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    Tony Molina drops 'Six Tracks E.P.' on Matador (stream "Breakin' Up")

Tony Molina drops 'Six Tracks E.P.' on Matador (stream "Breakin' Up")

Local rising star Tony Molina has a new record out on Matador as part of the legendary indie label's Singles Going Home Alone subscription series. The album, which has [...]

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Bay Area garage compilation to be released on Polyvinyl

Polyvinyl Record Co. has announced the release of I Need You Bad, a compilation that focuses on the Bay Area garage scene. A blend of both emerging and established [...]

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Premiere: DonCat – "Like a Drug"

San Francisco's DonCat, the solo project of Duncan Nielsen, has taken a unique approach to fundraising that we told you about shortly after he launched it. He's consistently released [...]

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Tera Melos drop remix of "Snake Lake" ft. Busdriver & Milo

Sacramento prog-rock outfit Tera Melos dropped an interesting track last week, a remix of their song "Snake Lake" featuring Hellfyre Club lyricists, the avantcore Busdriver and Milo. The genre-flexing remix will [...]

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Slow Motion Cowboys – 'Buzzard Songs' LP

If you follow Bay Area music closely, Slow Motion Cowboys should sound familiar to you – the band is a another project from Trainwreck Riders guitarist and vocalist Pete [...]

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    This Week in SF, 10/7-10/13/13: Buried Treasure, Daughter, Thee Oh Sees, Mike Donovan & more!

This Week in SF, 10/7-10/13/13: Buried Treasure, Daughter, Thee Oh Sees, Mike Donovan & 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! [...]

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Scary Little Friends – 'From the Beginning' LP

San Francisco's Scary Little Friends released their From the Beginning LP in May, which I completely missed until they sent it our way last month. After taking the time [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Ha Ha Tonka, Samantha Crain, M. Lockwood Porter

Ticket Giveaway: Ha Ha Tonka, Samantha Crain, M. Lockwood Porter

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is a dream come true for a folk music fan on a budget, with dozens of big names performing for free this weekend. Well, we'd like [...]

By |October 3, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Ha Ha Tonka, Samantha Crain, M. Lockwood Porter

Black Jeans playing final show at Haçeteria

Haçeteria is back for another round this month, with Russell Butler playing his final show as Black Jeans at San Francisco's Slate Bar on Friday. Haçeteria resident DJs Nihar, [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Conor Oberst, The Felice Brothers @ The Fillmore

Ticket Giveaway: Conor Oberst, The Felice Brothers @ The Fillmore

Fall at The Fillmore marches on this Saturday with an evening of monster indie folk acts featuring Conor Oberst and The Felice Brothers and, once again, The Bay Bridged [...]

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    Playlist: Twenty reasons to go to Hardly Strictly this weekend

Playlist: Twenty reasons to go to Hardly Strictly this weekend

The full stage-by-stage schedule is out for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013, and it's yet another reminder of what a special treat this festival is. While you're developing your HSB [...]

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    Live This Month: October 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #316)

Live This Month: October 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #316)


Download: Live This Month: October 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #316)

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

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