Sean Hayes – Run Wolves Run; New Parish Wednesday

Sean Hayes - "When We Fall In" (mp3)

SF's Sean Hayes recently self-released his sixth album, Run Wolves Run, and he's performing this Wednesday at The New Parish in Oakland [...]

By |March 22, 2010|Comments Off on Sean Hayes – Run Wolves Run; New Parish Wednesday

Thursday: Common Eider, King Eider + Raccoons at Amnesia

Common Eider, King Eider - "Talking Ravens, Rotting Figs" via Raven Sings the Blues

Top-notch bill of Bay Area experimental rock bands at Amnesia this Thursday night (9pm, $7). Common [...]

By |March 16, 2010|Comments Off on Thursday: Common Eider, King Eider + Raccoons at Amnesia

Tartufi – The Goodwill of the Scar EP

There are times when an allegedly "full length" album is so brief that it feels more like a glorified EP, and then there are times when an EP is [...]

By |March 12, 2010|Comments Off on Tartufi – The Goodwill of the Scar EP

Man/Miracle team up with Rogue Wave on tour, release new 7″

In addition to playing at this year's SxSW (you know, at parties like the Bay Area Takeover - *ahem*), Oakland's Man/Miracle are scheduled to open for fellow Oaklanders Rogue [...]

By |March 12, 2010|4 Comments

Geographer releases Animal Shapes

Geographer - "Kites"

Oh, Geographer. Truly one of our favorite local bands, and a group who seem to win new fans with every live performance. The band's new [...]

By |March 11, 2010|2 Comments

B and Not B release debut album, show on Thursday

Back in November, B and Not B did the guerrilla thing and rocked it out of a U-Haul. And now, circa March 2010, the band has officially released their self-titled [...]

By |March 10, 2010|Comments Off on B and Not B release debut album, show on Thursday

New Fresh & Onlys, El Rio tonight with Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall + The Baths

The Fresh & Onlys - "Vanishing Cream [Plastic Spoons]" via Pitchfork

Tonight, the extremely busy Fresh & Onlys join local genre-mates Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall and The Baths at [...]

By |March 10, 2010|Comments Off on New Fresh & Onlys, El Rio tonight with Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall + The Baths

CD release parties tonight: The Splinters, Veil Veil Vanish

As you'll see in the Weekend Picks, tonight at Amnesia (9pm, $7), The Splinters are holding a party for their new album Kick, which comes out on Tuesday on [...]

By |March 4, 2010|Comments Off on CD release parties tonight: The Splinters, Veil Veil Vanish

Tonight: The Rumble at Cafe Du Nord!

Lilofee - "Runaway"

Tonight's installment of The Rumble SF at Cafe Du Nord (9pm, free with RSVP) is a "Noise Pop Hangover" show, featuring performances by locals Lilofee and Stripmall [...]

By |March 3, 2010|Comments Off on Tonight: The Rumble at Cafe Du Nord!

City Light’s Burned Out Bright out now, show tonight

The Seattle-to-San-Francisco collaborative project known as City Light no longer has a sole album on its roster. Several musicians (singer-songwriter Matt Shaw, producer Nick Andre, musician/producer Denver Valley, musicians [...]

By |March 3, 2010|Comments Off on City Light’s Burned Out Bright out now, show tonight

In A Cloud release party tonight

Kelley Stoltz - "Pinecone"

In A Cloud: New Sounds From San Francisco comes out today, and I hope you've ordered your copy already or intend to pick one up posthaste. [...]

By |March 2, 2010|Comments Off on In A Cloud release party tonight

Rogue Wave Mini-Movie Premiere: “We Will Make A Song Destroy”

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Rogue Wave's show last Wednesday night was a reminder of how beloved the band is in the Bay Area indie music community, as the fans and [...]

By |February 28, 2010|Comments Off on Rogue Wave Mini-Movie Premiere: “We Will Make A Song Destroy”