• Spafford at The Independent by Joshua Huver
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    For amusement only: Spafford playing twice at Terrapin in March

For amusement only: Spafford playing twice at Terrapin in March

Reaching a holy grail destination for up-and-coming jam bands, Arizona-based Spafford has locked down two consecutive nights at Phil Lesh's Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael. On Saturday, March 3, [...]

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They Might Be Giants might actually be giants

Photo by Shervin Lainez

When it comes to sheer productivity, diversity of projects, and embracing innovation, there is no doubt that They Might Be Giants is a giant among bands.

John Linnell and [...]

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Win tickets to our show at the Chapel this Thursday!

As we told you on Monday, we're co-presenting the third annual Here Tonight concert, a tribute to master American songwriter Gene Clark that features

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Photos: Thurston Moore at the Chapel

Thurston Moore (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Friday night saw a showcase of legendary noise-rock guitarist Thurston Moore at the Chapel. Also on the bill that night was Heron Oblivion. Take a look [...]

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    UK trio Girl Ray supporting Porches for 2 nights at the Chapel

UK trio Girl Ray supporting Porches for 2 nights at the Chapel

UK trio Girl Ray will be making a stop at the Chapel on Saturday, March 5 and 6 in San Francisco during their North American tour. This comes just [...]

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  • MILCK at The Independent, by Robert Alleyne
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    Meet MILCK, the Berkeley alum making space for herself in pop music

Meet MILCK, the Berkeley alum making space for herself in pop music

MILCK (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“The Bay Area feels like a sacred ground to me,” says Connie Lim (who performs under the moniker MILCK) while reflecting on her time studying at UC [...]

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    Listen to High Sunn’s jangly new jam “Those Last Words”

Listen to High Sunn’s jangly new jam “Those Last Words”

In the gap between the release of his much-applauded EP Hopeless Romantic, 18-year old Justin Cheromiah, aka High Sunn, has tightened his talent for writing catchy, jangly guitar tunes [...]

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Noise Pop: Racquet Club at Brick + Mortar

Racquet Club (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Former members of the Jealous Sound make up Racquet Club, who performed at Brick & Mortar Music Hall Saturday, February 24, 2018, as part of the [...]

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Noise Pop: Slim Cessna’s Auto Club at Bottom of the Hill

Slim Cessna's Auto Club (photo: Ria Burman)

Slim Cessna's Auto Club hit Bottom of the Hill Friday night with high-octane energy, whipping up the crowd into a wild frenzy. Offering [...]

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BTW, we’re presenting a show at the Chapel this Thursday

Now that another Noise Pop has come and gone, you have until Thursday to recharge before getting back out there again.

That's because on Thursday, you'll be going to Here [...]

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    Noise Pop: Geographer cements its place as a treasured SF gem

Noise Pop: Geographer cements its place as a treasured SF gem

A few weeks ago at a the Balanced Breakfast music conference, I heard Mike Deni, lead singer and visionary behind the band Geographer, recount a story from years past [...]

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  • Dick Stusso at Cafe Du Nord, by Ria Burman
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    Noise Pop: Dick Stusso dripped with charisma at Cafe Du Nord

Noise Pop: Dick Stusso dripped with charisma at Cafe Du Nord

Dick Stusso (photo: Ria Burman)

Noise Pop Fest presented Dick Stusso at Cafe Du Nord with sweet support from Mall Walk and Grace (from the Sandwitches)'s extracurricular endeavor, Grace Sings [...]

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