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    Treasure Island Music Festival is first scheduled show for new supergroup Divine Fits

Treasure Island Music Festival is first scheduled show for new supergroup Divine Fits

You've maybe been living under a figurative rock if you've managed to miss the interweb-splosion surrounding Divine Fits, the supergroup of sorts made up of Spoon's Britt Daniel, Dan [...]

By |July 5, 2012|Comments Off on Treasure Island Music Festival is first scheduled show for new supergroup Divine Fits

Aesop Rock: new LP 'Skelethon' and SF shows

It would seem that Aesop Rock is done with his first album in five years, and now he's just making us wait...until he releases Skelethon next week and subsequently drops [...]

By |July 3, 2012|Comments Off on Aesop Rock: new LP 'Skelethon' and SF shows

Video: Doseone – "Thy Pattern"

Doseone - "Last Life"

Oakland-based hyperspeed oddball rapper Doseone (of Subtle, Themselves, and 13 & God) has released a new video off his latest solo LP, out now on Anticon, [...]

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Space Ghost releases new LP 'You're There' as free download

Oakland electronic artist Space Ghost has just released his new LP, You're There, and it's pretty damn good. Nearly cushion-comfort relaxing, but with enough layered sound to keep your [...]

By |June 29, 2012|Comments Off on Space Ghost releases new LP 'You're There' as free download
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    Woods coming to Great American Music Hall with 'Bend Beyond'

Woods coming to Great American Music Hall with 'Bend Beyond'

Brooklyn-based psych-folk-indie group Woods are coming to the Great American Music Hall in early August before heading down into that great, wild and expansive muse of Henry Miller, Jack [...]

By |June 29, 2012|1 Comment

SF punks La Corde release new 7", playing 6/30/12 at El Rio

Unmarked Doors by La Corde

Delivering punk rock with a slightly gothic streak, SF's La Corde don't play very often, and the band's show on Saturday night at El Rio [...]

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Video: Moonface — "Faraway Lightning" (plus tour dates)

In Spencer Krug's dense, sprawling musical domain, bands come and go — whether that means putting Wolf Parade on indefinite hiatus or seemingly neglecting his former side-project Sunset Rubdown [...]

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Video: Birds & Batteries – "Let the Door Swing"

Birds & Batteries are set to release a new full-length album, Stray Light, on August 7, 2012, and they've just released this video for lead single "Let the Door [...]

By |June 28, 2012|1 Comment
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    Friday: Mrs. Magician heads to Bottom of the Hill with The Mantles and Kids on a Crime Spree

Friday: Mrs. Magician heads to Bottom of the Hill with The Mantles and Kids on a Crime Spree

Mrs. Magician has been one of San Diego’s best kept secrets up until recently. Having released only a handful of 7-inches between them, along with singer/guitarist/songwriter Jacob Turnbloom’s 30-track [...]

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City Tribe – "Le Billet Doux"

Le Billet Doux by City Tribe

San Francisco based City Tribe have released "Le Billet Doux" from their upcoming yet-to-be-named EP, which is due out this fall.

The band started as [...]

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Evan Caminiti (of Barn Owl) drops new solo album August 21, playing in Oakland July 13

After sitting on the recordings for over a year, Evan Caminiti — one half of drone-metal guitar duo Barn Owl — will release his new solo album Dreamless Sleep [...]

By |June 27, 2012|Comments Off on Evan Caminiti (of Barn Owl) drops new solo album August 21, playing in Oakland July 13
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    Bob Mould announces new album 'Silver Age,' touring this summer

Bob Mould announces new album 'Silver Age,' touring this summer

Notable Castro resident and former Husker Du/Sugar frontman Bob Mould will release his new solo album Silver Age on September 4th. His first studio album since 2009's Life and [...]

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