Video: Xiu Xiu – "Beauty Towne"

Xiu Xiu - "Beauty Towne"

From Xiu Xiu’s new album, Always, here's "Beauty Towne." The new album was produced by Greg Saunier of Deerhoof (who has produced several Xiu [...]

By |February 21, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Xiu Xiu – "Beauty Towne"

Ceremony – "Adult"

Ceremony – "Adult"

Here't s the latest leak from Ceremony's Zoo, which comes out on March 6th. The Rohnert Park hardcore band will be at Amoeba SF on 3/6 [...]

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Noise Pop 2012: Wednesday Preview

Date: Wednesday, February 22nd

Number of Noise Pop Shows: 7 shows, 24 bands

Already Sold-Out: A handful of Craigslist sellers are offering up tickets to see South African electro-rap-weirdo geniuses Die [...]

By |February 20, 2012|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2012: Wednesday Preview
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    Interview: The Mallard's Greer McGettrick talks 'Yes on Blood' (record release party tonight!)

Interview: The Mallard's Greer McGettrick talks 'Yes on Blood' (record release party tonight!)

Greer McGettrick pours my coffee some mornings at my neighborhood café-slash-video store, and she knows just how I like it (a 20-ouncer with steamed nonfat -- don’t judge). She’s [...]

By |February 18, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: The Mallard's Greer McGettrick talks 'Yes on Blood' (record release party tonight!)

Introducing: Death Cheetah

Death Cheetah combines ominous electronic noise, pummeling drums, and metal guitars to make what the band calls "terri fi" music. It's the project of Kevin Taylor, who is a [...]

By |February 17, 2012|1 Comment

Islands: Performing two shows at the Hotel Utah in March

I once saw Islands perform at Slim's, so fans should consider the opportunity to see the band at one of two Hotel Utah shows on March 13th (7pm, 10:15pm) [...]

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Yalls – "Gave Away & Broke"

Here's a B-side from Yalls' new Fantasy 7". Grab this propulsive synth-pop jam above and then pre-order the single from Gold Robot.

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Video: Hunx – "Always Forever"

Maybe Hunx is lonely without his Punx? Directed by the multi-talented Hannah Lew of Grass Widow, the first video from Seth Bogart’s debut solo record features him three times [...]

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Howlin Rain: a new short film and concert poster

We already wrote about Howlin Rain's new album and record release show this weekend, but dig this new short film about the band's evolution and the awesome concert poster [...]

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Young Prisms – “Four Hours (away)”

Here's another new one from Young Prisms, off In Between, out March 27th on Kanine Records.

(Via Yours Truly)

By |February 15, 2012|Comments Off on Young Prisms – “Four Hours (away)”

That Ghost – "Morning Now" (from new 'Rosalind' EP)

That Ghost - "Morning Now"

Sonoma County singer-songwriter That Ghost is giving away "Morning Now," a single from his new digital EP of "rarities and one-offs" called Rosalind. Check out [...]

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Busdriver and Aesop Rock collaborate on new 7"

Busdriver is set to release his new album, Beaus$Eros, on February 21. Pre-order it now, and you also get a 7" record with an exclusive track, "Superhand's Mantra (Fuck [...]

By |February 13, 2012|Comments Off on Busdriver and Aesop Rock collaborate on new 7"