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Themselves – “You Ain’t It” (Lazer Sword Remix)

Themselves - "You Ain't It" (Lazer Sword Remix)

On September 21, Anticon duo Themselves release CrownsDown & Company, featuring remixes of songs from last year's CrownsDown LP along with a [...]

By |September 7, 2010|Comments Off on Themselves – “You Ain’t It” (Lazer Sword Remix)

Fecal Face anniversary show with Kelley Stoltz, Sonny Smith, Ty Segall

Congratulations to Fecal Face, celebrating ten years of championing the arts locally and internationally. Friday, September 10th marks the opening of Fecal Face's 10 Year Anniversary Show at [...]

By |September 7, 2010|Comments Off on Fecal Face anniversary show with Kelley Stoltz, Sonny Smith, Ty Segall

Dominant Legs – “About My Girls” and Terroreyes.TV video

Dominant Legs from TERROREYES.TV on Vimeo.

Above, Dominant Legs performs "Clawing Out at the Walls" for Terroreyes.tv. Below, another new song from the SF band's debut EP, out now [...]

By |September 2, 2010|Comments Off on Dominant Legs – “About My Girls” and Terroreyes.TV video

Electric Sunset – “Soda”

Electric Sunset - "Soda"

Formerly of Olympia band Desolation WIlderness, Nic Zwart moved back to San Francisco and started Electric Sunset. Between "Soda" and the four songs on his [...]

By |August 30, 2010|Comments Off on Electric Sunset – “Soda”

Operation Restore Maximum Freedom X lineup announced (and it’s terrific)

Super Wild Horses - "Carolina"

Greg Ashley - "Requiem Mass - Part I"

Get your mixtapes ready for a drive up to Davis, because KDVS' just-announced tenth Operation Restore Maximum Freedom [...]

By |August 27, 2010|4 Comments

Tamaryn releases The Waves

Tamaryn - "Love Fade"

Tamaryn - "Mild Confusion"

The Waves, the debut full length of shoegazey pop from San Francisco's Tamaryn, is out now digitally, with vinyl coming on September 14th [...]

By |August 27, 2010|Comments Off on Tamaryn releases The Waves

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