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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 [...]

By |February 12, 2013|Comments Off on Mikal Cronin – "Shout it Out"; from new album on Merge out 5/7/13
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    Video: Antwon – "Still Guarded" ('In Dark Denim' out on Greedhead, 2/14/13)

Video: Antwon – "Still Guarded" ('In Dark Denim' out on Greedhead, 2/14/13)

San Jose's Antwon continues his streak of hits with the release of the video for "Still Guarded", the first track from his forthcoming In Dark Denim mixtape. The [...]

By |February 12, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Antwon – "Still Guarded" ('In Dark Denim' out on Greedhead, 2/14/13)
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    Bleached announce debut album and spring tour (at the Independent 5/5/13)

Bleached announce debut album and spring tour (at the Independent 5/5/13)

With three 7” singles released in 2011 and a year full of touring in 2012, it seems odd that Bleached is only now about to drop their debut full [...]

By |February 11, 2013|1 Comment

Kacey Johansing – "Pinecone"

Kacey Johansing makes lovely music. The San Francisco-based singer-songwriter, who's played with fellow Bay Area acts Geographer and Yesway, has a voice like velvet and creates moody, meandering melodies. [...]

By |February 8, 2013|Comments Off on Kacey Johansing – "Pinecone"

The Lawlands shuffle lineup, release new single "Youth"

The Lawlands recently began sharing their new single "Youth" on Indie Shuffle, which marks the first release by the band with Anthony Ferraro as their lead singer. Ferraro, [...]

By |February 8, 2013|Comments Off on The Lawlands shuffle lineup, release new single "Youth"