Poor Sons – ‘Dyunes EP’ free on Bandcamp

Dyunes EP by Poor Sons

The emergence of yet another great garage band out of San Francisco: meet Poor Sons. They offer a free batch of radical bar anthems on [...]

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Sunday: NYC’s quickly rising Caveman at Brick & Mortar

Caveman "Great Life" is Yourstru.ly from Yours Truly on Vimeo.

This Sunday, catch a fresh new band out of NYC playing a short West Coast tour, which ends at Brick [...]

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Yalls – “Vapid Glitch Vow”

Vapid Glitch Vow by Yalls

Yalls just dropped this new single via Crash Symbols. While the "single edit" is an abridged take suitable for this go-go modern world, you'll [...]

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The Fleshtones are spending two nights at The Knockout

The Fleshtones - "Bite of My Soul"

New York garage legends The Fleshtones head to The Knockout for two nights of rock and roll at The Knockout on December 8th [...]

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    Taking Stock of November: Seventeen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

Taking Stock of November: Seventeen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

If you're anything like me, you know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of the new music that's constantly floating around the Internet. Here's our [...]

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First set of Noise Pop 2012 performers announced: Cursive, Archers of Loaf, Built to Spill and more

2012 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Noise Pop Festival, an achievement that's a testament to the fest's consistently strong offerings every year. In the milestone spirit, the [...]

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    Trampled by Turtles: an unconventional bluegrass band inspired by metal and Dylan

Trampled by Turtles: an unconventional bluegrass band inspired by metal and Dylan

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Trampled By Turtles – "Wait So Long"

Burrowed halfway between Minneapolis and Canada's Thunder Bay, along Minnesota's corner of Lake Superior, Duluth is a small city surrounded by [...]

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    The Bay Brewed: A Rock and Roll Beer Festival — THIS Saturday 12/3!

The Bay Brewed: A Rock and Roll Beer Festival — THIS Saturday 12/3!

The Bay Brewed: A Rock and Roll Beer Festival
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Terry Malts
Saturday, December 3, 2011
The Verdi Club (2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110)
2pm-7pm, $45 advance/$55 door, 21+
Ticket includes [...]

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Lady Lazarus – “The Eye in the Eye of the Storm”

Lady Lazarus' Mantic came out in early 2011 - a spare, haunting album available as a free digital download. For those who missed Melissa Ann Sweat's singer-songwriter moniker at [...]

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    Ian Fays, Strand of Oaks and Crooked Fingers at Bottom of the Hill 11/23/11

Ian Fays, Strand of Oaks and Crooked Fingers at Bottom of the Hill 11/23/11

It's the always eerie night before Thanksgiving and I'm already seeing double. This time we cannot blame the Wild Turkey. San Francisco's Ian Fays include twins Lizz and Sara, [...]

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    Recommended, 11/28-12/4: The Bay Brewed, The SHE’S, Cass McCombs, Wax Idols/Manatee

Recommended, 11/28-12/4: The Bay Brewed, The SHE’S, Cass McCombs, Wax Idols/Manatee

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the [...]

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The Dodos – “So Cold”

"So Cold" is a previously-unreleased song from The Dodos, who will be performing on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on November 29th. Word is that Neko Case will be [...]

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