Giveaway: Win tickets to Noisette!

As we've mentioned on a few occasions, this Saturday is Noisette, Noise Pop's music and food festival, which pairs a number of top local chefs with some great indie [...]

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Video: Magic Trick – "Invisible At Midnight"

Magic Trick recently premiered their video for "Invisible At Midnight", a track off their latest album Ruler of the Night, over on Stereogum. The video, directed by Mat Dara [...]

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    Live This Month: August 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #284)

Live This Month: August 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #284)

Live This Month: August 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #284)

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

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    Birdmonster returns with 'Singles Project', drops new track "Motel Pool"

Birdmonster returns with 'Singles Project', drops new track "Motel Pool"

After a more than two-year drought of new material, Birdmonster returned in January with "Living", their first new track since the release of 2009's Blood Memory EP. The San [...]

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    Mac DeMarco to release debut full length (coming to Rickshaw Stop with Melted Toys & Surf Club, 9/14/12)

Mac DeMarco to release debut full length (coming to Rickshaw Stop with Melted Toys & Surf Club, 9/14/12)

The up and coming Montreal pop crooner Mac DeMarco will bring one of his reportedly "wildly unhinged live performances" to San Francisco this summer. He will be performing on [...]

By |July 31, 2012|Comments Off on Mac DeMarco to release debut full length (coming to Rickshaw Stop with Melted Toys & Surf Club, 9/14/12)
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    John Vanderslice performs David Bowie's 'Diamond Dogs' @ Vogue Theatre, Thursday, 8/2/12

John Vanderslice performs David Bowie's 'Diamond Dogs' @ Vogue Theatre, Thursday, 8/2/12

(((folkYEAH!))) and CinemaSF have launched a very cool new event series at The Vogue Theatre called City Scenes, where local musicians perform an iconic album prior to a popular, [...]

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    Peaking Lights and Woods co-headline Great American Music Hall, 8/3/12

Peaking Lights and Woods co-headline Great American Music Hall, 8/3/12

Those who were unable to get tickets for the sold out Woodsist Festival in Big Sur this weekend are in luck. Festival favorites Peaking Lights and Woods are co-headlining [...]

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DIIV and Bleached come to the Rickshaw Stop on 8/1/12

One of my most recent obsessions, DIIV, are scheduled to play The Rickshaw Stop this Wednesday, August 1. The Brooklyn-based band plays a laid-back, reverb-soaked brand of upbeat indie pop [...]

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This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 7/30-8/5/12

Below, enjoy a Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF this week (note: you'll have to be logged in to Spotify to enjoy it). After [...]

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Recap: San Jose Drive-In Party, 7/24/12

When you're a music fan, promoter, or musician in the San Jose area, you quickly get used to taking what you can get when it comes to venues. A [...]

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Split Screens – "Born"

Born by Split Screens

Split Screens, the solo project of San Francisco session musician Jesse Cafiero, recently released a self-titled EP for streaming on his bandcamp page. This is the [...]

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    Parks and Records Fest coming to Bottom of the Hill, 8/9/12 (win tickets!)

Parks and Records Fest coming to Bottom of the Hill, 8/9/12 (win tickets!)

As a full-time environmental activist and musician, I've always had a real soft spot for Parks and Records — an indie label whose mission is "To support original music [...]

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