Blank Realm's psych pop to take over the Hemlock, 6/1/13

Indie darlings from down under, Blank Realm, will bring their laid-back psych-pop to the Hemlock Tavern this Saturday. The Brisbane natives released their latest album, Go Easy on Fire [...]

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Blackbird Blackbird – "Summer's Almost Here"

Back with his first new material since last year's excellent EP Boracay Planet, SF's Mikey Maramag (aka Blackbird Blackbird) just released yet another irresistibly lavish track, the new single [...]

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Burnt Ones release new album, new video, and launch US tour

Psych-pop trio Burnt Ones have released their latest record, You’ll Never Walk Alone, and it’s now available to stream on their Bandcamp page. The album offers up 11 tracks [...]

By |May 29, 2013|Comments Off on Burnt Ones release new album, new video, and launch US tour
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    Pharmakon playing two SF shows in June, joined by Lust For Youth @ Elbo Room, 6/19/13

Pharmakon playing two SF shows in June, joined by Lust For Youth @ Elbo Room, 6/19/13

Sacred Bones Records label mates Pharmakon and Lust For Youth will team up for a show at the Elbo Room on June 19, and the former will also perform [...]

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The Mantles – "Shadow of Your Step"

The Mantles continue to release a steady stream of tracks off their forthcoming sophomore LP Long Enough to Leave, out June 18 Slumberland, this time dropping the laid back [...]

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International Noise Conference @ The Lab, 5/30/13

On Thursday, May 30, The Lab in San Francisco will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the International Noise Conference. The event will tour the U.S. through June, led by [...]

By |May 27, 2013|Comments Off on International Noise Conference @ The Lab, 5/30/13
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    The Spyrals premiere "Out of Sight," the title track off of their upcoming LP

The Spyrals premiere "Out of Sight," the title track off of their upcoming LP

The Spyrals just dropped a killer single in the form of "Out of Sight," the title track off of their upcoming sophomore LP. The song opens with a familiar reverberating [...]

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    Adult Swim and Dr. Pepper released a compilation together and it doesn’t suck

Adult Swim and Dr. Pepper released a compilation together and it doesn’t suck

Adult Swim, Cartoon Network’s absurdist older sibling, has released compilations before, like the excellent Chrome Children series with Stones Throw records. But something about the addition of Dr. Pepper [...]

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    Q & A: OONA's Oona Garthwaite on her band's origins and her musical upbringing

Q & A: OONA's Oona Garthwaite on her band's origins and her musical upbringing

Prior to her band OONA’s show with Midi Matilda and Holychild last week, The Bay Bridged chatted with opener Oona Garthwaite.

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SF Popfest 2013 is happening this weekend

This weekend is the latest installment of SF Popfest, the somewhat intermittent, but pretty much yearly, festival inspired by the sounds of the jangly, dreamy, and shoegazy pop ethos [...]

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    The Bay Area takes Paris for City Sounds Festival: San Francisco Edition, 7/19-20/2013

The Bay Area takes Paris for City Sounds Festival: San Francisco Edition, 7/19-20/2013

With a mission to bring burgeoning music scenes from around the world to the streets of Paris, City Sounds Festival has hosted bands from cultural hubs like Los Angeles, [...]

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    Premiere: DSTVV – "Healing Enargy Crystels"; cassette out 5/28/13 on Wormhole Records

Premiere: DSTVV – "Healing Enargy Crystels"; cassette out 5/28/13 on Wormhole Records

Everyone's favorite industrial grungegaze band DSTVV is back with their second EP Underground Product, which will be released as a cassette on Wormhole Records on May 28.

We're pleased to [...]

By |May 22, 2013|Comments Off on Premiere: DSTVV – "Healing Enargy Crystels"; cassette out 5/28/13 on Wormhole Records