• Miami Horror at The Mezzanine, by Sara Uduwela
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    Breaking: Legendary SF club Mezzanine to shut down next year

Breaking: Legendary SF club Mezzanine to shut down next year

Miami Horror at Mezzanine in 2016 (photo: Sara Uduwela)

In a press release circulated this morning, San Francisco concert venue Mezzanine announced it will cease operations in October of next [...]

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  • Kacey Johansing at St. Pancras Old Church, London, by Robert Alleyne
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    Beyond The Bay: Kacey Johansing interview at the St. Pancras Old Church, London

Beyond The Bay: Kacey Johansing interview at the St. Pancras Old Church, London

On a cold, misty, November 8th evening in London, England, Kacey Johansing, the former Bay Area musician, now living in LA, played two sold-out shows opening for Haley at [...]

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Review + Photos: BAND-MAID at the Chapel

BAND-MAID (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

What can I tell you about BAND-MAID?

They are a heavy metal rock and roll group from Tokyo.

They have fans all over the world who [...]

By |November 19, 2018|6 Comments
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    Get a first listen of Perhapsy’s new full-length, ‘Kingdom Starlight Bliss’

Get a first listen of Perhapsy’s new full-length, ‘Kingdom Starlight Bliss’

You might not know Derek Barber by name. If you're a regular reader of this blog, however, you probably know names like Madeline Kenney, Bells Atlas, and Curls, — [...]

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Photos: Tank and The Bangas at the UC Theatre

Tank and The Bangas (photo: Jon Bauer)

It was a sold-out show last week at the UC Theatre as Tank and the Bangas and Big Freedia took the stage to bring [...]

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    Julia Lewis, Rexx Life Raj are straight ridiculous on new single “Outta Pocket”

Julia Lewis, Rexx Life Raj are straight ridiculous on new single “Outta Pocket”

As a producer, Julia Lewis is known for his uber intricate, vibey productions oft employed by the local rap conglomerate searching for a more sophisticated sound. But add long-time [...]

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    Jay Stone, Queens D. Light, newcomers highlight SMART BOMB v.53

Jay Stone, Queens D. Light, newcomers highlight SMART BOMB v.53

With the shuttering of Los Angeles' legendary Low End Theory in August, it's comforting to know a like-minded spirit lives on and is recognized in the Bay Area through [...]

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  • Elizabeth Moen, by Robert Alleyne
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 16 – 18

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 16 – 18

Elizabeth Moen (pictured), French Cassettes, M. Lockwood Porter, and more.

Friday, November 16
Emily Kinney @ Cafe du Nord
Ever wonder why Emily Kinney sang so often on The Walking Dead? It's [...]

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  • Rickshaw Stop 15 Year Anniversary
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    Rickshaw Stop celebrates 15 years with a week of retro shows

Rickshaw Stop celebrates 15 years with a week of retro shows

What would we do without Rickshaw Stop? For , the hole-in-the-wall venue has played host to local up-and-comers, national acts on their last tour before the break big, and [...]

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  • Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

The Ace of Cups (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It was 1966, the psychedelic era was just about in full swing, and rock and roll was becoming the voice of [...]

By |November 16, 2018|1 Comment

Down The 5: mewithoutYou, Smidley at the Teragram Ballroom

Touring in support of their seventh studio album, [Untitled], the Philadelphia post-hardcore band mewithoutYou tore through a long and aggressive set at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on [...]

By |November 15, 2018|Comments Off on Down The 5: mewithoutYou, Smidley at the Teragram Ballroom
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    Giveaway: The Y Axes, Fritz Montana, The Band Ice Cream at the Independent

Giveaway: The Y Axes, Fritz Montana, The Band Ice Cream at the Independent

Ready for a lineup of 100% San Francisco-based rock and roll? Then you need to get to the Independent on Saturday for exactly that. Come out and experience the [...]

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