The Atom Age release 'The Hottest Thing That's Cool'

Berkeley rockers The Atom Age are back in action this week, with the release of their new album The Hottest Thing That's Cool on Asian Man Records. While the [...]

By |June 7, 2012|Comments Off on The Atom Age release 'The Hottest Thing That's Cool'
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    Dusted (Brian Borcherdt from Holy Fuck) – "Property Lines" (coming to Bottom of the Hill, 6/8/12)

Dusted (Brian Borcherdt from Holy Fuck) – "Property Lines" (coming to Bottom of the Hill, 6/8/12)

As one fourth of Toronto electronic instrumental group Holy Fuck, Brian Borcherdt and his buddies developed a template for creating electronic grooves with live instrumentation to avoid the robotic [...]

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    In A Cloud II – New Music from Vetiver, Ty Segall, Sonny & The Sunsets, Papercuts, and More

In A Cloud II – New Music from Vetiver, Ty Segall, Sonny & The Sunsets, Papercuts, and More

San Francisco-based vinyl label Secret Seven Records will be releasing a homerun of a compilation on July 17, 2012. Called In A Cloud II: New Sounds From San Francisco [...]

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    Video: POP ETC – "Keep It For Your Own" (Yours Truly session); stream the band's new LP

Video: POP ETC – "Keep It For Your Own" (Yours Truly session); stream the band's new LP

I first fell in love with POP ETC, then known as The Morning Benders, when I saw the Yours Truly session for their single "Excuses," off their 2010 album [...]

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Yalls – "Truth" (performing at Push The Feeling)

Push The Feeling is back for another night of live electronic jams. The free event is part of a monthly series at Underground SF, presented by epicsauce. On Friday, [...]

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Teen Daze and Giraffage at the Rickshaw Stop 6/6/12

Who's up for a night of chillwave? This Wednesday 6/6/12 at the Rickshaw Stop, some of the genre's most beloved acts will come together for a night of mellow [...]

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New from Ty Segall Band – "I Bought My Eyes"

Ty Segall Band - "I Bought My Eyes"

Crank up yr. stereos, kids -- Ty Segall's back. Following up Hair, his collaboration with White Fence, the Ty Segall Band is [...]

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    Interview: Swanifant releases two new singles, plots full-length debut

Interview: Swanifant releases two new singles, plots full-length debut

Oakland's Swanifant has been around in one incarnation or another for a few years now, but they have yet to put out a debut album.

That's not likely to change [...]

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Simian Mobile Disco go back to Detroit with 'Unpatterns'

Unpatterns, the latest LP from English EDM-ers Simian Mobile Disco, sneaks up on you over and over again. Nine gloriously minimal techno tracks each slowly crescendo and then collapse [...]

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Mornin' Old Sport – "When the Bomb"

Oakland based three-piece folk group Mornin' Old Sport has their first full length album on the way and a new single that's tearing up the blogosphere. The vintage-versing trio [...]

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    Zodiac Death Valley, Mark Matos & Os Beaches, Ash Reiter play Rickshaw this Friday 6/1/12

Zodiac Death Valley, Mark Matos & Os Beaches, Ash Reiter play Rickshaw this Friday 6/1/12

The Rickshaw Stop has your craving for eclectic soundscapes taken care of this Friday, as local groups Zodiac Death Valley, Mark Matos & Os Beaches, and Ash Reiter are [...]

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Battlehooch – "Organic"

Battlehooch has dropped the second installment of their Singles Series 2012 releases. It's called "Organic" and it's a real nifty little track, adding lots of synthy skronk to their [...]

By |May 30, 2012|Comments Off on Battlehooch – "Organic"