Total Trash Fest starts August 18th

Hella excellent garage rock bands converge at Thee Parkside from August 18th-21st for Total Trash Fest 2010. Full schedule and some songs below:

Wednesday, August 18th (8pm, $8)
The Rantouls [...]

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New to SF: Burnt Ones release Black Teeth & Golden Tongues on MOKB label

A little bird gave us the tip about Burnt Ones moving out to San Francisco, and it's always a pleasure to welcome a new band to our neighborhood. Newly [...]

The Dashing Suns – “Future Thunder” and “Sally Moore”

The Dashing Suns - "Future Thunder"

The Dashing Suns - "Sally Moore"

From Really Like You, the new full length album from Oakland's The Dashing Suns. The album's out on [...]

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Video: Adam Stephens previews We Live On Cliffs

Adam Haworth Stephens has announced the release of his debut solo album, We Live On Cliffs, out September 28th on Saddle Creek. He also just posted the above [...]

By |August 6, 2010|4 Comments

Sands, Two Sheds, Middle Maki at Amnesia Saturday 8/7/10

A fantastic lineup awaits concertgoers tomorrow night at Amnesia, 8/7/10, starting around 9:00 pm. Sands will headline, preceded by Two Sheds and Middle Maki.

Two Sheds - "You"

As stated on [...]

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Birds & Batteries – “Strange Kind of Mirror”

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From Birds & Batteries' upcoming album Panorama, out October 12th on Spune/Velvet Blue Music. This song is available [...]

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Thursday: Yours Truly presents Pure Ecstasy, Sleep Over, Young Prisms, oOoOO @ 111 Minna

Yourstru.ly and Blood Drank Magazine are throwing a party on Thursday, and you're all invited.


Pure Ecstasy was one of few bands during SxSW that could say they actually [...]

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Free Best of the Bay and Best of the East Bay parties this week

Chuck Prophet - "¡Let Freedom Ring!"

A couple of free parties this week celebrate the best things about life in the San Francisco Bay Area. Thursday night, head over [...]

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Bronze: new 7″ picture disc on World Famous in SF

Bronze - "The Rouge Became"

SF's Bronze have a new 7" picture disc out on World Famous in SF, featuring the above slice of bubbling electronic post-punk on the A-side [...]

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Wednesday, 8/4: The Rumble returns with Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt

Wednesday, August 4th, The Rumble is back at Cafe Du Nord. This month's show features performances by local duo Billy & Dolly, LA blues-rock quartet Rumspringa, and The [...]

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Silian Rail celebrate the release of Parhelion 8/1/10 at the Rickshaw

As previously reported, Silian Rail's new album, Parhelion, is out now via Parks and Records. To celebrate the occasion, the very talented two-piece will be playing a set at [...]

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Sean Hayes to co-headline Devotionals’ CD release show

Devotionals - "Chest Like Expansive Wings"

Devotionals, the band led by Tyson Vogel (Two Gallants) and Anton Patzner (Judgment Day), celebrate the recent release of their self-titled album on Friday, [...]

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