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Xiu Xiu to release album of Nina Simone covers

San Jose's Xiu Xiu will be releasing an album of Nina Simone covers on December 3 via Graveface. Jamie Stewart had the idea for the reorienting Simone's classics into [...]

By |October 29, 2013|Comments Off on Xiu Xiu to release album of Nina Simone covers

King Krule appears on Willis Earl Beal's "Church of Nobody"

Willis Earl Beal's "Church of Nobody" web series just posted its second video, featuring the elusive, dark, and jazzy King Krule, who recently dropped his debut album 6 Feet [...]

By |October 28, 2013|Comments Off on King Krule appears on Willis Earl Beal's "Church of Nobody"

Slow Magic releases remix of Gold Panda's "Brazil"

Slow Magic has released a remix of former tourmate Gold Panda's "Brazil", available for download via XLR8R. The track, from Panda's Half of Where You Live EP, is spacey, tropical, [...]

By |October 23, 2013|Comments Off on Slow Magic releases remix of Gold Panda's "Brazil"
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    Dan Casey drops "Playing Games" from upcoming LP 'Empty City'

Dan Casey drops "Playing Games" from upcoming LP 'Empty City'

Dan Casey, the brain behind Berkeley-based electronic project Yalls, is taking a different approach to his self-titled project.

A far cry from his experimental dance-ready tracks, the upcoming LP Empty City (out October [...]

By |October 21, 2013|Comments Off on Dan Casey drops "Playing Games" from upcoming LP 'Empty City'

Botanist debuts experimental track "Tillandsia"

In anticipation of his upcoming split release with Palace of Worms, San Francisco's own black metal outfit Botanist has released the frenzied album cut "Tillandsia" via Revolver Magazine.

The Botanist is [...]

By |October 21, 2013|Comments Off on Botanist debuts experimental track "Tillandsia"

San Fermin to play Café Du Nord

Baroque pop suite San Fermin will be making a stop at the intimate, shadowy Café Du Nord in support of their fall tour following the September release of their [...]

By |October 16, 2013|Comments Off on San Fermin to play Café Du Nord

Creepers release two new tracks, play Hemlock tonight

San Francisco's own psych/prog project Creepers, featuring members from White Cloud and Deafheaven, have released two new tracks. The self-titled (so far) EP consists of two tracks — the dark, raging "Forked Tongues" and [...]

By |October 15, 2013|Comments Off on Creepers release two new tracks, play Hemlock tonight

Wavves and King Tuff play Slim's on Wednesday

Lo-fi garage rock troupe Wavves are uniting with the enigmatic King Tuff for a visit to SoMa's Slim's on Wednesday.

Following the release of this year's Afraid of Heights (which [...]

By |October 15, 2013|Comments Off on Wavves and King Tuff play Slim's on Wednesday
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    Thee Oh Sees taking up residence at The Chapel tonight and tomorrow

Thee Oh Sees taking up residence at The Chapel tonight and tomorrow

Thee Oh Sees have returned home to San Francisco once (or rather, three times) again for a short residency at The Chapel in the Mission this weekend (and last [...]

By |October 11, 2013|Comments Off on Thee Oh Sees taking up residence at The Chapel tonight and tomorrow

Tera Melos drop remix of "Snake Lake" ft. Busdriver & Milo

Sacramento prog-rock outfit Tera Melos dropped an interesting track last week, a remix of their song "Snake Lake" featuring Hellfyre Club lyricists, the avantcore Busdriver and Milo. The genre-flexing remix will [...]

By |October 8, 2013|Comments Off on Tera Melos drop remix of "Snake Lake" ft. Busdriver & Milo

Fuck Buttons playing The Independent this Wednesday

Andrew Hung and John Power, better know as Fuck Buttons, will be returning to San Francisco on October 9 to unleash their vast and vacuous Slow Focus on a [...]

By |October 7, 2013|Comments Off on Fuck Buttons playing The Independent this Wednesday
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    SF MusicTech returned on Tuesday for its fourteenth installment

SF MusicTech returned on Tuesday for its fourteenth installment

SF MusicTech is a conference that addresses the innovations and problems in today’s music industry, especially as they pertain to new technology and social media, and it returned this [...]

By |October 3, 2013|Comments Off on SF MusicTech returned on Tuesday for its fourteenth installment
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