We have to believe, WKND SPIN: NEW SPELL – “Where You Are”

New Spell – “Where You Are” is available @ Bandcamp. by Walter Price San Francisco’s lush-indie-pop duo New Spell [Leanne Kelly/Jacob Frautschi] have returned with a new track that is truly about the lyrical beauty these two are increasingly becoming known for. Poetry, of course, cradled by their delectable and timeless new wave arrangments. Divided…

the trims

When love is lost, SINGLE: THE TRIMS – “Bending Time”

The Trims – “Bending Time” is available @ SoundCloud. by Walter Price San Jose’s nearing veteran status indie rock outfit The Trims have a new single, “Bending Time”, that, like most of their wares, will delight the bejesus out of post-punk/Brit-pop aficionados. Sonically, the track takes cues from Love & Rockets’ heyday, James, and edges…

roadmaster

VIDEO/SINGLE: DRAGLAND – “Colors” (The Roadmaster EP)

Dragland – “The Roadmaster” is available @ Bandcamp. by Walter Price   There’s always that undeniable classic rock sound to Dragland’s music. Blended soft earthy rock and hints of psych soundtracking from-the-heart lyrics. Their new one, “Colors” is no exception. A beautiful ode to those tricky long-distance relationships. The highs, lows, and overwhelming eagerness all…

doing crimes

WKND SPIN: FAKE YOUR OWN DEATH – “Doing Crimes” (single)

Fake Your Own Death are available @ Bandcamp. by Walter Price   If you have Peter Murphy, Mick Karn, and Ian McCulloch infiltrating your bloodstream this gloomy politically charged era, cool, but perhaps it’s time to add something new. In the same vein, check out San Francisco socially conscious outfit  Fake Your Own Death’s new track…

no waves

WKND SPIN: THE Y AXES – “How We Begin” (Video), from the upcoming ‘No Waves’ album

“How We Begin” is from the forthcoming ‘No Waves’ album via Bandcamp. by Walter Price   To individual degrees, we’re all dealing with the bombardments of political insanities, social media vortexes, and uber correctnesses that create anxieties. The world around us seems increasingly unmanageable. Perhaps we should just say fuck it and move along with our lives.…

This December

NEW HOLIDAY CLASSIC: Everyone Is Dirty – “This December (A Christmas Song)”

“This December (A Christmas Song)” is available now @ Bandcamp. by Walter Price Oakland’s punk-poets Everyone Is Dirty have released what will be considered an instant holiday classic. “This December (A Christmas Song)”, a song written by the band’s Sivan Lioncub and Christopher Daddio, isn’t exactly an enchanting lullaby you normally associate with yuletide cheer.…