Steel Cranes – "Boat Song"

"Who is this and where in the name of the Flying Spaghetti Monster did they come from?" That was the first thought that ran through my head when I [...]

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Fuzz announces debut LP, streaming single "Loose Sutres"

We knew the news would come eventually, and thankfully it came sooner rather than later. Fuzz, the SF-based trio comprised of Charlie Moothart (guitar), Roland Cosio (bass), and [...]

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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Phono del Sol Edition)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Phono del Sol Edition)

Phono del Sol 2013 takes place tomorrow, July 13, at Potrero del Sol Park. Get your tickets now!

Jason: We've been all over K.Flay in the run up to Phono [...]

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Antwon releases 7" on Suicide Squeeze Records

San Jose punk rocker-turned-rapper Antwon is blowing up this summer with two California festival dates and a debut vinyl release. His "Dying in the Pussy" b/w "Life Is What [...]

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Evil Eyes announce 'Borderlines' LP

(Photo: Aleks Bars)

San Francisco's Evil Eyes, the band led by Nashville transplants Greg Mabry and Joe Frabotta, was one of my favorite new bands of 2012, a year which [...]

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M. Lockwood Porter releasing 'Judah's Gone' LP

You may not realize it, but there are some great American musicians coming from Oklahoma these days, with the likes of John Moreland, JD McPherson, and John Fullbright among [...]

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    Videos: "Dog Concert with Marnie Stern" / "I am Marnie Stern"

Videos: "Dog Concert with Marnie Stern" / "I am Marnie Stern"

The most striking thing about the compliments frequently offered about Marnie Stern's guitar prowess is that they aren't accompanied by the usual caveats about the often-limited songwriting abilities of [...]

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Field Medic releases debut EP 'Crushed Pennies'

Kevin Sullivan, singer and guitarist for Rin Tin Tiger, released his debut EP as Field Medic late last month, and will be playing a release show Friday at the [...]

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Premiere: The Tambo Rays – "Rest Your Mind In The Sky"

The Tambo Rays have a busy summer ahead. The Bay Area quartet plans on releasing a steady stream of new singles in the coming months, and we have dibs [...]

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Kathryn Anne Davis – "Makeup and Gum"

San Francisco's Kathryn Anne Davis, who was once in local garage band Honey, is set to release a 12-inch single "Makeup and Gum" on July 10 at The Hotel [...]

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    Aloonaluna releases split cassette with Motion Sickness of Time Travel

Aloonaluna releases split cassette with Motion Sickness of Time Travel

San Francisco-via-Tallahassee musician Aloonaluna (the solo project of Lynn Fister) has contributed three tracks to a split cassette with acclaimed ambient drone-pop musician Motion Sickness of Time Travel (the [...]

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Set times announced for Phono del Sol 2013!

Here are the set times for all twelve great bands performing at the third annual Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival this Saturday, July 13, at Potrero del [...]

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