The Love Dimension – "True Love Comes 'Round Again"

As the hypnotic poster above indicates, SF quintet The Love Dimension is performing at the Great American Music Hall on Thursday night in support of their new album, Forget [...]

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    Mixtape: Singer-Songwriters of the San Francisco Bay Area (Podcast #293)

Mixtape: Singer-Songwriters of the San Francisco Bay Area (Podcast #293)

Mixtape: Singer-Songwriters of the San Francisco Bay Area (Podcast #293)

With its rich history of folk musicians and lyrical rockers, the Bay Area has long been a source of terrific [...]

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Nate Mercereau – '$1,000,000 Worth of Twang'

Bedroom pop seems to be pretty common these days, but for some reason, you don't hear much about bedroom twang. Well, San Francisco's Nate Mercereau has released what is [...]

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    Best of Submissions: Jasper Patrick Leach, Everyone Is Dirty, and Darling Gunsel

Best of Submissions: Jasper Patrick Leach, Everyone Is Dirty, and Darling Gunsel

Once again, it's time to share some of the best music that came to us via our oh-so-easy-to-fill-out submissions page. Remember, we listen to EVERY submission, regardless of genre. [...]

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    Big Tree's 'Little EP' available now, holding release party on 11/15/2012 at Cafe du Nord

Big Tree's 'Little EP' available now, holding release party on 11/15/2012 at Cafe du Nord

Little EP by Big Tree

By now some of you may know the story of Berkeley quintet Big Tree: falling under that common, often unexplainable, West Coast magnetic spell, one [...]

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    The Walkmen announce tour with Father John Misty with 1/24/13 stop at The Fillmore, release live videos & new 7"

The Walkmen announce tour with Father John Misty with 1/24/13 stop at The Fillmore, release live videos & new 7"

The Walkmen recently announced a ten-date tour of North America with Father John Misty, including a gig at The Fillmore here in San Francisco. The Washington, D.C.-native quintet kicks [...]

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    Sacred Bones Records hosting fifth anniversary party in Pioneertown on 12/21/12

Sacred Bones Records hosting fifth anniversary party in Pioneertown on 12/21/12

Brooklyn label Sacred Bones Records is fêting its fifth anniversary with a December 21st gig on the edge of the Mojave Desert. Yes, the label "driven by pure originality [...]

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    Video Interview: WHY? at Fun Fun Fun Fest talking new album, European tour

Video Interview: WHY? at Fun Fun Fun Fest talking new album, European tour

WHY? may have been founded in Berkeley, but the remaining founders are a bunch of "Ohio boys," and they have all returned to their home state at this point. [...]

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Stream GRMLN's debut EP 'Explore'

Santa Cruz' Yoodoo Park (aka GRMLN) just dropped his debut EP Explore, which we first told you about back in September. The album was initially streamed exclusively by Santa [...]

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    Video Interview: El Ten Eleven at Fun Fun Fun Fest, coming to Rickshaw Stop on 11/16/12

Video Interview: El Ten Eleven at Fun Fun Fun Fest, coming to Rickshaw Stop on 11/16/12

El Ten Eleven released their new album Transitions on Election Day, so should we expect to find subversive political messages embedded in the instrumental duo's new album? I wanted [...]

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Satellite High releases 'Radd Axxion' EP

San Francisco's Satellite High (aka Jay Friedman) recently released Radd Axxion, an EP of studio odds and ends. There isn't a particular theme on the record, other than Friedman's [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Those Darlins, Pangea, and Heavy Cream at Rickshaw Stop this Friday, 11/9/12

Ticket Giveaway: Those Darlins, Pangea, and Heavy Cream at Rickshaw Stop this Friday, 11/9/12

A massive dose of Nashville is rolling through the City this Friday night, as Those Darlins are playing a gig at Rickshaw Stop with fellow Music City, USA natives [...]

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