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    Sunday: Lazer Sword returns to SF for Icee Hot at Public Works

Sunday: Lazer Sword returns to SF for Icee Hot at Public Works

If you're looking for something darker and more mysterious than your typical electronic show — which today means massive major key melodies and beefy bass drops — than check [...]

By |May 23, 2012|Comments Off on Sunday: Lazer Sword returns to SF for Icee Hot at Public Works

Vir drops "Joy in Space" video, streams new LP 'Engineers'

Oakland-based trio Vir—self-professed lovers of "fuzz pedals, loops and lots of delay"—recently released a video for the first single off their upcoming full-length Engineers, a track entitled "Joy in [...]

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    Listen to Ty Segall's 'Goodbye Bread' performed entirely on synthesizers

Listen to Ty Segall's 'Goodbye Bread' performed entirely on synthesizers

Via Pitchfork, here's Goodbye Bread "recreated using the Moog Taurus 3 and Voyager XL plus Moogerfooger array" by Marty Marquis of Blitzen Trapper. It's a fitting listen for [...]

By |May 23, 2012|Comments Off on Listen to Ty Segall's 'Goodbye Bread' performed entirely on synthesizers

Terry Malts and Uzi Rash play free show Saturday

In a city starved for all ages shows and free shows, you can't beat this opportunity to see Terry Malts and Uzi Rash on Saturday afternoon. Don't let [...]

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    Come to the Steer The Stars' release party, get a free dinner

Come to the Steer The Stars' release party, get a free dinner

This is not just some slick marketing pitch, there really is a free meal involved: Buy a pre-sale ticket to the Steer the Stars CD Release party going down [...]

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Stream the new Grass Widow album, 'Internal Logic'

San Francisco's own Grass Widow is streaming their new album Internal Logic over at Stereogum. A follow-up to 2010's Past Time, Internal Logic is a tight collection of tracks, [...]

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Future Twin announces July 31 "dual release"

Future Twin has announced a "dual release" for July 31: the band is putting out a new 7", called the Resist 7", as well as Future Twin Deluxe Edition, [...]

By |May 21, 2012|2 Comments

The Invisible Cities – "Freeze Ray Knees"

On May 11, San Francisco based indie-pop band The Invisible Cities announced they were releasing a new song every Friday for ten weeks, calling it the Meet the Lampreys [...]

Permanent Collection share track from upcoming LP

Permanent Collection’s previous EP, last year’s Delirium (a solo effort from ex-Young Prism Jason Hendardy), was a reverb-heavy release that had some folks divided on whether it was an [...]

By |May 21, 2012|Comments Off on Permanent Collection share track from upcoming LP

Adios Amigo – "Chicken"

Adios Amigo have a new album called Dos coming out on June 1, and they've just premiered one of the album cuts, "Chicken", via Prefix (but you can listen [...]

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New 7" from Grandma's Boyfriend out on Loglady Records

While the designation "punk-pop" might suggest that slick, whiny garbage that somehow became popular around the turn of the millennium, Grandma's Boyfriend is helping to seize back nervy, sped-up [...]

By |May 18, 2012|Comments Off on New 7" from Grandma's Boyfriend out on Loglady Records
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    Sonny Smith releases 'One Act Plays' and shares new track from upcoming LP with the Sunsets

Sonny Smith releases 'One Act Plays' and shares new track from upcoming LP with the Sunsets

That Sonny Smith of Sonny and the Sunsets would bridge music and theater is a matter of natural progression. Smith began his musical career at 18 playing Jimmy Yancy [...]

By |May 18, 2012|Comments Off on Sonny Smith releases 'One Act Plays' and shares new track from upcoming LP with the Sunsets