The Bay Brewed Artist Q&A: Guy Fox

San Francisco’s only rock and roll beer festival, The Bay Brewed, is back for a fourth year of pairing outstanding local beer and local music! Taking place at The [...]

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SONG-FREUD: Bear Lincoln’s “Revival”

 
Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole world that goes deeper than a Chilean mine. A pro bono psychotherapy session available for your cathartic pleasure, [...]

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    Seasons of the Witch: Flipper, the misfits among the misfits

Seasons of the Witch: Flipper, the misfits among the misfits

San Francisco is always weathering a Season of the Witch, oscillating somewhere between liberal idealism and cold reality. Whether that reality is in the form of sadistic violence or [...]

By |March 17, 2015|4 Comments
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    Premiere: Listen to Beautiful Machines’ “Real Love” (and see them at Fog City Music Festival)

Premiere: Listen to Beautiful Machines’ “Real Love” (and see them at Fog City Music Festival)

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On Friday, March 27, DNA Lounge is hosting the 2015 Fog City Music Festival, featuring a great local slate with the likes of The Frail, Fritz [...]

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Video Premiere: Cave Clove – “My Silver Lining”

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It's nice to see bands evolve. Cave Clove essentially began as a collaboration between singer-songwriter Katie Colver and drummer Melissa Kilkuskie, and retained much of the [...]

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Main Attrakionz’ 808s and Dark Grapes III out May 12

Oakland cloud Rappers Main Attrakionz have shared "G.O. Style" from their upcoming album 808s and Dark Grapes III, which will be released May 12 on Neil Young's Vapor Records. [...]

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SONG-FREUD: Sage the Gemini’s “Gas Pedal”

Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole fucking world that doubles as a deep cavity search of your favorite Bay Area songs. Equal parts Pitchfork and Dr. [...]

By |March 12, 2015|Comments Off on SONG-FREUD: Sage the Gemini’s “Gas Pedal”
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    Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows

Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows

Come on. Did you really think we would make it through the first quarter of 2015 without hearing new material from Thee Oh Sees? Yeah, neither did we...

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Tabernacle – “Bury a Tooth/Let Me Be”

Oakland's Tabernacle is a project fronted by Oakland's Andrew Simmons that rarely plays shows and just releases music whenever Simmons feels like it. There's plenty of bands around town [...]

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Useless Eaters release singles collection

 
Is your seventh year as a band too soon to release a singles and rarities collection? Not if you're Useless Eaters.

Hot on the heels of last year's well-received full-length, [...]

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    Moon Duo releases third LP, performing at Bottom of the Hill

Moon Duo releases third LP, performing at Bottom of the Hill

Moon Duo have just kicked off their North American tour in support of their third full-length studio LP, Shadow of the Sun (out now on Sacred Bones). Catch the [...]

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Get to Know: The Painted Horses

The Painted Horses might just become your new favorite Bay Area Americana band. Their debut album Ponderosa Pines, set to be released March 27, is full of the folk [...]

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