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Anna Hillburg (of Dreamdate) releases solo debut

Anna Hillburg of Dreamdate just released her solo debut on California Clap Records. In addition to her work with Dreamdate, Hillburg's also a classically trained trumpet player who you've [...]

By |March 29, 2013|Comments Off on Anna Hillburg (of Dreamdate) releases solo debut

Video: Lumerians – "The Bloom"

The High Frontier is the newly-announced album from Oakland psych explorers Lumerians, arriving on our planet on August 6th. According to the group's announcement, the six-song set was recorded [...]

By |March 27, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Lumerians – "The Bloom"
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    Thursday, 3/28/13: Painted Palms performing at Nightlife at the Academy of Sciences

Thursday, 3/28/13: Painted Palms performing at Nightlife at the Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences this Thursday invites attendees to "explore the perception and expression of color in the natural world and man-made environments" with a full evening of [...]

By |March 26, 2013|1 Comment

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 3/25-3/31/13

Enjoy this 8tracks 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 |March 25, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 3/25-3/31/13

Video: Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound – "Slithery Thing"

New video from locals Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound. The band's playing alongside White Fence, Meg Baird and Muscle Drum at Amnesia on March 30th.

White Fence, Meg Baird, Assemble [...]

By |March 22, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound – "Slithery Thing"

Low – "Just Make It Stop"

It's the twentieth anniversary of Low, and the band's got a new album, The Invisible Way, out now on Sub Pop. The new record was produced by Jeff Tweedy [...]

By |March 22, 2013|Comments Off on Low – "Just Make It Stop"

Review & Photos: Five days of South by Southwest 2013

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

If you're noticing some people around you who returned from vacation sunburnt, bloated and slightly deaf this week, you can probably chalk that up to [...]

By |March 20, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Five days of South by Southwest 2013
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    Sonny & the Sunsets offer teaser for new album, 'Antenna to the Afterworld'

Sonny & the Sunsets offer teaser for new album, 'Antenna to the Afterworld'

Polyvinyl just offered up this teaser of "Dark Corners," the first track on Sonny & the Sunsets' new album, Antenna to the Afterworld. The album comes out on June [...]

By |March 19, 2013|Comments Off on Sonny & the Sunsets offer teaser for new album, 'Antenna to the Afterworld'

Video: Django Django – "WOR"

Django Django takes its art-pop to Allahabad, India in this clip for "WOR," from the band's self-titled album. The group performs at Public Works on Friday, March 22nd.

By |March 19, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Django Django – "WOR"

The Bay Bridged is headed to South by Southwest!

Several of us are headed down to South by Southwest today, and we'll be covering the sights and sounds of Austin on Twitter and Instagram (@thebaybridged) for the rest [...]

By |March 12, 2013|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged is headed to South by Southwest!

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 3/11-3/17/13

Enjoy this 8tracks 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 |March 11, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 3/11-3/17/13
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    Tonight: Adobe Books fundraiser with The Dodos, Adam Stephens, Tambo Rays and more

Tonight: Adobe Books fundraiser with The Dodos, Adam Stephens, Tambo Rays and more

The effort to save Adobe Books -- which includes this ongoing Indiegogo campaign -- heads to Public Works on Monday night for a benefit concert with The Dodos, Adam [...]

By |March 11, 2013|Comments Off on Tonight: Adobe Books fundraiser with The Dodos, Adam Stephens, Tambo Rays and more