We Will Be Lions – "Sunflowers"

San Francisco's We Will Be Lions released their debut EP You Will Be Heroes earlier this year and as you may subconsciously guess from the album title, these guys [...]

By |September 20, 2013|1 Comment
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    Ticket Giveaway: Stephen Stills' new supergroup The Rides at The Fillmore

Ticket Giveaway: Stephen Stills' new supergroup The Rides at The Fillmore

The Rides – a new supergroup consisting of the one-and-only Stephen Stills, highly tauted guitar wunderkind Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and legendary blues keyboardist Barry Goldberg – formed as the [...]

By |September 19, 2013|1 Comment
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    Aerobic International & Voltaire Records party this weekend with Yip Deceiver

Aerobic International & Voltaire Records party this weekend with Yip Deceiver

This weekend at Brick & Mortar, Aerobic International and Voltaire Records invite you to join them "for a night of making shapes to futuristic dance sounds." This will include [...]

By |September 18, 2013|Comments Off on Aerobic International & Voltaire Records party this weekend with Yip Deceiver
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    Interview: Sugar Candy Mountain talks new LP 'Mystic Hits' (WIN TICKETS!)

Interview: Sugar Candy Mountain talks new LP 'Mystic Hits' (WIN TICKETS!)

Sugar Candy Mountain, a project led by Ash Reiter and her band's drummer Will Halsey, just released their album Mystic Hits on their Bandcamp page. The LP is full [...]

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Video Premiere: Mammoth Life – "Making Moves"

Dreamy pop outfit Mammoth Life moved from Kansas to San Francisco in November 2011, a move partially inspired by fellow Kansans Mates of State who made a similar move [...]

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    Fuzz gets ready for LP release with new single "What's In My Head"

Fuzz gets ready for LP release with new single "What's In My Head"

With the release of their self-titled debut full-length just two weeks, the retro blues metal trio Fuzz has another track to share with their soon-to-be sizable legion of fans. [...]

By |September 16, 2013|Comments Off on Fuzz gets ready for LP release with new single "What's In My Head"
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)

Jason: After hearing what Willis Earl Beal's voice was capable of in a handful of early videos when he was still something of an enigma a couple years ago, [...]

By |September 13, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)

Video: The Parmesans – "JuJaJe"

The Parmesans just released a video for the track "JuJaJe", off their Wolf Eggs LP, and in typical Parmesans fashion, it's a good time. Mandolin player Brendan Welch told [...]

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Dustin Wong tours with The Dodos in support of new album

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Dustin Wong (a former member of Ponytail) is touring in support of his new album, Mediation of Ecstatic Energy, and will be performing with The Dodos on [...]

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Al Lover releases new 7"

Tim Presley’s fuzzed-out voice might not be the first thing you’d expect to hear on the B-side of a new underground electronic artist’s 7” - unless that artist is [...]

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Interview: Greg Mabry on Evil Eyes' debut LP, 'Borderlines'

After releasing a four-song EP and a handful of singles in 2012, Greg Mabry and Joe Frabotta established their project Evil Eyes with a style they describe as the [...]

By |September 12, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Greg Mabry on Evil Eyes' debut LP, 'Borderlines'

Big Tree – "Wonder"

Local folk-rock quintet Big Tree drew from the band's move from Brooklyn to the Bay on its new EP, My, How You've Grown, due on September 17th. Take a [...]

By |September 12, 2013|Comments Off on Big Tree – "Wonder"