Useless Eaters to release live album in November

In San Francisco's Tenderloin district is a kitsch, vintage clothing store known for occasionally throwing shows in the basement of their building located on Larkin St., a venue also [...]

By |October 22, 2015|Comments Off on Useless Eaters to release live album in November
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    Willow Steps releases debut EP, ‘The Secret You Can’t Bear to Keep’

Willow Steps releases debut EP, ‘The Secret You Can’t Bear to Keep’

Willow Steps is a look into that which is romantic and beautiful about the "steps" we encounter in life. A concoction of Jesse Strickman (vocals, guitar) and Leiya Mahoney (vocals), the [...]

By |October 22, 2015|Comments Off on Willow Steps releases debut EP, ‘The Secret You Can’t Bear to Keep’

Shaggy Sample drops ‘#2 Record’

Oakland's Shaggy Sample just released their second album, the appropriately-titled #2 Record. While the first album heavily features David Jaberi's Wurlitzer finding classic grooves, #2 Record is dominated more [...]

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John Travoltage releases debut EP

The debut EP of John Travoltage may be titled Done to Death, but that certainly doesn't make their charmingly familiar brand of power-pop any less catchy. Recalling everything from [...]

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Get to Know: Abbot Kinney (+ win free tickets!)

Abbot Kinney is both San Francisco and Los Angeles. It is the story and culmination of living in two great cities in one big state. The sound of fog as [...]

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Unconditional Arms tease upcoming live record

Back in July Unconditional Arms played an intimate show to a group of friends and fans in a beautiful studio hidden away on one of the more unassuming blocks [...]

By |October 16, 2015|Comments Off on Unconditional Arms tease upcoming live record

Cassette Store Day 2015 is this Saturday

As you may have noticed, cassettes are back. Burger Records are a major figure in indie and garage rock scene right now, while also truly being a cassette label. [...]

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Giraffage tackles yet another US Tour

Charlie Yin, the man behind the Giraffage dance party, has spent a sizable amount of 2015 on the road from a winter tour with Spazzkid to a mass of [...]

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    San Francisco’s gypsy punks (Diego’s Umbrella) to play Social Hall

San Francisco’s gypsy punks (Diego’s Umbrella) to play Social Hall

With only a handful of shows under its belt, the newly christened Social Hall will host the heathens of Diego's Umbrella this Friday night. The Regency Ballroom’s subterranean lair [...]

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Interview: Taylor Lissandrello drops debut as Wicked Winds

Taylor Lissandrello is hardly a new face in the San Francisco music community. On any given night, he can be found operating lights at The Chapel, manning the drums [...]

By |October 13, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: Taylor Lissandrello drops debut as Wicked Winds
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    Premiere: Jazz punks La Bella record debut LP at the Bay Area’s Atomic Garden

Premiere: Jazz punks La Bella record debut LP at the Bay Area’s Atomic Garden

(La Bella and Jack Shirley at The Atomic Garden, photo by Daniel Torres)

After three years of radio silence, politically charged, jazz-infused groove punks La Bella are preparing for their [...]

By |October 13, 2015|1 Comment
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    Three records and an alter ego: Catching up with Kelley Stoltz

Three records and an alter ego: Catching up with Kelley Stoltz

Kelley Stoltz (photo: Rich Hirneisen)

Like many San Francisco musicians, Kelley Stoltz releases music in prolific spurts. The last time we talked with him in 2013, he had put out [...]

By |October 9, 2015|Comments Off on Three records and an alter ego: Catching up with Kelley Stoltz