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Artist Feature: Hank III

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Entering the family business is a tricky affair. Especially when your family already has a rather notorious reputation. For Hank Williams III, entering the music business was the easy part. His grandfather Hank Williams became a legend through his music despite an early alcohol fueled death at 29 and expulsion from the Grand Ole Opry. […]

PK Hits #4 on MTV’s Most Watched Videos


PK, an alternative rock group all the way from San Luis Obispo, has won the hearts of many in the South Bay music scene. They recently released a music video for their song, Some Nights (The Lost Boys Sessions). The video is now #4 on MTV’s Most Watched Video in the past 24 hours which […]

Dual Record Release: Tumbleweed Wanderers and Rin Tin Tiger


After releasing two EPs, the Oakland-based soulful folk-rock band presents its debut full length. While listening to the album it is hard to wrap my head around the idea that this is a self-released CD by a local group that have only been playing together for about a year. The record, instead, ┬ámakes me feel […]

Tumbleweed Wanderers Album Release Tomorrow

Album Artwork by Caitlin Gowdey

Tumbleweed Wanderers, a favorite local band of KSJS, and former stars at eMerging Arts, will be releasing their new album, So Long tomorrow night in San Francisco at Great American Music Hall. Tumbleweed Wanderers are a folk band from Oakland. They are known for some of their phantom but beloved appearances right outside venues in […]

Special Artist Focus: Huntress – Interview with Jill Janis

For a relatively new entry to the metal scene, LA-based Huntress have already gotten the kind of exposure most bands only wishfully dream of during the demo process. The melodic death metal group only last month dropped their debut full-length Spell Eater (Napalm Records) but already grabbed 2 lucrative spots on the road. First they […]