The Alps: new album ‘Easy Action’ coming soon on Mexican Summer

The Alps - "For Isabel"

Easy Action is the new album from SF's The Alps, out March 29th on Mexican Summer. The noisier parts of "For Isabel" feel more [...]

By |March 21, 2011|2 Comments

KIT offers free remix album featuring remixes by Xiu Xiu, Stereo Total, and more

In anticipation of KIT's current European tour, the band invited a number of musicians to remix their song "Rain," from last year's album, Invocation. Names as diverse as [...]

By |March 21, 2011|2 Comments

Sonny Pete – ‘Where the Shadows Pass (Odes to Death & Transience)’

SF folk-rock arist Sonny Pete releases Where the Shadows Pass (Odes to Death & Transience) on April 5th, and you can stream the album above.

Where the Shadows Pass [...]

By |March 18, 2011|Comments Off on Sonny Pete – ‘Where the Shadows Pass (Odes to Death & Transience)’

Michael Musika releases Spells on Friday, 3/18/11

Michael Musika @ Chasing The Moon 6.07.09 from Scott McDowell on Vimeo.

As the story goes, San Francisco's Michael Musika was stranded on the side of a road in Colorado, [...]

By |March 17, 2011|Comments Off on Michael Musika releases Spells on Friday, 3/18/11

tUnE-yArDs – ‘w h o k i l l’ out 4/19 on 4AD

Judging from the crowd to see them yesterday at the Force Field/Terrorbird party and a slate of high-profile shows the rest of the week, Merrill Garbus and TUnE-yArDs are [...]

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The Mantles release new “Raspberry Thighs”/”Roman Hat” 7-inch

Following a splendid LP on Siltbreeze, a handful of singles and a great EP on Mexican Summer last year, San Francisco's The Mantles unveil their european debut single with [...]

By |March 16, 2011|2 Comments

Religious Girls preview Side A of new live tape

*New* Religious Girls Live Cassette Side A by Religious Girls

Before heading on tour to Austin, Oakland prog-pop-art-noise rock band Religious Girls shared [...]

By |March 14, 2011|2 Comments

Phantom Kicks – “Cut From A Different Clay”

Phantom Kicks, despite not having an official release under their belts, have not been shy about playing live shows, sharing local bills with the likes of The Dont's, My [...]

By |March 11, 2011|2 Comments

13 & God – “Old Age”

13 & God - "Old Age"

13 & God continues to excite us with new music off their return record, Own Your Ghost, out May 17 on Anticon (US) and [...]

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Sonny & The Sunsets – “I Wanna Do It”

Sonny & The Sunsets - "I Wanna Do It"

How have we not already posted this song from Sonny & The Sunsets' upcoming album, Hit After Hit, out April 12 [...]

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New EP from The Heavenly States – ‘Oui Camera Oui’

The latest release from The Heavenly States (since 2008's much-loved Delayer) comes to us in the form of the Oui Camera Oui EP, out on April 19th via Hippies [...]

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Moon Duo – “Mazes”

Moon Duo - "Mazes"

With Mazes out on March 29th on Sacred Bones/28th on Souterrain Transmissions in Europe, Colorado-by-way-of-SF band Moon Duo are touring the US starting later this month. [...]

By |March 8, 2011|Comments Off on Moon Duo – “Mazes”