Celebrate Valentine’s Day with tunes from local artists

It's Valentine's Day, and what better way to express your love for your significant than with music? Here are some creations from a wide variety of Bay Area artists [...]

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Dangermaker serves up video for “Wake Up”

In anticipation of their upcoming full-length, Black Dream, Dangermaker recently released their video for their single, "Wake Up."

The music video is a dark panning shot of the band performing the [...]

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    Bronze announce sophomore LP ‘World Arena,’ record release at the Eagle Tavern

Bronze announce sophomore LP ‘World Arena,’ record release at the Eagle Tavern

San Francisco’s Bronze have announced their sophomore album World Arena on Not Not Fun Records. A smorgasbord of psychedelic, electronic influences the band plays their record release show at the [...]

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    Giveaway: Maus Haus, White Cloud, Al Lover @ The Night Light

Giveaway: Maus Haus, White Cloud, Al Lover @ The Night Light

This should be a good one: Krautrockers Maus Haus, noise rockers White Cloud, and psych beat maestro Al Lover tomorrow night at The Night Light in Oakland. You know [...]

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Listen to Luke Sweeney’s new album before it’s even out

Luke Sweeney is hosting an advance listening party for his new record Adventure:Us tonight at Vacation, the clothing store/art gallery in the Tenderloin that has been hosting quite a [...]

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Video: Everyone Is Dirty – “Dirtbag Side Effect”

Everyone Is Dirty has been releasing a steady stream of new material since we first told you about them a little over a year ago, including this brand new [...]

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Balms release new single, “All Right”

Balms have been ramping up their promo for their upcoming EP with their newest single, "All Right".

A follow up to their recent split, Surface // Over My Head, "All [...]

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The Sam Chase release music video for “Glory”

The Sam Chase is back, bringing their gritty sound to their newest music video for the song "Glory."

The video is visually a love letter to silhouettes -- taking some of [...]

By |February 11, 2014|1 Comment
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    This Week in SF, 2/10-2/16/14: Thao, Hospitality, Quilt, Bay Area Record Label Fair & more!

This Week in SF, 2/10-2/16/14: Thao, Hospitality, Quilt, Bay Area Record Label Fair & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. For a full list of upcoming concerts in the SF Bay [...]

By |February 10, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 2/10-2/16/14: Thao, Hospitality, Quilt, Bay Area Record Label Fair & more!

Video: Brasil – “Stay in Town”

Oakland's Brasil released a video for the track "Stay in Town" off their self-titled LP. The track is a great reminder that Jasper Patrick Leach is an outstanding frontman, [...]

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    Review & Photos: Tony Molina, Life Stinks, Violent Change @ the Hemlock

Review & Photos: Tony Molina, Life Stinks, Violent Change @ the Hemlock

Photo: Ruby Perez

Saturday night at the Hemlock Tavern proved to be quite the gathering for the Bay Area music scene. Playing to an entirely packed house, Tony Molina, Life [...]

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Doctor Popular releases ‘Destroy All Presets’ LP

Photo: Lester Barrows

Technology has made it incredibly easy for anyone with a computer to sit down with no musical training and start composing songs. The only problem is that [...]

By |February 7, 2014|3 Comments