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    New Punch LP ‘They Don’t Have to Believe’ dropping in August

New Punch LP ‘They Don’t Have to Believe’ dropping in August

The new Punch video perfectly encapsulates the band’s musical and stylistic sensibility: sparse, straightforward, bold and unapologetically grimy.  Bodies crash in the background while the lyrics stand superimposed on [...]

By |July 16, 2014|Comments Off on New Punch LP ‘They Don’t Have to Believe’ dropping in August

Get to Know: Hafner

San Francisco's Hafner is an all-too rare combination of musicians who not only like to play music hella loud, they also are baseball fanatics. They take their name from [...]

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“Secret” venue returns with a show from Con Brio

After a brief hiatus, San Francisco's favorite "secret" venue, Viracocha, is back to hosting live shows, quietly starting Tuesday night with an early performance from San Francisco's soulful Con [...]

By |July 14, 2014|Comments Off on “Secret” venue returns with a show from Con Brio
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    Interview: The Bilinda Butchers discuss debut LP ‘Heaven’ and release show at The Chapel

Interview: The Bilinda Butchers discuss debut LP ‘Heaven’ and release show at The Chapel

This Thursday night The Bilinda Butchers will be throwing a record release show for Heaven at The Chapel, with Craft Spells headlining. Their ambitious debut full-length is a historical concept album set [...]

Introducing: Owl Paws

There aren't many good ways to alleviate a Phono del Sol hangover, but listening to the music of folk-rock trio Owl Paws certainly helps.  No, it may not heal [...]

By |July 14, 2014|Comments Off on Introducing: Owl Paws
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    Father/Daughter kicks off The Chapel’s Local Label Night with Running in the Fog

Father/Daughter kicks off The Chapel’s Local Label Night with Running in the Fog

Tonight is the first installment of Local Label Night at The Chapel, a new monthly series which showcases local record labels in the Chapel Bar. Father/Daughter Records will represent [...]

By |July 9, 2014|Comments Off on Father/Daughter kicks off The Chapel’s Local Label Night with Running in the Fog

Celebrating old and new, Burger Boogaloo rocks Oakland

Since its inception in 2012, the Burger Boogaloo has worked to produce a festival that celebrates music both strange and weird; celebrated and forgotten; old and new. 
With careful orchestrating [...]

By |July 8, 2014|2 Comments
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    Amen Dunes headlines Rickshaw Stop tonight in support of ‘Love’ LP

Amen Dunes headlines Rickshaw Stop tonight in support of ‘Love’ LP

Amen Dunes, the project of Damon McMahon, is touring in support of his latest Sacred Bones release, Love. Tonight, Amen Dunes will headline Rickshaw Stop with support from Axxa/Abraxas [...]

By |July 7, 2014|Comments Off on Amen Dunes headlines Rickshaw Stop tonight in support of ‘Love’ LP

Solwave premieres new video for “Devil In My Head”

Local indie rock sweethearts Solwave have come back from their Milk Bar residency with a new, never before seen video for their song, "Devil In My Head".

The Misfits looking, [...]

Interview: Fever Charm brings you the sound of summer

On the very first track of Oakland-based Fever Charm’s new EP, lead vocalist Ari Berl sings, “I’ve been waiting for the sound of summer.” He must have not listened [...]

By |July 4, 2014|Comments Off on Interview: Fever Charm brings you the sound of summer

Male Gaze dropping new 7″, play Hemlock tonight

Before the release of their debut LP on Castle Face Records later this year, power garage trio Male Gaze is dropping a new 7-inch via another local label, Mt. [...]

By |July 3, 2014|Comments Off on Male Gaze dropping new 7″, play Hemlock tonight

Watch Yalls’ new video for “Like a Fool”

Phono del Sol performer Yalls, aka Dan Casey, has let his furry flag fly for the first visuals supporting his United LP with the video for "Like a Fool". [...]

By |July 3, 2014|Comments Off on Watch Yalls’ new video for “Like a Fool”