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    Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)

Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)


Download: Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town [...]

By |December 3, 2013|1 Comment

Painted Palms release new single, "Forever"

Just a few weeks ago, San Francisco group Painted Palms released their newest single "Forever" off of their forthcoming full-length album of the same name. The new song comes just after [...]

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    This Week in SF, 12/2-12/8/13: The Bay Brewed, Waxahatchee, The Head and The Heart, Guy Fox & more!

This Week in SF, 12/2-12/8/13: The Bay Brewed, Waxahatchee, The Head and The Heart, Guy Fox & more!

Plenty of great shows are happening this week, but we're most excited about The Bay Brewed 2013, our annual rock and roll beer festival, which is taking place on [...]

By |December 2, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 12/2-12/8/13: The Bay Brewed, Waxahatchee, The Head and The Heart, Guy Fox & more!
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    The Bay Brewed: our rock and roll beer festival returns on December 7!

The Bay Brewed: our rock and roll beer festival returns on December 7!

Download: Mixtape: Bay Area Jams to Accompany Beer Drinking (Podcast #320) (See the track listing here)

In a little over a week, SF's only indie rock beer festival, The Bay [...]

By |November 28, 2013|Comments Off on The Bay Brewed: our rock and roll beer festival returns on December 7!

Interview: Getting to know Oakland band Bells Atlas

Oakland's Bells Atlas released their strong debut LP earlier this year to pretty decent acclaim for an independent release from a previously "un-googleable" band. Saturday night, they're opening for [...]

By |November 27, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Getting to know Oakland band Bells Atlas

'I Need You Bad' – The Live Show! (win tickets!)

A little over a month ago, Polyvinyl Records announced the release of its garage rock compilation I Need You Bad, a sonic snapshot of the local garage rock scene. Curated by Sonny Smith [...]

By |November 26, 2013|Comments Off on 'I Need You Bad' – The Live Show! (win tickets!)

Premiere: stream two new soulful albums from Quinn DeVeaux

As previously mentioned, Oakland's own Quinn DeVeaux has put together two new full-length albums (that's right, TWO). The first, Late Night Drive, is an easygoing solo endeavor, stripped down [...]

By |November 26, 2013|Comments Off on Premiere: stream two new soulful albums from Quinn DeVeaux
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    Interview: Emily Jane White releases new album, "Blood Lines"

Interview: Emily Jane White releases new album, "Blood Lines"

Almost three full years after her last album was released in Europe (it was released in the states over a year later), Gothic songstress Emily Jane White has returned [...]

By |November 26, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Emily Jane White releases new album, "Blood Lines"
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    Tonight: Julianna Barwick and Mark McGuire (Emeralds) haunt The Chapel

Tonight: Julianna Barwick and Mark McGuire (Emeralds) haunt The Chapel

Tuesday evening at The Chapel will be an ambient affair, as Folk Yeah presents Julianna Barwick and Mark McGuire. Touring in support of her second studio album, Nepenthe, the [...]

By |November 26, 2013|Comments Off on Tonight: Julianna Barwick and Mark McGuire (Emeralds) haunt The Chapel

Pat Thomas of Cool Ghouls releases solo EP

Last week, Pat Thomas, bassist, singer, and songwriter for Cool Ghouls premiered "Not Right Now", the first single from his debut solo EP Coasters Riding in the Air. Pat [...]

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PAWS, Surf Club, Tiaras play Pro Fans show @ Cafe Du Nord

Professional Fans return to Cafe Du Nord tonight with another exciting indie rock line up featuring PAWS, Surf Club, and Tiaras.

Making their San Francisco debut, Glasgow-based trio PAWS (Phillip [...]

By |November 25, 2013|Comments Off on PAWS, Surf Club, Tiaras play Pro Fans show @ Cafe Du Nord
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Yo La Tengo, FWY!, The Tallest Man On Earth, Majical Cloudz)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Yo La Tengo, FWY!, The Tallest Man On Earth, Majical Cloudz)

Ben: Yo La Tengo recently released a deluxe edition of the terrific Fade, adding a bunch of B-sides and outtakes to one of my favorite albums from 2013. Normally, [...]

By |November 22, 2013|2 Comments