Useless Eaters to release live album in November

In San Francisco's Tenderloin district is a kitsch, vintage clothing store known for occasionally throwing shows in the basement of their building located on Larkin St., a venue also [...]

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    Willow Steps releases debut EP, ‘The Secret You Can’t Bear to Keep’

Willow Steps releases debut EP, ‘The Secret You Can’t Bear to Keep’

Willow Steps is a look into that which is romantic and beautiful about the "steps" we encounter in life. A concoction of Jesse Strickman (vocals, guitar) and Leiya Mahoney (vocals), the [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Oct 14 — Oct 20

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 [...]

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Shaggy Sample drops ‘#2 Record’

Oakland's Shaggy Sample just released their second album, the appropriately-titled #2 Record. While the first album heavily features David Jaberi's Wurlitzer finding classic grooves, #2 Record is dominated more [...]

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FFS: A Friggin’ Fun Show

FFS (Photos by Brittany O'Brien)

From swaying and atmospheric to face-melting electric rockabilly distortion by way of teeth, The Intelligence managed to put just the right amount of pep in eager FFS [...]

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John Travoltage releases debut EP

The debut EP of John Travoltage may be titled Done to Death, but that certainly doesn't make their charmingly familiar brand of power-pop any less catchy. Recalling everything from [...]

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Get to Know: Abbot Kinney (+ win free tickets!)

Abbot Kinney is both San Francisco and Los Angeles. It is the story and culmination of living in two great cities in one big state. The sound of fog as [...]

By |October 20, 2015|3 Comments
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    Face Tat re-cut famous German expressionist film for new video, announce West Coast tour

Face Tat re-cut famous German expressionist film for new video, announce West Coast tour

Perhaps San Francisco only sci-fi dark rock duo, Face Tat are back with a new video for the single "Open Up Your Arms" and a full West Coast tour. [...]

By |October 19, 2015|Comments Off on Face Tat re-cut famous German expressionist film for new video, announce West Coast tour
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    The Total Bettys are here to kidnap your feelings and put them in a song

The Total Bettys are here to kidnap your feelings and put them in a song

I first heard of The Total Bettys (SF) was thanks to my friends at The Sugar Bowl. They had made an 8tracks playlist and their track "No Kings" was the first song. [...]

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    San Francisco’s EagleWolfSnake set to drop debut LP ‘Zang!’, playing Bottom of the Hill in November

San Francisco’s EagleWolfSnake set to drop debut LP ‘Zang!’, playing Bottom of the Hill in November

San Francisco natives EagleWolfSnake are set to release their full-length debut album, Zang! on Oct. 30. The three-piece band features Eli Meyskens (bass), Nick Bray (guitar), and Ryan Malley [...]

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Unconditional Arms tease upcoming live record

Back in July Unconditional Arms played an intimate show to a group of friends and fans in a beautiful studio hidden away on one of the more unassuming blocks [...]

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Introducing: the sirens of Golda

I'll spare you the "good timing for a folk album with strings — it's autumn!" analogies of home-knit sweaters, steaming mugs of pumpkin something-or-other, and a mewing feline forever glued to your sternum. Those are [...]

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