Wednesday, 6/2: WHY? returns to the Bay Area

WHY? returns to the Bay Area this Wednesday, June 2nd (8pm, $16, 18+, purchase tickets), at The New Parish in Oakland. Joining the band are The Donkeys and [...]

By |May 31, 2010|Comments Off on Wednesday, 6/2: WHY? returns to the Bay Area

Minipop return with Automatic Love EP, celebrate 6/25/10

June 1st will see the return of Minipop, in the form of the new Automatic Love EP. This is the first release from the indie pop band since 2007's [...]

By |May 28, 2010|Comments Off on Minipop return with Automatic Love EP, celebrate 6/25/10

Hanalei – “Rats”

Hanalei - Rats by chaseigliori

From One Big Night, the new album from Hanalei, local musician Brian Moss' (Olehole, The Ghost) stripped-down solo project. [...]

By |May 28, 2010|Comments Off on Hanalei – “Rats”

Weekend and Young Prisms have a new 7″ (and a release show Sunday, 5/30)

It's not rocket science to predict big things coming for Young Prisms and Weekend, two SF bands whose debut Mexican Summer releases received strong acclaim and who both have [...]

By |May 28, 2010|Comments Off on Weekend and Young Prisms have a new 7″ (and a release show Sunday, 5/30)

SanFolk Disco returns 5/27 at Cafe du Nord

The fairly new local show series known as SanFolk Disco is scheduled to return Thursday, 5/27 at Cafe du Nord (9:00 pm, $10/adv, $12/door). Thursday's show, the fifth edition [...]

By |May 27, 2010|Comments Off on SanFolk Disco returns 5/27 at Cafe du Nord

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Local Natives, Popfest, Voxtrot, Far

Local Natives 7"/Win Tickets from Rasputin

Before Local Natives play at the Rickshaw Stop with Suckers on June 2nd, we're pleased to give away a copy of the band's "Sun [...]

By |May 26, 2010|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Local Natives, Popfest, Voxtrot, Far

Birds & Batteries + Judgement Day, a co-headlining bonanza 5/28/10

In the midst of SF Popfest 2010, the Rickshaw Stop will host yet another noteworthy bill on Friday, May 28th (10:00 pm, $10/adv, $12/door, all ages) - a show [...]

Review: Kacey Johansing’s album release show, 5/19 at the Rickshaw Stop

Kacey Johansing - "Oh, Brother"

On Wednesday 5/19/2010, the Rickshaw Stop hosted a night of bands coming together to toast San Francisco singer/songwriter Kacey Johansing and the release of her debut [...]

By |May 25, 2010|2 Comments

Ty Segall’s Melted is out now

Ty Segall - "Girlfriend"

SF's Ty Segall has a new album called Melted that's out today on CD/mp3 via Goner Records (vinyl to follow in two weeks). You can [...]

By |May 25, 2010|Comments Off on Ty Segall’s Melted is out now

Live this week: Bay Area shows 5/24-5/30

This week in the Bay Area:

Monday 5/24
The Baths, Future Islands, Lower Dens @ El Rio

Tuesday 5/25
Maus Haus, Boomsnake, Hosannas @ Hemlock Tavern
Spectrum, Wooden Shjips @ Great American Music Hall

Wednesday [...]

By |May 25, 2010|Comments Off on Live this week: Bay Area shows 5/24-5/30

Silian Rail joins Parks and Records family, plays shows 5/25 and 5/27

Silian Rail - "'I' is Somebody Else"

Bay Area label Parks and Records recently announced the signing of local instrumental rock duo Silian Rail, whose new album Parhelion will be [...]

By |May 21, 2010|Comments Off on Silian Rail joins Parks and Records family, plays shows 5/25 and 5/27

The Baths, Future Islands, Lower Dens at El Rio Monday 5/24

This Monday, May 24th, El Rio will host local band the Baths, joined by two bands from Baltimore:  Lower Dens, a new band by Jana Hunter, along with Future Islands.

This [...]

By |May 21, 2010|Comments Off on The Baths, Future Islands, Lower Dens at El Rio Monday 5/24