Sleepy Sun’s Rachel Fannan showcases her solo music

Rachel Fannan - "Thank You"

Given her amazing work as a vocalist in Sleepy Sun, it should come as no surprise that Rachel Fannan's solo work also sounds compelling. [...]

By |June 9, 2010|Comments Off on Sleepy Sun’s Rachel Fannan showcases her solo music

Video: Sleepy Sun – “Open Eyes”

Sleepy Sun - Open Eyes from ATP Recordings on Vimeo.

Sleepy Sun - "Open Eyes"

From the local psych rock band's excellent new album Fever, out now on ATP Recordings. [...]

By |June 7, 2010|Comments Off on Video: Sleepy Sun – “Open Eyes”

Soundwave Festival kicks off this weekend, runs 6/6/10 – 8/13/10

The fourth season of the Soundwave Festival starts this Sunday, June 6th, brought to us by ME'DI.ATE Art Group:
ME’DI.ATE’s Soundwave Festival is San Francisco’s premier experiential arts festival held [...]

By |June 4, 2010|Comments Off on Soundwave Festival kicks off this weekend, runs 6/6/10 – 8/13/10

CD Release Parties, 6/5: The Dont’s, The Hot Toddies

The Dont's - "Which Side You're On (The Pirate Song)"

This Saturday night, our friends The Dont's celebrate the release of their new album, Those Delicate Chemicals, at Bottom of [...]

By |June 4, 2010|Comments Off on CD Release Parties, 6/5: The Dont’s, The Hot Toddies

The Dodos offer up free live album, play benefit show 6/5/10 @ the Indy

With an email address, a few keystrokes and a little bit of luck, you could be the recipient of both a new live album from the Dodos and tickets [...]

By |June 4, 2010|Comments Off on The Dodos offer up free live album, play benefit show 6/5/10 @ the Indy

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 [...]