Animal Friend – "Sunset"

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San Francisco's Animal Friend are definitely not the most skilled self-promoters I've encountered. They've been around for three years, but at the time of this writing, [...]

By |October 11, 2012|2 Comments
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    Rachel Fannan to play keys on The Fresh & Onlys' winter tour, releasing single with band Only You on 10/23/12

Rachel Fannan to play keys on The Fresh & Onlys' winter tour, releasing single with band Only You on 10/23/12

Last week, Rachel Fannan announced that she'll be joining The Fresh & Onlys on keyboards (and maybe vocals?) for their upcoming winter tour. For anyone who may follow her [...]

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il gato album release show at Rickshaw tonight, 10/10/12

Indie folk rockers il gato released their new album Tongues & Teeth, and it's getting the release show treatment tonight at Rickshaw Stop. To celebrate, the band plans to [...]

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Generationals announce tour dates, new EP out now

New Orleans indie rock duo Generationals are coming to San Francisco this November to support the release of their new EP Lucky Numbers, out now.

Following up on their well-received [...]

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    Birdmonster returns with two versions of new track for 'Singles Project'

Birdmonster returns with two versions of new track for 'Singles Project'

Birdmonster's Singles Project continues to gather steam, as the San Francisco quartet released not one, but two new additions to this unique venture late last night – electric and [...]

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Death Grips leaks its third album 'NO LOVE DEEP WEB'

Sacramento-based experimental hip-hop trio Death Grips prematurely leaked its own third album (and second of 2012) NO LOVE DEEP WEB on its own website, allegedly without the consent of [...]

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Song Premiere: Night Hikes – "Dream Canyon"

Night Hikes, the musical outlet for Berkeley's AA Rainr, is set to release its debut LP Prism Vision. "I write simple songs for the guitar and then friends and [...]

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    Maus Haus releases "Light Noise" EP, launches North American tour including 11/3/12 gig at Rickshaw Stop

Maus Haus releases "Light Noise" EP, launches North American tour including 11/3/12 gig at Rickshaw Stop

Maus Haus released the seven-track Light Noise EP digitally on October 2nd with the physical release to follow on October 23rd, both via new Om Records imprint Lavish Habits.

When [...]

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    Michael Zapruder drops video for new single "Florida"; playing record release show at Amnesia 11/18/12

Michael Zapruder drops video for new single "Florida"; playing record release show at Amnesia 11/18/12

Singer/songwriter Michael Zapruder is back with a video for "Florida", the first single off his forthcoming album Pink Thunder, due out October 16th on The Kora Records. As we [...]

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Ceremony – "Everything Burns"

Ceremony - "Everything Burns"

Northern California band Ceremony originally came out onto the scene as a hardcore punk band; their later albums leading up to Zoo signaled a shift to [...]

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    Heavy Cream release split 7" with The Coathangers; supporting Those Darlins at Rickshaw Stop on 11/9/12

Heavy Cream release split 7" with The Coathangers; supporting Those Darlins at Rickshaw Stop on 11/9/12

Heavy Cream – the Nashville-based outfit whose debut LP Super Treatment was produced by Ty Segall and released on Infinity Cat Recordings, the label run by Jake and Jamin [...]

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Three delightfully weird videos from Ty Segall

Via Pitchfork, Ty Segall and a Chicago local news team proved to be a winning combination yesterday, and with Twins arriving October 9th, Ty's been on a weird video [...]

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