SF's Cazadero releases 'Dusk for Dawn'

New SF band Cazadero serves up dusty folk-rock with a notable country feel on its debut LP, Dusk for Dawn, which you can stream in its entirety below. The [...]

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    Sleepy Sun to conclude North American tour with album release show Friday 5/18/12 at The Independent

Sleepy Sun to conclude North American tour with album release show Friday 5/18/12 at The Independent

SF pysch-rock quintet Sleepy Sun rolls back into SF this Friday, 5/18/12, after a month's-long tour across the States and Canada in support of their latest effort Spine Hits [...]

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The Soft Moon – "Evidence" (with John Foxx of Ultravox)

The Soft Moon recently released this new song, which features Luis Vasquez and company collaborating with John Foxx And The Maths, the new band from former Ultravox singer John [...]

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    Warm Soda (Matthew Melton of Bare Wires) releases first song, playing first show on 5/16/12

Warm Soda (Matthew Melton of Bare Wires) releases first song, playing first show on 5/16/12

The breakup of Bare Wires after a troubled SXSW tour broke a lot of hearts, but if you're familiar with Matthew Melton's past projects (solo recordings, Snake Flower 2), [...]

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    Second James & Evander track from 'Bummer Pop' premieres; stream the whole album now

Second James & Evander track from 'Bummer Pop' premieres; stream the whole album now

The James & Evander media frenzy continues as the Kings of Future Pop have dropped a second preview track from their forthcoming debut full-length, Bummer Pop. Prefix Magazine had [...]

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Birds & Batteries – "Epic Fail"

Photograph of a Supernova Remnant SN 1006 by NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

"Epic Fail" comes from Birds & Batteries' recent Unfold EP, which finds the band [...]

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San Diego's TV Girl coming to San Francisco Pop Fest 2012

San Francisco Pop Fest 2012 is gearing up for this year's Memorial Day Weekend festivities (May 25-27) with 14 bands playing over three nights at the Hemlock Tavern and [...]

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Doseone – "End & Egg"

Doseone - "End & Egg"

Via Pitchfork, here's another new one from G is for Deep, the upcoming album by Anticon's Doseone. The album arrives on May 29.

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    Interview: Wymond Miles talks new LP, show tonight 5/9/12 at the Rickshaw

Interview: Wymond Miles talks new LP, show tonight 5/9/12 at the Rickshaw

Wymond Miles -- chiefly known as the man responsible for the bold and catchy surf leads that hold the beautifully wonk-ish cacophony of the Fresh & Onlys together -- [...]

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Song Premiere: Lilac – "Shame"

Lilac made a promising debut back in 2011 with their self-titled EP, a mix of psych-pop and rock and roll that properly introduced the band to the Bay Area [...]

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    Delta Spirit, WATERS play The Fillmore Thursday, offer free tour sampler download

Delta Spirit, WATERS play The Fillmore Thursday, offer free tour sampler download

Long Beach-by-way-of-San Diego's Delta Spirit [...]

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    April's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

April's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. So much good stuff came our way in April [...]