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Review: Sonny and the Sunsets - Moods Baby Moods

It’s a sunny day in San Francisco. The humidity makes this heat a thousand times less tolerable. I can see Sausalito from this low lit attic and I wonder: has it really been three years? 504 more words


Sonny & the Sunsets - Moods Baby Moods

For his latest outing under the Sonny & the Sunsets moniker, Sonny Smith pulls something of an of Montreal , backing away from the lo-fi pop of his past releases in favor of a more rhythm-centric album of jagged beats and compressed post-punk funk. 790 more words

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A brash, confident homecoming for Thao & the Get Down Stay Down

By Norm de Veyra //

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down //
The Fillmore – San Francisco
April 30th, 2016 //

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down kicked off their Fillmore show last Saturday by blasting English hip-hop artist M.I.A.’s anthem “Bad Girls” while Thao Nguyen and her bandmates sauntered onto a dark stage. 211 more words


Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive

What do you get when you put together two of the boldest and most unique female artists working?  You get a Thao Nguyen album that sounds a little bit like a tUnE-yArDs album. 844 more words


Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - “A Man Alive” Review

‘A Man Alive’ is the fourth album from Thao Nguyen with her project The Get Down Stay Down (she also records as half of Thao & Mirah) and is one of the most personal to date. 751 more words


Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

Y’all seen the Kazoo Kid meme? I started seeing gifs and snippets from “You on Kazoo” a couple months ago and decided unequivocally that the Kazoo Kid was awesome. 275 more words



Songwriter/producer based in Auckland, who’s beginning to create small ripples of interest across the music scene with her serene, subtle take on the new-wave genre. Her first single, ‘Skin and Bone’, from her upcoming ‘blue’ EP is a touching, melodic pool of pure placidity, with vocal tones somewhere inbetween those of tUnE-yArDs and Wild Belle; certainly promising equally unique tranquilities from the future EP. 30 more words