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
  • Mrs. Magician
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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 [...]

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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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Young Moon – "Winds Light"

Much of the press surrounding SF-based Young Moon's forthcoming release, Navigated Like the Swan (due July 24 on Western Vinyl), makes sure to note that Trevor Montgomery, the man behind the [...]

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Slowness shares new track: "Race to Mars"

San Francisco drone pop trio Slowness is slated to release a split 7-inch with the NYC-based Dead Leaf Echo on June 26 via Green Fuse Records, which is the [...]

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    Free Sonny & The Sunsets show at Amoeba San Francisco, Friday 6/29/12

Free Sonny & The Sunsets show at Amoeba San Francisco, Friday 6/29/12

Lots of action going on in the world of Sonny & The Sunsets these days. Their new album Longtime Companion - a true country, heartbreak-influenced collection of songs - [...]

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Video: Wymond Miles – "Pale Moon"

Check out the new video for “Pale Moon,” the title track off of Wymond Miles’ first full length LP just released on Sacred Bones. It was filmed over eight [...]

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    Dent May covers The Dead, has Bay Area shows 6/29/12 & 6/30/12

Dent May covers The Dead, has Bay Area shows 6/29/12 & 6/30/12

"They say this town ain't got no heart," but Oxford, Mississippi native Dent May certainly does. Shortly after the release of his new album, Do Things, Dent May paid [...]

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Giraffage – "Feels"

Since releasing his debut album Comfort last November, Giraffage has become a more stable presence in the Bay Area electro scene. The often spastic but always rhythmic tracks are [...]

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