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    Ticket Giveaway: Ha Ha Tonka, Samantha Crain, M. Lockwood Porter

Ticket Giveaway: Ha Ha Tonka, Samantha Crain, M. Lockwood Porter

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is a dream come true for a folk music fan on a budget, with dozens of big names performing for free this weekend. Well, we'd like [...]

By |October 3, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Ha Ha Tonka, Samantha Crain, M. Lockwood Porter

100s – "Life of a Mack"

Nineteen (or 20) year old pimp-rap prodigy 100s has been on our radar for a while – after I saw his video for "1999", I guessed he had a [...]

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    Video Premiere: One Hundred Percent hangs out at home in "Lowbar"

Video Premiere: One Hundred Percent hangs out at home in "Lowbar"

Every few years -- actually, probably even more frequently than that -- there seems to be a narrative arc about the return of "real 90s indie rock," despite no [...]

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Wymond Miles shares new single

Wymond Miles recently dropped "Night Rides," the second single off of his forthcoming LP, Cut Yourself Free, offering more romantic, post punk vibes in anticipation of the album's official [...]

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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (School of Night, One Hundred Percent, & more)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (School of Night, One Hundred Percent, & more)

Nicole: This week I've been listening to the freshly released "Fire Escape" by School of Night, the side project of The Antlers' producer/multi-instrumentalist Darby Cicci. This is second track [...]

By |September 27, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (School of Night, One Hundred Percent, & more)

Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ The Fillmore 9/26/2013

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When Unknown Mortal Orchestra co-headlined Phono del Sol (along with SF's The Fresh & Onlys) in 2012, their set was pre-II, and thus pre-best of [...]

By |September 27, 2013|1 Comment

Happy Fangs to debut new EP at Rickshaw Stop

San Francisco’s Happy Fangs have released a new EP, and they want you to party with them.

Out on October 1st, their self-titled EP will have its official debut at [...]

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Cass McCombs – "Brighter!" (feat. Karen Black)

< Photo: Pony Cassells Cass McCombs just shared a collaboration with the late Karen Black off his forthcoming double LP, Big Wheel and Others. On "Brighter!" McCombs doesn't sing at [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Kelley Stoltz record release show at The Chapel

Ticket Giveaway: Kelley Stoltz record release show at The Chapel

Kelley Stoltz released his new record Double Exposure this week via Jack White's Third Man Records (order your copy here), and he's celebrating Saturday night at The Chapel with [...]

By |September 26, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Kelley Stoltz record release show at The Chapel
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    Friday: Ghost & the City slims down to a quartet to celebrate new EP

Friday: Ghost & the City slims down to a quartet to celebrate new EP

Oakland's Ghost and the City usually perform as a 10-piece big-band, but for this special event they will be a unique Ghost (tet) or quartet as they celebrate the [...]

By |September 25, 2013|Comments Off on Friday: Ghost & the City slims down to a quartet to celebrate new EP
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    Exclusive Stream & Interview: Steel Cranes' savage debut 'Ouroboros' (win a copy of the album)

Exclusive Stream & Interview: Steel Cranes' savage debut 'Ouroboros' (win a copy of the album)

Oakland's Steel Cranes are about to start making some serious waves. Riding the strength of two massively heavy singles ("Boat Song" and "Moving On"), the duo – comprised of [...]

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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (múm, Johnny Flynn, No Tongue, Diarrhea Planet, & more)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (múm, Johnny Flynn, No Tongue, Diarrhea Planet, & more)

Ben: The new múm album, Smilewound, has a lot to offer fans of electroacoustic indie pop, but there's something about "The Colorful Stabwound" that has me listening to it [...]

By |September 20, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (múm, Johnny Flynn, No Tongue, Diarrhea Planet, & more)