Cocktails – "Friday"

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Patrick Clos, the primary songwriter for Cocktails, brings a blue-collar Midwestern sentimentality to much of his work, and God bless him for it. Whether he's singing about [...]

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    Mixtape: Thirteen Bay Area Highlights from 2013 (Podcast #322)

Mixtape: Thirteen Bay Area Highlights from 2013 (Podcast #322)


Download: Mixtape: Thirteen Bay Area Highlights from 2013 (Podcast #322)

As usual, our year-end wrap-up podcast comes leaden with hemming, hawing and caveats aplenty. How can another wide-ranging year full [...]

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Polyvinyl announces 4-track singles series

Polyvinyl Records continues to foster the development and distribution of the best up-and-coming artists from around the world with its new 4-Track Singles Series. Featuring 12 artists, the series is [...]

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    Noise Pop 2014 adds Throwing Muses, Bleached, NO, Happy Fangs, Cannons and Clouds

Noise Pop 2014 adds Throwing Muses, Bleached, NO, Happy Fangs, Cannons and Clouds

Noise Pop 2014 just announced a bunch of new additions to the festival, bringing Throwing Muses, Bleached, Mother Falcon, NO, Mark Mulcahy, and Vikesh Kapoor to town along with [...]

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Premiere: Travis Hayes' new single, "Warm Bodies"

San Francisco local singer-songwriter Travis Hayes has a brand new song, premiering right here. The self-released track, called “Warm Bodies” features vocals sung by both Hayes and Emily Whitehurst [...]

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    Foxtails Brigade to headline KALX's "Solstice In Stereo" at The Chapel

Foxtails Brigade to headline KALX's "Solstice In Stereo" at The Chapel

While Foxtails Brigade's Laura Weinbach isn't known to be particularly fond of the yuletide fervor (as evidenced by last year's Time Is Passed), she is all about the Winter Solstice. And to [...]

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    Interview: The Hot Toddies talk lineup change, plans for 2014

Interview: The Hot Toddies talk lineup change, plans for 2014

It's been a busy year for the members of Oakland's The Hot Toddies. Keyboardist Jessica parted ways as she took a teaching job in Thailand, leaving Erin, Sylvia, and [...]

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Austin Psych Fest 2014 lineup includes Bay Area staples

The Reverberation Appreciation Society just announced the first round of bands set to play the 7th annual Austin Psych Fest, which will be held the weekend of May 2-4, 2014, at [...]

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BFF.fm and Father/Daughter showcase at The Knockout

San Francisco's most secretly located underground radio station BFF.fm and the darling Father/Daughter Records are teaming up to present a showcase at Bernal Heights' Knockout this Thursday.

City-based headliners Cocktails, who have opened for the [...]

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Video: Evil Eyes — "Flow"

Evil Eyes just dropped a music video for "Flow", offering a pristine black and white visual to compliment the brevity of the song. It starts off with flashes of a [...]

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    Saturday: Don't miss The Bay Brewed, SF's only rock and roll beer festival!

Saturday: Don't miss The Bay Brewed, SF's only rock and roll beer festival!

This Saturday, December 7, SF's only rock and roll beer festival, The Bay Brewed, returns to Public Works for a third year of great local music and beer! Get [...]

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Fundraiser to save Viracocha today!

Every venue in the city is special for its own good reasons, but no venue is quite like Viracocha. Located in the heart of Valencia, Viracocha is not an [...]

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