The Aimless Never Miss

The Aimless began as a recording project for singer/songwriter Jon Latimer. The project attracted the interest of several close friends, and the band started gigging around Sonoma County in 2005. In 2006, the band relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area, and subsequently released two EPs on Tricycle...

Music from a Birdcage

Music From a Birdcage is the solo project of veteran Bay Area musician Matt Deems, who has contributed to a number of musical endeavors over the years, most notably as a guitarist and songwriter for the respected San Francisco post-rock group Form and Fate. Written and recorded using only an iPad,...

Manuok

It's been years since Manuok's Scott Mercado emerged on the music scene - Dave Eggers dubbed Manuok "the best new band name" at its inception - and he's spent most of the time since on the road. After his cover of "Untitled" won praise from Sigur Ros as the best cover they've heard, Mercado was spur...

Grimoon

Grimoon is an italo-french band formed in 2003. It's not easy to define their musical orientation. A mixture of rock, pop, romantic and personal atmospheres, mostly sung in French. Besides the musical project, they have realized self produced pieces of video art, which support each song. Grimoon is...

Form and Fate

Form and Fate are an instrumental post rock band from San Francisco,California. Form and Fate's brand of post rock is epic, bleak, melodic and complex. Their music is a slow burn, starting out with restraint and then smacking you in the face with a wall of fuzzed out distortion. With three guitaris...

Dasto

Music for Rehab was one of the first releases out on 500 Records, and probably the most unique. It's an aquired taste, perhaps, but in the end Music for Rehab grows on you like babies grow teeth, slowly, accompanied by fevers and crying. This is some really good stuff, if you are into this sort of s...