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    Black Tambourine's double 7" Ramones tribute EP available for preorder

Black Tambourine's double 7" Ramones tribute EP available for preorder

Black Tambourine’s four-song Ramones tribute EP, OneTwoThreeFour (like Dee Dee’s signature shout that triggered each song) is available for pre-order from BT guitarist Mike Schulman’s local label, Slumberland Records. [...]

Listen to Kelley Stoltz's new 'Two Imaginary Girls' 7"

The follow up to Kelley Stoltz's 2010 LP, To Dreamers, is out now on the French label Les Disques Steak. The Two Imaginary Girls 7” single was recorded at [...]

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Advance Base (ex-Casiotone) playing Cafe Du Nord, 6/7/12

Advance Base, the new project of former Casiotone for the Painfully Alone singer/songwriter Owen Ashworth, is coming to San Francisco on June 7. Their debut album A Shut-In’s Prayer [...]

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Giraffage & XXYYXX: New EP out 5/15 on Kitsune

San Francisco's Giraffage and 16-year old Orlando, Florida producer XXYYXX are preparing to release their new collaborative dream-pop EP entitled Even Though on May 15 through Kitsune Records. The [...]

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Ty Segall Band – "Wave Goodbye"

Ty Segall Band - "Wave Goodbye"

Here's the first taste of Slaughterhouse, the debut album from the Ty Segall Band, out June 26 on In The Red. Ty Segall, [...]

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    Interview: Edward Sharpe's Nora Kirkpatrick discusses 'Here,' touring, and the album after the new one

Interview: Edward Sharpe's Nora Kirkpatrick discusses 'Here,' touring, and the album after the new one

A 1,500-foot-long vintage streamlined 1948 California Zephyr train. Two weeks. Three bands with their own unique sounds, riding the rails. Jamming, recording, playing a concert here and there.

That was [...]

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Some Ember releases 'Hotel of Lost Light'

Hotel of Lost Light by Some Ember

Dylan Travis' Some Ember project just released its first full length via Crash Symbols. You can stream Hotel of Lost Light in [...]

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    Video: Ty Segall & White Fence – "Time" (Live at Room 205)

Video: Ty Segall & White Fence – "Time" (Live at Room 205)

Here's one more video from the Room 205 session Ty Segall and White Fence shot recently in support of the now-available Hair. See the previous session clips here.

Ty [...]

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    TBB Song Premiere: Swiftumz – "Willy" / Chris McVicker talks video for "More Than Sleep"

TBB Song Premiere: Swiftumz – "Willy" / Chris McVicker talks video for "More Than Sleep"

Slacker savant Chris McVicker, a.k.a. Swiftumz, made a video for the impossibly catchy-yet-sulky track “More Than Sleep,” off of the excellent 2011 Holy Mountain release Don't Trip. The video [...]

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    Brooklyn duo Light Asylum's album release party: 5/14/12 at Public Works

Brooklyn duo Light Asylum's album release party: 5/14/12 at Public Works

Brooklyn dark wave duo Light Asylum are throwing an album release party at Public Works on May 14th. Fronted by the deep, charismatic croon of lead singer Shannon Funchess, [...]

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Sun Kil Moon — "UK Blues"

Mark Kozelek's Sun Kil Moon are set to release their newest album, Among the Leaves, on May 29th through Caldo Verde Records. According to the press release, Kozelek recorded [...]

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Burnt Ones – "Meet the Golden One" (Al Lover Remix)

Here's an interesting fusion: San Francisco garage rockers Burnt Ones have invited producer Al Lover to put his hip hop spin on their psychedelic lo-fi guitar pop track "Meet [...]

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