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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 [...]

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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

Video Premiere: The Tambo Rays – "Night Feel"

San Francisco chill-pop outfit The Tambo Rays just released a new single that comes with a video already in tow, and we're premiering the Thomas McGovern-directed short right here [...]

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    Listen to tracks from Nosaj Thing and Giraffage to prep for their Noise Pop NightLife show this Thursday, 2/21/13

Listen to tracks from Nosaj Thing and Giraffage to prep for their Noise Pop NightLife show this Thursday, 2/21/13

LA-based dreamscape engineer Nosaj Thing plays a Noise Pop 2013 pre-party this Thursday at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. Bay Area soundsmith Giraffage also plays, [...]

By |February 20, 2013|Comments Off on Listen to tracks from Nosaj Thing and Giraffage to prep for their Noise Pop NightLife show this Thursday, 2/21/13
  • AAN (Portland) joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13, release new single and video
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    AAN (Portland) releases new single and video "Mystery Life," joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13

AAN (Portland) releases new single and video "Mystery Life," joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13

Portland's indie pop darling AAN (pronounced "on") has been illuminating the Pacific Northwest's indie scene with alternative experimental pop music since 2007. Painted with elements of folk, psychedelia and even surf [...]

By |February 19, 2013|Comments Off on AAN (Portland) releases new single and video "Mystery Life," joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13

Win a test pressing of MINOT's new 7" and Winter Tour EP

On February 5, MINOT released a new limited edition 7-inch, "The Ringing Silence Between Your Ears" b/w "The Means Relativize The Ends", and bassist Ben Thorne recently swung by [...]

By |February 19, 2013|Comments Off on Win a test pressing of MINOT's new 7" and Winter Tour EP
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    Parmesans release two-track tour footage video, playing full slate of shows around California

Parmesans release two-track tour footage video, playing full slate of shows around California

Bay Area folk and bluegrass band The Parmesans just released a seven-minute video featuring gobs of footage from their first tour of California. They had so much footage, in [...]

By |February 19, 2013|Comments Off on Parmesans release two-track tour footage video, playing full slate of shows around California
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    Video: Planet Booty – "Everyday Lightning" (playing Public Works 2/15/13)

Video: Planet Booty – "Everyday Lightning" (playing Public Works 2/15/13)

I'll be honest: when I initially saw that East Bay funk band Planet Booty submitted to The Bay Bridged, I didn't think I would enjoy what I was about [...]

By |February 14, 2013|2 Comments
  • Thee Oh Sees get heavy with new LP
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    Thee Oh Sees get heavy with upcoming LP out 4/16/13, release new track

Thee Oh Sees get heavy with upcoming LP out 4/16/13, release new track

John Dwyer just doesn't stop. This guy drinks reverb, eats guitar strings and probably sleeps in a sweat-soaked, instrument strewn garage. One of San Francisco's most restless musicians, he's [...]

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    Video: Foxygen – "San Francisco" (performing tonight with Unknown Mortal Orchestra)

Video: Foxygen – "San Francisco" (performing tonight with Unknown Mortal Orchestra)

Last month, LA-based Foxygen (made up of Jonathan Rado and Sam France) released a video that doubles as a time machine back to San Francisco circa 1973. The duo [...]

By |February 13, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Foxygen – "San Francisco" (performing tonight with Unknown Mortal Orchestra)
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    Mikal Cronin – "Shout it Out"; from new album on Merge out 5/7/13

Mikal Cronin – "Shout it Out"; from new album on Merge out 5/7/13

Frequent Ty Segall collaborator and kindred musical spirit Mikal Cronin has announced the release of MCII, his debut on Merge Records, on May 7th.

Though 2011’s self-titled debut, which featured [...]

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