About Sabrina Barekzai

A San Francisco transplant from Virginia who enjoys bands, books, tacos, and words. Follow her on Twitter: @sabrinabarekzai
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    Palma Violets prep for show at the Independent, release YoursTruly Video

Palma Violets prep for show at the Independent, release YoursTruly Video

It would be hard for me to lie and hide my excitement about Palma Violets. Their first single "Best of Friends" off of 180 came out of nowhere late [...]

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Mac DeMarco playing three times in SF this week

Mac DeMarco will be bringing his faded guitar flares to San Francisco next week. Upon dropping 2, the full-length follow-up to the Rock and Roll Night Club EP, DeMarco [...]

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    Brilliant Colors release "I Was Born A Fantasist," play Rickshaw Stop on 3/26/13

Brilliant Colors release "I Was Born A Fantasist," play Rickshaw Stop on 3/26/13

As the days are getting longer and warmer, and your SXSW hangover is more-or-less gone that can only mean that spring is here! And so is a new Brilliant [...]

By |March 25, 2013|Comments Off on Brilliant Colors release "I Was Born A Fantasist," play Rickshaw Stop on 3/26/13

Teenage Sweater become latest addition to Tricycle Records

Imagine if New Wave had a kid brother. A kid brother who ran laps around a playground's swing set but was still kind of morose on the inside. Teenage [...]

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    Majical Cloudz signs to Matador Records, set to play the Independent 3/11/13

Majical Cloudz signs to Matador Records, set to play the Independent 3/11/13

Signing to Matador Records, putting out a new video on Yours Truly, and already on a North American tour, it's an exciting time to be in Montreal's Majical Cloudz. After [...]

By |March 8, 2013|Comments Off on Majical Cloudz signs to Matador Records, set to play the Independent 3/11/13
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    Oakland's The Hot Toddies release new EP, 'Bottoms Up,' on 2/5/12

Oakland's The Hot Toddies release new EP, 'Bottoms Up,' on 2/5/12

The Hot Toddies - "Boogie Nights"

A new addition to Tricycle Records, Oakland's The Hot Toddies will release their EP, Bottoms Up, on February 5th. The five-track release features Heidi's [...]

By |February 1, 2013|Comments Off on Oakland's The Hot Toddies release new EP, 'Bottoms Up,' on 2/5/12

Telekinesis – "Ghosts and Creatures"

Michael Benjamin Lerner, better known as Seattle-based Telekinesis, recorded his latest album in two weeks. Two weeks may seem like a small amount of time to record a (good) [...]

By |January 30, 2013|Comments Off on Telekinesis – "Ghosts and Creatures"

Wax Idols – "AD RE: IAN"

Oakland's post-punk group Wax Idols are back with a new single that throbs and pulsates. "AD RE:IAN" is a driving roller coaster from the band's upcoming sophomore album, Discipline [...]

By |January 29, 2013|Comments Off on Wax Idols – "AD RE: IAN"
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    Unknown Mortal Orchestra announce new album and tour (playing SF on 2/13/13)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra announce new album and tour (playing SF on 2/13/13)

Half from New Zealand and half from America, Unknown Mortal Orchestra's self-titled debut album of lo-fi surf rock was a hit with its fun and fuzzy sound. The Portland-based [...]

By |January 7, 2013|Comments Off on Unknown Mortal Orchestra announce new album and tour (playing SF on 2/13/13)
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    Newly signed The Hot Toddies to play Tricycle Records' holiday party

Newly signed The Hot Toddies to play Tricycle Records' holiday party

The Hot Toddies - "Boogie Nights"

If you're into talented babes, then you're surely ready for The Hot Toddies. These Oakland ladies emulate an easy and breezy pop rock, a [...]

By |December 17, 2012|Comments Off on Newly signed The Hot Toddies to play Tricycle Records' holiday party

Poor Moon head to the Rickshaw Stop, 12/14/12

Poor Moon's summer-y sounds will be coming to Rickshaw Stop on Friday, December 14th. Much lauded as a Fleet Foxes side-project, the band's debut is soft and pretty in [...]

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    Matthew E. White playing The Fillmore with The Mountain Goats, 12/14/12

Matthew E. White playing The Fillmore with The Mountain Goats, 12/14/12

Plucked from my old stomping grounds of Richmond, Va., Matthew E. White emerged in the late summer haze with his debut album, Big Inner. Grand and lush in its [...]

By |December 11, 2012|Comments Off on Matthew E. White playing The Fillmore with The Mountain Goats, 12/14/12
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