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    Interview: Cotillon makes his San Francisco debut at The Chapel

Interview: Cotillon makes his San Francisco debut at The Chapel

From his early forays as a songwriter to recording at the iconic EastWest Studio in LA and traveling to San Francisco to finish his first LP with former bassist [...]

By |December 5, 2014|Comments Off on Interview: Cotillon makes his San Francisco debut at The Chapel

Get to Know: Before the Brave

The first time you hear Before The Brave’s latest single "Free", you'll wonder why this inexorably catchy folk/rock/pop song hasn't been played to death on the radio alongside Mumford [...]

By |December 5, 2014|1 Comment

Sylvie Simmons: A heroine for our times

As we stumble towards 2015 with our pathetic iPhone habit we could really use a hero. Sylvie Simmons was born in London, but she has lived in the [...]

By |December 5, 2014|1 Comment

Frozen Folk play final show this Friday

Bad news, Oaklanders: Friday marks the end of Frozen Folk. For good.

Frozen Folk has been a favorite of ours for the last few years, and we're sad to see [...]

By |December 4, 2014|Comments Off on Frozen Folk play final show this Friday
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    Project AMPLIFI: San Francisco nonprofit brings musicians and causes together

Project AMPLIFI: San Francisco nonprofit brings musicians and causes together

Environmental attorney Leila Monroe was tired of the concept of benefit concerts. Hiring a music act to sell tickets and support the singular vision of one organization wasn’t enough [...]

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EagleWolfSnake run wild at Bottom of the Hill this Saturday

Quick! Name the three animals you thought were the coolest when you were in 2nd grade.
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If you said "eagle," "wolf," and "snake," congratulations, you just named SF's newest dance-pop [...]

By |November 26, 2014|Comments Off on EagleWolfSnake run wild at Bottom of the Hill this Saturday

Battlehooch drops new EP Wink

"Come take a chance with me / The less that we know, the better we'll be," Battlehooch sings as a suitable invitation to their new EP Wink.  It's quite [...]

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    Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

San Francisco producer Al Lover not only churns out psychedelic beats on the regular, but he's also apparently an aficionado of space exploration. Yep, Mr. Lover took note of [...]

By |November 19, 2014|Comments Off on Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

Two Gallants announce new album, share first single

On February 3, Two Gallants will release their fifth album (and first since 2012), We Are Undone, and you can check out the title track below. According to Adam [...]

By |November 19, 2014|Comments Off on Two Gallants announce new album, share first single

Get to Know: Lords of Sealand

Bookish and proud of it, Lords of Sealand is a band that upholds the cherished tradition of nerds displaying rockstar talent.  They're not the first (check out Rush or [...]

By |November 19, 2014|Comments Off on Get to Know: Lords of Sealand
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    Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track

Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track

Nate Salman is not content to sit still. While his band Waterstrider plans the release of their just-finished debut LP, the Oakland musician has done anything but take a breather. [...]

By |November 18, 2014|Comments Off on Waterstrider’s Nate Salman releases adventurous first solo track

Doe Eye opens at The Independent on Wednesday

I may be late to the game with "discovering" Doe Eye, but I can not quit listening to her debut album T E L E V I S I O [...]

By |November 17, 2014|Comments Off on Doe Eye opens at The Independent on Wednesday