Trails and Ways – "Nunca"

Nunca by TRAILS AND WAYS

In April we tipped you off on the new track by Trails and Ways, "Tereza," off their forthcoming album Trilingual. The band has posted a [...]

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    Thee Oh Sees announce new record: 'Putrifiers II' out Sept. 11

Thee Oh Sees announce new record: 'Putrifiers II' out Sept. 11

So, Thee Oh Sees have a new record coming out. Surprising? Nope. Exciting? Duh.

Since the project was begun by singer/songwriter/guitarist John Dwyer in 1997, the group has been nothing [...]

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    Emily Jane White releases new single, teams with Marissa Nadler for cover of Townes Van Zandt's "I'll Be Here in the Morning"

Emily Jane White releases new single, teams with Marissa Nadler for cover of Townes Van Zandt's "I'll Be Here in the Morning"

Songstress Emily Jane White has been busy of late, releasing her third LP Ode To Sentience on June 12th and touring Japan and the U.S.. Now she's back with [...]

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    Saturday: The Sixth Annual Bicycle Music Festival, with Birds & Batteries, Rupa and the April Fishes, Jazz Mafia, and more

Saturday: The Sixth Annual Bicycle Music Festival, with Birds & Batteries, Rupa and the April Fishes, Jazz Mafia, and more

On Saturday, June 23rd, the sixth annual Bicycle Music Festival pedals through the city, with music all day and night, and all powered by bicycles. Yes, you read that [...]

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Help Sunbeam Rd. let you hear their new album

Sunbeam Rd. has recorded a new album, BREATHERS, and they think it's pretty good. They really want you to hear it. But they could use your help to make [...]

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    Review: Benjamin Henderson and River City Extension, The Blank Club, San Jose 6/17/12

Review: Benjamin Henderson and River City Extension, The Blank Club, San Jose 6/17/12

San Jose has long lived under the shadow of its accomplished older brother, San Francisco, especially when it comes to the music and arts scene. However, this past Sunday [...]

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    Synthetic ID releases debut EP, playing steady diet of Bay Area shows

Synthetic ID releases debut EP, playing steady diet of Bay Area shows

San Francisco punk outfit Synthetic ID released their self-titled debut EP back in February on Cut The Cord That… Records, ripping through three tracks in six minutes flat with [...]

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    Sic Alps announce self-titled fifth album, out September 11, 2012 on Drag City

Sic Alps announce self-titled fifth album, out September 11, 2012 on Drag City

Just a year after releasing their double LP Napa Asylum, Sic Alps is back with their eponymous fifth album, which will drop September 11th on Chicago's Drag City label. [...]

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    Jen Schande to release album inspired by a film inspired by a book by Michelle Tea (song premiere! and album giveaway!)

Jen Schande to release album inspired by a film inspired by a book by Michelle Tea (song premiere! and album giveaway!)

This is perhaps the most San Francisco-esque project I've ever heard of. By which I mean: This is so incredibly cool.

Back in 2000, local writer and queer activist Michelle [...]

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Watch Ty Segall play "You Make The Sun Fry" in a closet

There are times when purpose is overrated. What's the point in filming Ty Segall's band playing their scorching garage rock in a tiny, closet-like space? I have no idea, [...]

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Video: The Phenomenauts premiere "I'm With Neil" on Wired

Oakland's fabled space-race rock n' roll band, The Phenomenauts, have released a quickie video and track to Wired.com. The song, "I'm With Neil", is an ode to astrophysicist (and [...]

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    The Bay Bridged Presents: The Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest!

The Bay Bridged Presents: The Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest!

You won't find a better party on the Fourth of July than the Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest. We're proud to present this afternoon show featuring [...]

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