Sonic Radar: Japanese Breakfast at the Indy

Japanese Breakfast It’s been a minute since there has been a ping on the radar, but Michelle Zauner had the Ambulance’s full attention. Psychopomp was delicious from first listen until … Continue Reading →

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Psych Trippin with Tame Impala

Unknown Mortal Orchestra The New Zealand act now Portland transplant, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, has gone far from their first tours of the states, and now playing to a sold-out crowd … Continue Reading →


Preoccupations at Ace of Spades

View post on imgur.com Post-Punk act Preoccupations hit an early stage time in Sacramento to the sold out crowd for Explosions in the Sky. Already hitting the road to promote … Continue Reading →


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 imgur.com 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 →

Brand New Berkeley Greek Jesse Lacey

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 →