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    Exclusive: Stream Scott Mickelson’s new single, “Hercules & Iron Man”

Exclusive: Stream Scott Mickelson’s new single, “Hercules & Iron Man”

Scott Mickelson has had his fair share of experience in the San Francisco Bay Area music scene and beyond, treading forward with his full band Fat Opie and their [...]

By |March 25, 2015|1 Comment

Travis Hayes to release new EP “Love Songs”

Though Travis Hayes's last full-length record Young Daze isn't even a year old yet, the singer-songwriter already has a new batch of songs ready for release. It's a short [...]

By |March 25, 2015|Comments Off on Travis Hayes to release new EP “Love Songs”

Palma Violets headlining Rickshaw Stop tonight

After a raucous SXSW performance that ended with being dramatically dragged off stage, the UK's Palma Violets are hopefully bringing that reckless attitude back to San Francisco. The South [...]

By |March 24, 2015|Comments Off on Palma Violets headlining Rickshaw Stop tonight

Hinds (fka Deers) headlining Rickshaw Stop tonight

Hopefully the ladies of Hinds had enough time to recover from SXSW before tonight's performance at San Francisco's Rickshaw Stop. The Madrid-based four-piece will headline the show, presented by [...]

By |March 23, 2015|1 Comment

Premiere & Interview: Trans Van Santos – “The Flight”

Mark Matos, who you should already know from his work with Os Beaches, has transformed into Trans Van Santos for his latest LP Moon Mirage, which is available now [...]

By |March 23, 2015|1 Comment

Miss March releases debut LP

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San Francisco's Miss March simply makes some fine indie rock. The rhythms, harmonies, and melodies of the track "Miles Away" have been stuck in my head for [...]

By |March 19, 2015|1 Comment

SONG-FREUD: Bear Lincoln’s “Revival”

 
Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole world that goes deeper than a Chilean mine. A pro bono psychotherapy session available for your cathartic pleasure, [...]

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    Premiere: Listen to Beautiful Machines’ “Real Love” (and see them at Fog City Music Festival)

Premiere: Listen to Beautiful Machines’ “Real Love” (and see them at Fog City Music Festival)

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On Friday, March 27, DNA Lounge is hosting the 2015 Fog City Music Festival, featuring a great local slate with the likes of The Frail, Fritz [...]

By |March 17, 2015|1 Comment

Video Premiere: Cave Clove – “My Silver Lining”

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It's nice to see bands evolve. Cave Clove essentially began as a collaboration between singer-songwriter Katie Colver and drummer Melissa Kilkuskie, and retained much of the [...]

By |March 17, 2015|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Cave Clove – “My Silver Lining”

Sweden’s Makthaverskan bring their modern new-wave to SF

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Makthaverskan are a quintet from Sweden who came together as teens in 2009. They were united by a distaste for the polished pop music that was coming [...]

By |March 13, 2015|Comments Off on Sweden’s Makthaverskan bring their modern new-wave to SF

Main Attrakionz’ 808s and Dark Grapes III out May 12

Oakland cloud Rappers Main Attrakionz have shared "G.O. Style" from their upcoming album 808s and Dark Grapes III, which will be released May 12 on Neil Young's Vapor Records. [...]

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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 [...]

By |March 12, 2015|Comments Off on Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows