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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Lord Huron, Sore Eros & Kurt Vile, Exray's)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Lord Huron, Sore Eros & Kurt Vile, Exray's)

Anna: Seeing Lord Huron at this year's Treasure Island Music Festival was an unexpected treat. I had previously listened to the band's 2010 EPs (Mighty and Into the Sun), [...]

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Ezra Furman playing Cafe du Nord

As his extensive U.S. tour comes to a close, Oakland's Ezra Furman will play Cafe du Nord in what’s sure to be sweet homecoming after praise for his most [...]

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    Review: Those Darlins, Diane Coffee & Jesus Sons @ The Chapel

Review: Those Darlins, Diane Coffee & Jesus Sons @ The Chapel

Photos by: Emily Alexander

A good show is never hard to find in San Francisco, but it is rare to witness one where every band on the lineup gives you [...]

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RonDre. ready to play record release show

San Francisco-based outfit RonDre. is an acoustic rock ensemble made up of Ronnie Carrier and Andrew Cruz. With Ronnie on guitar, Andrew on a Djembe drum and the pair sharing vocal [...]

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Giveaway: Lil B returns to San Francisco this Friday

Berkeley internet-rapper and renowned "Based God" Lil B will bring his motivational live show to the Regency Ballroom this Friday. Lil B just might be the most interesting rapper alive. [...]

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    Giveaway: Alternative Tentacles celebrates 33 1/3 years at Slim's

Giveaway: Alternative Tentacles celebrates 33 1/3 years at Slim's

Congrats to Alternative Tentacles Records! The pioneering punk label is celebrating 33 and a third years in operation with a big party this Friday night at Slim's. Headlined by [...]

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    The Bananas, Audacity, Hunters, Caldecott to play Hotel Utah Friday

The Bananas, Audacity, Hunters, Caldecott to play Hotel Utah Friday

Sacramento punk vets The Bananas are uniting with Audacity, Brooklyn's Hunters, and Oakland's Caldecott at the City's infamously brash Hotel Utah Saloon. While it's obvious that this will be a raucous, high-energy [...]

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Video: North Home – "Away From Home"

North Home, the solo project of Dan Nordheim (guitarist for The Yellow Dress and frontman for The Fancy Dan Band), just released a lovely new video for "Away From [...]

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    WillCall Announces secret show on Thursday with mystery headliner

WillCall Announces secret show on Thursday with mystery headliner

San Francisco's own WillCall has announced a secret show featuring a yet-to-be revealed headline and DJ sets by Cool Greg and DJ Dials this Thursday at Rickshaw Stop. No [...]

By |November 13, 2013|Comments Off on WillCall Announces secret show on Thursday with mystery headliner
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    The Bay Brewed Artist Q&A: French Cassettes on songwriting, recording, and, of course, beer

The Bay Brewed Artist Q&A: French Cassettes on songwriting, recording, and, of course, beer

The Bay Brewed, San Francisco’s only indie rock beer festival, returns on December 7 at Public Works for a third year of great music and beer. Over the next month, we'll catch [...]

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    Mixtape: Bay Area Jams to Accompany Beer Drinking (Podcast #320)

Mixtape: Bay Area Jams to Accompany Beer Drinking (Podcast #320)

Download: Mixtape: Bay Area Jams to Accompany Beer Drinking (Podcast #320)

As we've long said, we're love great beer almost as much as we love great music. Combine the two, [...]

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Al Lover releases 'Headway Remixes'

Al Lover continues to bring two distant lovers, psych rock and electronic dance music, together with his latest release, the Headway Remixes. The album includes remixes of songs by [...]

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