Primary Structures – “The Farm”

Primary Structures - The Farm by goldrobotrecords

Primary Structures is an SF band including members of Lady Genius and Volunteer Pioneer. The new band's debut 12" comes out on [...]

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Whirr – “Junebouvier”

June by Whirr

Local shoegazers Whirr have a full length coming in 2012, but, to tide folks over until then, the band just released a new 7" called June. The [...]

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Chuck Prophet, John Vanderslice and more contribute to Tucson Benefit Compilation

A record label out of Tucson, Arizona, is releasing a benefit compilation for victims of the January 8th shooting with tons of great indie rock contributors! You can read [...]

By |October 6, 2011|Comments Off on Chuck Prophet, John Vanderslice and more contribute to Tucson Benefit Compilation

Stream The Shants’ new album, ‘Beautiful was the Night’

Beautiful was the Night by The Shants

Oakland band The Shants have released their debut full length, Beautiful was the Night, which you can stream above now. The band's [...]

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Wax Idols – “Gold Sneakers”; October/November tour with Terry Malts

The latest from Wax Idols (via Raven Sings the Blues) is a fantastic one-two punch of surf-inspired garage pop. "Gold Sneakers" is the first single from Wax Idols' full-length [...]

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Download a new EP of old songs from Yalls and Mapzzz

East Bay blog Mapzzz has been regularly releasing exciting EPs from some of the Bay's best young electronic pop artists for a while now, and the latest free set [...]

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Video: Bare Wires – “Never Gonna Change”

"Never Gonna Change" is a song from Bare Wires' Cheap Perfume 10", out 10/18 on Southpaw Records. Filmed by Southpaw's Rob Fales and lead Wire Matthew Melton (who also [...]

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Parentz – “Big”

Parentz - "Big"

Jeremy Sullivan (of dissolved bands Chambers and MakeMe) now records electronic pop as Parentz, and recently released his debut cassette, Big. You can stream and purchase [...]

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Ty Segall to release 2LP set ‘Singles 2007-2010’; new NSFW video for “Goodbye Bread”

Part of a welcome trend of prolific Bay Area talents collecting their 7"s (Fresh & Onlys, you guys gotta be next!), Ty Segall will be releasing a 2LP collection [...]

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Tonight: Dreams’ single release party with Tartufi, Debbie Neigher at Beatbox in SOMA

Tonight in SOMA, the newly formed East Bay band Dreams celebrates their first single with a release party at Beatbox (11th Street & Folsom - RSVP). The first 30 [...]

By |September 29, 2011|Comments Off on Tonight: Dreams’ single release party with Tartufi, Debbie Neigher at Beatbox in SOMA

Garrett Pierce – “Everybody Breaks”

Garrett Pierce - "Everybody Breaks"

"Everybody Breaks" is the title track from singer-songwriter Garrett Pierce's new EP, out October 18th on Narnack Records. The EP is a warm-up of [...]

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Jens Lekman: playing at the Academy of Sciences on 9/29/11

Jens Lekman - "An Argument With Myself"

With a new EP called An Argument With Myself out now, Jens Lekman will be performing his only SF show of a short [...]

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