Winner of Music City SF’s Battle of the Bands in July and many other battles around the bay … check out Bay Area band Unlikely Heroes. The band met at Music City Rehearsal and embodies the mission statement of Music City SF, which is to foster community in SF and create the future of music in SF. Check out their video shot at Music City Rehearsal with DJ Stefan Aronsen.
You may know them from their performance on Live 105’s Soundcheck’s Local Band stage at BFD 2015. Or perhaps from winning Kevin Klein Live’s Big F’n Break! If no … straight out of Napa, check out Serf and James in this video shot at Music City Rehearsal with DJ Stefan Aronsen.
“If I’m just at home and I’m listening to some beats and I write a song, there will be some songs that I feel like ‘this will probably translate really well into live’. I haven’t decided yet if I’ll record it as myself, but I know the band will play it… and there are some songs that […]
San Francisco has a rich history of publications dedicated to arts and culture. Over the past few decades, however, cultural displacement within the city coupled with a massive decline in the newspaper industry have left San Francisco starving for an alternative to the Chronicle for coverage and promotion of local music events. Rather than search for the next big thing, […]
“Being at a show with our fans and people, it’s a beautiful dialogue really, I think that just as much as they come to see us, we come to see them. We need them and their energy to feed off and it just drives the show and it’s very electric and special” Even in a […]
“When we get comfortable we’re gonna have to find something else.” It’s tough to decide whether Happy Fangs plays more mind games with their audience or with themselves. At first look, their brand of wacky seems only to be a product of the San Francisco music scene they represent, but in reality Happy Fangs is […]
“We have a lot of arguments that are hours long about bands that someone will like that everyone else hates and it’ll just go back and forth and it just makes everyone really specific about what they like about certain songs or certain sounds” Coming out of the small town of Willits, CA, French Girls displays so […]
“It’s definitely a concept band but that also lessens the integrity of it. So it’s pretty organic, but I think mainly it’s our attempt at making music that’s outside the structures of aesthetic music like pop music that’s digestible and fun but it’s a product, commercialized and sold. So we’re trying to make […]
“I feel that a lot of people who are doing composition seriously… are largely talking about some sort of weird, conceptual art. At some point it doesn’t even become about how it sounds anymore, it’s about how much I can push the language, which is a really weird thing for me and I had a […]
“When you first start out you definitely don’t want to share anything, it’s super vulnerable and raw. I started writing when I was thirteen; me and my family were going through a hard time and it was kind of like therapy. I never, ever thought of writing music before. My sister had gotten a publishing […]