This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 10/8-10/14/12

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 [...]

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    Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Allyson Baker may have black hair, play guitar and wear leather jackets and black clothes, but she doesn’t own any Joan Jett albums. Instead, she looks for inspiration to [...]

By |October 5, 2012|Comments Off on Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album
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    Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Strung Out, The Swellers, Such Gold @ Slim's

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Strung Out, The Swellers, Such Gold @ Slim's

In sharp contrast to last week's beast of a giveaway, we've only got one show to give away tickets to this Wednesday -- and it's tonight. If you don’t [...]

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    Treasure Island Interview: Twenty-five years on, Chuck D and Public Enemy still fighting the power

Treasure Island Interview: Twenty-five years on, Chuck D and Public Enemy still fighting the power

When Public Enemy burst onto the music scene in 1987, helping to popularize rap (along with the Beastie Boys and Run DMC), socio-politically conscious co-founder and MC Chuck D [...]

By |October 2, 2012|Comments Off on Treasure Island Interview: Twenty-five years on, Chuck D and Public Enemy still fighting the power

The Boulevard Ear, 10/1/12 – The HSB Strategy

Welcome back to the Boulevard Ear, a regular feature on The Bay Bridged, where our man about town examines a community's live music offerings. What is it like to [...]

By |October 2, 2012|1 Comment

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 10/1-10/7/12

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 |October 1, 2012|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 10/1-10/7/12
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    Interview: British quartet Alt-J having fun on the road in America

Interview: British quartet Alt-J having fun on the road in America

This much is certain about British indie pop quartet Alt-J: When answering questions for a journalist from the road and one of the band members is asleep and unable [...]

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    Interview: Sacramento's English Singles craft energetic and addictive pop

Interview: Sacramento's English Singles craft energetic and addictive pop

English Singles is the newest band from prolific Sacramento native Scott Miller (The Bananas, Ski Instructors, Bright Ideas, Nar). Well, not that new – “We’ve been a band since [...]

By |September 28, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: Sacramento's English Singles craft energetic and addictive pop

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: A giveaway of epic proportions

I know every Wednesday we make some hyperbolic statement about how many sets of tickets we have to give away that week, but we really mean it this time. [...]

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    Mixtape: 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival Mix (Podcast #288)

Mixtape: 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival Mix (Podcast #288)

Mixtape: 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival Mix (Podcast #288)

The Treasure Island Music Festival quickly became one of the most reliable heights of festival season, and the sixth installment features [...]

By |September 25, 2012|1 Comment

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 9/24-9/30/12

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 |September 24, 2012|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 9/24-9/30/12