Rich Girls to play debut show at the Make-Out Room

Following the release of their debut album The One I Want this past November, Rich Girls, the solo project of former The Blacks front-woman Luisa Black, will be playing [...]

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The Wild hit the Bay on 2014 tour

Atlanta’s The Wild will swing through town this week with stops in both Oakland and Santa Cruz. Though the band proudly reps Atlanta as their home turf, The Wild, [...]

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Wander – "Mourning"

With the looming death (or at least apparent dampening) of garage music to come out of the Bay Area being marked this year by local media outlets, including SF [...]

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Farallons' January residency at Amnesia

Over the course of last year, there was a swell of venues hosting residencies around the city. Music houses like Brick & Mortar, The Chapel and Milk Bar have [...]

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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 [...]

By |January 10, 2014|1 Comment

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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