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    Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows

Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows

Come on. Did you really think we would make it through the first quarter of 2015 without hearing new material from Thee Oh Sees? Yeah, neither did we...

Mutilator Defeated [...]

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    Oakland’s Mall Walk to release new 7″, on tour in March and April

Oakland’s Mall Walk to release new 7″, on tour in March and April

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Last year, Oakland's Mall Walk released a five-song EP comprised of minimalist guitar work, spidery, walking bass lines, and steady rhythms. It's a brand of dynamic rock [...]

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Tabernacle – “Bury a Tooth/Let Me Be”

Oakland's Tabernacle is a project fronted by Oakland's Andrew Simmons that rarely plays shows and just releases music whenever Simmons feels like it. There's plenty of bands around town [...]

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Useless Eaters release singles collection

 
Is your seventh year as a band too soon to release a singles and rarities collection? Not if you're Useless Eaters.

Hot on the heels of last year's well-received full-length, [...]

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    Moon Duo releases third LP, performing at Bottom of the Hill

Moon Duo releases third LP, performing at Bottom of the Hill

Moon Duo have just kicked off their North American tour in support of their third full-length studio LP, Shadow of the Sun (out now on Sacred Bones). Catch the [...]

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    Sonny & the Sunsets release “Happy Carrot Health Food Store” video

Sonny & the Sunsets release “Happy Carrot Health Food Store” video

 
Sonny, Sonny, Sonny. After so many years in our Bay Area scene, how are you still so good?

Veteran local Sonny Smith is back with his band the Sunsets, this [...]

By |March 6, 2015|1 Comment
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    Hibbity Dibbity brings ‘Tinctures, Potions & Elixirs’ to The Chapel tonight!

Hibbity Dibbity brings ‘Tinctures, Potions & Elixirs’ to The Chapel tonight!

After a whirlwind of shows around the country, psychedelic rock n' roll blues band Hibbity Dibbity is back in San Francisco and ready to catch us all by storm with the [...]

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    The Silhouette Era release new single, “Devotion” (playing El Rio tonight)

The Silhouette Era release new single, “Devotion” (playing El Rio tonight)

Local dream wave act The Silhouette Era is coming off of a spurring start to the new year. With the success of a a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of [...]

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Premiere: Meat Market – “Hole” (plus tour dates!)

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Today we are happy to bring you a brand new track from Meat Market - an Oakland quartet that has been making great garage-pop since early 2011, when members [...]

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Waxahatchee – “Under a Rock”

Waxahatchee’s American Weekend was a soft spoken, heartbreaking work of personal narratives that brought you into the room with Katie Crutchfield. One album later, and it’s clear that Crutchfield [...]

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    Premiere: Listen to Air Surgeon’s “Wardrobe”, off debut EP due on Death Records

Premiere: Listen to Air Surgeon’s “Wardrobe”, off debut EP due on Death Records

San Francisco label Death Records is set to release Air Surgeon’s debut EP this spring. The local pop band is a long time favorite of Death Records – not [...]

By |March 3, 2015|1 Comment

The Return of Sir Lord Von Raven

Six years in the making, it finally arrives! It's the second album from Sir Lord Von Raven, The Age of Machines, and yeah it was worth the wait. Not [...]

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