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    The Dodos release new single, kick off national tour at the Independent

The Dodos release new single, kick off national tour at the Independent

San Francisco psych rockers the Dodos, a collaboration between guitarist Meric Long and percussionist Logan Kroeber, recently announced their seventh studio release, Certainty Waves. The album is due out [...]

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Review + Photos: Poster Children at Café du Nord

Poster Children (photo: Patric Carver)

Of all the scenes in The Exorcist, the one that strikes me the most is arguably the least flashy. There’s no contortionism, no projectile vomit. [...]

By |August 22, 2018|1 Comment

Photos + Review: Love Jerks melt hearts at the Uptown

Love Jerks (photo: Patric Carver)

“This first song...this song comes from a time when I was really yearning. I was very yearnful.”

That’s how Love Jerks kicked things off last Thursday [...]

By |August 22, 2018|1 Comment

After West Coast tour, Aish prepares for homecoming show

Just a few months after the release of his debut album Mother, San Francisco-based artist and visionary Aish recently embarked on a West Coast tour, which concludes at the [...]

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Photos: Rodriguez at the Warfield

Rodriguez (photo: Ria Burman)

Rodriguez returned to The Warfield Friday night with his distinct vocals and guitar playing. The audience was a mixed crowd of rowdy, obnoxious, and appreciative. Rodriguez's politically-charged show [...]

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A short Q&A with “SFO to the bone” Stephan Jenkins

It's been 20 years since Third Eye Blind's eternal summer anthem "Semi-Charmed Life" put MTV and radio in a full nelson, thrusting the San Francisco rock band into the [...]

By |August 20, 2018|1 Comment

Review + Photos: Cowgirl Clue at Bottom of the Hill

Cowgirl Clue (photo: Lorisa Salvatin)

Words by Lorisa Salvatin

With a small string of California shows lined up, Texas-born, OC-based Cowgirl Clue kicked it off by playing a small, but high-energy [...]

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  • Zach Gill's Multiverse at Kuumbwa Jazz, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Zach Gill’s Multiverse at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz

Review + Photos: Zach Gill’s Multiverse at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz

Zach Gill (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Wednesday, August 15, multi-instrumentalist and man of many hats Zach Gill played the first of five consecutive nights for his Tour of The Multiverse at the [...]

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The Honorary Title relive 2007 at August Hall

Think about this, guys: 2007 was officially A Long Time Ago. We had long bangs and chunky highlights. We were all watching Lost — and doing it week by [...]

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Music City SF releases local compilation album

Music City SF is a San Francisco hotel and rehearsal space that breathes life into the local and touring community of Bay Area networking musicians. This week, they released [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 17 – 19

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 17 – 19

Friday, August 17
David Byrne, Ibeyi @ The Fox Theater
Byrne's Bay Area dates are finally here — find out why Byrne has lasted all these years, and why critics across [...]

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Photos: Zoe Keating at SFJAZZ

Zoe Keating (photo: Ria Burman)

Zoe Keating graced SFJAZZ with her delicate and dark looped cello tunes. She brought a collection of beautiful new and old arrangements, along with her [...]

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