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    Friday: free Scene Unseen party unites electronica and hip hop with Floating Points, Ghosts on Tape, Riff Raff, and more

Friday: free Scene Unseen party unites electronica and hip hop with Floating Points, Ghosts on Tape, Riff Raff, and more

Friday night's free Scene Unseen party is billed as "Our favorite discoveries from your favorite scenes," which feels like a too-normal pitch for a genre-mashing late night shindig offering [...]

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    Mixtape: 2012 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #285)

Mixtape: 2012 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #285)

Mixtape: 2012 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #285)

On Saturday, September 15th, 2012, The Bay Bridged will be joining Tartufi and The Bold Italic to throw the fifth [...]

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The Soft Moon – "Die Life"

The Soft Moon - "Die Life"

The day has come when The Soft Moon both shares a new song, and makes their annual Halloween-related announcement. That's right -- the local [...]

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Legs – "Don't Say a Word"/"Shades of Grey"

Legs, a duo from Oakland, recently released their second EP entitled s/t. Legs is comprised of Matt Bullimore and Jeffrey Harland, who were both members of The Dashing Suns. [...]

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    Interview: Eight Belles, featuring crooning songstress Jessi Phillips

Interview: Eight Belles, featuring crooning songstress Jessi Phillips

Bay Area-based Americana group Eight Belles celebrated the release of their first record, Girls Underground with a live show at the Cafe Du Nord back in June. This is [...]

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    The Fresh & Onlys share "Presence of Mind" and North American tour dates

The Fresh & Onlys share "Presence of Mind" and North American tour dates

Between headlining our own Phono del Sol Festival and performing at this year's Woodsist Festival, San Francisco garage rockers The Fresh & Onlys have had an eventful summer already. [...]

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Hunx and his Punx announce tour dates

Hunx and his Punx will be embarking on a brief West coast tour beginning – and ending – in September.

Perhaps "embarking" is too grand of a word – it's [...]

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Download WHY?'s new EP for free for a limited time

We'd previously mentioned WHY?'s plan to release both an EP and an LP this year, and the EP is now available as a free download for a limited time [...]

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This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 8/13-8/19/12

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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Ty Segall – "The Hill"

Here's Ty Segall's new single, the first from Twins, which comes out in October. Excellent stuff, as is to be expected from him at this point.

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Some Ember – "Flowers Open"

Oakland's very own Dylan Travis, who performs dark, experimental synth pop under the moniker Some Ember, has released a new track called "Flowers Open." The song is the first [...]

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    Interview: Cobra Skulls on touring the Midwest, political songwriting, upcoming show @ Thee Parkside 8/17/12

Interview: Cobra Skulls on touring the Midwest, political songwriting, upcoming show @ Thee Parkside 8/17/12

Formed in Reno back in 2005, Cobra Skulls have firmly rooted themselves in San Francisco for the past few years now. Their three full length albums and several EP's [...]

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