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    Creative Adult readying for release of debut LP 'Psychic Mess'

Creative Adult readying for release of debut LP 'Psychic Mess'

Given that they count the likes of Ceremony and Trash Talk as fans, it's no wonder local punk outfit Creative Adult has already generated a good bit of buzz [...]

By |January 29, 2014|Comments Off on Creative Adult readying for release of debut LP 'Psychic Mess'
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    Interview: Van Pierszalowski of WATERS discusses new sound, new album, SF residency

Interview: Van Pierszalowski of WATERS discusses new sound, new album, SF residency

Before WATERS takes over Monday nights at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall -- starting off with a Bay Bridged-presented show on February 3rd -- we asked Van Pierszalowski [...]

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    Interview: Bret Constantino of Sleepy Sun talks analog recording and live energy

Interview: Bret Constantino of Sleepy Sun talks analog recording and live energy

While we've known the San Francisco-based band under its chosen moniker since 2007,  Sleepy Sun was initially formed as Mania in 2005, making 2014 the eve of its decade-long existence. Aside [...]

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    Premiere: Stream Pale Blue Dot's new EP ahead of Oakland release show

Premiere: Stream Pale Blue Dot's new EP ahead of Oakland release show

Greetings, fellow music nerds. We are receiving an incoming transmission from our favorite space-disco trio Pale Blue Dot, in the form of a digital EP premiere. Voyage was written [...]

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    Review & Photos: Mutual Benefit, Dan Casey, Dim Peaks @ Rickshaw Stop

Review & Photos: Mutual Benefit, Dan Casey, Dim Peaks @ Rickshaw Stop

It was a relatively mellow Saturday night at Rickshaw Stop this past weekend, with members of Mutual Benefit, Dim Peaks, and Dan Casey mingling around the merch table before [...]

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Angelica Rockne – "Human Being"

Folk singer Angelica Rockne just released "Human Being", the first single from her forthcoming EP entitled What Will I Dream. You may recognize Rockne's voice if you've spent time [...]

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Burnt Ones announce third LP

After stepping off the show circuit and spending the last six months recording and perfecting a new album, Burnt Ones have emerged out of the smoke to announce the March 28 release [...]

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    This Week in SF, 1/27-2/2/14: Magik*Magik Orchestra, Young Prisms, Washed Out, Blackbird Blackbird & more!

This Week in SF, 1/27-2/2/14: Magik*Magik Orchestra, Young Prisms, Washed Out, Blackbird Blackbird & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |January 27, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 1/27-2/2/14: Magik*Magik Orchestra, Young Prisms, Washed Out, Blackbird Blackbird & more!

Review: Jessy Lanza sells out Amnesia

On Saturday night, Jessy Lanza sold out Amnesia as the headliner of the Pro Fans 015 Showcase. For $10 on WillCall, showgoers caught San Francisco staple Running in the Fog, [...]

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    Review & Photos: Useless Eaters, Scraper, Generation Loss @ Hemlock Tavern

Review & Photos: Useless Eaters, Scraper, Generation Loss @ Hemlock Tavern

Useless Eaters played a short set at the Hemlock Tavern on Friday, and denied yells for more. Halfway through, Seth broke a string; somehow unable to get another, he [...]

By |January 27, 2014|3 Comments
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Painted Palms, Holly Herndon, Pontiak, Blank Realm)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Painted Palms, Holly Herndon, Pontiak, Blank Realm)

Editors' Picks is a feature collecting music that we’ve been enjoying recently.

Anna: I've hit play a few times on Painted Palms' Forever, always enjoying and finding the whole record [...]

By |January 24, 2014|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Painted Palms, Holly Herndon, Pontiak, Blank Realm)
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    Listen to new local shoegaze band Dissolve, playing Saturday at Shine On

Listen to new local shoegaze band Dissolve, playing Saturday at Shine On

With the celebration of comebacks from seminal 90s shoegaze bands like Mazzy Star and My Bloody Valentine recently, it's no less exciting to welcome a new local band to [...]

By |January 24, 2014|Comments Off on Listen to new local shoegaze band Dissolve, playing Saturday at Shine On