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    Weekend celebrating release of 'Jinx' this Friday at the Independent

Weekend celebrating release of 'Jinx' this Friday at the Independent

San Francisco expats living in Brooklyn, Weekend return home to the Independent on Friday night to celebrate the release of their sophomore album Jinx, out July 23 on Slumberland [...]

By |July 25, 2013|Comments Off on Weekend celebrating release of 'Jinx' this Friday at the Independent
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    Interview: Jon Bernson (of Exray's) on scoring a play based on an investigative report

Interview: Jon Bernson (of Exray's) on scoring a play based on an investigative report

Jon Bernson, singer/guitarist of Exray's, recently wrote and scored a one-act play called A Guide to the Aftermath based on an investigative news piece called "Her War: The Invisible [...]

By |July 25, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Jon Bernson (of Exray's) on scoring a play based on an investigative report

Interview: WOOF discusses 'The Thrill of it All' LP

Photo by Molly DeCoudreaux

WOOF is an exciting new project from Different Fur Studio owner and engineer Patrick Brown, and Robert Pera, whoreleased their debut LP The Thrill of it [...]

By |July 25, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: WOOF discusses 'The Thrill of it All' LP

Jel – "La Resolve"

It feels like Jel's being a little hard on himself by calling his upcoming third LP Late Pass -- it's not like he's been dormant since 2006's Soft Money, [...]

By |July 25, 2013|Comments Off on Jel – "La Resolve"

Shortcircles – "Patience" / "On My Mind"

Shortcircles - "Patience"

As we'd written previously, Oakland electronic pop artist Shortcircles just released his first LP, Between Waves, on Plug Research. You can download a song from that record [...]

By |July 24, 2013|Comments Off on Shortcircles – "Patience" / "On My Mind"

The Mallard Streams final LP on SPIN

Well, ladies and gentlemen and everyone between, here it is. For your listening pleasure, The Mallard is streaming its second and final album, Finding Meaning in Deference, on SPIN, [...]

By |July 24, 2013|Comments Off on The Mallard Streams final LP on SPIN
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    Interview/Giveaway: Cannons and Clouds fêting new EP at The Chapel

Interview/Giveaway: Cannons and Clouds fêting new EP at The Chapel

San Francisco's Cannons and Clouds released their new EP A Challenge to the Dark on July 16 via local label 20 Sided Records, and the band is set to [...]

By |July 24, 2013|Comments Off on Interview/Giveaway: Cannons and Clouds fêting new EP at The Chapel

Giveaway: Wente Vineyards' Homegrown show on 8/3/13

Wente Vineyards' Homegrown series of early evening shows pairs local bands with Wente wines on the Livermore winery's stage. After a kickoff show with The Tumbleweed Wanderers a few [...]

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Speedy Ortiz supporting debut album at Bottom of the Hill

Fresh off the release of their debut LP, Speedy Ortiz will headline a show at Bottom of the Hill this Thursday, July 25. Carpark Records label-mate and local favorite [...]

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Al Lover debuts new single featuring White Fence

It's tough these days to stand out in the technicolored sea of psychedelic rock that is the Bay Area. But San Francisco producer Al Lover does it well. He's [...]

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20th Street Block Party: details and lineup revealed

The details regarding the 20th Street Block Party, taking place on August 24th on 20th Street between Harrison and Bryant, have been officially revealed!

Music:

Two Gallants
Mac DeMarco
Quinn Deveaux & the [...]

By |July 22, 2013|Comments Off on 20th Street Block Party: details and lineup revealed

Ty Segall's latest LP 'Sleeper' is out August 20th

Yes, it’s that time again. The one that comes not once, sometimes twice, and often three times a year: Ty Segall is releasing a new record

Of course the succession [...]

By |July 22, 2013|Comments Off on Ty Segall's latest LP 'Sleeper' is out August 20th