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    Deerhoof to drop first live album “Fever 12164” on Nov. 27

Deerhoof to drop first live album “Fever 12164” on Nov. 27

San Francisco's Deerhoof have been around the music scene since their founding in 1994. Along the way, the band has released a total of 13 full length albums over [...]

By |November 16, 2015|Comments Off on Deerhoof to drop first live album “Fever 12164” on Nov. 27
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    Layin’ Waste: New Bay Area hardcore label kicks off with 1234 Go! showcase

Layin’ Waste: New Bay Area hardcore label kicks off with 1234 Go! showcase

Over the last couple years the Bay's hardcore scene has experienced some turmoil — staple venues have shuttered, bands have come and gone, and mainstay acts have left the genre. The [...]

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Listen to Frank Abreau’s (of Strange Hotel) new solo EP

Frank Abreau, the lead voice of the rockers in Strange Hotel, has a new solo EP out. Entitled RIDE, the follow-up to his full-length Appetite finds Abreau exploring some [...]

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Mansion celebrate release of ‘Early Life’

(record release flier by Sam Lefebvre)

After months of inactivity, Oakland's Mansion returned with news of an LP and promptly set off on a tour that took them to New [...]

By |November 16, 2015|2 Comments

Get To Know: Nelsen & Farney

Near the end of their song "New Direction," Nelsen & Farney sing, "So if my style turns you off, please just stop listening." That's going to be awfully hard [...]

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Silver Shadows to play El Rio on Monday

If you have gone to El Rio on a Monday, then you already know it's one of the craziest nights to be there, because it's their classic $1 beer [...]

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Wicked Man releases ‘Terranean Tremors’ EP

We first told you about Oakland's Wicked Man over a year ago, and since then they've added members, and just dropped a second EP, Terranean Tremors. The EP premiered [...]

By |November 12, 2015|Comments Off on Wicked Man releases ‘Terranean Tremors’ EP
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    Gold Minor to release debut LP “Bone Flowers” this weekend, throwing masquerade party

Gold Minor to release debut LP “Bone Flowers” this weekend, throwing masquerade party

Finally.

I first covered Gold Minor way back in April and assumed they would also be releasing their debut album Bone Flowers at the time as well. I was excited. I [...]

By |November 12, 2015|1 Comment

The Bay Abridged: Nov 4 – Nov 10

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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    Conservatory of Flowers comes to life in December with Extra Classic and Heron Oblivion

Conservatory of Flowers comes to life in December with Extra Classic and Heron Oblivion

The Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is one of the oldest and most beloved buildings in the city. Since its completion in 1878, it has [...]

By |November 11, 2015|1 Comment
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    Giveaway: The Max Savage Show Episode 3: A Storm of Sword-Sharp Intellects

Giveaway: The Max Savage Show Episode 3: A Storm of Sword-Sharp Intellects

After two triumphant installments, The Max Savage Show returns for "Episode 3: A Storm of Sword-Sharp Intellects" tomorrow night at the lovely Starline Social Club in Oakland. Joining max [...]

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Strange Hotel cast a spell with new single “Witchcraft”

Though I’m a bit disappointed the new single by Strange Hotel wasn’t premiered on The Bay Bridged in time for Halloween, I’m glad the band finally released a recorded [...]

By |November 10, 2015|Comments Off on Strange Hotel cast a spell with new single “Witchcraft”