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    Bay Area double-header for Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery

Bay Area double-header for Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery

With a name that inspires spaghetti western imagery and a dramatic score, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first saw Joshua Powell & the Great Train Robbery [...]

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    Always at home on the West Coast, Woods play The Chapel next week

Always at home on the West Coast, Woods play The Chapel next week

It’s a bit strange how a much a Brooklyn-based can evoke the bucolic and windswept shores of California, but Woods — a group that has long specialized in eccentric folk [...]

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Social Work releases bass-heavy pop adventure “Onda”

Art by Derek Barber

Heads up: The "other Will Butler," as he's known around here, just put out bass-happy track that will likely get you happy (and dancing) too. He [...]

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    Electro-punk duo Sleigh Bells announce November date at The Independent

Electro-punk duo Sleigh Bells announce November date at The Independent

Since they burst upon the scene in 2010 with their cheerleader-wields-machine gun aesthetic, Sleigh Bells’ songs have always been punctuated with an explosive, deafening wall of sound from guitarist [...]

By |July 21, 2016|0 Comments

Review + Photos: Phish at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Phish (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Monday, Phish returned to San Francisco for the first of three shows at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium after skipping over the Bay Area hub last [...]

By |July 20, 2016|0 Comments
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    Lagunitas Beer Circus serves up beer, charity in fall extravaganza

Lagunitas Beer Circus serves up beer, charity in fall extravaganza

It's the best of both worlds, if your worlds revolve around drinking hoppy beverages and enjoying spectacular acrobatics with fellow adults. Yes, the Lagunitas Beer Circus is back for [...]

Hollywood Vampires: Flair, guyliner, dead drunk friends

From Bat Country to Wine Country, a film star and two legendary musicians have joined forces to “resurrect rock n’ roll classics” under the name Hollywood Vampires.

How did this [...]

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    Phish return to SF for three-night stand at Bill Graham Civic

Phish return to SF for three-night stand at Bill Graham Civic

Phish in 2009. (photo: Wikipedia)

Get ready: Next week, Phish fans will flood the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco for three weeknights in a row. Starting next Monday, [...]

By |July 15, 2016|1 Comment
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    Sugar Candy Mountain stream new album ‘666,’ play record release show

Sugar Candy Mountain stream new album ‘666,’ play record release show

Sugar Candy Mountain are quietly not a local band anymore after making a move to Southern California, but they are still honoring their Bay Area roots with pride. For [...]

New Madrid tackle Milk Bar on Friday

Georgia based psych-rockers New Madrid are in the middle of a trio of shows around the broader Bay Area, following Mill Valley on Wednesday with tonight in Santa Cruz [...]

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    Interview: Fear of Men talk genre and inspirations, play Swedish American Hall tomorrow

Interview: Fear of Men talk genre and inspirations, play Swedish American Hall tomorrow

We're in a time where genres are just filler for what we don't understand. Genres have always been a way to pigeonhole bands to make them easier for wide [...]

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    Chaz Bundick (aka Toro y Moi, aka Les Sins) announces live album, Oakland show

Chaz Bundick (aka Toro y Moi, aka Les Sins) announces live album, Oakland show

A live concert album from chillwave pioneer Chaz Bundick, more widely recognized as Toro y Moi, was announced early last week. The album, titled Toro y Moi: Live From Trona will drop digitally [...]

By |July 13, 2016|0 Comments
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