This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 10/8-10/14/12

Below, enjoy an 8tracks mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! For [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Moon Block Party with Sleepy Sun, Glitter Wizard, JUJU, Al Lover & the Haters @ Brick + Mortar 10/13/12

Ticket Giveaway: Moon Block Party with Sleepy Sun, Glitter Wizard, JUJU, Al Lover & the Haters @ Brick + Mortar 10/13/12

Moon Block Party is throwing their first San Francisco event at Brick and Mortar Music Hall next weekend (10/13/12) with Sleepy Sun, JUJU (LA) and Glitter Wizard and Al [...]

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  • Allyson Baker of Dirty Ghosts - Photo by Molly DeCoudreaux
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    Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Allyson Baker may have black hair, play guitar and wear leather jackets and black clothes, but she doesn’t own any Joan Jett albums. Instead, she looks for inspiration to [...]

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    Michael Zapruder drops video for new single "Florida"; playing record release show at Amnesia 11/18/12

Michael Zapruder drops video for new single "Florida"; playing record release show at Amnesia 11/18/12

Singer/songwriter Michael Zapruder is back with a video for "Florida", the first single off his forthcoming album Pink Thunder, due out October 16th on The Kora Records. As we [...]

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    Clipd Beaks, Mwahaha, White Cloud, Bryan Von Reuter collaborating on benefit concert for Children's Fairyland

Clipd Beaks, Mwahaha, White Cloud, Bryan Von Reuter collaborating on benefit concert for Children's Fairyland

Members of Clipd Beaks, Mwahaha, and White Cloud are teaming up with Bryan Von Reuter (of Cloud Archive) and Jeff Ray (of Taser Island) to play Magic Lantern, a [...]

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Video: Blackbird Blackbird – "All"

Here's a music video for Blackbird Blackbird's single "All." The new Boracay Planet EP arrives on Lavish Habits on October 16th. For good measure, here's a BB remix [...]

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Ceremony – "Everything Burns"

Ceremony - "Everything Burns"

Northern California band Ceremony originally came out onto the scene as a hardcore punk band; their later albums leading up to Zoo signaled a shift to [...]

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Three delightfully weird videos from Ty Segall

Via Pitchfork, Ty Segall and a Chicago local news team proved to be a winning combination yesterday, and with Twins arriving October 9th, Ty's been on a weird video [...]

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  • Chris Cohen - Photo by Patrick Stephenson
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    Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands [...]

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Video: Why? – "Strawberries"

Why?'s new album, Mumps, etc. is out now via Anticon - you can hear the album in its entirety via Spin and purchase via iTunes. Additionally, the official video [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Strung Out, The Swellers, Such Gold @ Slim's

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Strung Out, The Swellers, Such Gold @ Slim's

In sharp contrast to last week's beast of a giveaway, we've only got one show to give away tickets to this Wednesday -- and it's tonight. If you don’t [...]

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  • 10/2 Wood Shoppe - Permanent Collection, Big Drag, Jesus Sons
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    Tonight: Permanent Collection, Big Drag, Jesus Sons play Wood Shoppe free show @ Brick and Mortar

Tonight: Permanent Collection, Big Drag, Jesus Sons play Wood Shoppe free show @ Brick and Mortar

Tonight, Wood Shoppe throws its monthly installment at Brick and Mortar with a stacked local garage pop bill: Permanent Collection, Big Drag and Jesus Sons -- who is playing [...]

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