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    Biv and the Mnemonics release new single, record release party 3/9/13

Biv and the Mnemonics release new single, record release party 3/9/13

Initially formed as Roy G Biv & The Mnemonic Devices by founders Dan Paggi and Ben Lang, Biv and the Mnemonics is a folk rock band that owns a refreshingly [...]

By |February 27, 2013|Comments Off on Biv and the Mnemonics release new single, record release party 3/9/13

Tony Molina's 'Dissed and Dismissed' out on Melters

Tony Molina has never suffered a shortage of musical outlets over the years. He was the frontman of the late, great SF band Ovens. He played in Sopors. [...]

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Legs – "Two Colours"

Legs have come a long way since their formation in early 2011 - the once duo band, consisting of Jeffrey Harland and Matt Bullimore, has expanded to include five [...]

By |February 27, 2013|1 Comment
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    The Blank Tapes announce new LP on Antenna Farm Records; playing Noise Pop 2/27/13

The Blank Tapes announce new LP on Antenna Farm Records; playing Noise Pop 2/27/13

After a long hiatus, SF-via-SoCal’s The Blank Tapes, has announced plans for a new record, Vacation, out May 14th on Oakland’s Antenna Farm Records. Though the sun-and-surf vibe is [...]

By |February 26, 2013|Comments Off on The Blank Tapes announce new LP on Antenna Farm Records; playing Noise Pop 2/27/13

Interview: Cruel Summer talks debut EP and Noise Pop show

A year and a half after Cruel Summer’s conception in fall 2011, the band is finally gearing up to release their debut, self-titled EP in late March 2013, right [...]

By |February 26, 2013|1 Comment

'Needs' mixtape by Giraffage released as a free download

After releasing a handful of singles over the past few months, the latest release from Giraffage, the Needs mixtape, is finally available. The 23 year old multi-instrumentalist/producer has been [...]

By |February 25, 2013|Comments Off on 'Needs' mixtape by Giraffage released as a free download

Foals announce North American Tour in support of new LP

The five indie rockers of Foals have finally emerged with their dancing shoes freshly polished and a new studio album, Holy Fire. Released on February 12th, the album is the third full-length [...]

By |February 25, 2013|Comments Off on Foals announce North American Tour in support of new LP

Mwahaha re-releases debut LP and signs to Plug Research

2013 has been a fruitful year for Oakland's Mwahaha. The electro-psych quartet caught the attention of LA-based Plug Research last month, and recently announced a re-release of their self-titled [...]

By |February 25, 2013|Comments Off on Mwahaha re-releases debut LP and signs to Plug Research

Burnt Ones drop new single, "Fountain of Youth"

Burnt Ones served up the first taste of their upcoming album You'll Never Walk Alone, in the form of "Fountain of Youth." While steady drum beats, mind-bending distortion and dreamy [...]

By |February 22, 2013|1 Comment
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    Ticket Giveaway: Li Xi 7" release party at The Knockout, 2/25/13

Ticket Giveaway: Li Xi 7" release party at The Knockout, 2/25/13

San Francisco electro pop group Li Xi (pronounced LEE SEE) is celebrating the release of their excellent new 7-inch "Macro Garden" at The Knockout next Monday night. If you [...]

By |February 22, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Li Xi 7" release party at The Knockout, 2/25/13
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    Bill Baird releasing 'Spring Break of the Soul' double LP next month; watch videos for two album cuts

Bill Baird releasing 'Spring Break of the Soul' double LP next month; watch videos for two album cuts

Austin native and newly-minted Oakland resident Bill Baird is set to release is double vinyl LP Spring Break of the Soul on March 5, and he's dropped a couple [...]

By |February 22, 2013|Comments Off on Bill Baird releasing 'Spring Break of the Soul' double LP next month; watch videos for two album cuts
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    Ticket Giveaway: Guy Fox and The Seshen release singles, co-headline at Rickshaw Stop this Friday, 2/22/13

Ticket Giveaway: Guy Fox and The Seshen release singles, co-headline at Rickshaw Stop this Friday, 2/22/13

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Guy Fox and The Seshen are two creative Bay Area bands that are teaming up to release singles and co-headline a show at Rickshaw Stop this Friday, February [...]

By |February 21, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Guy Fox and The Seshen release singles, co-headline at Rickshaw Stop this Friday, 2/22/13