe on November 27th.


New Music Video: "Ole" - Mumblr

Shot after hours at Han Dynasty’s Old City location, Mumblr’s new music video for “Ole,” found on their latest album The Never Ending Get Down (Fleeting Youth Records), interprets the song’s sexually tense subject matter via dance. Directed by Sean Brown, Scott Stitzer and Katy Ament demonstrate a playful intense energy, locking into that infectious yet seriously raucous vibe that the band has etched out. You can catch them next Tuesday at Goldilocks Gallery with Pill Friends, Past Life, and Tomato Dodgers.


Foxtails Brigade Dana Falconberry & Medicine Bow and Honey.Moon.Tree. Play The Night Light TONIGHT

Tonight is a rare & super-special Oakland Seaweed Sway show with three amazing folk bands performing in Oakland: Foxtails Brigade, Dana Falconberry & Medicine Bow (touring through from Austin) and honey.moon.tree (Aslan Rife is in town from Seattle for HickeyFest, joined by locals Joe Lewis & Andrew Maguire). This is one of those line ups you may never see again, so take note and enjoy an evening of great music at The Night Light in Oakland!