Hydrophonic releases new single "Friends Like These"

Psychedelic hard rock outfit and San Francisco natives Hydrophonic recently dropped their new single "Friends Like These" via BandCamp. Funded entirely by a Kickstarter campaign, the track was recorded [...]

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    Sean Hayes announces new album – 'Before We Turn to Dust', out 9/4/12

Sean Hayes announces new album – 'Before We Turn to Dust', out 9/4/12

Impressively-coiffed troubadour Sean Hayes has announced plans to release Before We Turn To Dust, to be released September 4th, 2012 with digital distribution service The Orchard. Those who pre-order [...]

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    The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion announces new album, drops single "Black Mold," and details North American tour (with a stop at GAMH)

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion announces new album, drops single "Black Mold," and details North American tour (with a stop at GAMH)

In recent years, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion kept busy releasing expanded reissues of their early material, but the pioneering blues-punk trio hadn't put out a proper album [...]

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    Teengirl Fantasy announce tour dates and new album, 'Tracer'

Teengirl Fantasy announce tour dates and new album, 'Tracer'

Ohio electronic duo Teengirl Fantasy have announced summer tour dates leading up to the release of their sophomore album Tracer, out August 21st on True Panther Sounds. Teengirl Fantasy's [...]

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Video Premiere: San Francesca – "USSR"

San Jose's San Francesca have a new album out on Side With Us Records called We Live In Public, and they've just dropped this video for the album cut [...]

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Video: Street Eaters – "Window"

DIY power punk duo Street Eaters are dropping a limited edition, self-titled 12" EP in October, and they've just released the video for lead single "Window", as you can [...]

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    tUnE-yArDs bassist debuts side project, covers Janet Jackson

tUnE-yArDs bassist debuts side project, covers Janet Jackson

Breakout Bay Area natives tUnE-yArDs have seen huge successes in the last year. Playing sold out festivals and to packed audiences at the Fox, their unique sound and music [...]

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    Chelsea Wolfe to tour new acoustic album, at Rickshaw Stop on 9/12/12

Chelsea Wolfe to tour new acoustic album, at Rickshaw Stop on 9/12/12

LA-via-Sacramento songwriter Chelsea Wolfe has a new acoustic album in the works, as well as a U.S. tour which includes a headline performance at the Rickshaw Stop on September [...]

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    Sondre Lerche releases live album and reissues in the fall, playing the Independent 9/20/12

Sondre Lerche releases live album and reissues in the fall, playing the Independent 9/20/12

Sondre Lerche, Norwegian pop maestro, puts on a hell of a live show. So much so that he has long avoided putting out live recordings, fearing that any recorded [...]

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    A B & The Sea playing a free show at Oakland's Uptown Nightclub

A B & The Sea playing a free show at Oakland's Uptown Nightclub

A B & The Sea, The Frail, Will Sprott (The Mumlers), and Trails & Ways are playing a free show at The Uptown in Oakland tonight. A B & [...]

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Thee Oh Sees – "Lupine Dominus"

Thee Oh Sees - Lupine Dominus

Just two weeks ago, we announced that San Francisco psych-rock stalwarts Thee Oh Sees were coming out with a new album. Now, they've let [...]

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WHY? to release new EP & LP this fall, full tour announced

Indie hip-hop/pop group WHY? have announced a new EP & LP to be released this fall, ending a three year new-release hiatus since 2009's understated but excellent Eskimo Snow [...]

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