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    FYF brings Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin, Antwon, Death Grips to L.A.

FYF brings Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin, Antwon, Death Grips to L.A.

It turns out the most affordable California mega-festival of the summer also has one of the best lineups, with great local representation to boot. FYF Fest (or, Fuck Yeah [...]

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Fuzz City releases second annual 'Summer of Fuzz' cassette

Flying under the radar earlier this summer was the second installment in Fuzz City Records' Summer of Fuzz compilation series, released exclusively on cassette back on June 10. As [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Thursday: The Hood Internet, Sam Flax, Finish Ticket, Glitter Wizard and more

Ticket Giveaway Thursday: The Hood Internet, Sam Flax, Finish Ticket, Glitter Wizard and more

It’s your lucky week – we’ve got a large haul of tickets to give away this fine Thursday. If you see anything that strikes your fancy, give us a [...]

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    Video: Thee Oh Sees perform "Dead Energy" live at the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival

Video: Thee Oh Sees perform "Dead Energy" live at the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival

Thee Oh Sees live from The Bay Bridged on Vimeo.

The final set on the Potrero Stage at this year's Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival was a [...]

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Midnight North releases debut LP 'End of the Night'

Midnight North, the band formerly known as Grahame Lesh and Friends, recently released their debut LP under their new moniker, End of the Night. Led by Lesh (yes, his [...]

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Happy First Birthday Stranded Records!

Oakland's Stranded Records is celebrating its first birthday with a whole mess of cool shit!

Last Saturday, the label hosted SF's very own Michael Beach. Beach plays guitar with [...]

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    Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)

Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)

Download: Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)

Over the past few years, the San Francisco Bay Area has dominated the world of [...]

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Evil Eyes headline Elbo Room tonight, 8/14/2013

San Francisco's Evil Eyes are fresh off of the July 24th release of their debut album, Borderlines, and while they haven't released any tour dates in support of the record, [...]

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    Videos: More from Outside Lands 2013 — Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, The Soft White Sixties, The Head and the Heart, Foals

Videos: More from Outside Lands 2013 — Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, The Soft White Sixties, The Head and the Heart, Foals

Here's one more collection of live-from-the-crowd videos from Outside Lands 2013 captured by Roman Gokhman. Below, enjoy clips from Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, The Soft White Sixties, The Head and [...]

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Gravys Drop releases 'Gumball' LP

Gravys Drop, a project from Nobunny drummer Billy Grave, released their second LP Gumball back in May, but I sadly didn't stumble onto it until late last month. While [...]

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    Review & Photos: The Blank Tapes, Mystic Braves and Hindu Pirates get intimate at Awaken Cafe

Review & Photos: The Blank Tapes, Mystic Braves and Hindu Pirates get intimate at Awaken Cafe

Photos by Harland Spinks

In a small, asymmetrical coffee house, tucked inside a large building on Broadway and 14th, it was one of those night when you make eye contact [...]

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    Videos: The National, Nine Inch Nails, Surfer Blood, Bhi Bhiman, Smith Westerns at Outside Lands 2013

Videos: The National, Nine Inch Nails, Surfer Blood, Bhi Bhiman, Smith Westerns at Outside Lands 2013

The National, Bhi Bhiman, Nine Inch Nails, Surfer Blood, and Smith Westerns were among the many bands that performed at Outside Lands 2013 over the weekend. Here are clips [...]

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