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    This Week in SF, 7/29-8/4/13: Daughn Gibson, Spindrift, The Mantles, Nobunny & more!

This Week in SF, 7/29-8/4/13: Daughn Gibson, Spindrift, The Mantles, Nobunny & 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 |July 29, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 7/29-8/4/13: Daughn Gibson, Spindrift, The Mantles, Nobunny & more!

Jel – "La Resolve"

It feels like Jel's being a little hard on himself by calling his upcoming third LP Late Pass -- it's not like he's been dormant since 2006's Soft Money, [...]

By |July 25, 2013|Comments Off on Jel – "La Resolve"

Shortcircles – "Patience" / "On My Mind"

Shortcircles - "Patience"

As we'd written previously, Oakland electronic pop artist Shortcircles just released his first LP, Between Waves, on Plug Research. You can download a song from that record [...]

By |July 24, 2013|Comments Off on Shortcircles – "Patience" / "On My Mind"

Majical Cloudz to perform at Aquarius Records

Free show alert: Majical Cloudz is performing live at Aquarius Records tonight, Wednesday, July 24th at 6pm. It's free and all ages and promises a certain intensity. As Zack [...]

By |July 24, 2013|Comments Off on Majical Cloudz to perform at Aquarius Records

Video: Jacco Gardner – "Chameleon"

Dutch psych-pop songwriter Jacco Gardner never made it to SF when he came to the US to promote Cabinet of Curiosities earlier this year, a sad fact that'll thankfully [...]

By |July 23, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Jacco Gardner – "Chameleon"
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    This Week in SF, 7/22-7/28/13: Weekend, Speedy Ortiz, Postal Service, Orange Peels & more!

This Week in SF, 7/22-7/28/13: Weekend, Speedy Ortiz, Postal Service, Orange Peels & 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 |July 22, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 7/22-7/28/13: Weekend, Speedy Ortiz, Postal Service, Orange Peels & more!

Video: Lumerians – "Life without Skin"

The latest song from Oakland's Lumerians (following "The Bloom" and "Dogon Genesis") comes in the form of this Waylon Bacon-directed video for "Life without Skin." The song is a [...]

By |July 22, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Lumerians – "Life without Skin"

Video: GRMLN – "Teenage Rhythm"

Here's a new music video for "Teenage Rhythm" by GRMLN. Yoodoo Park is taking his band on tour, playing a handful of West Coast dates (including this Sunday, July [...]

By |July 19, 2013|Comments Off on Video: GRMLN – "Teenage Rhythm"

Video: Watch Mikal Cronin perform on CONAN

Mikal Cronin's well-deserved ascent into the stratosphere continued earlier this week, when his band appeared on CONAN. His latest round of touring finds him today in New York, and [...]

By |July 18, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Watch Mikal Cronin perform on CONAN

The Uncluded – "Delicate Cycle" / "Earthquake"

The Uncluded - the duo of rapper Aesop Rock and singer-songwriter Kimya Dawson - is on tour in support of Hokey Fright, and the band will be coming to [...]

By |July 16, 2013|Comments Off on The Uncluded – "Delicate Cycle" / "Earthquake"

Listen to Twin Steps' new 'Plague Songs' 7"

Sample-driven pop band Twin Steps has teamed up with the similarly Oakland-based 1-2-3-4 Go! Records for two upcoming releases: the new Plague Songs 7", and a cassette called Double [...]

By |July 16, 2013|Comments Off on Listen to Twin Steps' new 'Plague Songs' 7"
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    Videos: "Dog Concert with Marnie Stern" / "I am Marnie Stern"

Videos: "Dog Concert with Marnie Stern" / "I am Marnie Stern"

The most striking thing about the compliments frequently offered about Marnie Stern's guitar prowess is that they aren't accompanied by the usual caveats about the often-limited songwriting abilities of [...]

By |July 10, 2013|Comments Off on Videos: "Dog Concert with Marnie Stern" / "I am Marnie Stern"