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    This Week in SF, 3/31-4/6/14: The War on Drugs, Obnox, Meklit Hadero, Push The Feeling & more!

This Week in SF, 3/31-4/6/14: The War on Drugs, Obnox, Meklit Hadero, Push The Feeling & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |March 31, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 3/31-4/6/14: The War on Drugs, Obnox, Meklit Hadero, Push The Feeling & more!
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    This Week in SF, 3/24-3/30/14: Black Lips, Sleepy Sun, Small Black, Mark Matos & Os Beaches & more!

This Week in SF, 3/24-3/30/14: Black Lips, Sleepy Sun, Small Black, Mark Matos & Os Beaches & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |March 24, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 3/24-3/30/14: Black Lips, Sleepy Sun, Small Black, Mark Matos & Os Beaches & more!
  • Deafheaven @ Bottom of the Hill 7/15/13 - photo by Nicole L. Browner
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    This Week in SF, 3/10-3/16/14: Deafheaven, Sister Crayon, Shannon and the Clams & more!

This Week in SF, 3/10-3/16/14: Deafheaven, Sister Crayon, Shannon and the Clams & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF this week. For a full list of upcoming concerts in the SF Bay Area, check our Concert [...]

By |March 10, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 3/10-3/16/14: Deafheaven, Sister Crayon, Shannon and the Clams & more!
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    This Week in SF, 2/17-2/23/14: Marissa Nadler, Peace Creep, R. Stevie Moore, DRMS & more!

This Week in SF, 2/17-2/23/14: Marissa Nadler, Peace Creep, R. Stevie Moore, DRMS & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF this week. For a full list of upcoming concerts in the SF Bay Area, check our Local [...]

By |February 17, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 2/17-2/23/14: Marissa Nadler, Peace Creep, R. Stevie Moore, DRMS & more!
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    This Week in SF, 2/10-2/16/14: Thao, Hospitality, Quilt, Bay Area Record Label Fair & more!

This Week in SF, 2/10-2/16/14: Thao, Hospitality, Quilt, Bay Area Record Label Fair & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. For a full list of upcoming concerts in the SF Bay [...]

By |February 10, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 2/10-2/16/14: Thao, Hospitality, Quilt, Bay Area Record Label Fair & more!
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    This Week in SF, 2/3-2/9/14: WATERS, Cheap Time, Oneohtrix Point Never, St. Lucia & more!

This Week in SF, 2/3-2/9/14: WATERS, Cheap Time, Oneohtrix Point Never, St. Lucia & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |February 3, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 2/3-2/9/14: WATERS, Cheap Time, Oneohtrix Point Never, St. Lucia & more!
  • John Vanderslice and the Magik*Magik Orchestra, 6/17/11 at the Herbst Theater
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    Friday night: Magik*Magik celebrates five years with "When We Were Young"

Friday night: Magik*Magik celebrates five years with "When We Were Young"

This Friday, the Magik*Magik Orchestra will be celebrating five years of all around awesomeness with "When We Were Young," a three-act concert where the orchestra will be joined on [...]

By |January 30, 2014|Comments Off on Friday night: Magik*Magik celebrates five years with "When We Were Young"
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    Interview: Van Pierszalowski of WATERS discusses new sound, new album, SF residency

Interview: Van Pierszalowski of WATERS discusses new sound, new album, SF residency

Before WATERS takes over Monday nights at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall -- starting off with a Bay Bridged-presented show on February 3rd -- we asked Van Pierszalowski [...]

By |January 29, 2014|Comments Off on Interview: Van Pierszalowski of WATERS discusses new sound, new album, SF residency
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    This Week in SF, 1/27-2/2/14: Magik*Magik Orchestra, Young Prisms, Washed Out, Blackbird Blackbird & more!

This Week in SF, 1/27-2/2/14: Magik*Magik Orchestra, Young Prisms, Washed Out, Blackbird Blackbird & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |January 27, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 1/27-2/2/14: Magik*Magik Orchestra, Young Prisms, Washed Out, Blackbird Blackbird & more!

Video: POW! – "Hi-Tech Boom"

Hannah Lew directed this clip for "Hi-Tech Boom," the title track from POW!'s debut LP. The record's out now on Castle Face Records, and the band is performing tonight [...]

By |January 23, 2014|Comments Off on Video: POW! – "Hi-Tech Boom"
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    This Week in SF, 1/20-1/26/14: Wooden Shjips, Pure Bathing Culture, Useless Eaters, Nosaj Thing & more!

This Week in SF, 1/20-1/26/14: Wooden Shjips, Pure Bathing Culture, Useless Eaters, Nosaj Thing & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |January 20, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 1/20-1/26/14: Wooden Shjips, Pure Bathing Culture, Useless Eaters, Nosaj Thing & more!
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    Win tickets to Magik*Magik Orchestra's birthday show with Geographer, The Dodos and more!

Win tickets to Magik*Magik Orchestra's birthday show with Geographer, The Dodos and more!

Depending on the guest list, birthday parties can be a hit or miss affair, but The Magik*Magik Orchestra has assembled quite the lineup of performers for its fifth birthday [...]

By |January 17, 2014|Comments Off on Win tickets to Magik*Magik Orchestra's birthday show with Geographer, The Dodos and more!