Buffalo Tooth plays Commune with Commissure, Growwler

For its last San Francisco event of 2013, Commune is taking over Elbo Room tomorrow, November 13, and bringing a killer lineup to fill in the soundspace. Headlining the night will be [...]

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    Jen Schande makes one last musical statement before departing across the Pond

Jen Schande makes one last musical statement before departing across the Pond

Jen Schande was a resident of our fair city for most of the past decade, during which time she and her band Schande were one of the most reliable [...]

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Eric + Erica release debut LP

Oakland sweethearts Eric + Erica are releasing their debut LP This Is Where today, and they've shared a couple tracks from the album. It sounds like they're building on [...]

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    Help Rin Tin Tiger replace over $5K in stolen gear and merch

Help Rin Tin Tiger replace over $5K in stolen gear and merch

Back in September, local alt-folk trio Rin Tin Tiger had the unfortunate experience of getting more than $5,000 in gear and merchandise stolen from bassist Sean Sullivan's car while [...]

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Farallons performing at Rickshaw Stop with Michael Musika

The Rickshaw Stop is hosting a stellar lineup this Wednesday, November 13, headlined by San Francisco's own Farallons. The dream-surf outfit released one of my favorite EPs of the year, Outer [...]

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Photos: Of Montreal, Cool Ghouls @ Great American Music Hall

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    The Bay Brewed Artist Q&A: Magic Fight on ukuleles, beer, and post-breakup recording

The Bay Brewed Artist Q&A: Magic Fight on ukuleles, beer, and post-breakup recording

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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    This Week in SF, 11/11-11/17/13: Chvrches, The Besnard Lakes, Cass McCombs, Antwon & more!

This Week in SF, 11/11-11/17/13: Chvrches, The Besnard Lakes, Cass McCombs, Antwon & 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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    The Flamin' Groovies return with new EP, gig at The New Parish

The Flamin' Groovies return with new EP, gig at The New Parish

Cult heroes The Flamin' Groovies continue on their rock and roll comeback trail later this month with a gig at The New Parish, a show that's part of a [...]

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The Devil Makes Three releases new LP and kicks off tour

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The Devil Makes Three, the Santa Cruz-via-East Coast folk pros, have announced their latest album, I'm a Stranger Here, out now as their first release from New West [...]

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    Wooden Shjips stream new album, set sail on North American tour

Wooden Shjips stream new album, set sail on North American tour

Days away from releasing their fourth studio album, Back to Land, Wooden Shjips are setting sail on a North American tour that kicks off tonight in Chicago. The band will [...]

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Video: Ty Segall – "The Man Man"

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Fuzzmaster Ty Segall has released a new video for "The Man Man", with, of all places, Fangoria.

It makes more sense when you watch it. A blurry, flickering [...]

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