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 [...]

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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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100s – "Life of a Mack"

Nineteen (or 20) year old pimp-rap prodigy 100s has been on our radar for a while – after I saw his video for "1999", I guessed he had a [...]

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Review & Photos: Chelsea Wolfe @ Great American Music Hall

The Great American Music Hall sold out last night, right around the time Dallas trio True Widow started playing at 9:15pm. Following an opening set from Screature, the sludgy [...]

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Wymond Miles shares new single

Wymond Miles recently dropped "Night Rides," the second single off of his forthcoming LP, Cut Yourself Free, offering more romantic, post punk vibes in anticipation of the album's official [...]

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    Announcing Buried Treasure: Our Party at the Treasure Island Music Festival Pop-Up Shop!

Announcing Buried Treasure: Our Party at the Treasure Island Music Festival Pop-Up Shop!

From October 9 through 12, the Treasure Island Music Festival will be taking over San Franpsycho's store at 505 Divisadero Street for a four-day pop-up shop featuring some great [...]

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    This Week in SF, 9/30-10/6/13: Hardly Strictly, Young Galaxy, Laura Veirs, Melted Toys & more!

This Week in SF, 9/30-10/6/13: Hardly Strictly, Young Galaxy, Laura Veirs, Melted Toys & 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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    Fine Steps release new 7", playing tonight at the Make-Out Room

Fine Steps release new 7", playing tonight at the Make-Out Room

SF jangle pop band Fine Steps has a new 7" out on Volar Records, which you can listen to in full below. The band is celebrating with a record [...]

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