This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 6/25-7/1/12

Below, enjoy an 8tracks mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! For [...]

By |June 25, 2012|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 6/25-7/1/12
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    Interview: Beat Connection talks tour, life as a quartet and their latest EP

Interview: Beat Connection talks tour, life as a quartet and their latest EP

Much to the delight of indie electro fans everywhere, Seattle's Beat Connection is taking some time off from classes this summer to tour the country. They kicked off their [...]

By |June 22, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: Beat Connection talks tour, life as a quartet and their latest EP

Vote for The Bay Bridged in the Best of the Bay!

Hey! The San Francisco Bay Guardian is currently holding online voting for the 2012 Best of the Bay Awards’ Readers Poll. Won’t you consider voting for The Bay Bridged [...]

By |June 21, 2012|Comments Off on Vote for The Bay Bridged in the Best of the Bay!
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    Jen Schande to release album inspired by a film inspired by a book by Michelle Tea (song premiere! and album giveaway!)

Jen Schande to release album inspired by a film inspired by a book by Michelle Tea (song premiere! and album giveaway!)

This is perhaps the most San Francisco-esque project I've ever heard of. By which I mean: This is so incredibly cool.

Back in 2000, local writer and queer activist Michelle [...]

By |June 21, 2012|Comments Off on Jen Schande to release album inspired by a film inspired by a book by Michelle Tea (song premiere! and album giveaway!)
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: The Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest!

The Bay Bridged Presents: The Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest!

You won't find a better party on the Fourth of July than the Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest. We're proud to present this afternoon show featuring [...]

By |June 20, 2012|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: The Seventh Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest!
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    Mixtape: Things You May Have Missed Earlier This Year (Podcast #280)

Mixtape: Things You May Have Missed Earlier This Year (Podcast #280)

Mixtape: Things You May Have Missed Earlier This Year (Podcast #280)

Words by Ben Van Houten

When it was pitched, this episode was known informally as an "underrated bands" mix, a [...]

By |June 20, 2012|Comments Off on Mixtape: Things You May Have Missed Earlier This Year (Podcast #280)
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    Interview: Midi Matilda talks singles, influences, and playing BFD

Interview: Midi Matilda talks singles, influences, and playing BFD

Since the release of their first single, "Day Dreams", Midi Matilda has exploded onto San Francisco's local music scene. Topping Hype Machine's play lists, appearing on hundreds of blogs, [...]

By |June 20, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: Midi Matilda talks singles, influences, and playing BFD
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    Review & Photos: Japandroids, Cadence Weapon @ The Independent, 6/14/12

Review & Photos: Japandroids, Cadence Weapon @ The Independent, 6/14/12

There was a fleeting moment Thursday night — about two songs into Japandroid’s sold-out set — when I began to worry that the cavernous belly of the Independent might [...]

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 6/18-6/24/12

Below, enjoy an 8tracks mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! For [...]

By |June 18, 2012|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 6/18-6/24/12
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    Review & Video: Here We Go Magic, Harriet @ The Independent, 6/12/12

Review & Video: Here We Go Magic, Harriet @ The Independent, 6/12/12

There is a very certain type of music lover who will be a fan of Here We Go Magic. This person must meet all three of the following conditions: [...]

By |June 15, 2012|1 Comment
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    Interview: Lemonade talks new LP, show 6/17/12 at Rickshaw Stop

Interview: Lemonade talks new LP, show 6/17/12 at Rickshaw Stop

Originally hailing from San Francisco, the constantly evolving alternative dance trio Lemonade just released a new album in May, and are currently embarking on a headlining tour. The band [...]

By |June 14, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: Lemonade talks new LP, show 6/17/12 at Rickshaw Stop
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    Interview: Politics change the Temper Trap’s tone on new album

Interview: Politics change the Temper Trap’s tone on new album

The largely blue-collar London borough of Hackney resembled a warzone after a battle. It was 2011, and mounting protests against a coalition government – facing large deficits, and cutting [...]

By |June 13, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: Politics change the Temper Trap’s tone on new album
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