Get To Know: 1988

From its beginnings as a bedroom project fronted by Luis Gutierrez, 1988 has since grown into a 5-piece band with a couple of albums, hundreds of unreleased songs, and [...]

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Wax Idols and King Woman return home with Plush on June 19

After a hectic beginning of a tour that quickly ended the Wax Idols and King Woman tour dates with Pentagram, these unstoppable women have only proved their strength. All [...]

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Jay Som touring with Mitski in support of upcoming 7-inch

It's a big month for San Francisco's Jay Som, the solo project of singer-songwriter Melina Duterte. As she sets out for her first big North American tour with Mitski [...]

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    Vetiver visits UC Berkeley Botanical Garden for sold-out show

Vetiver visits UC Berkeley Botanical Garden for sold-out show

San Francisco's own Andy Cabic will bring the folk-tinged blend of indie alternative tunes he calls Vetiver to the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens on Thursday, June 9.

The intimate setting [...]

By |June 7, 2016|Comments Off on Vetiver visits UC Berkeley Botanical Garden for sold-out show

Calling all arts and crafts vendors for Phono del Sol 2016!

Are you interested in showcasing your art or craft to the thousands of people attending the 2016 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival?

Our sixth annual fest returns to Potrero del Sol [...]

By |June 7, 2016|Comments Off on Calling all arts and crafts vendors for Phono del Sol 2016!
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    Sponsored: Deathstock II comes back to Guerneville for second year (+ a giveaway!)

Sponsored: Deathstock II comes back to Guerneville for second year (+ a giveaway!)

It's summer, which means music festivals. Yeah, you've got the mega fests of Bottle Rock and Outside Lands sandwiching the beginning and end, but in between, we're blessed with [...]

By |June 3, 2016|Comments Off on Sponsored: Deathstock II comes back to Guerneville for second year (+ a giveaway!)
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    Announcing the 2016 Phono del Sol Pre-Parties and After-Party!

Announcing the 2016 Phono del Sol Pre-Parties and After-Party!

Our 6th annual Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival is only over a month away (have you bought your tickets yet?) and while the festivities only last from [...]

By |June 3, 2016|Comments Off on Announcing the 2016 Phono del Sol Pre-Parties and After-Party!
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    Go on a tropical holiday at Sleeptalk with La Luz tomorrow night

Go on a tropical holiday at Sleeptalk with La Luz tomorrow night

Recently, Shannon and the Clams have been putting on crazy cheap-with-a-crazy-lineup costume parties. The Sleeptalk series is working hard to give the Bay something to dance about, and the [...]

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Doodling with Jay Som: Rocking out with our socks out

We got lost in Golden Gate Park looking for the Fairy Door.

It's fairly easy to do, since that park is larger than anyone could really imagine. It's like stepping [...]

By |June 1, 2016|Comments Off on Doodling with Jay Som: Rocking out with our socks out
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    San Francisco’s Commissure release EP in anticipation of West Coast tour

San Francisco’s Commissure release EP in anticipation of West Coast tour

Despite the thinning out of post-rock torchbearers in recent years, a few pockets of passionate devotees have kept fires burning across the Bay. Most recently, it's been acts like [...]

By |May 31, 2016|Comments Off on San Francisco’s Commissure release EP in anticipation of West Coast tour

Get out of your head with Future Shapes this Friday at BOTH

When you're an anxious wreck, relationships (not just romantic ones) can be emotionally draining. With all the personal pressure you put on yourself to just be happy with the [...]

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Santa Cruz’s Getaway Dogs release ‘Lost in the Ebb’

Kai Killion, a Santa Cruz-by-way-of Rio de Janeiro native, announced his indie folk group Getaway Dogs' newest album, Lost In The Ebb, to be released August 19.

Combining intricate finger-picking progressions and [...]