Giveaway: Bouncing Souls and AJJ at Slim’s

Words by Tyler Walicek

Pop-punk progenitors Bouncing Souls have been playing assiduously since they got their start in late 1980s Jersey. It’s safe to say that their influence is responsible [...]

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Photos: Dua Lipa at Great American Music Hall

Dua Lipa (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Friday night saw British singer-songwriter Dua Lipa perform at the Great American Music Hall. She's scheduled to release her debut self-titled album later this year, [...]

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Locals The Band Ice Cream come to Bottom of the Hill

Words by Tyler Walicek

San Francisco garage punks The Band Ice Cream, touring in support of their new LP, Classically Trained, are planning a stop at Bottom of the Hill [...]

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    An interview with genrequeer rebels Sons of an Illustrious Father

An interview with genrequeer rebels Sons of an Illustrious Father

It was the late afternoon. I was laying in bed, and the members of Sons of an Illustrious Father were grocery shopping. Since I had those pre-interview jitters, like [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Viceroy invites San Francisco to start summer early

Ticket Giveaway: Viceroy invites San Francisco to start summer early

For Viceroy, aka Austen Afridi, it is summertime all the time. The DJ/producer who calls San Francisco home will rouse local fans and friends out of winter hibernation and [...]

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  • Thao Nguyen at The Chapel in San Francisco, by Ian Young
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    Review + Photos: Thao Nguyen plays solo career retrospective at the Chapel

Review + Photos: Thao Nguyen plays solo career retrospective at the Chapel

Thao Nguyen (photo: Ian Young)

Words by Mark Spero

At The Chapel on Wednesday March 15, Thao Nguyen, of Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, told the crowd she had embarked [...]

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    Interview: Lady Lamb strives for courage, emotional vulnerability on new EP

Interview: Lady Lamb strives for courage, emotional vulnerability on new EP

“Be present / be patient / be transparent” Aly Spaltro writes at the end of her Tender Warriors Club manifesto. Originally written as a personal reminder to refrain from [...]

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Review + Photos: Portugal. The Man at The Independent

Portugal. The Man (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

After playing main stage slots at major festivals such as Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, it’s surprising to see a band with so much traction choose [...]

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  • Poor Man's Whiskey at Moe's Alley, by Joshua Huver
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    SF Americana revival group Poor Man’s Whiskey hit GAMH this Saturday

SF Americana revival group Poor Man’s Whiskey hit GAMH this Saturday

This Saturday, March 18 join one of the finest purveyors of real Americana mountain disco, Poor Man's Whiskey, at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco.

Check out this [...]

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Review + Photos: Japandroids at the Fillmore

Japandroids (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

A little over thirty minutes into their sold out show at The Fillmore, Vancouver-based rock duo Japandroids paused their energetic set to reminiscence with the audience.

“This song [...]

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Giveaway: Xiu Xiu at The Chapel

They're weird, they're local, and they're coming to The Chapel: Xiu Xiu is slated for a memorable performance on March 19th in San Francisco.

Presented by (((folkYEAH!))), Sunday's performance will be [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Chris Zaldua

Chris Zaldua (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Chris Zaldua (also known as DJ CZ) is a founding member of record label Left Hand Path. The label, started with his partner Nihar Bhatt, is [...]

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