Fine Steps (ex-Mayyors) – “Tomorrow for All of Today”

Fine Steps - "Tomorrow For All Of Today"

Sacramento, the criminally-under-the-radar home for a bunch of talented bands, has done it again with Fine Steps, a band led by former [...]

By |November 1, 2011|Comments Off on Fine Steps (ex-Mayyors) – “Tomorrow for All of Today”
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    Song Premiere: The SHE’S – “Jimmy”; new single from debut album out on 11/29/11

Song Premiere: The SHE’S – “Jimmy”; new single from debut album out on 11/29/11

The SHE'S are more than just your average high school band. Scratch that - they are more than just your average band, period.

For any band just getting started, the [...]

By |November 1, 2011|8 Comments
  • The Soft Moon @ Popscene 8/25/11
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    Interview: The Soft Moon’s Luis Vasquez discusses the new ‘Total Decay’ EP and his favorite Halloween costume

Interview: The Soft Moon’s Luis Vasquez discusses the new ‘Total Decay’ EP and his favorite Halloween costume

What better sort of grownup Halloween activity is there than to go see a band as spooky as The Soft Moon on Halloween? They're playing tonight to celebrate not [...]

By |October 31, 2011|Comments Off on Interview: The Soft Moon’s Luis Vasquez discusses the new ‘Total Decay’ EP and his favorite Halloween costume
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    Recommended, 10/31-11/6: Wild Flag, Zodiac Death Valley, Sic Alps, Youth Lagoon

Recommended, 10/31-11/6: Wild Flag, Zodiac Death Valley, Sic Alps, Youth Lagoon

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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Magic Leaves – “Dança // Transa”

This free download from Magic Leaves is a driving, upbeat piece of psych-rock, serving as a great preview of the band's "in the works" new album.

By |October 28, 2011|Comments Off on Magic Leaves – “Dança // Transa”

Saturday: Case Studies at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records

Case Studies – "Lies"

Case Studies is the new solo project of Jesse Lortz (ex-The Dutchess & The Duke), who just released The World Is Just a Shape to Fill [...]

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Thee Oh Sees – “The Dream”

Thee Oh Sees - "The Dream"

If my memory serves me correctly, "The Dream" was the final song of the Thee Oh Sees' Treasure Island set, and it's the second [...]

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String Band Music From Around The World this Sunday 10/30/11 from 3-5pm on KPFA 94.1

Last week we reported on Berkeley's great Disciples of Markos playing the Greek hash den music of Markos Vamvakaris and featuring Berkeley's finest bouzouki player, Dave Murray. We mentioned [...]

By |October 27, 2011|Comments Off on String Band Music From Around The World this Sunday 10/30/11 from 3-5pm on KPFA 94.1

Tonight: High Places and Psychic Handbook at Submission

High Places - "Year Off"

Psychic Handbook - "Dolphina"

After stopping in Oakland last week, experimental electronic pop band High Places' tour in support of Original Colors arrives in SF tonight [...]

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Trails and Ways – “Midnight City” (M83 cover) / “No Wisdom”

Midnight City (M83 Cover) by TRAILS AND WAYS

Trails and Ways (previously known as Trails) have nailed the cover song thing before, and [...]

By |October 26, 2011|2 Comments

Al Lover – “Black Majick Starter Jacket”

Al Lover - "Black Magick Starter Jacket"

As he displays on "Black Magick Starter Jacket," from the forthcoming Satanic Tambourines cassette (out 11/11/11 on Impose), SF's Al Lover [...]

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    Halloween Weekend Show Roundup: Ty Segall/Nobunny, The Hot Toddies, The Soft Moon and more

Halloween Weekend Show Roundup: Ty Segall/Nobunny, The Hot Toddies, The Soft Moon and more

As we noted on Monday, this week is jam-packed with shows, and a number of special concerts are happening over the upcoming Halloween weekend. Here's a brief rundown [...]

By |October 26, 2011|4 Comments