Dasto

Music for Rehab was one of the first releases out on 500 Records, and probably the most unique. It 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 stu...

Form and Fate

Form & Fate are an instrumental post rock band from San Francisco,California. To quote the band "the name Form & Fate was derived from the process through which a lake is born. As the definition would imply, the music is something of a tribute to the turbulent ways in which new landscapes are formed...

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...

Identical Homes

Identical Homes is the electronic/post rock brain child of Daniel McKenzie from the critically acclaimed band The Rum Diary. Currently Daniel is the front man of Shuteye Unison and plays bass in Built for the Sea. All songs on his new album, Machine Made Moods, were written, played, recorded and m...

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...

Spark and Decay

Decaying sparks here...

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...

Ventid

Ventid in no way endorses moving to San Francisco from 3 different corners of the U.S. (New England, Southeast, & SoCal) and forming a band via an anonymous Craigslist posting in 2009. Nor does Ventid condone the natural union of 4 music vets with past projects as divergent as math rock, film music,...