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Local Label Profile: Absolutely Kosher Records

Cory Brown hasn't bought new jeans in three years.

I am not sure if he is making a joke when he states this at the Bandwidth Music and Technology Conference, [...]

By |October 27, 2008|Comments Off on Local Label Profile: Absolutely Kosher Records

Local Guitarist Becomes National World Air Guitar Champion

We just learned a few hours after posting this article that our very own Hot Lixx Hulahan has won the title of World Air Guitar Champion after crushing his [...]

By |August 22, 2008|Comments Off on Local Guitarist Becomes National World Air Guitar Champion

Review: The New Centuries, Tartufi, The Aimless Never Miss, Silian Rail @ The Starry Plough – July 25, 2008

Some of the best experimental indie rock the Bay Area has to offer was on showcase last Friday at Berkeley's Starry Plough - the New Centuries headlined, alongside Thread [...]

By |July 30, 2008|Comments Off on Review: The New Centuries, Tartufi, The Aimless Never Miss, Silian Rail @ The Starry Plough – July 25, 2008

Review: Rykarda Parasol live at the Uptown – July 12, 2008

Rykarda Parasol headlined a bill at the Uptown in Oakland on Saturday July 12 that was notable for both its eclectic mix and darkly classic feel. The local blogs [...]

By |July 25, 2008|2 Comments

Rademacher Live at Rickshaw Stop – December 28th, 2007

Rademacher are from Fresno - but in the past couple of months, they seem to have become real players in the local scene. In November, they played a [...]

By |January 2, 2008|Comments Off on Rademacher Live at Rickshaw Stop – December 28th, 2007

Show Review — Birdman Records’ 2007 Holiday Party

Last Thursday, Birdman Records held their annual holiday party at the Make-Out Room, and after releasing eight solid albums in 2007, the label had much to celebrate. In [...]

By |December 27, 2007|Comments Off on Show Review — Birdman Records’ 2007 Holiday Party

Kelley Stoltz This Friday

Here's another episode of the New & Used Records video podcast from contributor Will Benham. Will also runs the New & Used Records label, which releases The Passionistas' [...]

By |June 6, 2007|Comments Off on Kelley Stoltz This Friday

MCMAF Show Review & Video: The Music Lovers, The Hot Toddies @ the Make-Out Room

Alas, the Mission Creek Music and Arts Festival had to end. I couldn't think of a much better way to end this eventful week of local music than [...]

By |May 23, 2007|Comments Off on MCMAF Show Review & Video: The Music Lovers, The Hot Toddies @ the Make-Out Room

MCMAF Show Review: The Herms @ Rickshaw Stop

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Embarrassingly enough, I had yet to see the Herms live before Wednesday night's show at Rickshaw stop. Always a fitting headliner [...]

By |May 19, 2007|Comments Off on MCMAF Show Review: The Herms @ Rickshaw Stop

(((folkYEAH!))) Spring Festival April 20th-21st, featuring Howlin’ Rain

Next weekend, (((folkYEAH!))) presents its Spring Festival 2007. The festival runs Friday the 20th and Saturday the 21st at Fernwood Resort in Big Sur, and features a number [...]

By |April 11, 2007|Comments Off on (((folkYEAH!))) Spring Festival April 20th-21st, featuring Howlin’ Rain

Birdman Records Showcase at SXSW

Will Benham is a San Francisco-based blogger and audio and video podcaster who runs his own shop at New & Used Records. We're delighted to bring Will on [...]

By |March 12, 2007|2 Comments