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New Cameron Boucher/Field Medic Split EP Available for Streaming & Purchase

Yesterday, local imprint Flower Girl Records issued a split release between label founder Cameron Boucher (Sorority Noise, Small Circle) and Field Medic, a.k.a. Kevin Patrick Sullivan, with its proceeds going to Covenant House. The four-song selection is directly linked to one’s emotive core. Vulnerable, folk instrumentation places a spotlight on the open love letter lyrics in “Of Alaska” and “ITL” (Reprise). There’s beauty in embracing and accepting the imperfections of those you love. Field Medic is part of tonight’s lineup at Everybody Hits, which also includes Kississippi, Shannen Moser, and Cherry.





A Deli Premiere: Ellisa Sun's "Evening" Video

A previous Deli SF featured artist of the month, Ellisa Sun is the creator of a breezy brand of acoustic soul that is at once tender and raw. She channels her perchance for vulnerability in her newest video for “Evening” (streaming below), which The Deli SF is proud to premiere this Valentine’s Day. Puppy-lovers be warned, this is not a video for the honeymoon phase.

Featuring a storyline between two women in a relationship, the video takes the viewer through a scenario that any lover would fear: an intense happiness that settles into a frantic anger, and then ultimately indifference. All of this is set to Ellisa Sun’s dynamic vocals, which are filled with a power that grows by the second. Join our lonely hearts’ club and check the video out below. - Lilly Milman





Bobcat Rob Armenti returns to The Crepe Place, Santa Cruz Friday 02.16

Originally hailing from the small mountain town of Lee Vining, east of Yosemite, Bocat Rob Armenti can now be found among the Santa Cruz Mountains. Armenti's songs are as upfliting as they are haunting, drawing on visceral truths and common threads to weave captivating tales. From quiet to loud, reserved to explosive, each song carries its own weight and settles deep into the listener. The band, known as the Nightly Howl, recently released a video for a brand new song. Titled "On Sunday Morning," the video (streaming below) was recorded at Coonrad Studios in Santa Cruz. A mountain man full of musical prowess, Armenti is gearing up to release his second full length album later this year. In the meantime, the usual solo performer has scheduled a full band gig on Friday, February 16 at The Crepe Place in Santa Cruz. - Joshua Huver

 





Oakland-based The Heartlights release infectious, surfy garage EP "Oh Dear"

Oakland rockers The Heartlights are all energy on their debut release Oh Dear, a six-track EP with thrashing guitars, fast-paced percussion, and delightfully melodic vocals. Lead vocalist Maggie Aytac has a saccharine voice that layers infectiously over their garage-influenced power pop arrangements to create instant hits like “You’re So Cute (It Hurts)” (streaming below), which comes across as a fuzzier take on classic surf rock. The rest of the EP shows similar influences, combining angst with energy to create a tongue-in-cheek ode to Californiacation. At the moment, their next announced live show is on March 9th at The Octopus Literary Salon in Oakland. - Lilly Milman





RAYS bring jangly post-punk to Darger Bar (2/10)

The debut self-titled release by Oakland’s RAYS is a fusion of sounds spanning from classic 70s punk, through the reckless pop of the 90s, all the way to the bouncy garage rock that is currently prevalent in the DIY scene. Made by DIY Bay Area vets Stanley Martinez, Eva Hannan, Troy Hewitt, and Alexa Pantalone, the 11-track LP combines the energy of DIY garage rock - via catchy hooks and jangly guitar parts - with the sheer angst and apathy that gave punk its name - most notably seen in Hannan’s detached vocals on tracks like “Lost In A Cage” (streaming below). They are taking cues from the traditional, without making another unoriginal angry punk album. RAYS will be playing live at the Darger Bar in San Francisco on February 10th. - Lilly Milman

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