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    Watch Cumstain get chased down by Hulk Hogan in their new video for “I’m Not Mean”

Watch Cumstain get chased down by Hulk Hogan in their new video for “I’m Not Mean”

Cumstain are known for being sleazy and nostalgic and their video for "I'm Not Mean" does not change that. Actually, it only proves how wonderful their sleazy nostalgia truly [...]

By |September 30, 2015|Comments Off on Watch Cumstain get chased down by Hulk Hogan in their new video for “I’m Not Mean”

Interview: Get to know San Francisco’s Bear Call

Bear Call's Eric William Mohammed, Skyler Warren, and Nikk Moreno

San Francisco's Bear Call is the brainchild of Skyler Warren, a musician who started the project four years ago in [...]

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Go be emotional with Emotional at the Golden Bull tonight

Going to see Emotional (Brian Wakefield of Death Records/Melted Toys) is the perfect way to say "I am not over summer, summer is not over, stop trying to tell [...]

By |September 29, 2015|Comments Off on Go be emotional with Emotional at the Golden Bull tonight
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    Naytronix (aka bassist of tUnE-yArDs) to release LP ‘Mister Divine,’ hear single now

Naytronix (aka bassist of tUnE-yArDs) to release LP ‘Mister Divine,’ hear single now

Solo projects are most always such a sweet deal, especially because whichever musician is involved gets to explore music on their own terms and without the weight of another [...]

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The emo kid’s guide to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

The first time I went to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass was 2010. This was the first time I saw Conor Oberst live. I had been a fan for 5 years, [...]

By |September 28, 2015|3 Comments
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    Dirty Ghosts premiere “Moving Pictures,” new album to be released on Last Gang

Dirty Ghosts premiere “Moving Pictures,” new album to be released on Last Gang

Dirty Ghosts (Photo: Liz Caruana)

Allyson Baker has certainly been busy since the release of her band Dirty Ghosts' debut record Metal Moon. Though her marriage with San Francisco-based MC/producer Aesop Rock dissolved, [...]

By |September 28, 2015|Comments Off on Dirty Ghosts premiere “Moving Pictures,” new album to be released on Last Gang
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    Premiere: Antiphony and Gay Henry team up for experimental hip-hop video

Premiere: Antiphony and Gay Henry team up for experimental hip-hop video

Screenshot from KUMQUATS/LATTES/CIGARETTES

Antiphony is a heady, playfully moody minimal hip-hop project based out of California's Sonoma County. Comprised of the producer/rapper alter egos of Anthony Jimenez, KUMQUATS/LATTES/CIGARETTES is six tracks [...]

By |September 25, 2015|Comments Off on Premiere: Antiphony and Gay Henry team up for experimental hip-hop video

Field Medic releases new LP “Light Is Gone”

As prolific as singer-songwriter Kevin Patrick is, it's surprising to realize he only recently dropped his first full-length album under side project Field Medic. Entitled Light Is Gone and [...]

By |September 25, 2015|Comments Off on Field Medic releases new LP “Light Is Gone”

‘Sassy Sister Folk’: A Q&A with the T Sisters

The T Sisters (photo: Souls of San Francisco)

The T Sisters (Chloe, Rachel, and Erika Tietjen) are three sisters (two twins and one not) who make timeless folky tunes that are as sweet [...]

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The Gooch Palms are landing their UFO in Oakland on 10/1

Coming all the way from the interstellar city of Newcastle, Australia, where they’re already making a name for themselves, The Gooch Palms are currently my favorite band. I’ve seen them [...]

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Giveaway and interview: A-1 on his hometown show

San Francisco's Adam Traore, better known as A-1, has been hard at work over the past few years, gradually growing a following backed by a steady stream of new [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Sept 13 – Sept 21

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a [...]

By |September 23, 2015|Comments Off on The Bay Abridged: Sept 13 – Sept 21