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    This Week in SF, 1/13-1/19/14: Parquet Courts, Maria Taylor, Painted Palms, Roy Loney & more!

This Week in SF, 1/13-1/19/14: Parquet Courts, Maria Taylor, Painted Palms, Roy Loney & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

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UnderCover SF Presents Sly and the Family Stone's Stand!

This weekend, UnderCover SF pays tribute to Bay Area legends Sly and the Family Stone with a live reimagining of 1969's Stand!, the band's breakthrough album, at The Independent.

Released [...]

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    Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week: PAWS, Owls, Fronds

Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week: PAWS, Owls, Fronds

Anna: I am so incredibly behind on everything. I finally got around to listening to Jonah Raydio after the podcast had already been around for a year. In one [...]

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Meanest Man Contest – 'Everything Worth Mentioning' LP

Meanest Man Contest has reminded me to not define an artist by genre or a record by year it was released. I missed the October 2013 release of Meanest [...]

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Cool Ghouls release video with Yours Truly, announce tour

In the past year, Cool Ghouls hasn’t just become one of the best local rock n’ roll bands - the quartet is taking the San Francisco music scene by [...]

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Listen to 'Forever,' the new LP from Painted Palms

San Francisco's Painted Palms are releasing their first full-length LP, Forever, next week on January 14 via Polyvinyl, but you can hear it now streaming over at Pitchfork Advance. Their second release [...]

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    Giveaway: Astronauts, Etc., Waterstrider, There's Talk at Slim's

Giveaway: Astronauts, Etc., Waterstrider, There's Talk at Slim's

Astronauts, Etc and Waterstrider are co-headlining a dreamy evening of pop at Slim's Saturday night, and we have a pair of tickets up for grabs. Astronauts, Etc's frontman Anthony [...]

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Festival Preview: Rockage 3.0 in San Jose, February 7-9

Now in its third year, Rockage will be once again taking over downtown San Jose for a weekend in February. This year, it's rocking some roomier digs — the [...]

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Halcyonaire – "Young Penitents / The Healer"

Oakland's Halcyonaire recently released "Young Penitents" and "The Healer", their first release after being reunited about a year. Three members of Halcyonaire got their start making hardcore music in [...]

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Bonnie & the Bang Bang takes up residency at Milk Bar

Since releasing their debut LP, The Dark Dream, last July, Bonnie & the BANG BANG has been spreading their Western brand of rock and roll, woven seamlessly with threads of [...]

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    Art & Technology, Part II: Opportunities, Challenges, and Moving Forward

Art & Technology, Part II: Opportunities, Challenges, and Moving Forward

In Part I of Art & Technology, I spoke with the 16 musicians to uncover how musicians are experiencing and how they perceive the current state of the Bay [...]

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Jay Stone – '16th & Adeline' EP

I'm really excited about Bay Area hip-hop these days, and Jay Stone is yet another shining example of the strength of the local scene. On 16th & Adeline, named [...]

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