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    WAM’s Local Sirens to feature rockers at upcoming Rickshaw showcase

WAM’s Local Sirens to feature rockers at upcoming Rickshaw showcase

Another Local Sirens showcase is upon us with another powerful lineup provided by Women's Audio Mission.

Next Tuesday night at the Rickshaw will feature some heavy-hitting all-female outfits. Here's the [...]

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    Sponsored: Deathstock II comes back to Guerneville for second year (+ a giveaway!)

Sponsored: Deathstock II comes back to Guerneville for second year (+ a giveaway!)

It's summer, which means music festivals. Yeah, you've got the mega fests of Bottle Rock and Outside Lands sandwiching the beginning and end, but in between, we're blessed with [...]

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    VHÖL release “Dispatch” as part of Adult Swim’s “Singles Program”

VHÖL release “Dispatch” as part of Adult Swim’s “Singles Program”

Cartoon Network’s late night programming block Adult Swim launched their inaugural “Singles Program” in 2010, offering a new song every week from a group of curated artists during the [...]

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    Announcing the 2016 Phono del Sol Pre-Parties and After-Party!

Announcing the 2016 Phono del Sol Pre-Parties and After-Party!

Our 6th annual Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival is only over a month away (have you bought your tickets yet?) and while the festivities only last from [...]

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    The Mother Hips slated for Terrapin Crossroads double feature

The Mother Hips slated for Terrapin Crossroads double feature

Bay Area favorite alternative rockers The Mother Hips continue their non-linear approach to scheduling and giving back to fans with a two-night stand this weekend at Terrapin Crossroads in [...]

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Davis Music Fest gets going June 17

The Davis Music Festival, celebrating its sixth year, kicks off three days of festivities on June 17. The festival highlights 44 separate acts performing on 10 different stages throughout [...]

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    Radiohead’s ‘Kid A’ to be performed by local artists this weekend

Radiohead’s ‘Kid A’ to be performed by local artists this weekend

So you like Radiohead but don’t have $355 to shell out for Outside Lands tickets (and you don’t want to see them perform in a giant field)? The Independent [...]

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Get To Know: Nakazo

Daniel Clark of the recently disbanded San Francisco rock outfit I Am Animal has started a new solo project called Nakazo.

Nakazo is both Daniel's middle name and the name [...]

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If the dream doesn’t kill you: PUP to play Rickshaw Stop

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Last week disgruntled Toronto punks PUP, who are performing at the Rickshaw Stop on June 9, released the follow-up to their shit-kicking eponymous debut record. It’s [...]

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Florist stops at Rickshaw Stop on June 8

On nights during which I can not sleep, I lay in bed and play Florist's newest record The Birds Outside Sang. I listen to each song in order. I [...]

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    Go on a tropical holiday at Sleeptalk with La Luz tomorrow night

Go on a tropical holiday at Sleeptalk with La Luz tomorrow night

Recently, Shannon and the Clams have been putting on crazy cheap-with-a-crazy-lineup costume parties. The Sleeptalk series is working hard to give the Bay something to dance about, and the [...]

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    Mixtape: Over a dozen of the Bay Area’s best new and emerging rap artists

Mixtape: Over a dozen of the Bay Area’s best new and emerging rap artists

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Download: Mixtape: Over a Dozen of the Bay Area's Best New and Emerging Rap Artists (Podcast #386)

We haven't done a deep dive into the independent [...]

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