Americana mainstays The Tree Ring are getting ready to release their new album, Generous Shadows. They’ve finished the album artwork—the cover is an illustration of a verdant mountain landscape—and they’ve sent the record off to the vinyl-pressing plant. They’ll play a record-release show at the San Diego Woman’s Club on Saturday, Feb. 12.
Bubblegum-punk outfit Dum Dum Girls will put out a new EP via Sub Pop on March 1. The four-song EP, He Gets Me High, includes a cover of The Smiths classic “There is a Light that Never Goes Out.” The band will perform at The Casbah on Friday, Feb. 18, as part of a North American tour.
A new track by indie-rock trio Tape Deck Mountain has been making the rounds in the blogosphere. The track, “P.I.,” comes off the Secret Serf EP, which will be released on Jan. 11 by Lefse Records. You can listen to the track on City- Beat’s music blog, Check 1, Check 2.
Dustin Rhodes, The morning Glass and The Goomies will perform at The Park Gallery on Saturday, Dec. 4. Proceeds will go toward paying for equipment stolen during a recent break-in at the all-ages University Heights venue.
Correction: This article originally misspelled the name of Tape Deck Mountain's forthcoming EP. We regret the error.