Rules for the riot with Casy & Brian

This is not 'Nam. There are rules. At least there are when Casy & Brian write, rehearse or take the stage. Listening to — and especially watching — the [...]

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    Poor Moon (new Fleet Foxes side project) performing at Brick & Mortar on 6/1/12

Poor Moon (new Fleet Foxes side project) performing at Brick & Mortar on 6/1/12

Poor Moon — which includes Christian Wargo (Fleet Foxes, Crystal Skulls), Casey Wescott (Fleet Foxes, Crystal Skulls) and brothers Ian and Peter Murray (The Christmas Cards) — will be [...]

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    Interview: The Head and the Heart's Tyler Williams on the band's journey from open mics to three nights at The Fillmore

Interview: The Head and the Heart's Tyler Williams on the band's journey from open mics to three nights at The Fillmore

Seattle folk-pop ensemble The Head and the Heart may be headlining three consecutive shows at The Fillmore next week, but it has not wandered too far away from its [...]

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    Come to the Steer The Stars' release party, get a free dinner

Come to the Steer The Stars' release party, get a free dinner

This is not just some slick marketing pitch, there really is a free meal involved: Buy a pre-sale ticket to the Steer the Stars CD Release party going down [...]

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    Interview: Surf Club to bring their landlocked surf rock to SF for Popfest

Interview: Surf Club to bring their landlocked surf rock to SF for Popfest

Surf Club may be from Stockton, but that doesn't mean they've got the Land Locked Blues. On the contrary, their sound is pretty light and breezy summer pop, with [...]

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Stream the new Grass Widow album, 'Internal Logic'

San Francisco's own Grass Widow is streaming their new album Internal Logic over at Stereogum. A follow-up to 2010's Past Time, Internal Logic is a tight collection of tracks, [...]

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Future Twin announces July 31 "dual release"

Future Twin has announced a "dual release" for July 31: the band is putting out a new 7", called the Resist 7", as well as Future Twin Deluxe Edition, [...]

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Permanent Collection share track from upcoming LP

Permanent Collection’s previous EP, last year’s Delirium (a solo effort from ex-Young Prism Jason Hendardy), was a reverb-heavy release that had some folks divided on whether it was an [...]

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Adios Amigo – "Chicken"

Adios Amigo have a new album called Dos coming out on June 1, and they've just premiered one of the album cuts, "Chicken", via Prefix (but you can listen [...]

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    Main Attrakionz remixes Dominant Legs' "Make Time For The Boy"

Main Attrakionz remixes Dominant Legs' "Make Time For The Boy"

Stereogum recently premiered Oakland hip-hip duo Main Attrakionz' remix of cross-Bay indie outfit Dominant Legs' "Make Time for the Boy." Squadda Bambino and MondreM.A.N. inject a healthy dose of [...]

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New 7" from Grandma's Boyfriend out on Loglady Records

While the designation "punk-pop" might suggest that slick, whiny garbage that somehow became popular around the turn of the millennium, Grandma's Boyfriend is helping to seize back nervy, sped-up [...]

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    Check out Billy & Dolly's new album, recorded by Papercuts' Jason Quever

Check out Billy & Dolly's new album, recorded by Papercuts' Jason Quever

In 2009, Bill Rousseau and Dahlia Gallin Ramirez released In the Beginning, an appropriately-named debut as the likewise appropriately-named Billy & Dolly. Three years later, the duo of [...]

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