SONG-FREUD: Astronauts, etc.’s “I Know”

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I’ve been out-Freuded, and like Harry when he and Voldy go wand to wand, my powers have [...]

By |March 26, 2015|Comments Off on SONG-FREUD: Astronauts, etc.’s “I Know”

Toro y Moi plays Saturday show at the Independent

On Saturday, Berkeley local Toro y Moi plays a home show at The Independent in San Francisco, kicking off a tour of the U.S. and Europe that includes many [...]

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    Exclusive: Stream Scott Mickelson’s new single, “Hercules & Iron Man”

Exclusive: Stream Scott Mickelson’s new single, “Hercules & Iron Man”

Scott Mickelson has had his fair share of experience in the San Francisco Bay Area music scene and beyond, treading forward with his full band Fat Opie and their [...]

By |March 25, 2015|1 Comment

Travis Hayes to release new EP “Love Songs”

Though Travis Hayes's last full-length record Young Daze isn't even a year old yet, the singer-songwriter already has a new batch of songs ready for release. It's a short [...]

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Get to Know: Adam Balbo

Bob Dylan sang "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" fifty years ago. Adam Balbo sings "Shit is So Fucking Sad" fifty years later and the message is depressingly familiar, albeit [...]

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Hinds (fka Deers) headlining Rickshaw Stop tonight

Hopefully the ladies of Hinds had enough time to recover from SXSW before tonight's performance at San Francisco's Rickshaw Stop. The Madrid-based four-piece will headline the show, presented by [...]

By |March 23, 2015|1 Comment

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, [...]

By |March 19, 2015|Comments Off on SONG-FREUD: Bear Lincoln’s “Revival”
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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 [...]

By |March 17, 2015|1 Comment

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. [...]

By |March 13, 2015|Comments Off on Main Attrakionz’ 808s and Dark Grapes III out May 12