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    Photos: Meernaa, The Y Axes, Spooky Mansion bid farewell to Amnesia

Photos: Meernaa, The Y Axes, Spooky Mansion bid farewell to Amnesia

Spooky Mansion (photo: Ian Young)

Amnesia is the latest victim of a rapidly changing San Francisco, but before the beloved Mission bar and club closes its doors at the end [...]

By |February 10, 2020|Comments Off on Photos: Meernaa, The Y Axes, Spooky Mansion bid farewell to Amnesia

Photos: The Marcus King Band at the Fillmore

The Marcus King Band (photo: Ria Burman)

The Marcus King Band brought their funky rock n roll soul-grooves to The Fillmore for a guitar-shredding, country hoe-down of epic proportion.

Playing songs [...]

By |February 7, 2020|Comments Off on Photos: The Marcus King Band at the Fillmore
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    Kat Robichaud scares the night away, throws a circus of a party this weekend

Kat Robichaud scares the night away, throws a circus of a party this weekend

(photo: Gina Barbara Photography)

Kat Robichaud returns with a startling piano ballad, "Scare The Night Away", just in time for Circus, the latest iteration of the Misfit Cabaret at San [...]

By |February 7, 2020|1 Comment
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    Review + Photos: Mattiel’s Cafe du Nord Performance was Satis Factory

Review + Photos: Mattiel’s Cafe du Nord Performance was Satis Factory

Mattiel (photo: William Wayland)
Words by Elaine Blakely
Some lead vocalists wear clothing specific to their music genre: Siouxsie Sioux and Robert Smith. Some wear outfits to make the mood festive: Flaming [...]

By |February 6, 2020|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Mattiel’s Cafe du Nord Performance was Satis Factory

Review + Photos: The New Pornographers at the Fillmore

The New Pornographers (photo: Patric Carver)

What is the deal with The New Pornographers? Are they, like the proverbial goldfish that grows to fit the size of its tank, going [...]

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Sour Widows release “Tommy” video, single

We’re stoked to present the latest from Sour Widows, the Oakland-based shoegaze dreamboats. “Tommy” hit the waves on January 31, ahead of the band's forthcoming self-titled EP (out February [...]

By |February 5, 2020|Comments Off on Sour Widows release “Tommy” video, single

Sunset Lines releases “Unresponsive” music video

With the help of SilverCat Sound Labs, groovy synth-pop band Sunset Lines released a flurry of videos last week to accompany a few tracks off their upcoming album, including [...]

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    Floral releases single “This Year,” announce first LP in 5 years

Floral releases single “This Year,” announce first LP in 5 years

Math rock band Floral released the first single off their long-anticipated follow-up to 2015’s The Second Floral EP. The track, to be featured on Floral LP (2020), is a [...]

By |January 27, 2020|Comments Off on Floral releases single “This Year,” announce first LP in 5 years
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    Burger Boogaloo presents: Homeless Action Center Fundraiser at White Horse

Burger Boogaloo presents: Homeless Action Center Fundraiser at White Horse

(photo: Jet Lag Rock & Roll)

Live music returns to the oldest gay bar in the US, Oakland's historic White Horse next Thursday, January 30! Brought to you by old [...]

By |January 24, 2020|Comments Off on Burger Boogaloo presents: Homeless Action Center Fundraiser at White Horse

ZOLA, Emily Afton and Sandu Ndu play Cafe du Nord

This Thursday Noise Pop and Everything Ecstatic presents an evening featuring a couple of Bay Area prized possessions. Featured artist ZOLA (San Francisco) is a blend of of folk-pop, [...]

By |January 21, 2020|Comments Off on ZOLA, Emily Afton and Sandu Ndu play Cafe du Nord

The Saxophones release anticipated “Lamplighter”

(photo: Conner Sorenson

At long last, Oakland’s the Saxophones have hit the waves with a new song and it’s, ah, just what we were hoping it would be. Husband-wife dream [...]

By |January 20, 2020|Comments Off on The Saxophones release anticipated “Lamplighter”

Your Fearless Leader release “Lime”

On January 10, San Francisco’s Your Fearless Leader (YFL) released new single “Lime.” The tune is infused with horns, strings and a kind of gypsy jazz and rock with [...]

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