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    Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013 announces full lineup of performers

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013 announces full lineup of performers

The full lineup has been announced for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013, featuring, as we've come to expect from this fall highlight, a ton of great bands all performing for [...]

By |September 3, 2013|6 Comments
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    Review & Photos: The Chuckleberries, Courtney & the Crushers @ The Night Light, 8/27/13

Review & Photos: The Chuckleberries, Courtney & the Crushers @ The Night Light, 8/27/13

In these difficult times, without so much as a bridge to cross, when something as important as the Lusty Lady can't even survive, well...The Chuckleberries are just what we [...]

By |September 2, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: The Chuckleberries, Courtney & the Crushers @ The Night Light, 8/27/13
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Tim Hecker, Disappears, New Bums, Chelsea Wolfe)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Tim Hecker, Disappears, New Bums, Chelsea Wolfe)

Nicole: Tim Hecker strikes again with the first taste of his next album out in October, Virgins: "Virginal II." Coming down from the high that Majical Cloudz intoxicated me [...]

By |August 30, 2013|1 Comment
  • Nothing @ Bottom of the Hill 8/28/13 - photo by Nicole L. Browner
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    Review & Photos: Whirr, Nothing, Lycus @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/28/13

Review & Photos: Whirr, Nothing, Lycus @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/28/13

Whirr and Nothing's month-long tour of North America swung through town on Wednesday night, bringing a singular, serene shot of shoegaze noise to the hallowed halls of Bottom of [...]

By |August 30, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Whirr, Nothing, Lycus @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/28/13
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    Ticket Giveaway: Ty Segall playing Great American Music Hall on Monday

Ticket Giveaway: Ty Segall playing Great American Music Hall on Monday

The one and only Ty Segall is swinging back through his home base of San Francisco next week as part of his tour in support of Sleeper, the recent [...]

By |August 30, 2013|1 Comment

September 2 is Hiero Day in Oakland

Oakland's legendary Hieroglyphics Crew is throwing a massive, free, and all ages hip-hop festival on Labor Day known as Hiero Day, taking place at Linden Street Brewery in Oakland.

The [...]

By |August 30, 2013|Comments Off on September 2 is Hiero Day in Oakland
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    Ticket Giveaway: The Chase presents White Car, Group Rhoda, Vereker tonight at Public Works

Ticket Giveaway: The Chase presents White Car, Group Rhoda, Vereker tonight at Public Works

Tonight, The Chase will present an end of summer industrial dance party at the Public Works Loft with live performances from White Car and Group Rhoda, plus DJ sets [...]

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    The She's & TV Girl headline this weekend's two Pro Fans showcases

The She's & TV Girl headline this weekend's two Pro Fans showcases

Professional Fans are stepping it up in the next week, starting off with two consecutive showcases this weekend. The She's will perform with The Tambo Rays and Website at [...]

By |August 29, 2013|Comments Off on The She's & TV Girl headline this weekend's two Pro Fans showcases
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    Create your own Trails and Ways mix with their "Como Te Vas" game

Create your own Trails and Ways mix with their "Como Te Vas" game

I'm a big fan of musicians going beyond making music and into new territory such as visual art or technology. Well, Oakland's Trails and Ways has now combined their [...]

By |August 29, 2013|Comments Off on Create your own Trails and Ways mix with their "Como Te Vas" game
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    Live This Fall: a special audio guide through SF Bay Area concerts this fall (Podcast #313)

Live This Fall: a special audio guide through SF Bay Area concerts this fall (Podcast #313)


Download: Live This Fall: a special audio guide through SF Bay Area concerts this fall (Podcast #312)

This special bonus episode of our podcast surveys some of the many noteworthy [...]

By |August 29, 2013|Comments Off on Live This Fall: a special audio guide through SF Bay Area concerts this fall (Podcast #313)
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    Warm Soda is back home with a second pressing of 'Someone For You' (win tix to their Chapel show!)

Warm Soda is back home with a second pressing of 'Someone For You' (win tix to their Chapel show!)

On the heels of a European tour, the four guys of Warm Soda are back in the Bay Area and they've brought home some treats for us. Last week, the band [...]

By |August 29, 2013|Comments Off on Warm Soda is back home with a second pressing of 'Someone For You' (win tix to their Chapel show!)

Listen to Permanent Collection's new 'No Void' EP

Permanent Collection is now a trio, and the band's new EP arrives on September 10th on Loglady Records. After you stream the 7" below, hear some B-sides after the [...]

By |August 29, 2013|Comments Off on Listen to Permanent Collection's new 'No Void' EP