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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Earlimart 9/14/12, Animal Collective 9/21-9/22/12 and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Earlimart 9/14/12, Animal Collective 9/21-9/22/12 and more

We’ve got a hefty bunch of giveaways for this week – if you want in on HOLOGRAMS, AC/DShe, Earlimart, Neung Phak, or - drumroll please - Animal Collective at [...]

By |September 12, 2012|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Earlimart 9/14/12, Animal Collective 9/21-9/22/12 and more
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    Set times announced for this weekend's 2012 Rock Make Street Festival!

Set times announced for this weekend's 2012 Rock Make Street Festival!

The 2012 Rock Make Street Festival is this Saturday! The Mission’s only all ages, all day celebration of local independent arts, crafts, music, and food features twelve great local [...]

By |September 11, 2012|Comments Off on Set times announced for this weekend's 2012 Rock Make Street Festival!

Today only: Religious Girls offer their new album for free!

Not to panic anyone, but less than 13 hours remain to download Religious Girls' brand new full length for free on Bandcamp. On I Want to Believe, the Oakland [...]

By |September 11, 2012|1 Comment

Dyllan Hersey – "Country Life" / "I Wished Freedom"

Here in the Bay Area, we're lucky to live among natural beauty, but it's still easy to get wrapped up in city life and forget about the wide open [...]

By |September 11, 2012|1 Comment
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    Michael Zapruder announces 'Pink Thunder', featuring collaborations with 23 poets

Michael Zapruder announces 'Pink Thunder', featuring collaborations with 23 poets

Prolific Oakland-based singer-songwriter Michael Zapruder recently announced that he would be releasing a new album, a unique collection of "free-verse pop art-songs" entitled Pink Thunder. Including contributions from [...]

By |September 10, 2012|1 Comment

Song Premiere: Evil Eyes – "Keep Your Mind On Me"

San Francisco's Evil Eyes debuted with an EP and single release this summer, and today are releasing a new single, "Keep Your Mind On Me". The track builds upon [...]

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    Video Playlist: Watch 12 clips from 2012 Rock Make Street Festival bands

Video Playlist: Watch 12 clips from 2012 Rock Make Street Festival bands

The 2012 Rock Make Street Festival is right around the corner, and this year's festival has 12 terrific local bands performing all day long! Here are videos from the [...]

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Battlehooch – "Joke" (plus more Battlehooch goodness)

Battlehooch is at it again.

"What is it?" you ask? How about another new single, "Joke", the fourth in their singles series? Check out "Joke" and two remixes—by Mwahaha and [...]

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One week from today: the 2012 Rock Make Street Festival!

The 2012 Rock Make Street Festival is happening in just one week! Twelve great bands, 70 amazing arts and crafts vendors, and a full day of fun, all happening [...]

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    Tussle's "Yume No Mori" gets remixed by Einstuerzende Neubauten's Alexander Hacke

Tussle's "Yume No Mori" gets remixed by Einstuerzende Neubauten's Alexander Hacke

Back in July we shared the news that local groove machine Tussle would be releasing their fourth studio album, Tempest, on September 25th, 2012 via Smalltown Supersound. Produced and [...]

By |September 7, 2012|Comments Off on Tussle's "Yume No Mori" gets remixed by Einstuerzende Neubauten's Alexander Hacke
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    Wildlife Control releases debut LP, celebrates at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Wildlife Control releases debut LP, celebrates at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Wildlife Control is an alternative/pop duo formed by brothers Neil and Sumul Shah, who grew up in rural Pennsylvania but are now bi-coastal; drummer Sumul lives in the East [...]

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Spencer Owen – "My Troubled Past" / "Water Drinkers"

Spencer Owen of Oakland recently released an LP entitled End Vogue. Co-produced by Drew Stoeckel of James Rabbit, the album has a bit of a serious tone, but the [...]

By |September 7, 2012|1 Comment