Oakland beatsmith Jel remixes Sleigh Bells

Check out this very cool remix by Jel — aka Oakland's Jeff Logan — of the Sleigh Bells' single "Comeback Kid," from their newest album Reign of Terror. The [...]

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    Phono del Sol 2012 is coming in July! Listen to all of the performers (at the same time)!

Phono del Sol 2012 is coming in July! Listen to all of the performers (at the same time)!

Last year, we teamed up with Tiny Telephone and some of the city's best food trucks to throw an awesome daytime music and food festival called Phono del Sol [...]

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Mixtape: SF Popfest 2012 is one week away!

SF Popfest returns for a fourth year for indie music lovers with a sweet tooth. This year’s festival spans three days and two venues, featuring 13 bands and three [...]

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Cruel Summer shares new track off of upcoming EP

Jangle-monsters Cruel Summer have shared a new track that will appear on their upcoming EP (release date TBA) on Mt. St. Mtn., so expect limited edition noise-pop awesomeness with [...]

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    Warm Soda (Matthew Melton of Bare Wires) releases first song, playing first show on 5/16/12

Warm Soda (Matthew Melton of Bare Wires) releases first song, playing first show on 5/16/12

The breakup of Bare Wires after a troubled SXSW tour broke a lot of hearts, but if you're familiar with Matthew Melton's past projects (solo recordings, Snake Flower 2), [...]

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    Second James & Evander track from 'Bummer Pop' premieres; stream the whole album now

Second James & Evander track from 'Bummer Pop' premieres; stream the whole album now

The James & Evander media frenzy continues as the Kings of Future Pop have dropped a second preview track from their forthcoming debut full-length, Bummer Pop. Prefix Magazine had [...]

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    Philip Glass, Joanna Newsom to host Henry Miller Library benefit show at The Warfield on 6/25/12

Philip Glass, Joanna Newsom to host Henry Miller Library benefit show at The Warfield on 6/25/12

June 25th brings a special night of music to The Warfield, as composer extraordinaire Philip Glass teams up with Joanna Newsom and Tim Fain for a benefit show to [...]

Broke-Ass Stuart celebrates ten years in SF with a party

Broke-Ass Stuart has been living in SF for a decade now, dispensing top-notch advice for the budget-conscious. Stuart's celebrating ten years with a party on Thursday night at [...]

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    The Brothers Comatose host release party this Saturday at Great American Music Hall for new LP 'Respect the Van'

The Brothers Comatose host release party this Saturday at Great American Music Hall for new LP 'Respect the Van'

San Francisco bluegrass quintet The Bothers Comatose will release their sophomore album Respect the Van on May 22nd, and have scheduled the official release party for this Saturday at [...]

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This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 5/14-5/20/12

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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    Review & Photos: Back From The Grave – The Sloths at the Stork Club 5/12/12

Review & Photos: Back From The Grave – The Sloths at the Stork Club 5/12/12

In 1965 they were smoking pot with Hendrix, opening for the Byrds, the Doors and Love, but then The Sloths vanished, their recordings unavailable unless you wanted to spend [...]

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Salva & Grenier – "Wake The Dead" / "Forest Floor"

LA's Salva and SF's Grenier (aka DJG) have teamed up for a new single on Frite Nite that showcases the collaborators' melting pot approach to a variety of electronic [...]

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