Video: tUnE-yArDs – “Bizness”

Check out this colorful new video from tUnE-yArDs, from the upcoming album w h o k i l l, out 4/19 on 4AD.

tUnE-yArDs - “Bizness”

By |March 24, 2011|Comments Off on Video: tUnE-yArDs – “Bizness”

The Morning Benders release new EP to support Japan earthquake relief

The Morning Benders decided to show their support for Japan in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake the only way they know how - by releasing a special Japan [...]

By |March 24, 2011|Comments Off on The Morning Benders release new EP to support Japan earthquake relief

New LP from Blackbird Blackbird + show on 3/28/11 at Milk Bar

As Blackbird Blackbird himself says on his Bandcamp, this new LP is "no biggie" - just a set of B-sides and previously unreleased tunes. For Blackbird Blackbird fans, however, [...]

By |March 23, 2011|Comments Off on New LP from Blackbird Blackbird + show on 3/28/11 at Milk Bar

Song Premiere: Sands – “Fares and Tolls”

Sands returns with the new track "Fares and Tolls" -- featuring the otherwordly backing vocals of Two Sheds' Caitlin Gutenberger -- one of [...]

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 [...]

By |March 17, 2011|Comments Off on tUnE-yArDs – ‘w h o k i l l’ out 4/19 on 4AD

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