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Download: Live This Month: November 2018 (Podcast #435)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area.

November's concert lineup includes big record release shows for the great local bands The Total Bettys and Perhapsy, and you can sample new music from both acts in this episode. Speaking of records, Same Girls will be performing at the Bay Area Record Fest this month, which offers a chance to learn more about local record labels amidst performances by half a dozen excellent Bay Area bands. The mix also features music released this year by the Bay's World Smasher, Larry June, and Castle.

On the touring front, we've spotlighted two new groups comprised of talented solo artists. boygenius finds Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus uniting for a national tour and a new collaborative EP. Similarly, Justus Proffit and Jay Som are touring behind their new release, in which the LA duo explores a mix of indie rock, garage, country and pop sounds. As discussed in the podcast, we're also really excited for upcoming shows by Australian band The Goon Sax, LA rapper Open Mike Eagle, and Florida punks Gouge Away.

Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!

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About the bands:

The Goon Sax - "She Knows"
The Goon Sax and Blues Lawyer perform at Cafe du Nord on November 8

The Total Bettys - "Am I Glowing"
The band celebrates its album release party at at Bottom of the Hill on November 15; See Night and Like Roses open the show

Open Mike Eagle - "Relatable (peak OME)"
Headlining the Starline Social Club on November 8

World Smasher - "My Spine"
The Bay Area band is playing Thee Parkside on November 11 with Plug, Poppies, and Smiley

Larry June - "Ocean Beach"
The SF rapper performs at Slim's on November 29

boygenius - "Ketchum, ID"
On November 27, Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus will play solo sets and collectively as boygenius at The Fox Theater

Algiers - "1st November 1954"
The band's tour with Young Fathers comes to The Independent on November 10 and 11

Perhapsy - "34th and West"
Performing with Small Crush, Fell Runner, and Same Girls at Bottom of the Hill on November 24

Gouge Away - "Ghost"
Joining Drug Church and Heart Attack Man at 924 Gilman on November 11

Justus Proffit & Jay Som - "Nothing's Changed"
On November 30, the duo joins Boy Scouts and Toner at the Starline Social Club

Same Girls - "Domino"
Performing with Spellling, Drew Banga, Cool Ghouls, New Circle, The She's, and Dick Stusso at the Bay Area Record Fest on November 3

Castle - "Wait for Dark"
Headlining an all-local heavy show on November 29 at the Elbo Room Jack London with Slough Feg and Owl

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