Music

Video Premiere: “Zone” by Sacramento Band Creux Lies

Sacramento post-punk/darkwave group Creux Lies are gearing up for a busy 2018. Their debut full-length album was recently completed at the esteemed Earth Tone Studios with Patrick Hills, who has had his hands on many of the best recordings to come out of Sacramento in recent years (including his own…

The Stage is Yours • OMB Peezy Strikes Gold on His Debut EP

“When you down they criticize ya, when you up they wanna ride I’m just tryna keep it moving, been stuck so many times” – “Love you Back,” Humble Beginnings OMB Peezy moved from Mobile, Alabama, to Sacramento at the age of 12. At 20, he is already being dubbed by…

Sacramento NYE Round-Up: 18 Ways to Ring in 2018

1) Guitar virtuoso Buckethead is bringing his innovative shredding skills to Ace of Spades. He’s known for, among many other odd things, incorporating nunchuck skills into his set. Need we say more? Tickets are $30 in advance, available at Aceofspadessac.com. All ages welcome, doors open at 8:30 p.m. 2) The…

Black Lives Rap Fest at Blue Lamp • Dec. 30, 2017

Sure, you may be thinking of Dec. 30 as a day of rest before you party balls on New Year’s Eve. However, resistance never takes a day off, and neither should you! Head down to Blue Lamp on NYEE for an awesome hip-hop show that just happens to be for…

Better Together • Brandi Carlile on Brandi Carlile, Among Others

For most of us, our names are something personal, something representative of our identities. For musicians, names can mean a whole different thing. A name can suddenly become a team, or at the very least, a co-writer; Bernie Taupin and Elton John both serving as Elton John, for instance. Such…