DRMS releases debut full-length at Rickshaw Stop, 7/28/12

San Francisco's DRMS (formerly known as Dreams) are releasing their debut full-length album at a record release show on July 28th at the Rickshaw Stop, performing with support from [...]

By |July 24, 2012|Comments Off on DRMS releases debut full-length at Rickshaw Stop, 7/28/12
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    Foxygen to release 'Take The Kids Off Broadway' on 7/24/12, on tour now with Magic Trick and La Sera, sets Fall dates with Moonface

Foxygen to release 'Take The Kids Off Broadway' on 7/24/12, on tour now with Magic Trick and La Sera, sets Fall dates with Moonface

Bi-coastal duo Foxygen is set to release its debut "mini-LP" Take the Kids Off Broadway on July 24th, 2012 via Jagjaguwar, and the band now has two tracks available [...]

By |July 24, 2012|Comments Off on Foxygen to release 'Take The Kids Off Broadway' on 7/24/12, on tour now with Magic Trick and La Sera, sets Fall dates with Moonface

Z-Man – "Suicide is Played Out" / "The Garden"

The Garden by the Vegetable & the Ferret

San Francisco MC Z-Man is a busy dude. He's already released two albums this year, opened for Snoop with his group One [...]

By |July 24, 2012|Comments Off on Z-Man – "Suicide is Played Out" / "The Garden"

tUnE-yArDs makes a mix for Africa In Your Earbuds

tUnE-yArDs' versatile, experimental, undeniably catchy music has always done a good job reflecting a number of influences and themes. From Merril Garbus's vocal acrobatics to the soul-busting, percussive nature [...]

By |July 23, 2012|Comments Off on tUnE-yArDs makes a mix for Africa In Your Earbuds
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    Mornin' Old Sport releases self-titled debut LP, on tour now

Mornin' Old Sport releases self-titled debut LP, on tour now

We previously brought you Mornin' Old Sport's track "When the Bomb", a lively and tongue-in-cheek number about the emotional fallout after losing a lover. The Oakland residents and Boston [...]

By |July 23, 2012|Comments Off on Mornin' Old Sport releases self-titled debut LP, on tour now
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    Don't sleep on this: Silian Rail collaborative album "every/one"

Don't sleep on this: Silian Rail collaborative album "every/one"

Back in May I posted about the new Silian Rail album each/other, which I was pretty stoked about. So stoked, apparently, that I neglected to properly follow up on [...]

By |July 23, 2012|Comments Off on Don't sleep on this: Silian Rail collaborative album "every/one"

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 7/23-7/30/12

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 [...]

By |July 23, 2012|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 7/23-7/30/12

Video: Sonny and the Sunsets – "Pretend You Love Me"

Sonny and the Sunsets have put out a video for "Pretend You Love Me," the lead single of June's stellar Longtime Companion. The video, shot and directed by Sonny [...]

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    Tussle to release new LP 'Tempest' on 9/25/2012, stream new track "Eye Context" now

Tussle to release new LP 'Tempest' on 9/25/2012, stream new track "Eye Context" now

On September 25th San Francisco dance-groovers Tussle will release their fourth studio album, Tempest. It's the band's first effort since 2008's Cream Cuts and was recorded in Glasgow and [...]

By |July 20, 2012|Comments Off on Tussle to release new LP 'Tempest' on 9/25/2012, stream new track "Eye Context" now

Phono del Sol Preview: The Fresh and Onlys 101

If you've never heard of the Fresh and Onlys it's not too late to get to know them. One of San Francisco's favorite bands for four-going-on-five years, the Fresh [...]

By |July 20, 2012|Comments Off on Phono del Sol Preview: The Fresh and Onlys 101

Meat Market – "Don't Surf"

DON'T SURF by MEAT MARKET

Oakland's Meat Market was formed in 2011 by a few college students in Santa Cruz just to play house parties and have a good time. [...]

Video: Helene Renaut – "The Deer Convention"

In late June, San Francisco-by-way-of-France singer/songwriter Helene Renaut recently released the video for her beautiful, meditative song "The Deer Convention" - the title track off her 2011 album. Intentionally [...]

By |July 19, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Helene Renaut – "The Deer Convention"