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    Makthaverskan, Wild Moth, and Never Young at Thee Parkside next week

Makthaverskan, Wild Moth, and Never Young at Thee Parkside next week

Makthaverskan (Photo: Hilda Randulv)

Sweden's Makthaverskan bring their sound to San Francisco on their fall North American tour with a stop at Thee Parkside on Friday, October 2. Formed in [...]

By |September 24, 2015|Comments Off on Makthaverskan, Wild Moth, and Never Young at Thee Parkside next week

Giveaway and interview: A-1 on his hometown show

San Francisco's Adam Traore, better known as A-1, has been hard at work over the past few years, gradually growing a following backed by a steady stream of new [...]

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    Premiere: LA’s Fugue prepare for new LP with single and tour

Premiere: LA’s Fugue prepare for new LP with single and tour

(Single Artwork, by Garrett la Bonte)

There are still people making good music in Orange County, braving the heat and carting equipment from practice studios to basements and back while spray tanned locals [...]

By |September 23, 2015|Comments Off on Premiere: LA’s Fugue prepare for new LP with single and tour
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    The Mantles release new song “Police My Love”, album release party in October

The Mantles release new song “Police My Love”, album release party in October

In my downtime I tend to listen to a lot of slow, sad, and lyrical music about emotions that you wish you could ignore. When I'm done ignoring all my problems, [...]

By |September 22, 2015|Comments Off on The Mantles release new song “Police My Love”, album release party in October

Annie Girl & The Flight play Slim’s with Against Me!

It's been a pivotal summer for San Francisco's Annie Girl & The Flight. After releasing their latest EP Bodies, the band spent the better portion of June and July [...]

By |September 22, 2015|Comments Off on Annie Girl & The Flight play Slim’s with Against Me!

Check out Strange Hotel’s new single, “Tightrope”

San Francisco-based rockers Strange Hotel have new single out, one that veers in a slightly different direction from their previously established sound. Don't freak — they still rock. It's [...]

By |September 22, 2015|Comments Off on Check out Strange Hotel’s new single, “Tightrope”
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    Joanna Gruesome returning to Rickshaw Stop with new vocalist

Joanna Gruesome returning to Rickshaw Stop with new vocalist

Photo Credit: Rachel Hodgson

Cardiff noise-punk band Joanna Gruesome are making their way to Rickshaw Stop as they tour in support of their sophomore album Peanut Butter, out now on [...]

By |September 18, 2015|Comments Off on Joanna Gruesome returning to Rickshaw Stop with new vocalist
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    The Chapel’s wedding bells are ringing for two local “Love, Jerks”

The Chapel’s wedding bells are ringing for two local “Love, Jerks”

To our surprise, the local favorite venue The Chapel was actually once a mortuary. But rather than dwell on the grim beginnings of the hall, two local musicians are [...]

By |September 18, 2015|Comments Off on The Chapel’s wedding bells are ringing for two local “Love, Jerks”
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    Video: make mini and the Bear your ‘power volume’ “xBOYFRIENDx”

Video: make mini and the Bear your ‘power volume’ “xBOYFRIENDx”

San Francisco "power volume" duo mini and the Bear just released a video for their track "xBOYFRIENDx", and it's got everything you need for an afternoon with that special [...]

By |September 17, 2015|1 Comment
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    Astronauts, Etc launches “Rocket Man” cover, advance album stream

Astronauts, Etc launches “Rocket Man” cover, advance album stream

Chaz Bundick and Anthony Ferraro seem to be teaming up in many musical ways these days. Aside from being East Bay chums, Mr. Ferraro plays keyboard in Toro y Moi's [...]

By |September 16, 2015|Comments Off on Astronauts, Etc launches “Rocket Man” cover, advance album stream
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    Timeshares and Signals Midwest to play Bottom of the Hill in October

Timeshares and Signals Midwest to play Bottom of the Hill in October

New York's Timeshares and Ohio's Signals Midwest have both been bands for over half a decade, and have also both made it a point to stay on the road for [...]

By |September 15, 2015|Comments Off on Timeshares and Signals Midwest to play Bottom of the Hill in October

Get to Know: The Damn Fanatics

The Damn Fanatics are fun. It's as easy as that.

To expand a bit more, though, I wrote that after the first time I got to sit down with the band [...]

By |September 15, 2015|Comments Off on Get to Know: The Damn Fanatics