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Music, All Shook Down Dario Slavazza's EP <i>Ocean Eyes</i> is Full of Laid-Back, Dream Pop Tunes That Are Perfect For Summer

Dario Slavazza's EP Ocean Eyes is Full of Laid-Back, Dream Pop Tunes That Are Perfect For Summer

For most of his life, 28-year-old Dario Slavazza has been making music. He learned how to play saxophone in fourth grade — followed later by guitar, piano, clarinet, and flute — and played in various jazz and other bands throughout…
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Music, All Shook Down Premiere: San Francisco's MOSAICS Will Inspire You To Live Out Your Dreams in Their New Single "Freedom"

Premiere: San Francisco's MOSAICS Will Inspire You To Live Out Your Dreams in Their New Single "Freedom"

Do anything for a long enough period of time and you'll start to feel restless. Add a boss and a schedule to the mix and you might even start to feel a bit chained downed and enslaved.  In San…
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Music, All Shook Down The 5 Best Songs on Drake's <i>Views</i> That Aren't "Hotline Bling" or "One Dance"

The 5 Best Songs on Drake's Views That Aren't "Hotline Bling" or "One Dance"

If you haven't heard already, Drake dropped a new album. The improbably long project — it has 20 tracks and clocks in at just under an hour and a half — is the Canadian rapper's fourth full-length record (because If…
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Music, All Shook Down I Can't Stop Listening To Sonny and The Sunset's New Song "Moods"

I Can't Stop Listening To Sonny and The Sunset's New Song "Moods"

It's too bad there's no record of what you've just listened to on SoundCloud (or if there is, I obviously don't know about it), because I'm curious to see just how many times I've listened to the new Sonny and…
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Music, All Shook Down "All The Beauty" is Lila Rose's Most Cathartic Song Yet

"All The Beauty" is Lila Rose's Most Cathartic Song Yet

Lila Rose was born with a form of hyperacusis, a health condition characterized by an increased sensitivity to certain sound frequencies and volume ranges, which can make certain natural sounds unbearable and some music incredibly intense.  Despite this, the Toronto-born,…
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Music, All Shook Down Premiere: Things Get Trippy in Talkie's New Music Video "Mountain"

Premiere: Things Get Trippy in Talkie's New Music Video "Mountain"

Once you hear the San Francisco folk-rock band Talkie, their name makes more sense. "Instead of having one person sing," says Brad Hagmann, "we pretty quickly discovered that all four of could sing and had sung the lead in…
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Music, All Shook Down Premiere: Stream Sporting Life's Brit-Pop Inspired New Album, <i>Rivalry</i>

Premiere: Stream Sporting Life's Brit-Pop Inspired New Album, Rivalry

San Francisco band Sporting Life started out as a pop-folk outfit called The Cons before switching to their current, British pop-inspired iteration in 2010. They're self-described as a "dream rock, shoegaze, British pop" band, and they take influence from,…
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Music, All Shook Down Get Ready For Christmas With R. Kelly's Holiday Slap, "Christmas Party"

Get Ready For Christmas With R. Kelly's Holiday Slap, "Christmas Party"

If you've heard R. Kelly's summer slap "Backyard Party," then you'll recognize the tune in "Christmas Party" (and know that it's basically the same song but with different lyrics). Whatever, though, we're still bumping it over here at the…
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Music, All Shook Down Live Review: Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends Keep It "Fluid" at the Rickshaw Stop

Live Review: Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends Keep It "Fluid" at the Rickshaw Stop

Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends The Rickshaw Stop Sunday, Dec. 6 Ezra Furman is a transformative performer. The last time I saw him wield a guitar was in February 2013 at a San Francisco acoustic Sofar Session. He was…
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Music, All Shook Down Premiere: Social Work Wants You to Dance Funny to Their Debut Single, "Funny Dancers"

Premiere: Social Work Wants You to Dance Funny to Their Debut Single, "Funny Dancers"

Funny dancers rejoice because we've got a song for you. "Funny Dancers" is the debut single from Oakland band, Social Work, and it's the kind of jam that'll get even the most staunch non-dancers out of their chairs and…
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Music, All Shook Down Premiere: Plunge Into Al Lover's Trippy New Beat Album <i>Zodiak Versions</i>

