Kurt Vile, Alabama Shakes rock the Greek

For the second week in a row the Greek Theater in Berkeley was treated to two headliners joining for one show. The week prior saw Brand New and Modest Mouse … Continue Reading →


I’m Going to Rise Up Singing a Brand New Song – ENTRANCE opens for Beach House

View post on I first caught Entrance at the Animal Collective after party in Santa Cruz 2011. The trio sounded a lot different than the latest offering that’s delivered … Continue Reading →

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Brand New at the Greek

Brand New – Berkeley Brand New teaming up with Modest Mouse for a co-headlining tour didn’t seem too far fetched when it was announced early in the year, it’s been … Continue Reading →


We Act Like Nobody Dies – Thao and the Get Down

Review and Photography by Megan T. Catalyst Atrium July 20, 2016 Harmonies of brass and silver outline the sliding amber of upturned beers. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down … Continue Reading →

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California Roots 2016 edition

Review by Ross S. The California Roots Festival has grown tremendously in every way since the festivals debut in 2010. Music fans make the Spring pilgrimage to the iconic coast … Continue Reading →


Live 105’s BFD: #teenagebuttcheek

Review by Megan T. Live 105’s BFD: Shoreline Ampitheater On paper it looked fine and dandy. Sold as sunny June day at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, known for its … Continue Reading →

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AlunaGeorge’s Rich, Red “My Blood”

Review by Megan T. The Regency 6/3 New music, new singles, new swagger. AlunaGeorge released a single “My Blood” featuring Zhu in April, from the new album “I Remember” queued … Continue Reading →