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From Monument to Masses: final show 8/28/10 at GAMH (Ticket Giveaway)

From Monument to Masses perform their final show at Great American Music Hall on Saturday, August 28th (9pm, $15). They'll be joined by fellow local instrumental rock bands [...]

By |August 25, 2010|Comments Off on From Monument to Masses: final show 8/28/10 at GAMH (Ticket Giveaway)

Grass Widow: Past Time out today

Grass Widow - "Fried Egg"

Past Time, the new album from SF's Grass Widow, is out today on Kill Rock Stars. Check out "Fried Egg" from the new album [...]

By |August 24, 2010|Comments Off on Grass Widow: Past Time out today

Video: Religious Girls – “Care Harder” & “Charity”

Oakland's Religious Girls did this live set for Terroreyes.tv. The band is at the RIckshaw Stop on Thursday (8pm, $12), with Lazer Sword, Rainbow Arabia, and Sister Crayon.

By |August 23, 2010|Comments Off on Video: Religious Girls – “Care Harder” & “Charity”

Sunday: The 2010 Rock Make Street Festival!

The 2010 Rock Make Street Festival is this Sunday, August 22nd, 2010, on Treat Avenue and 18th Street from 11am-6pm! Presented by The Bay Bridged, Tartufi, and Cookie [...]

By |August 20, 2010|2 Comments

Fops (Thee More Shallows, Ral Partha Vogelbacher) release debut album later this year

Fops - "Solid Copper Huntress"

If you miss Thee More Shallows like we do, you'll be pleased to know that TMS' Dee Kesler has teamed with Ral Partha Vogalbacher's [...]

By |August 19, 2010|Comments Off on Fops (Thee More Shallows, Ral Partha Vogelbacher) release debut album later this year

Tartufi debuts Chasing the Moon video tonight at 111 Minna

Before Rock Make co-organizers Tartufi perform this Sunday at our third annual street fair, the duo will be premiering their new Chasing the Moon video tonight at 111 Minna [...]

By |August 18, 2010|Comments Off on Tartufi debuts Chasing the Moon video tonight at 111 Minna

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Casiokids and Light Pollution, Thriving Ivory

Wednesday, August 18th - Casiokids, Light Pollution, K. Flay and Einar Stokka @ Cafe du Nord

To win a pair of tickets to the show, be the first person to [...]

By |August 18, 2010|2 Comments

Kelley Stoltz – “I Don’t Get That”

Kelley Stoltz - "I Don't Get That"

From Kelley Stoltz's latest record, To Dreamers, out on October 12th on Sub Pop.

By |August 11, 2010|Comments Off on Kelley Stoltz – “I Don’t Get That”

Teen Daze, Blackbird Blackbird, Fiveng and more at Milk, Thursday 8/12/10

Fiveng - "Jonah"

Epicsauce and Yours Truly are hosting a collection of mostly-local electronic pop bands on Thursday at Milk Bar (8pm, $6). On the bill: Vancouver's Teen Daze, [...]

By |August 10, 2010|Comments Off on Teen Daze, Blackbird Blackbird, Fiveng and more at Milk, Thursday 8/12/10

Total Trash Fest starts August 18th

Hella excellent garage rock bands converge at Thee Parkside from August 18th-21st for Total Trash Fest 2010. Full schedule and some songs below:

Wednesday, August 18th (8pm, $8)
The Rantouls [...]

By |August 9, 2010|Comments Off on Total Trash Fest starts August 18th

The Dashing Suns – “Future Thunder” and “Sally Moore”

The Dashing Suns - "Future Thunder"

The Dashing Suns - "Sally Moore"

From Really Like You, the new full length album from Oakland's The Dashing Suns. The album's out on [...]

By |August 9, 2010|Comments Off on The Dashing Suns – “Future Thunder” and “Sally Moore”

Video: Adam Stephens previews We Live On Cliffs

Adam Haworth Stephens has announced the release of his debut solo album, We Live On Cliffs, out September 28th on Saddle Creek. He also just posted the above [...]

By |August 6, 2010|4 Comments