Al Lover releases 'Headway Remixes'

Al Lover continues to bring two distant lovers, psych rock and electronic dance music, together with his latest release, the Headway Remixes. The album includes remixes of songs by [...]

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    Jen Schande makes one last musical statement before departing across the Pond

Jen Schande makes one last musical statement before departing across the Pond

Jen Schande was a resident of our fair city for most of the past decade, during which time she and her band Schande were one of the most reliable [...]

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Eric + Erica release debut LP

Oakland sweethearts Eric + Erica are releasing their debut LP This Is Where today, and they've shared a couple tracks from the album. It sounds like they're building on [...]

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Woods' Kevin Morby announces solo album, tour

Woods' bassist Kevin Morby first acquainted us with his more personal work when he teamed up with Vivian Girls’ Cassie Ramone under the moniker The Babies - an American [...]

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    The Flamin' Groovies return with new EP, gig at The New Parish

The Flamin' Groovies return with new EP, gig at The New Parish

Cult heroes The Flamin' Groovies continue on their rock and roll comeback trail later this month with a gig at The New Parish, a show that's part of a [...]

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The Devil Makes Three releases new LP and kicks off tour

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The Devil Makes Three, the Santa Cruz-via-East Coast folk pros, have announced their latest album, I'm a Stranger Here, out now as their first release from New West [...]

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    Wooden Shjips stream new album, set sail on North American tour

Wooden Shjips stream new album, set sail on North American tour

Days away from releasing their fourth studio album, Back to Land, Wooden Shjips are setting sail on a North American tour that kicks off tonight in Chicago. The band will [...]

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Premiere: Ghost and Gale – "Beautiful Lie"

Brodie Jenkins and David Luning credit their folksy musical style to their roots: before eventually establishing Ghost and Gale as an SF-based musical duo, both grew up in Sonoma [...]

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Listen to now-defunct Snowboarder's only album

I'd been sitting on Snowboarder's album for way too long, and when I finally got around to learning more about them, they were no longer a band. The brainchild [...]

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    Giveaway: Win tickets to One Hundred Percent's record release party (and fresh vinyl, too)

Giveaway: Win tickets to One Hundred Percent's record release party (and fresh vinyl, too)

One Hundred Percent dropped its debut LP All Teeth and Nails on Tuesday via City-based label 20 Sided Records, and the band is celebrating the new release with a [...]

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Wire performing with Chastity Belt at Slim's

Some shows come around often - others are so rare that they’re practically obligatory - a few of which belong to Wire’s upcoming (and brief) West Coast tour. One [...]

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Medicine performing at 1015 Folsom with The Telescopes

It's already been a big week for reunion shows in San Francisco, with Television on Tuesday and Mazzy Star on Wednesday. On Thursday, Medicine will co-headline 1015 Folsom with [...]

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