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    Push The Feeling with The Beat Broker and Plaza this Friday, 5/10/13

Push The Feeling with The Beat Broker and Plaza this Friday, 5/10/13

Your unofficial disco ambassadors of the Bay Area, Kevin Meenan (epicsauce) and Andrew Marcogliese (YR SKULL), are bringing another installment of Push The Feeling to the Lower Haight on [...]

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    Glitter Wizard and Carlton Melton head to the Hemlock Tavern tonight, 5/9/13

Glitter Wizard and Carlton Melton head to the Hemlock Tavern tonight, 5/9/13

Locals Glitter Wizard and Carlton Melton team up tonight for an evening of psychedelia at the Hemlock, pairing the former's metal/hard rock punch with the latter's expansive drones. If [...]

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A-1 – "Summertime Sadness" (playing New Parish 5/10/13)

San Francisco MC A-1 just released a new track, "Summertime Sadness", where he rhymes over a Ryan Hemsworth remix of Lana Del Rey's track of the same name. This [...]

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    Sioux City Kid – "Heartbreak Shakedown" (recorded at Third Man Record Booth)

Sioux City Kid – "Heartbreak Shakedown" (recorded at Third Man Record Booth)

Jared Griffin, primary songwriter for San Francisco's Sioux City Kid was one of the first artists to put Jack White's refurbished Third Man Record Booth to use, recording the [...]

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    Giveaway: Andy Cabic and Eric D. Johnson unite for show on 5/8/13

Giveaway: Andy Cabic and Eric D. Johnson unite for show on 5/8/13

Uniting the leaders of Vetiver and Fruit Bats, the Andy Cabic and Eric D. Johnson Band performs at The Chapel this Wednesday, May 8th, for an evening of songs [...]

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Fine Steps – "All Day Long"

Roughly a year after the release of Fine Steps’ first LP, Boy’s Co., the Sacramento native foursome is back with a new 7”, All Day Long.

The upbeat jangle and [...]

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Trivial Shields – "Camelot" / "Enough"

Trivial Shields is the new project for Christian Carpenter, who was the brain and hair behind the late Chrystian Rawk, a project Carpenter says "didn't quite translate out of [...]

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Shannon and the Clams – "Into A Dream"

Oakland’s favorite doo-wop, punk-infused rock ‘n’ rollers Shannon & the Clams are gearing up to release their latest LP later this month, titled Dreams in the Rat House.

The threesome [...]

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    Review & Photos: Dead Meadow, Dead Skeletons @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 5/4/13

Review & Photos: Dead Meadow, Dead Skeletons @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 5/4/13

May 4th, 1am, I found myself in front of a chaotic Dead Skeletons at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall, hypnotized with the rest of the audience by some sort [...]

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 5/6-5/12/13

Enjoy this Rdio 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! [...]

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Melbourne's The UV Race release new single, launch US tour

QUEENS OF PUNK by The UV Race

Melbourne glam-punk oddballs The UV Race arrive in the Bay Area this weekend for two early stops on the band's US tour, with [...]

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    Hear cuts from post-punk band Creative Adult's new 7" (release party at Thee Parkside Saturday 5/4/13)

Hear cuts from post-punk band Creative Adult's new 7" (release party at Thee Parkside Saturday 5/4/13)

 
The paths of "life after hardcore" bands have been known to go all ways, and Creative Adult is one of those bands taking a pretty interesting stylistic route. Cut [...]

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