Premiere: Plunge Into Al Lover's Trippy New Beat Album Zodiak Versions

For the last six years, Al Lover has lived in the Inner Richmond, working days at Rooky Ricardo's Records in Lower Haight and dropping psychedelic, lyric-less albums in his free time. But that happy paradigm is soon to be…
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Music, All Shook Down E-40's Latest EP, <i>Poverty And Prosperity,</i> Ranked From Best to Worst Song

E-40's Latest EP, Poverty And Prosperity, Ranked From Best to Worst Song

If you checked Twitter last Friday morning, you might have noticed that E-40 dropped a new EP. (Seriously, the Twitterverse was going insane over this new drop from Big Earl.) Somehow, whilst making appearances on other artists' albums (like…
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Music, All Shook Down Listen to the New Florence and the Machine Track Before the Show Tonight

Listen to the New Florence and the Machine Track Before the Show Tonight

Florence and the Machine shared a new track off their upcoming album How Big How Blue How Beautiful today titled "Ship to Wreck."  On first listen the catchy pop tune, led by Florence Welch’s powerful vocals, sounds upbeat and dance-in-the-car worthy.…
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Music, All Shook Down Listen: Vetiver's Breezy New Single, "Current Carry"

Listen: Vetiver's Breezy New Single, "Current Carry"

“I like a lot of space, I’m not a fan of vocals that take up a lot of room, so I was keeping myself to these very abrupt lines, practically like the rules of haiku, just a few syllables,”…
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Music, All Shook Down Listen: Geographer's "I'm Ready"

Listen: Geographer's "I'm Ready"

Because nothing gets you through Hump Day like the announcement of a new Geographer album: Here is an announcement about a new Geographer album! "I'm Ready," which the the band released today as the first single off Ghost Modern, set for…
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Music, All Shook Down Listen: Toro Y Moi's New Disco-Groovy "Empty Nesters"

Listen: Toro Y Moi's New Disco-Groovy "Empty Nesters"

Chaz Bundick is like the musical version of that kid in elementary school who can't sit still — but it's because he's totally mastered his times tables already, and wants to move on to astronomy. Last year saw the…
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Music, All Shook Down Moment of Truth: DJ QBert's <i>Jellyfish Lazer Face</i> Is Turntablism Porn

Moment of Truth: DJ QBert's Jellyfish Lazer Face Is Turntablism Porn

Welcome back to Moment of Truth. If you’ve been reading recently, you know we launched our new hip-hop column with a candid interview with Hieroglyphics’ Pep Love about the state of hip-hop in the Bay. Moment of Truth will continue…
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Music, All Shook Down Hear Death Grips' New Surprise Instrumental Album, <i>Fashion Week</i>

Hear Death Grips' New Surprise Instrumental Album, Fashion Week

Death Grips, the ever-cryptic Sacramento noise-industrial-hip-hop crew that broke fans' hearts last July when they posted an official breakup announcement on Facebook, continue to confuse the hell out of everybody — but as long as they keep releasing new music,…
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Music, All Shook Down Watch Sonny & the Sunsets Get Animated and Obsessed With Hair Accessories In This Video For "Cheap Extensions"

Watch Sonny & the Sunsets Get Animated and Obsessed With Hair Accessories In This Video For "Cheap Extensions"

Nothing to take the edge off a Monday like the announcement of a new record from S.F. dreamboats Sonny & the Sunsets. The dreamy indie psych-folkers announced Talent Night at the Ashram today, a new LP they'll release Feb. 17 on…
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Music, All Shook Down Happy Fangs Release "Fangsgiving," a Holiday Anthem For the Rest of Us

Happy Fangs Release "Fangsgiving," a Holiday Anthem For the Rest of Us

If your leftover Halloween candy has finally run dry and the stuffing and sweet potatoes can't get here fast enough — Happy Fangs, S.F.'s power-punk-pop trio known for its black and white face paint and scary-fun stage antics, have…
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