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Mr. Kind FIrst Show & E.P. Release @ Hotel Utah in SF, 7/27

July 26th, 2012 by | Alternative/Indie |

Comprised of well-versed musicians (like Jon Devoto of The Matches), Mr. Kind is just as much of an alliance as it is a band. Alongside Buckeye Knoll and special guest Anadel, Mr. Kind will release their E.P. OK at Hotel Utah in San Francisco on Friday, July 27, at 9PM.

Get intimate with Mr. Kind:

This event is $10, 21+! RSVP on Facebook.

Oh, and here’s a trailer, crafted by Doug of Buckeye Knoll.

Hidden Gem: Kastle *forward-thinking electronic

May 15th, 2012 by | Ambient, Daily Mix, Dance, Electro, Electronic Dance Music |

New mix from a San Francisco DJ who goes by the name Kastle. He makes forward-thinking Electronic music that has influences in a variety of genres. I found his song “Technique” from a SXSW 2012 Showcasing Artists torrent and decided to do some research on this DJ. Below is his latest mix and “Technique”, a free song that samples Kelis.

Jhameel – White Lie x Collision *alternative pop/rock

November 15th, 2011 by | Alternative/Indie, Pop, Rock |

For that chill alternative pop/rock with a unique sound, look no further than Jhameel. I’m a huge fan of this act, not only because I saw them live, but because of this song too.

WAVES is a new music series from Jhameel. Every Tuesday for five weeks, Jhameel will release a brand new track available to stream or download completely free.  Each song will also be accompanied by its own individual artwork, and all will remain available following their release.
The two songs below, “White Lie” and “Collision” are a part of the WAVES music series Jhameel is taking part in.

Waves by jhameel

The next Jhameel track, I Don’t Care, will be released on Tuesday, November 22nd. You can keep up with WAVES on Jhameel’s Facebook and Soundcloud.

Hidden Gem: Jhameel *Indie-Pop

September 12th, 2011 by | Alternative/Indie, Hidden Gem, Pop |

Jhameel is an up-and-coming indie pop artist out of San Francisco. Here’s what his manager wrote to us:

Jhameel creates passionate music that stands out, leading with powerfully sung, soulful melodies which are backed by instrumentation inspired by truly eclectic sources (Prince, MGMT).  It’s the kind of genre defying modern music that is perfect for Before the Bigs. Not to mention, he plays every single instrument on his records himself!

Here’s my four most recent favorites from Jhameel.
Jhameel Sample Set by jhameel
Follow Jhameel on facebook and twitter.

The Hundred Days – Sex U (video+mp3)

June 28th, 2011 by | Music Video, Pop, Rock |

Here’s some upbeat rock/pop from The Hundred Days with “Sex U”. It’s one of their first singles and it’s catchy, cool and overall shows promise in this up-and-coming San Francisco band.

Music video after the jump. (more…)

Kings of Leon vs Flo Rida

November 6th, 2010 by | Mashup |

DJ Fox from San Francisco mashes up Kings of Leon’s “Use Somebody” vs Flo Rida’s “Club Can’t Handle Me”.
Club Can’t Use Somebody

Put this on your party playlist.

Introducing Prescription Beats

September 13th, 2010 by | Hip-Hop/Rap |

Our friend’s at Fab4 Music, specifically Prescription Beats has produced a couple of tracks with an up-and-coming rapper in Northern California, R.E.N. They worked on a track called “Second Chance” and Prescription Beats also produced another song with R.E.N. called “Live From the 650”.

Below listen and download “Second Chance” and check out Prescription Beats if you like the song.

Download: “Second Chance” by R.E.N.

http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F5121665&secret_token=s-cQep6&Second Chance (feat. Divya Sarathy) by Fab4music
Enjoy!

new mixtape! K. Flay – MASHed Potatoes

September 6th, 2010 by | Alternative/Indie, Hip-Hop/Rap |

K. Flay’s latest mixtape is so dope! It’s FIRE!

Please download and support this indie rap artist who hails from Illinois, went to Stanford University, and currently lives in SF. She is going on the Campus Consciousness Tour in October with Passion Pit. Find more info about it on her homepage and like her on facebook if you like this mixtape.

Recently, K. Flay released MASHed Potatoes and I enjoy just about every song on it. My favorites are “CRAZYtown” for it’s lyrics, “ON the bridge” for it’s Chili Pepper sample, and “love in this CLUB MED” for its Usher sample and sweet lyrics.

Download: K. Flay – MASHed Potatoes
Band Camp Link (Listen to each song before you download)

I thought I posted this song on the blog before but here’s the reason why I like K. Flay.

http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F4306042%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-biUmQ&secret_url=false  2 Weak by K.Flay by JanMike415 
Enjoy!

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