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    Review & Photos: Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express, Roy Loney and the Phantom Movers @ Great American Music Hall, 3/30/12

Review & Photos: Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express, Roy Loney and the Phantom Movers @ Great American Music Hall, 3/30/12

Generations of homegrown legendry teamed up at the GAMH Friday night to show young and old (and quite old) alike how roots rock is served. Alt-country hero Chuck Prophet, [...]

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    Photos/Review: Treefort Music Fest in Boise with Why?, Built to Spill, and a long list of Bay Area bands

Photos/Review: Treefort Music Fest in Boise with Why?, Built to Spill, and a long list of Bay Area bands

Kicking off what will hopefully become a regular music and arts festival in downtown Boise, the Treefort Music Festival saw about ten thousand people from a variety of [...]

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    March’s Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

March’s Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. So much good stuff came our way in March [...]

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Sacramento's Fine Steps to release first LP this spring

Is Sacramento the new Stockton? It's certainly the birthplace of Fine Steps, the surf pop project of 26-year-old Sacramento native and former Mayyors drummer Julian Elorduy. Other members include [...]

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    Yoga + Indie Music = Showga; Oakland weekly series comes to The Center SF on 4/3/12

Yoga + Indie Music = Showga; Oakland weekly series comes to The Center SF on 4/3/12

Meet Katie Colver: founder, instructor, and musical curator for Oakland's Showga series, a weekly yoga event featuring local musical talent held every Monday across the bridge at the Starline [...]

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Young Prisms release 'In Between'

Young Prisms' new album, In Between, came out this week, and the band is celebrating on March 31 at Bottom of the Hill (9pm, $10) with Terry Malts, Cold [...]

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    Sleepy Sun offers 'Spine Hits' a week early at Amoeba SF on 4/3/12

Sleepy Sun offers 'Spine Hits' a week early at Amoeba SF on 4/3/12

Sleepy Sun will release their third full length album, Spine Hits, on April 10th through Brooklyn label The End Records. Before that, though, the group has announced a special free [...]

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Video: Nanosaur – "T33n Dayze"

East Bay dream-pop artist Nanosaur (the one man project of Michael Solorzano) has a new video for his single "T33n Dayze," shot entirely on the Venice Beach boardwalk. The [...]

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    Sunday: The Fifth Annual Switchboard Musical Festival, with Faun Fables, Beep, Dominique Leone and more

Sunday: The Fifth Annual Switchboard Musical Festival, with Faun Fables, Beep, Dominique Leone and more

The Switchboard Music Festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary on April 1st with eight hours of non-stop music from Bay Area artists who are pushing the boundaries in their [...]

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    Uzi Rash drop new LP, 'Whyte Rash Time,' release show March 31 at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records

Uzi Rash drop new LP, 'Whyte Rash Time,' release show March 31 at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records

Prolific Easy Bay trash punk group Uzi Rash's newest album, Whyte Rash Time, is now available, and the band is celebrating on March 31 at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records. D.C.'s [...]

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    Sun Araw, Matthewdavid, more play Oakland's Peralta Palace this Saturday

Sun Araw, Matthewdavid, more play Oakland's Peralta Palace this Saturday

There's a fairly big party going down this Saturday at Oakland's Peralta Palace. Pretty Blue Presents and Sick Sad World have joined forces and (wait for it...) formed "Voltron," [...]

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    Local legend Chuck Prophet at GAMH this Friday, 3/30/12 (ticket giveaway!)

Local legend Chuck Prophet at GAMH this Friday, 3/30/12 (ticket giveaway!)

Chuck Prophet - "Let Freedom Ring"

Now is the moment to catch up with Chuck Prophet, who graduated from lead guitar in 80s garage country band Green on Red (check [...]

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