About Mike G.

Mike G. is a writer and musician living in San Francisco. He is also a novelist whose debut "The Mysticist" came out via FreemadeSF in 2014.
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    Video Interview: WHY? at Fun Fun Fun Fest talking new album, European tour

Video Interview: WHY? at Fun Fun Fun Fest talking new album, European tour

WHY? may have been founded in Berkeley, but the remaining founders are a bunch of "Ohio boys," and they have all returned to their home state at this point. [...]

By |November 12, 2012|Comments Off on Video Interview: WHY? at Fun Fun Fun Fest talking new album, European tour
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    Video Interview: El Ten Eleven at Fun Fun Fun Fest, coming to Rickshaw Stop on 11/16/12

Video Interview: El Ten Eleven at Fun Fun Fun Fest, coming to Rickshaw Stop on 11/16/12

El Ten Eleven released their new album Transitions on Election Day, so should we expect to find subversive political messages embedded in the instrumental duo's new album? I wanted [...]

By |November 9, 2012|Comments Off on Video Interview: El Ten Eleven at Fun Fun Fun Fest, coming to Rickshaw Stop on 11/16/12
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    Video Interview: San Antonio's Girl in a Coma at Fun Fun Fun Fest, playing Regency Ballroom with Minus the Bear and Cursive on 11/13/12

Video Interview: San Antonio's Girl in a Coma at Fun Fun Fun Fest, playing Regency Ballroom with Minus the Bear and Cursive on 11/13/12

While I was down at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, I caught up with San Antonio's Girl in a Coma. We talked about the festival, the trio's current [...]

By |November 8, 2012|Comments Off on Video Interview: San Antonio's Girl in a Coma at Fun Fun Fun Fest, playing Regency Ballroom with Minus the Bear and Cursive on 11/13/12

Photos: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012

I gotta hand it to the organizers of Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas – they really have it figured out. Rather than focus on one genre, the [...]

By |November 8, 2012|1 Comment
  • A Place to Bury Strangers
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    Video Interview: A Place To Bury Strangers at Fun Fun Fun Fest, coming to The Independent tonight, 11/7/12

Video Interview: A Place To Bury Strangers at Fun Fun Fun Fest, coming to The Independent tonight, 11/7/12

A Place To Bury Strangers played a set on Sunday down at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas and are scheduled to be all the way up in [...]

By |November 7, 2012|Comments Off on Video Interview: A Place To Bury Strangers at Fun Fun Fun Fest, coming to The Independent tonight, 11/7/12
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    Emily Wells releases free remix LP, playing two Bay Area shows this weekend

Emily Wells releases free remix LP, playing two Bay Area shows this weekend

Emily Wells released her newest album, Mama, back in April, and it's safe to say it made a solid impression. So much so, in fact, that 13 bands—including Lemonade, [...]

By |November 2, 2012|Comments Off on Emily Wells releases free remix LP, playing two Bay Area shows this weekend

Side With Us anniversary bash at Thee Parkside, 11/4/12

San Jose's Side With Us Records is turning three with a big ol' bash at Thee Parkside on November 4th. Side With Us bands Not To Reason Why and [...]

By |November 1, 2012|Comments Off on Side With Us anniversary bash at Thee Parkside, 11/4/12
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    Toro y Moi announces new album 'Anything In Return,' San Francisco listening party

Toro y Moi announces new album 'Anything In Return,' San Francisco listening party

Berkeley resident and chillwave pioneer Chaz Bundick announced his next album under the Toro y Moi moniker. Anything In Return will come out January 22nd via Carpark Records. Here's [...]

By |October 31, 2012|1 Comment
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    Not content to merely party on Halloween? Go to Hallorager at Thee Parkside!

Not content to merely party on Halloween? Go to Hallorager at Thee Parkside!

If you'd rather RAGE than merely party on Halloween, this one's for you: Hallorager at Thee Parkside.

It should be a pretty cool night. For starters, four Bay Area bands [...]

By |October 29, 2012|Comments Off on Not content to merely party on Halloween? Go to Hallorager at Thee Parkside!
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    Kowloon Walled City preps 'Container Ships' for 12/4/12 release

Kowloon Walled City preps 'Container Ships' for 12/4/12 release

San Francisco's own sludge metal stalwarts Kowloon Walled City are releasing a new album, Container Ships, on December 4 via Brutal Panda Records (no relation to SF's own Kung [...]

By |October 29, 2012|Comments Off on Kowloon Walled City preps 'Container Ships' for 12/4/12 release

Ty Segall makes his late night TV debut tonight

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Everybody's favorite scrappy garage rocker Ty Segall continues his slow but steady domination of the entire planet by making his late night TV debut tonight on [...]

By |October 16, 2012|Comments Off on Ty Segall makes his late night TV debut tonight

Photos: Mono @ Rickshaw Stop, 10/5/12

Gotta hand it to Mono: After all these years, they're still proving that you can rock the fuck out while sitting down.

Chances are everyone who went to the Japanese [...]

By |October 16, 2012|Comments Off on Photos: Mono @ Rickshaw Stop, 10/5/12
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