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    Tussle's "Yume No Mori" gets remixed by Einstuerzende Neubauten's Alexander Hacke

Tussle's "Yume No Mori" gets remixed by Einstuerzende Neubauten's Alexander Hacke

Back in July we shared the news that local groove machine Tussle would be releasing their fourth studio album, Tempest, on September 25th, 2012 via Smalltown Supersound. Produced and [...]

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    Wildlife Control releases debut LP, celebrates at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Wildlife Control releases debut LP, celebrates at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Wildlife Control is an alternative/pop duo formed by brothers Neil and Sumul Shah, who grew up in rural Pennsylvania but are now bi-coastal; drummer Sumul lives in the East [...]

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Spencer Owen – "My Troubled Past" / "Water Drinkers"

Spencer Owen of Oakland recently released an LP entitled End Vogue. Co-produced by Drew Stoeckel of James Rabbit, the album has a bit of a serious tone, but the [...]

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Main Attrakionz – "Do It For The Bay (feat. DaVinci)"

East Bay hip hop duo Main Attrakionz dropped the first single from their upcoming debut album, Bossalinis & Fooliyones, due October 22nd via Young Ones Records.

The track "Do It [...]

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    Rock Make 2012 is happening on 9/15/12 — Vendor applications close today!

Rock Make 2012 is happening on 9/15/12 — Vendor applications close today!

The 2012 Rock Make Street Festival is coming in a little over a week! Twelve great bands, 70 amazing arts and crafts vendors, and a full day of fun, [...]

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    Cop this free comp: 'Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 2'

Cop this free comp: 'Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation Vol. 2'

Tricycle Records released its second annual Friends of Tricycle Records Compilation on August 28th, and if you're looking for a primer on Bay Area music—or just like free mp3s—well [...]

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Listen to Two Gallants perform on Live 105's 'Soundcheck'

Two Gallants stopped by Live 105’s Sunday-night indie/local music program, Soundcheck, on August 26, to chat with DJ Aaron Axelsen and treat listeners to an in-studio performance of a [...]

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Video: Birds & Batteries – "Be My Girl"

A naked woman sprouts a mini forest on one arm and a mini city on the other in the new NSFW video for Birds & Batteries' cut "Be My [...]

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    Gardens & Villa announce tour, remix Polica, and contribute to Fleetwood Mac tribute album

Gardens & Villa announce tour, remix Polica, and contribute to Fleetwood Mac tribute album

As the headline suggests, there's lots of Gardens & Villa news to share with you guys. Quickly entering "road warrior" status, the SoCal quintet recently announced a full September/October [...]

By |September 4, 2012|3 Comments
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    Social Studies announce new album, 'Developer' (playing the Knockout this Thursday 9/6/12)

Social Studies announce new album, 'Developer' (playing the Knockout this Thursday 9/6/12)

Mere days after letting their gorgeous new single, "Terracur," loose on the internet, San Francisco's Social Studies have announced a release date for their second album, Developer.

"Overall, the sound [...]

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    Sic Alps debuts video for "Glyphs," playing record release party at Make-Out Room on 9/7/12

Sic Alps debuts video for "Glyphs," playing record release party at Make-Out Room on 9/7/12

As we reported back in June, Sic Alps are dropping their eponymous fifth album on September 11th via Chicago’s Drag City label. They previously released the Sgt. Pepper's-esque "Glyphs"–a [...]

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    Coachwhips reunite for first show in seven years at Total Trash Halloween Bash

Coachwhips reunite for first show in seven years at Total Trash Halloween Bash

Coachwhips – "I Made A Bomb"

Hats off to the folks at Total Trash for getting John Dwyer's Coachwhips back together for their first show in seven years. It's part [...]

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