The countdown continues: two weeks until Regional Bias!

We're now just two weeks away from Friday, July 23rd, when we'll be presenting our second annual fundraiser party, Regional Bias 2010, at the historic Verdi Club in San [...]

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Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month – “Mom’s House”

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Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month - "Mom's House"

From Your Wicked Man, the second album from Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month, out [...]

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Phantom Kicks, Skeletal System + Portland bands at El Rio 7/10/10

A meeting of West Coast minds will happen this Saturday, July 10th on El Rio's back patio - specifically, San Francisco bands mixed with acts from Portland, our friendly [...]

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Walking in Sunlight debut out now, release party Saturday

Three beautiful voices, a banjo, and timeless folk songs -- Walking in Sunlight released their first full length on their Bandcamp site this week, via Ghost Mansion Records (Two [...]

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Blackbird Blackbird: Summer Heart out now

Blackbird Blackbird - Summer Heart

Blackbird Blackbird's Mikey S. just made Summer Heart available now for download on his Bandcamp page. The LP collects all of the Blackbird Blackbird songs [...]

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Review & Photos: Harlem, Hunx and His Punx, Bridez @ The Independent 6/29

Photos by Paige Parsons

Bridez started the evening with a profane greeting that brought with it an ear-shattering brick wall of guitar. Their forte is grunged-up post-punk tunes. They are [...]

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Rumble Wednesday: A B & The Sea, What Laura Says, So Many Wizards

AB & the Sea - "Bone Dry"

First Wednesday of the month means it's Rumble time at Cafe Du Nord, headlined this time by the sunny indie pop of local [...]

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Three weeks until Regional Bias: videos from Thao Nguyen, John Vanderslice, Man/Miracle and Exray’s

Three weeks from today, on Friday, July 23rd, 2010, we’re excited to present our second annual fundraiser party, Regional Bias 2010, a celebration of Bay Area music and culture [...]

San Francisco Arts Quarterly Symposium 7/10/10

The San Francisco Arts Quarterly just released their second issue, and have lined up three excellent bands to help celebrate. Young Prisms, Adam Stephens, and Rumspringa (LA) will play [...]

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The Alps – Le Voyage

The Alps - Le Voyage by _type

The Guardian's great profile on Jefre Cantu-Ledesma (Tarentel, Root Strata) a few weeks ago inspired me to check out Le Voyage, the latest [...]

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Bird By Snow shares Common Wealth in July

Fletcher Tucker's Bird By Snow returns with its fourth LP, Common Wealth, in July on Gnome Life Records. Recorded at Louder Studios with Tim Green, Tucker describes the [...]

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Saturday, July 3rd: 5th Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest

The Big Time Freedom Fest returns for its fifth year at El Rio this Saturday, July 3rd, presented by Hippies Are Dead. In lieu of the more traditional patriotic [...]

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