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  • Mac McCaughan
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    Videos: Six acoustic Mac McCaughan performances (including Spoon, Jay Reatard, and Springsteen covers)

Videos: Six acoustic Mac McCaughan performances (including Spoon, Jay Reatard, and Springsteen covers)

Over the past two decades, Superchunk has crafted some classic fuzz pop gems, but Mac McCaughan can also be a compelling acoustic performer. We're proud to present a rare [...]

By |February 16, 2012|Comments Off on Videos: Six acoustic Mac McCaughan performances (including Spoon, Jay Reatard, and Springsteen covers)

Burger Boogaloo returns to Thee Parkside in March

Burger Records and Total Trash Booking have announced the return of the Burger Boogaloo to Thee Parkside from March 23-25. The Facebook event has additional details, with a [...]

By |February 15, 2012|1 Comment

Howlin Rain: a new short film and concert poster

We already wrote about Howlin Rain's new album and record release show this weekend, but dig this new short film about the band's evolution and the awesome concert poster [...]

By |February 15, 2012|Comments Off on Howlin Rain: a new short film and concert poster

Young Prisms – “Four Hours (away)”

Here's another new one from Young Prisms, off In Between, out March 27th on Kanine Records.

(Via Yours Truly)

By |February 15, 2012|Comments Off on Young Prisms – “Four Hours (away)”

Dominant Legs' gear stolen in Portland

Portlanders, if you see someone wearing my beloved Giants '87 sweatshirt, stop them!! That person also has all our guitars and computers. :(— Ryan Lynch (@DominantLynchie) February 9, 2012

Dominant [...]

By |February 10, 2012|Comments Off on Dominant Legs' gear stolen in Portland
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: Three Days at the Swedish American Hall!

The Bay Bridged Presents: Three Days at the Swedish American Hall!

We're excited to partner with the 2012 Noise Pop Music Festival to present three great days of shows at the Swedish American Hall, with a variety of terrific performers [...]

By |February 9, 2012|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: Three Days at the Swedish American Hall!
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    Friday: Seattle's The Pharmacy performs at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records

Friday: Seattle's The Pharmacy performs at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records

The Pharmacy - "Dig Your Grave"

Seattle band The Pharmacy is heading out on a two-month US tour behind the new Dig Your Grave EP. The title track (mp3 [...]

By |February 7, 2012|Comments Off on Friday: Seattle's The Pharmacy performs at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records
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    January's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

January's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are over a dozen new [...]

By |February 6, 2012|Comments Off on January's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

oOoOO – “NoWayBack (featuring Butterclock)”

oOoOO – "NoWayBack (featuring Butterclock)"

"NoWayBack" is a beautiful-yet-brooding new song from Our Loving Is Hurting Us, the forthcoming EP from San Francisco's oOoOO. The EP's out on Tri [...]

By |February 3, 2012|Comments Off on oOoOO – “NoWayBack (featuring Butterclock)”
  • Adios Amigo
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    Adios Amigo: free EP on Bandcamp, play tonight at the Hemlock Tavern

Adios Amigo: free EP on Bandcamp, play tonight at the Hemlock Tavern

Johnny Major plays drums in il gato, but he also has a solo project called Adios Amigo. The band's first EP of understated indie-pop is available for free [...]

By |January 27, 2012|Comments Off on Adios Amigo: free EP on Bandcamp, play tonight at the Hemlock Tavern

Young Prisms – "Floating in Blue"

Young Prisms 'Floating in Blue' by kaninerecords

"Floating in Blue" is our first taste of In Between, the second LP from SF dreamgazers Young [...]

By |January 24, 2012|Comments Off on Young Prisms – "Floating in Blue"
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    Tonight: Release the Sunbird performs at "Home of the Slave" benefit show

Tonight: Release the Sunbird performs at "Home of the Slave" benefit show

Zach Rogue's Release the Sunbird co-headlines this benefit show tonight at The Independent (8pm, $18), which supports local organizations that assist survivors of human trafficking. It's a great [...]

By |January 24, 2012|Comments Off on Tonight: Release the Sunbird performs at "Home of the Slave" benefit show