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    ‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ comes to DVD

‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ comes to DVD

If you didn't get a chance to catch Turn It Around in theaters, fret not. The exhaustive documentary on the East Bay punk scene will be released soon by [...]

Photos: The Kooks at the Warfield

The Kooks (photo: Ria Burman)

Goldenvoice presented the Kooks at the Warfield Monday night with support from the Academic. Pop-rocking their way about the stage, the Kooks performed many mild, [...]

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    Culture Abuse parties across an animated, photocopied zine in the video for “Dip”

Culture Abuse parties across an animated, photocopied zine in the video for “Dip”

Culture Abuse is known around the Bay for 2016’s iconic Peach and its brand of effusive and melodic garage punk. In anticipation of their sophomore full-length, Bay Dream, the [...]

San Jose punks Get Married give us “Living Room”

God bless Asian Man Records. It never changes — and that's not necessarily a bad thing. Asian Man releases sound almost indistinguishable today than they did 20 years ago. [...]

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    Premiere: Scoot around the Sunset with Goodnight, Texas in “Takin’ Your Word For It”

Premiere: Scoot around the Sunset with Goodnight, Texas in “Takin’ Your Word For It”

Sometimes it feels like time doesn't really touch the Outer Sunset. The Avenues — a big block of criss-crossing residential streets on the west side of San Francisco — [...]

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Get excited for ‘Explorer’ with new music from Con Brio

After releasing a stellar, soulful cover of "Heart-Shaped Box" last month, Bay Area favorite Con Brio has dropped a couple more singles from their upcoming sophomore album, Explorer.

"Too Lit [...]

Angel Olsen plotting solo dates on ‘Tiny Dreams’ tour

Angel Olsen (photo: Patric Carver)

Folk-pop darling Angel Olsen has announced a set of North American solo dates on her Tiny Dreams tour. With gigs planned in San Francisco, Portland, [...]

Review + Photos: Johnny Marr at August Hall

Johnny Marr (photo: Patric Carver)

I’m not one for organized religion, but I am starting to believe we are living in the End Times.

It’s not just that things aren’t going [...]

Hickey Fest is this weekend!

If you don't yet have weekend plans, I suggest you head north to Hickey Fest, one of the coolest little festivals around. Curated by former Oaklander Ash Reiter (Sugar [...]

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    How are recording studios like Asgard? Talkie will tell you.

How are recording studios like Asgard? Talkie will tell you.

Talkie (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

The new Talkie album wasn’t recorded in a typical studio space. Fundamental Things saw the four members record in the most DIY way possible, wherever they could [...]

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    Bay Area Archives: The Ace of Cups — an all-female, Summer of Love-era group that almost went unheard

Bay Area Archives: The Ace of Cups — an all-female, Summer of Love-era group that almost went unheard

(photo: www.aceofcupsofficial.com)

While San Francisco locals may seem a bit jaded about the city's hippie history, the Summer of Love still has a place in our hearts. Sure, we might [...]

Bobbi Rohs drops “itsjusttheletterb”

While there are plenty of new releases to reckon with on the national front, make sure you save headspace for all the great local projects coming out.

Take San Francisco [...]