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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

Sonny and the Sunsets premiere new song, add tour dates

San Francisco’s Sonny and the Sunsets have premiered another track from their upcoming record, Antenna to the Afterworld, via Stereogum. The new song, “Palmreader,” follows “Dark Corners,” which was [...]

By |May 21, 2013|Comments Off on Sonny and the Sunsets premiere new song, add tour dates
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    Sandy's – "Lonely Hunter"; playing Hickey Fest this weekend

Sandy's – "Lonely Hunter"; playing Hickey Fest this weekend

Sandy's is a new project for Alexi Glickman, who was previously the singer and guitarist for The Botticellis. Glickman, who now lives in West Marin, is currently wrapping up [...]

By |May 21, 2013|Comments Off on Sandy's – "Lonely Hunter"; playing Hickey Fest this weekend

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 5/20-5/26/13

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! [...]

By |May 20, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 5/20-5/26/13

Ty Segall teams up with Chad & The Meatbodies on newest 7"

Ty Segall teams up with Chad & The Meatbodies to release new LAMC 7" and gets his own guitar pedal!

It’s become an expectation that every couple of months or [...]

By |May 17, 2013|Comments Off on Ty Segall teams up with Chad & The Meatbodies on newest 7"
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    The Mantles release new single "Hello", record release show at Rickshaw Stop, 6/14/13

The Mantles release new single "Hello", record release show at Rickshaw Stop, 6/14/13

The Mantles' new LP Long Enough to Leave is slated for release on June 18 via Slumberland, and they're streaming another track, "Hello", off that forthcoming effort, the band's [...]

By |May 17, 2013|Comments Off on The Mantles release new single "Hello", record release show at Rickshaw Stop, 6/14/13
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    GRMLN offers "Do You Know How It Feels?" and "Hand Pistol" for free download, full-length 'Empire' out 6/4/13

GRMLN offers "Do You Know How It Feels?" and "Hand Pistol" for free download, full-length 'Empire' out 6/4/13

Yoodoo Park dropped the debut EP under his GRMLN moniker back in October, and now he's readying for the June 4 release of his first full-length Empire on Carpark [...]

By |May 16, 2013|Comments Off on GRMLN offers "Do You Know How It Feels?" and "Hand Pistol" for free download, full-length 'Empire' out 6/4/13
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    Mixtape: San Francisco's Newest Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #306)

Mixtape: San Francisco's Newest Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #306)

Mixtape: San Francisco's Newest Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #306)

It's almost 18 months since we last did a psych-focused mixtape, which means there's quite a bit to catch up on. The [...]

By |May 15, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: San Francisco's Newest Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #306)
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    Gothic Tropic, Seatraffic, Cruel Summer play ProFans showcase at Brick & Mortar, 5/19/13

Gothic Tropic, Seatraffic, Cruel Summer play ProFans showcase at Brick & Mortar, 5/19/13

Professional Fans is bringing its fourth official showcase to Brick & Mortar Music Hall on Sunday, May 19 with performances by Gothic Tropic, Seatraffic, and Cruel Summer. Expect a [...]

By |May 15, 2013|Comments Off on Gothic Tropic, Seatraffic, Cruel Summer play ProFans showcase at Brick & Mortar, 5/19/13
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    Faux Ferocius, SAFE, Spencer Owen @ The Night Light tonight, 5/15/13

Faux Ferocius, SAFE, Spencer Owen @ The Night Light tonight, 5/15/13

The Night Light in Oakland offers a great lineup tonight, with Nashville lo-fi pop band Faux Ferocious as the announced headliners, but with a "Surprise Special Guest" playing last. [...]

By |May 15, 2013|Comments Off on Faux Ferocius, SAFE, Spencer Owen @ The Night Light tonight, 5/15/13
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    San Francesca at Brick and Mortar 5/16/13, video premiere imminent

San Francesca at Brick and Mortar 5/16/13, video premiere imminent

As a last hurrah before they take a break from live shows, San Jose’s San Francesca will be powering down with a performance at Brick and Mortar this Thursday, [...]

By |May 14, 2013|Comments Off on San Francesca at Brick and Mortar 5/16/13, video premiere imminent