Birdmonster – "I Say What I Want"

Birdmonster is back with the fourth installment of their Singles Project, an acoustic track entitled "I Say What I Want". The song has an intensity that ebbs and flows [...]

By |June 7, 2013|Comments Off on Birdmonster – "I Say What I Want"

PAPA – "If You're My Girl, Then I'm Your Man"

PAPA captivated a packed room at a Wood Shoppe show a few months back, even though the band hasn't yet released its debut album. That record is coming later [...]

By |June 6, 2013|Comments Off on PAPA – "If You're My Girl, Then I'm Your Man"
  • Huichica Festival 2013
    Permalink Huichica Festival 2013Gallery

    Huichica Music Festival 2013: Blitzen Trapper, Cass McCombs, Jessica Pratt performing at Sonoma food, wine, music fest

Huichica Music Festival 2013: Blitzen Trapper, Cass McCombs, Jessica Pratt performing at Sonoma food, wine, music fest

The annual Huichica Music Festival returns to Gundlach Bundschu Winery later this month for two days of indie music, food and wine in Sonoma. The music side of things [...]

By |June 6, 2013|Comments Off on Huichica Music Festival 2013: Blitzen Trapper, Cass McCombs, Jessica Pratt performing at Sonoma food, wine, music fest

Com Jr. – "Lunchtime"

Oakland duo Com Jr. is yet another fine male/female duo that has come to our attention this year, following the likes of Eric and Erica and David & Joanna. [...]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Interview: Silian Rail bids farewell this Saturday 6/8/13 at The Night Light

Interview: Silian Rail bids farewell this Saturday 6/8/13 at The Night Light

Instrumental post-rock fans are an underserved niche here in the Bay Area. So it's with an incredibly heavy heart that we prepare ourselves to bid farewell to one of [...]

By |June 6, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Silian Rail bids farewell this Saturday 6/8/13 at The Night Light
  • Permalink Gallery

    Division of Labor Festival opens with Bad News at The Lab, 6/13/13

Division of Labor Festival opens with Bad News at The Lab, 6/13/13

Bad News

The Lab is presenting the Division of Labor Festival 2013 this month, spanning eight nights of experimental music, performance, and art. The alternative festival runs from Thursday, June [...]

By |June 6, 2013|Comments Off on Division of Labor Festival opens with Bad News at The Lab, 6/13/13

Violent Change releases debut LP on Catholic Guilt Records

We last heard from SF's Violent Change in October when the band dropped its debut EP Suck On The Gun via city-based label Melters. The excellent 7-inch was moderately [...]

By |June 5, 2013|Comments Off on Violent Change releases debut LP on Catholic Guilt Records
  • The Mantles
    Permalink The MantlesGallery

    Live This Month: June 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #307)

Live This Month: June 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #307)

Live This Month: June 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #307)

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

By |June 5, 2013|Comments Off on Live This Month: June 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #307)
  • Permalink Gallery

    John Vanderslice announces house show tour and sale/stream of 'Dagger Beach'

John Vanderslice announces house show tour and sale/stream of 'Dagger Beach'

In support of his forthcoming record, Dagger Beach, John Vanderslice has announced a string of West coast house shows to accompany its release, in addition to the record being [...]

By |June 5, 2013|Comments Off on John Vanderslice announces house show tour and sale/stream of 'Dagger Beach'

Third Annual San Frandelic Summer Fest!

The San Frandelic Summer Fest is coming back to Thee Parkside on Saturday, August 3rd, and this year they've assembled an unassuming but nonetheless kaleidoscopic lineup for all you psych [...]

  • Radiation City
    Permalink Radiation CityGallery

    Radiation City added to the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!

Radiation City added to the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!

We're excited to announce that Portland's Radiation City will be performing at our 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Rad City's lovingly [...]

By |June 4, 2013|Comments Off on Radiation City added to the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!
  • Trails and Ways
    Permalink Trails and WaysGallery

    This Week in SF, 6/3-6/19/13: Lumerians, Parquet Courts, Trails and Ways, Total Control & more!

This Week in SF, 6/3-6/19/13: Lumerians, Parquet Courts, Trails and Ways, Total Control & 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! [...]