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    Interview: King Tuff to bring unfiltered mania to Phono del Sol 2015

Interview: King Tuff to bring unfiltered mania to Phono del Sol 2015

King Tuff will be playing the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, July 11th at Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco. Get your tickets before it's too [...]

By |June 8, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: King Tuff to bring unfiltered mania to Phono del Sol 2015
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    Death Records to hold inaugural DEATHSTOCK, a three-day festival in Guerneville this June

Death Records to hold inaugural DEATHSTOCK, a three-day festival in Guerneville this June

If the name didn't already hint at it, DEATHSTOCK isn't a festival for the weak-hearted.

To celebrate the first year anniversary of San Francisco-based Death Records' existence, DEATHSTOCK brings together more than 25 bands (on [...]

By |June 2, 2015|Comments Off on Death Records to hold inaugural DEATHSTOCK, a three-day festival in Guerneville this June
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    Total Control bring post punk noise to Rickshaw Stop this August

Total Control bring post punk noise to Rickshaw Stop this August

To call Total Control punk is to not tell the whole story. The Australian five-piece came into their own in 2008, after releasing a slew of 7-inches that canvassed [...]

By |May 19, 2015|Comments Off on Total Control bring post punk noise to Rickshaw Stop this August
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    Arcade Fire’s Will Butler to hit San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall next week

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler to hit San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall next week

After ten years, Arcade Fire's Will Butler is finally treading his own path. The multi-instrumentalist (who plays bass, drums, synthesizer, and guitar) was nominated for his first Academy Award [...]

By |May 19, 2015|Comments Off on Arcade Fire’s Will Butler to hit San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall next week
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    White Lung announces tour with Refused with stop in San Francisco

White Lung announces tour with Refused with stop in San Francisco

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White Lung isn't exactly a band for the weak-hearted. The snarling punk trio has a live show that's loud, turbulent, and a little bit [...]

By |April 14, 2015|Comments Off on White Lung announces tour with Refused with stop in San Francisco
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    Phono del Sol headliners Tanlines unveil new Netflix-themed website

Phono del Sol headliners Tanlines unveil new Netflix-themed website

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Anyone who follows Phono del Sol headliners Tanlines on Twitter knows that they're a bit quirky. The duo has a fantastic sense of humor, and based on [...]

By |April 14, 2015|Comments Off on Phono del Sol headliners Tanlines unveil new Netflix-themed website
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    José González to play two nights at Bimbo’s in San Francisco

José González to play two nights at Bimbo’s in San Francisco

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Sweden's José González is back from a long solo hiatus. The guitarist and folk singer-songwriter has finally unleashed Vestiges & Claws, his first album in seven years, and [...]

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    WOVE releases live video, prepares to co-headline SF show with Creepers

WOVE releases live video, prepares to co-headline SF show with Creepers

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Not long after WOVE (formerly A Million Billion Dying Suns) released their first metal and psych-inspired EP, they've already got another on the way — and a killer live [...]

By |April 8, 2015|Comments Off on WOVE releases live video, prepares to co-headline SF show with Creepers
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    The Battery: private club, music venue, and microcosm of the relationship between tech and the arts in San Francisco in 2015

The Battery: private club, music venue, and microcosm of the relationship between tech and the arts in San Francisco in 2015

 
San Francisco these days seems like a never-ending battle between the haves and have-nots. More frequently, the former are growing in population, while natives, artists, and everyone else without [...]

By |April 6, 2015|Comments Off on The Battery: private club, music venue, and microcosm of the relationship between tech and the arts in San Francisco in 2015
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    Sacramento’s So Stressed releases new video for “Merv King & The Phantoms”

Sacramento’s So Stressed releases new video for “Merv King & The Phantoms”

 
Meredith Graves' new label Honor Press was willing to take a shot on Sacramento's So Stressed, and it looks like the partnership was a perfect match.

The post-hardcore trio, made up of [...]

By |March 26, 2015|Comments Off on Sacramento’s So Stressed releases new video for “Merv King & The Phantoms”
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    JEFF The Brotherhood, Bully play SF’s Independent this weekend

JEFF The Brotherhood, Bully play SF’s Independent this weekend

 
JEFF The Brotherhood is really coming into their own. The new album Wasted On A Dream (out now via Infinity Cat Recordings) proves that, though you might suspect as much based [...]

By |March 25, 2015|Comments Off on JEFF The Brotherhood, Bully play SF’s Independent this weekend
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    Wreck & Reference, Bosse-De-Nage, and So Stressed announce show at Oakland’s Golden Bull

Wreck & Reference, Bosse-De-Nage, and So Stressed announce show at Oakland’s Golden Bull

 
California duo Wreck & Reference have only been around since 2011, but the band has already toured as support with an array of acts of an impressive caliber; Deafheaven and Liturgy, [...]

By |March 17, 2015|Comments Off on Wreck & Reference, Bosse-De-Nage, and So Stressed announce show at Oakland’s Golden Bull
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