Yalls – "Settle Down"

The other day, a new song from Yalls premiered on Ears of the Beholder. "Settle Down" is the A-side of Yalls' new 7-inch EP, Fantasy, which comes out on [...]

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    Cloud Nothings play Bottom of the Hill 3/3/12, in support of new record 'Attack on Memory'

Cloud Nothings play Bottom of the Hill 3/3/12, in support of new record 'Attack on Memory'

Cloud Nothings, "No Sentiment" by The FADER

Cloud Nothings' decidedly distinct follow-up to last year’s eponymous debut, Attack on Memory, dropped earlier this week via Carpark, and has already received [...]

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    The Midnight Snackers release 'Sudden Death' EP recorded in 72 hours

The Midnight Snackers release 'Sudden Death' EP recorded in 72 hours

Over one weekend this past summer San Francisco garage group Midnight Snackers locked themselves into the studio, and just 72 hours or so later, came out with their second EP [...]

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    Video premiere: Future Twin – "Summer Song"; album release party Thursday 2/2/12 at Hemlock

Video premiere: Future Twin – "Summer Song"; album release party Thursday 2/2/12 at Hemlock

Behold, the latest video from Future Twin for "Summer Song." The video is one continuous shot of Jean Yaste, Future Twin's singer/guitarist/bandleader, playing an acoustic version of a song [...]

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Oakland rockers B. Hamilton launch Kickstarter campaign

Originally self-released in November of 2011 as a free download, Oakland rock-and-rollers B. Hamilton are now looking to release their full-length Everything I Own Is Broken on vinyl through [...]

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1-2-3-4-Go! Records' King Lollipop coloring contest

Previously only available on cassette, Cody from Shannon and the Clams, a.k.a. King Lollipop's LP release of Woodland Whoopee Songs of Ol' Callowhee! has officially hit the shelves, with [...]

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Half-handed Cloud releases 4.5 minute EP on new split 7"

Half-handed Cloud — the solo project of John Ringhofer, who also plays trombone in Sufjan Stevens' Illinoisemakers — has to be one of the only bands out there right [...]

By |January 27, 2012|Comments Off on Half-handed Cloud releases 4.5 minute EP on new split 7"

Video: Bhi Bhiman – "Time Heals"

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San Francisco singer-songwriter Bhi Bhiman has released a new stop-motion animated music video for his song "Time Heals" from his [...]

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    Adios Amigo: free EP on Bandcamp, play tonight at the Hemlock Tavern

Adios Amigo: free EP on Bandcamp, play tonight at the Hemlock Tavern

Johnny Major plays drums in il gato, but he also has a solo project called Adios Amigo. The band's first EP of understated indie-pop is available for free [...]

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    Terry Malts – "Nauseous" (show tonight at Serra Bowl with Permanent Collection, Surf Club, Monster Treasure)

Terry Malts – "Nauseous" (show tonight at Serra Bowl with Permanent Collection, Surf Club, Monster Treasure)

Terry Malts - "Nauseous"

Terry Malts will release their debut LP Killing Time next month on Slumberland, when they hit the road for a few dates to celebrate its release [...]

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    Song Premiere: Birdmonster – "Living" (plus ticket giveaway!)

Song Premiere: Birdmonster – "Living" (plus ticket giveaway!)

Birdmonster said it best in a recent email explaining their whereabouts: "My, my. It's been a while, hasn't it? We're sorry. We missed you too. We were just waiting [...]

By |January 27, 2012|Comments Off on Song Premiere: Birdmonster – "Living" (plus ticket giveaway!)
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    Magic Bullets release first single from their farewell release, the Much Ado About EP

Magic Bullets release first single from their farewell release, the Much Ado About EP

San Francisco's jangle-pop group Magic Bullets have released the first single from their upcoming (and final) release, the Much Ado About EP, available April 3 on Brooklyn–based label Mon [...]

By |January 26, 2012|Comments Off on Magic Bullets release first single from their farewell release, the Much Ado About EP