Today's local music

2:02pm

Thu April 30, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Waterstrider

Today’s local music is by the band Waterstrider, from Oakland. They were the guests recently on KALW’s new music program, “Liner Notes.” They say their songs are “filled with sincerity, sadness and joy – a style of rhythmic pop played with soul.”

Waterstrider has a record release party on Thursday (04.30) at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco. Music starts at 9pm.

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1:41pm

Mon April 27, 2015
Today's Local Music

Today's Local Music: Alison Faith Levy

The peppy music you’re hearing now is by Alison Faith Levy. The pre-school crowd knows her as Sippy Alison, from her days with the kid-pleasing group, The Sippy Cups.  Her musical style has been described as “power pop meets bubblegum.” 

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2:40pm

Wed January 14, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Taraf de Locos

This song is by Taraf de Locos. If you like it, you can see them live on Friday night at the Red Poppy Art House at 7:30. And if you really like it, you can support their Kickstarter campaign.

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3:53pm

Thu October 3, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: The Brothers Comatose

Jonah Podbereski

Only half of the name of the band you’re hearing is accurate. Two members of The Brothers Comatose are actually brothers. But they are not comatose. In fact, they’re known for providing audience members with chopsticks, so they can add to the percussion section. And they toss alligators into the crowd – inflatable ones. Still, that’s hardly comatose.  

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3:52pm

Thu October 3, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Lance Canales & The Flood

 A lot of blues singers sing about living in one-room shacks, hard work and hard times, but few these days have direct experience with this kind of life. That’s not true for Lance Canales, who you’re hearing now. Canales grew up breaking horses and listening to fire-and-brimstone preachers in California’s central valley.  

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