Phantom Kicks – “Cut From A Different Clay”

Phantom Kicks, despite not having an official release under their belts, have not been shy about playing live shows, sharing local bills with the likes of The Dont's, My [...]

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Thao & Mirah head on tour, at the New Parish on 5/3/11

Thao & Mirah - "Eleven [ft. tUnE-yaRds]"

Thao & Mirah, the album, comes out on April 26, and Thao and Mirah, the musicians, are heading on a West Coast tour [...]

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Video: Lumerians – “Gaussian Castles”

Stereogum is right to offer "a 'may cause seizures' warning" for this new video from Lumerians' Transmalinnia, out now on Kntting Factory Records. Grab the mp3 below:

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The Horns of Happiness head out on a spring tour

Oakland's The Horns of Happiness will be playing in San Francisco on March 17th at The Hotel Utah (9pm, $7, 21+) and in Oakland at the First Church of [...]

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Vows – “Sea to Sand”

Vows - "Sea to Sand"

SF band Vows recently passed us "Sea to Sand," a jangly psych pop song that's the first single from the band's upcoming album Mirages. [...]

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13 & God – “Old Age”

13 & God - "Old Age"

13 & God continues to excite us with new music off their return record, Own Your Ghost, out May 17 on Anticon (US) and [...]

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Sonny & The Sunsets – “I Wanna Do It”

Sonny & The Sunsets - "I Wanna Do It"

How have we not already posted this song from Sonny & The Sunsets' upcoming album, Hit After Hit, out April 12 [...]

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New EP from The Heavenly States – ‘Oui Camera Oui’

The latest release from The Heavenly States (since 2008's much-loved Delayer) comes to us in the form of the Oui Camera Oui EP, out on April 19th via Hippies [...]

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Video: Deerhoof – “The Merry Barracks”

Via Pitchfork, here's the latest video from Deerhoof, which takes my favorite song on the band's new album, Deerhoof vs. Evil, and gives it a black and white visual [...]

Moon Duo – “Mazes”

Moon Duo - "Mazes"

With Mazes out on March 29th on Sacred Bones/28th on Souterrain Transmissions in Europe, Colorado-by-way-of-SF band Moon Duo are touring the US starting later this month. [...]

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Yoni Wolf (WHY?) solo tour hits Swedish American Hall in April

Yoni Wolf (of WHY?) - "Shoot the Singer (1 Sick Verse)" (Pavement Cover)

Yoni Wolf (of WHY?) - "Brook & Waxing"

For WHY?'s last two records, 2009's Eskimo Snow and 2008's [...]

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James & Evander – ‘Songs We Wish We Wrote You Vol. 3’

In the ultimate compliment to their peers, James & Evander have released Songs We Wish We Wrote You Vol. 3, available now via Bandcamp. The free (!) compilation contains [...]

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