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    Huichica Music Festival is in Sonoma this weekend with Sea of Bees, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts, Little Wings and more

Huichica Music Festival is in Sonoma this weekend with Sea of Bees, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts, Little Wings and more

You know what's great about living in San Francisco? All of the totally rad stuff going on outside the city! (read: where the sun is.) Huichica Music Festival [...]

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Brooklyn-via-SF band Lemonade releases 'Diver'

Lemonade is back with a new album, music video, and tour just in time for summer. Since relocating from San Francisco to Brooklyn, the trio have refined their once-schizophrenic [...]

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    Announcing the 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Fresh & Onlys, UMO, Dominant Legs, Gardens & Villa and more!

Announcing the 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Fresh & Onlys, UMO, Dominant Legs, Gardens & Villa and more!

Fans of indie music and food trucks take note: the 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival is coming! This second annual celebration of great Bay Area music [...]

By |May 29, 2012|Comments Off on Announcing the 2012 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Fresh & Onlys, UMO, Dominant Legs, Gardens & Villa and more!

Rules for the riot with Casy & Brian

This is not 'Nam. There are rules. At least there are when Casy & Brian write, rehearse or take the stage. Listening to — and especially watching — the [...]

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    Review & Photos: Broadway Calls, Dead to Me, The Arteries, Strike to Survive @ The Arlene Francis Center, Santa Rosa 5/21/12

Review & Photos: Broadway Calls, Dead to Me, The Arteries, Strike to Survive @ The Arlene Francis Center, Santa Rosa 5/21/12

The Arlene Francis Center, located in Santa Rosa's downtown Railroad Square, is an essential venue for Santa Rosa's underground music scene. You'll never go there and just see a [...]

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    Review & Photos: Dum Dum Girls, Young Prisms, SISU @ The Blank Club, S.J., 5/21/12

Review & Photos: Dum Dum Girls, Young Prisms, SISU @ The Blank Club, S.J., 5/21/12

Though this blogger is too green to remember, he feels safe enough to say San Jose has been starving for a great club scene since the Cactus Club went [...]

By |May 25, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Dum Dum Girls, Young Prisms, SISU @ The Blank Club, S.J., 5/21/12
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    Mixtape: 25 SF bands in celebration of the Golden Gate Bridge's 75th anniversary

Mixtape: 25 SF bands in celebration of the Golden Gate Bridge's 75th anniversary

Although we adapted our name from San Francisco's other large water-crossing landmark, we'd like to extend a happy anniversary to the Golden Gate Bridge, which still looks relatively youthful [...]

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    Boy in the Bubble plans swan song live shows in SF and Berkeley

Boy in the Bubble plans swan song live shows in SF and Berkeley

After eight years, two records, and more than 100 live shows, Boy in the Bubble—the brainchild of singer/songwriter and guitarist Josh Seidenfeld—is disbanding, and they're celebrating in style with [...]

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A song for Memorial Day weekend from Antwon and Safe

San Jose's Antwon and Oakland's Safe have teamed up to release "Love Shine Down," the first song off a summer mixtape from Sick Sad World. The track, recorded at [...]

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    Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to play June residency at The Rickshaw Stop

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to play June residency at The Rickshaw Stop

It took singing just one cover song, performed sporadically at a New Year's Eve party among friends and fellow musicians, for Nicki Bluhm to kick start her now burgeoning [...]

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    Tonight: American Steel, Dead to Me, The Criminals and Vanna Inget at The New Parish

Tonight: American Steel, Dead to Me, The Criminals and Vanna Inget at The New Parish

Oakland punks American Steel will be headlining day 1 of 1-2-3-4 Go! Records' Go! Go! Fest, a six-day music fest scheduled in Oakland over the next ten days. Backing [...]

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Xiu Xiu returns to Bottom of the Hill on 5/31/12

Controversial art-rockers Xiu Xiu — led by their distinctive lyricist and singer Jamie Stewart — will return to Bottom of the Hill on May 31 to support their new [...]

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