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"

"Time Heals" - Bhi Bhiman from Bhi Bhiman on Vimeo.

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
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    Hunx (of Hunx and his Punx) solo album teaser – 'Hairdresser Blues'

Hunx (of Hunx and his Punx) solo album teaser – 'Hairdresser Blues'

It was revealed not too long ago that Hunx (Seth Bogart) of Hunx and His Punx is releasing a solo album, Hairdresser Blues, which comes out on February 28th [...]

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Young Prisms – "Floating in Blue"

Young Prisms 'Floating in Blue' by kaninerecords

"Floating in Blue" is our first taste of In Between, the second LP from SF dreamgazers Young [...]

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    Sea of Bees – "Broke" (from upcoming Team Love debut 'Orangefarben')

Sea of Bees – "Broke" (from upcoming Team Love debut 'Orangefarben')

Here's some big and exciting news from the quickly rising Sacramento-based Sea of Bees - Baenziger's second album Orangefarben will be released this spring on Team Love Records, and [...]

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Mark Matos & Os Beaches to release 'Coyote and the Crosser'

In March, local psych-rock mystic Mark Matos will release his second album with Mark Matos & Os Beaches, Coyote and the Crosser. Matos calls the new record a [...]

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    Bad Bibles' new EP out this week, play Hemlock Friday 1/27 with Kids on a Crime Spree, Adios Amigo

Bad Bibles' new EP out this week, play Hemlock Friday 1/27 with Kids on a Crime Spree, Adios Amigo

Bad Bibles EP by Bad Bibles

This week marks the release of a powerful new garage rock EP from Bad Bibles, who play Friday the 27th at the Hemlock with [...]

By |January 19, 2012|Comments Off on Bad Bibles' new EP out this week, play Hemlock Friday 1/27 with Kids on a Crime Spree, Adios Amigo
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    Spyrals record release show tonight (1/19/12) at Brick and Mortar

Spyrals record release show tonight (1/19/12) at Brick and Mortar

San Francisco certainly has no shortage of garage bands, a term once applied to bands who rehearsed in garages (one would assume, right?) but now refers to that 60s-era [...]

By |January 19, 2012|Comments Off on Spyrals record release show tonight (1/19/12) at Brick and Mortar