Imperial Teen – “Runaway”

Imperial Teen - Runaway by MergeRecords

SF indie pop veterans Imperial Teen -- sixteen years as a band and counting -- return in January with Feel the Sound on Merge [...]

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TBB Video Premiere: High Castle – “Bee Medal”

High Castle drummer Shaggy Reaper directed this VHS-only clip for the band's "Bee Medal," off the Spirit of the West full length out on Zum Recordings. Watching the [...]

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Wednesday: Pre-Feast Freakout / Al Lover Tape Release Party

Al Lover - "Black Magick Starter Jacket"

Burnt Ones - "Do the Spell"

Before you confront whatever potentially awkward meal awaits you on Thanksgiving, head to Milk on Wednesday for Al [...]

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Video: Jonas Reinhardt – “Only Pharoah”

Isabel Salvado's video for "Only Pharoah" by Jonas Reinhardt visualizes the entrancing song's bubbling analog mysticism. The track is the B-side to the recent The Prime Revealer 12", out [...]

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Tycho – “Dive” (Radio Edit) / “Hours”

Tycho - "Dive" (Radio Edit)

Tycho - "Hours"

Over the past few months, I've found myself missing Boards of Canada quite a bit, and Dive, the new album from Tycho, scratches [...]

By |November 17, 2011|2 Comments

Video: My First Earthquake – “We Float”

My First Earthquake's "We Float" is now available as both a free download and in quirky video form. "We Float" is the first track off of the band's most [...]

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Deerhoof remixes Raleigh Moncrief’s “In This Grass”

Raleigh Moncrief - "In This Grass (Deerhoof John Dieterich Remix ft. Busdriver)"

Deerhoof's John Dieterich and Busdriver offer a head-nodding reworking of "In This Grass," from Raleigh Moncrief's debut album, [...]

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    Interview: Water Borders scoring short films at free Celluloid Salon event Tuesday

Interview: Water Borders scoring short films at free Celluloid Salon event Tuesday

Water Borders - "What Wiwant"

Water Borders, San Francisco’s resident electronic maestros of the macabre, will be switching up their familiar sound for a lighter set this Tuesday, as they [...]

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8th Grader – “Heavy Without You”

Heavy Without You by 8th Grader

"If Prince & George Michael got roofied and woke up spooning Phil Collins, you'd get the sounds of 8th Grader." A lot of times, [...]

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    Recommended, 11/14-11/20: Wet Illustrated/Devon Williams, MINOT (ex-FMTM)/Tartufi, Kimya Dawson, The Stone Foxes/Steve Taylor

Recommended, 11/14-11/20: Wet Illustrated/Devon Williams, MINOT (ex-FMTM)/Tartufi, Kimya Dawson, The Stone Foxes/Steve Taylor

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 [...]

By |November 14, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 11/14-11/20: Wet Illustrated/Devon Williams, MINOT (ex-FMTM)/Tartufi, Kimya Dawson, The Stone Foxes/Steve Taylor

Giraffage – “Moments” / “LUV”

Giraffage - "Moments"

Giraffage - "LUV"

Giraffage is the work of SF's Charlie Yin, whose first full-length of woozy electronic pop, Comfort, comes out on November 17th. Hear some of [...]

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Mwahaha, featuring Merrill Garbus (tUnE-yArDs) – “Love”

Mwahaha's debut self-titled album is due out December 6th, and several tracks from the record have already been offered up as free downloads. Each track ("Sleep Deep", "Rainbow Diamond", [...]

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