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    Burger Boogaloo announces 2018 lineup: Devo, Hunx and his Punx and more

Burger Boogaloo announces 2018 lineup: Devo, Hunx and his Punx and more

Spring is one of our favorite times of year — the weather's better, baseball's back in season, and our favorite summer music festivals start unveiling their lineups. We've got [...]

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Roxy Rawson releases new single “Black Eyed Soup”

The Bay's own anti-folk artist Roxy Rawson released her new single "Black Eyed Soup" and although the title is about food, the song is ultimately about a failed relationship. [...]

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    Things get scary in Love Jerks new music video “Scary Things”

Things get scary in Love Jerks new music video “Scary Things”

(photo: Desirée Pfeiffer)

Bryan Garza of Scissors for Lefty (vocals, guitar) and Rebecca Garza-Bortman of Happy Fangs and My First Earthquake (vocals, bass) are two jerks in love. So much [...]

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    Well, Actually: Adventures in mansplaining in our music community

Well, Actually: Adventures in mansplaining in our music community

When I was a kid, my dad owned a coin-operated machine business. On any given day, our house had a couple of defunct arcade games with their circuit boards [...]

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    Needle to the Groove celebrates one year as a label at the Ritz

Needle to the Groove celebrates one year as a label at the Ritz

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of their life as a record label, Needle to the Groove is throwing a party at the Ritz.

You might know Needle to the Groove [...]

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Homecoming: G-Eazy is a Bay Area man through and through

G-Eazy (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Gerald Gillum is a Bay Area man through and through. Best known as G-Eazy, the Oakland rapper has toured the world, made it on to mainstream radio [...]

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    Music and Mortality: The Singer and the Songwriter, “Sound and Light”

Music and Mortality: The Singer and the Songwriter, “Sound and Light”

Remember a few months ago when we made you all cry with videos of local musicians singing songs about death and grieving? We are here with more Music and [...]

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Common Souls’ electronic R&B thrives in the disconnect

Liminal space, defined as the threshold or in-between stages between rituals by Arnold van Gennep, is a state of limbo. It’s the wiping away of outside influence leading up [...]

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Review + Photos: X Ambassadors at the Fillmore

X Ambassadors (photo: Robert Alleyne)

X Ambassadors' Joyful Tour stopped at San Francisco’s Fillmore on Monday, February 26. Joined by singer-songwriter Fletcher, it was a show of exhilaration and euphoria. Powerful [...]

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Behind the Scenes: The Coathangers

The Coathangers (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich once wrote "Well-behaved women seldom make history" — a quote which now appears on cups, T-shirts, and bumper stickers. If the iconic quote [...]

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  • Waxahatchee at the Swedish American Hall, by Joshua Huver
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    Noise Pop: Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee leads stellar night at the Swedish American Hall

Noise Pop: Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee leads stellar night at the Swedish American Hall

The 2018 Noise Pop Music Festival concluded with a sold-out solo musician showcase led by Katie Crutchfield, aka Waxahatchee, at the Swedish American Hall on Sunday, February 25.

This was my [...]

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    For amusement only: Spafford playing twice at Terrapin in March

For amusement only: Spafford playing twice at Terrapin in March

Reaching a holy grail destination for up-and-coming jam bands, Arizona-based Spafford has locked down two consecutive nights at Phil Lesh's Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael. On Saturday, March 3, [...]

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