Operation Restore Maximum Freedom X lineup announced (and it’s terrific)

Super Wild Horses - "Carolina"

Greg Ashley - "Requiem Mass - Part I"

Get your mixtapes ready for a drive up to Davis, because KDVS' just-announced tenth Operation Restore Maximum Freedom [...]

By |August 27, 2010|4 Comments

From Monument to Masses: final show 8/28/10 at GAMH (Ticket Giveaway)

From Monument to Masses perform their final show at Great American Music Hall on Saturday, August 28th (9pm, $15). They'll be joined by fellow local instrumental rock bands [...]

By |August 25, 2010|Comments Off on From Monument to Masses: final show 8/28/10 at GAMH (Ticket Giveaway)

Live this week: 8/24-29

Tuesday, August 24:
Grand Lake (record release), It's For Free Grace, Sean Smith & the Present Moment, James and Evander @ Cafe du Nord
Il Gato, Sandy's (Alexi of the Botticellis), [...]

By |August 24, 2010|Comments Off on Live this week: 8/24-29

Grass Widow: Past Time out today

Grass Widow - "Fried Egg"

Past Time, the new album from SF's Grass Widow, is out today on Kill Rock Stars. Check out "Fried Egg" from the new album [...]

By |August 24, 2010|Comments Off on Grass Widow: Past Time out today

Video: Religious Girls – “Care Harder” & “Charity”

Oakland's Religious Girls did this live set for Terroreyes.tv. The band is at the RIckshaw Stop on Thursday (8pm, $12), with Lazer Sword, Rainbow Arabia, and Sister Crayon.

By |August 23, 2010|Comments Off on Video: Religious Girls – “Care Harder” & “Charity”

Grand Lake celebrate the release of ‘Blood Sea Dream’ on 8/24/10 @ Du Nord

As previously reported, Grand Lake's debut full-length is out on Hippies Are Dead Records, and it's now seeing release on vinyl as well. For the vinyl release show, Grand [...]

By |August 20, 2010|Comments Off on Grand Lake celebrate the release of ‘Blood Sea Dream’ on 8/24/10 @ Du Nord

Fops (Thee More Shallows, Ral Partha Vogelbacher) release debut album later this year

Fops - "Solid Copper Huntress"

If you miss Thee More Shallows like we do, you'll be pleased to know that TMS' Dee Kesler has teamed with Ral Partha Vogalbacher's [...]

By |August 19, 2010|Comments Off on Fops (Thee More Shallows, Ral Partha Vogelbacher) release debut album later this year

Geographer’s ‘Animal Shapes’ re-released via Tricycle Records, remixes streaming now

Geographer's much-loved Animal Shapes has received the shiny new re-release treatment on Tricycle Records, this time with some fancy new remixes by The Limousines and Wallpaper..

Stream: Geographer - "Kites" [...]

By |August 17, 2010|4 Comments

Live this week: Bay Area shows 8/17-22

Tuesday, August 17
The Blank Tapes, Ash Reiter, Pat Hull @ Bottom of the Hill

Wednesday August 18
Wavves, Young Prisms @ Rickshaw Stop
The Fresh & Onlys, Honey, Blasted Canyons @ [...]

By |August 17, 2010|Comments Off on Live this week: Bay Area shows 8/17-22

New 7″ releases from the Sandwitches and the Splinters on Southpaw

Gorilla vs. Bear reports a duo of 7" single releases on Southpaw Records - The Sandwitches' "Makes Me Sick" and the Splinters' "Blood on my Hands."

The Sandwitches - "Makes [...]

By |August 12, 2010|Comments Off on New 7″ releases from the Sandwitches and the Splinters on Southpaw

Backseat Beat, Episode 2: Camp Out

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our '83 [...]

By |August 12, 2010|Comments Off on Backseat Beat, Episode 2: Camp Out

Disgust of Us, Rademacher, Santiago play Sub-Mission Art Space 8/13/10

As opposed to waking up one day and emailing out embed codes, Disgust of Us have planned a premiere party for their new video, featuring performances and an unveiling [...]

By |August 11, 2010|Comments Off on Disgust of Us, Rademacher, Santiago play Sub-Mission Art Space 8/13/10