About Dariush Azmoudeh

A rare breed of Bay Area native that still somehow lives in the Bay Area. Spent two years living in Austin, TX after graduating from Chico State. Journalist/graphic designer that loves playing the guitar and has been trying to learn to play "Smells Like Teen Spirit" on his new ukulele.
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    Immersion (with Colin Newman of Wire) brings electronic vibes to Cafe du Nord

Immersion (with Colin Newman of Wire) brings electronic vibes to Cafe du Nord

The UK duo Immersion, featuring Colin Newman of Wire and Malka Spigel of Minimal Compact, will be performing at Cafe du Nord on June 24.

The San Francisco show is [...]

The Silhouette Era premieres new single “Jaded Summer”

The Silhouette Era have a big week ahead of them beginning with today’s premiere of "Jaded Summer," just a few days before the release of their self-titled EP on [...]

Giveaway: Hockey Dad at Cafe du Nord

If you’re itching for some rock and roll this weekend, look no further than Cafe du Nord. Hockey Dad will be playing at San Francisco’s Cafe du Nord on [...]

By |May 25, 2018|Comments Off on Giveaway: Hockey Dad at Cafe du Nord

Giveaway: Franz Ferdinand at the Fox Theater

Looking for a great reason to take someone out to a show? If you and your date are fans of Franz Ferdinand, you should definitely enter our giveaway!

The Scottish [...]

By |May 15, 2018|Comments Off on Giveaway: Franz Ferdinand at the Fox Theater
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    LA’s Black Mare bringing ‘Death Magick Mother’ to the DNA Lounge

LA’s Black Mare bringing ‘Death Magick Mother’ to the DNA Lounge

Los Angeles band Black Mare will be headlining the DNA Lounge on April 18 to support their second full-length album, Death Magick Mother. The album was first released back [...]

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Wax Idols to give Bay Area first live preview of new album

Wax Idols have a big night ahead on April 14, when they will headline the Great American Music Hall to play their upcoming album from start to finish.

The show [...]

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Check out the premiere of “Violet’s Encore” by DEWR

San Francisco-based artist DEWR has shared "Violet’s Encore," off of his upcoming EP City & Sur.

The EP is set for release on April 13, which is one day after [...]

By |April 10, 2018|Comments Off on Check out the premiere of “Violet’s Encore” by DEWR
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    Sacramento band Sunday School aims to establish Bay Area foothold

Sacramento band Sunday School aims to establish Bay Area foothold

Sacramento-based Sunday School comes to Bottom of the Hill on Wednesday to make an impression on the Bay Area. They will be accompanied by two other Northern California groups, [...]

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    New music video for “Sun” sets tone for Unlikely Heroes’ upcoming EP

New music video for “Sun” sets tone for Unlikely Heroes’ upcoming EP

Oakland-based Unlikely Heroes just released the music video for "Sun," setting the tone for the band’s upcoming self-titled EP. According to lead vocalist Enon Gaines, the EP, which was [...]

By |March 8, 2018|Comments Off on New music video for “Sun” sets tone for Unlikely Heroes’ upcoming EP
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    Review + Photos: Marmozets bring high-energy show to the Rickshaw Stop

Review + Photos: Marmozets bring high-energy show to the Rickshaw Stop

Marmozets (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Out of England and into the Rickshaw Stop, Marmozets delivered a stellar, energetic performance Monday night. That performance was well-received by the audience and reciprocated back to [...]

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    New SF band Sis releases “My King Plays Bowie” ahead of Bottom of the Hill show

New SF band Sis releases “My King Plays Bowie” ahead of Bottom of the Hill show

San Francisco experimental group Sis has debuted their new single, "My King Plays Bowie," ahead of their show at Bottom of the Hill tomorrow. That all-local concert also features [...]

By |February 15, 2018|Comments Off on New SF band Sis releases “My King Plays Bowie” ahead of Bottom of the Hill show
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    Premiere: The Beloved Stranger sets sail in debut music video “Tequila Song”

Premiere: The Beloved Stranger sets sail in debut music video “Tequila Song”

Oakland-based band The Beloved Stranger took to the seas for five months, chronicled their journey, and are now debuting the first song of their new visual album. "Tequila Song" [...]

By |February 12, 2018|Comments Off on Premiere: The Beloved Stranger sets sail in debut music video “Tequila Song”