The Fucking Buckaroos are taking a fucking break

I'm not sure if The Fucking Buckaroos are punks playing bluegrass or bluegrass pickers playing punk, but I do know they kick lots of ass. Sadly, they're set to [...]

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Sunny Jim Brown releases self-titled debut

San Francisco's Sunny Jim Brown has played banjo with The Parmesans, Tell River, and local punks Nothington, but a desire to front his own project led to the release [...]

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Natural Child to release new album on Burger Records

Natural Child, Nashville's folk-country-R&B-psychedelia smashup, announced a new record via Fullerton label Burger Records. Dancin' With Wolves, which is scheduled to release February 25, dwells on the vices and controversies of [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on Natural Child to release new album on Burger Records

Dominique Leone releases song a day for (almost) a year

San Francisco's Dominique Leone spent much of 2013 making your simple album or EP release seem passe. Leone released a song every day since January 1 on his [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on Dominique Leone releases song a day for (almost) a year
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    This Week in SF, 12/16-12/22/13: Ty Segall, King Krule, Icewater, The Herms & more!

This Week in SF, 12/16-12/22/13: Ty Segall, King Krule, Icewater, The Herms & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 12/16-12/22/13: Ty Segall, King Krule, Icewater, The Herms & more!
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    Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Mixtape and accompanying text by Russell Jelinek


Download: Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Last week, Slate lamented the lack of modern Christmas classics available, claiming Mariah [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Spend the Holidaze with The Blank Tapes

The Blank Tapes from Southern California are returning to the city on Wednesday, December 18, as part of a short series of Holidaze shows that kicked off on the 14th at The [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on Spend the Holidaze with The Blank Tapes

Danny James headed to Cafe Du Nord

Previously available only on cassette, Danny James (previously of The Cuts) is releasing his debut LP Pear on Burger Records soon. Stream the collection of widescreen psych-pop in its [...]

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The Outta Sight Holiday Spectacular returns to Verdi Club

Rock Band Land and Upstairs Downstairs are teaming up with the Verdi Club to put on one helluva Holiday party next Wednesday night over on Mariposa Street. The annual [...]

By |December 13, 2013|Comments Off on The Outta Sight Holiday Spectacular returns to Verdi Club

Get to know Wolf Collage

Hayward native Rodney Brown, aka Wolf Collage, created his debut EP Suburbia Space Program after a falling out with a close friend left him feeling lost. "Suburbia Space Program [...]

By |December 13, 2013|Comments Off on Get to know Wolf Collage
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    Pure Bathing Culture announces SF show and releases Jessie Ware cover

Pure Bathing Culture announces SF show and releases Jessie Ware cover

Portland-via-Brooklyn duo Pure Bathing Culture creates seamless, folk-fringed music on their debut Moon Tides, out earlier this year via Partisan Records. The new album, featuring Sarah Versprille's sweet voice and Daniel Hindman's cloaking [...]

By |December 12, 2013|Comments Off on Pure Bathing Culture announces SF show and releases Jessie Ware cover

Ticket Giveaway: Sweden's Holograms come to SF

A little over a year has passed since Sweden’s Holograms have released their first self-titled LP. After embarking on a tremulous tour––which included their van being broken into and finding [...]

By |December 12, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Sweden's Holograms come to SF