Odd Owl – “New Americans”

Local indie pop band Odd Owl will be heading to Bottom of the Hill this week. The band, which features Carmen Caruso on lead vocals and keyboards, has a poppy, [...]

By |July 9, 2014|Comments Off on Odd Owl – “New Americans”
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    Phono del Sol: Wye Oak streams ‘Shriek’ closer “Logic of Color”

Phono del Sol: Wye Oak streams ‘Shriek’ closer “Logic of Color”

Wye Oak's worldwide tour in support of their excellent new album Shriek resumes tomorrow, winding its way up the West Coast before landing in San Francisco on Saturday, July [...]

By |July 4, 2014|Comments Off on Phono del Sol: Wye Oak streams ‘Shriek’ closer “Logic of Color”

Male Gaze dropping new 7″, play Hemlock tonight

Before the release of their debut LP on Castle Face Records later this year, power garage trio Male Gaze is dropping a new 7-inch via another local label, Mt. [...]

By |July 3, 2014|Comments Off on Male Gaze dropping new 7″, play Hemlock tonight
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    Silver Hands release 12-inch EP on Push The Feeling’s new label

Silver Hands release 12-inch EP on Push The Feeling’s new label

The team behind the Lower Haight's favorite monthly dance series Push The Feeling recently unveiled some exciting news with the announcement of its eponymous record label. The imprint released [...]

By |July 3, 2014|Comments Off on Silver Hands release 12-inch EP on Push The Feeling’s new label
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    Melted Toys to play self-titled album release show at Slim’s

Melted Toys to play self-titled album release show at Slim’s

San Francisco's Melted Toys are having a rather busy July. The lo-fi quartet not only really a new album on July 15 (their self-titled debut via Underwater Peoples), but they're [...]

By |July 2, 2014|Comments Off on Melted Toys to play self-titled album release show at Slim’s
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    Five things to look forward to during the Down Dirty Shake residency

Five things to look forward to during the Down Dirty Shake residency

Down Dirty Shake's second annual Milk Bar residency is primed and ready to go, so get psyched because this month-long party is going to be much more than just [...]

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Kendra McKinley – “Chestnut Street”

Following the release of Chestnut Street, Santa Cruz's Kendra McKinley recently relocated to San Francisco. If you give the singer-songwriter's first full length a spin below, you'll hear an [...]

By |June 26, 2014|Comments Off on Kendra McKinley – “Chestnut Street”

Interview: Cocktails discuss ‘Adult Life’

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Earlier this month, San Francisco's Cocktails released their debut LP Adult Life on Father/Daughter Records. It's one of my favorite releases of the year, as Cocktails [...]

By |June 25, 2014|Comments Off on Interview: Cocktails discuss ‘Adult Life’

Couches head out on Comfy Summer Tour, prep new EP

Couches, the brainchild of 20 Sided Records head David Mitchell, kicks off their 11-date "Comfy Summer" Tour of the West Coast with three Bay Area shows surrounding next week's [...]

By |June 25, 2014|Comments Off on Couches head out on Comfy Summer Tour, prep new EP

K.Flay ditches major label, drops ‘Life As A Dog’

Yes. Yes, we are.

Late Monday night, K.Flay took to Facebook to finally, officially announce the release of her long-awaited debut full-length Life As A Dog. The project was a [...]

By |June 24, 2014|Comments Off on K.Flay ditches major label, drops ‘Life As A Dog’
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    Cherry Glazerr headlining Professional Fans showcase at Slim’s

Cherry Glazerr headlining Professional Fans showcase at Slim’s

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Professional Fans are back on the live music scene with their 19th showcase, welcoming Cherry Glazerr, Meat Market, Big Tits, Never Young, and Joel Jerome to Slim's [...]

By |June 24, 2014|1 Comment

Phono del Sol: White Fence poised for release of fifth LP

Tim Presley brings his project White Fence to Phono del Sol on July 12 in Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco and, just ten days later, he's releasing [...]

By |June 19, 2014|1 Comment