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Frisco Freakout this Saturday!

For a more detailed preview of the Frisco Freakout, head over to KQED.org

There's quite the psych fest at Thee Parkside this Saturday, as the first annual Frisco Freakout brings [...]

By |October 10, 2008|Comments Off on Frisco Freakout this Saturday!

CD Releases Friday: The New Trust and Photons

There are interesting CD release parties on both sides of the Bay this Friday night. Over in Berkeley, The New Trust (Feature Podcast) celebrate the release of their [...]

By |October 8, 2008|Comments Off on CD Releases Friday: The New Trust and Photons

Ticket Giveaway: The Morning Benders’ Homecoming Show at the Rickshaw Stop

Few Bay Area bands have had the year that The Morning Benders have had. To sum it up: the release of Talking Through Tin Cans (out on +1 [...]

By |October 1, 2008|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: The Morning Benders’ Homecoming Show at the Rickshaw Stop

Winter’s Fall: Winter’s Fall

"Indie? Narco-Country?" That's the question posed by Berkeley quartet Winter's Fall on their web site, and it's one that could be asked of a number of the bands dominating [...]

By |September 29, 2008|Comments Off on Winter’s Fall: Winter’s Fall

Folsom Street Fair this Sunday

This Sunday, it's the Folsom Street Fair, which San Franciscans will know isn't your average street party. "San Francisco has served – and continues to serve – as [...]

By |September 25, 2008|Comments Off on Folsom Street Fair this Sunday

Mission of Burma/Hank IV Ticket Giveaway!

Celebrating the "Definitive Edition" reissues of their early albums on Matador Records, Boston post-punk pioneers Mission of Burma are swinging into town for two shows this Friday and Saturday [...]

By |September 23, 2008|Comments Off on Mission of Burma/Hank IV Ticket Giveaway!

Little Teeth – Child Bearing Man out now

Little Teeth - "Japanese Candy"

SF punk-folk trio Little Teeth released their debut album Child Bearing Man this week on Absolutely Kosher Records. Fans of eccentric art-rock should check [...]

By |September 10, 2008|Comments Off on Little Teeth – Child Bearing Man out now

Treasure Island: Ticket Giveaway and Festival Preview

The Treasure Island Music Festival is fast approaching, and an awesome event like this isn't free! Lucky for you, we're giving away tickets!

One lucky person will [...]

By |September 10, 2008|Comments Off on Treasure Island: Ticket Giveaway and Festival Preview

20 Minute Loop: Famous People Marry Famous People

Formed by singer-guitarist Greg Giles in 1997, 20 Minute Loop is surely one of the longest running bands in San Francisco indie rock, having outlasted late-nineties peers who have [...]

By |August 18, 2008|Comments Off on 20 Minute Loop: Famous People Marry Famous People

Lemonade – “Sunchips” over at RCRD LBL

The RCRD LBL site recently posted a free mp3 from San Francisco avant-electronic band Lemonade. The song, "Sunchips," which can be downloaded here, showcases the band's loves for [...]

By |July 24, 2008|Comments Off on Lemonade – “Sunchips” over at RCRD LBL

Railcars, Lady Genius Releases on Gold Robot

Railcars - "There Is Ice; It Is Blue" (from Cities vs Submarines)

Lady Genius - "New York Through York" (from upcoming 10")

The good people at local label Gold Robot Records, [...]

The Debut of Mark Matos & Os Beaches

Mark Matos & Os Beaches - On My Mind (demo)

It wasn't long after we interviewed singer-songwriter Mark Matos from "acid gospel" band Campo Bravo that the group announced a [...]

By |July 21, 2008|Comments Off on The Debut of Mark Matos & Os Beaches