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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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