Thursday: Greil Marcus on “Music and the American Self”

San Francisco native Greil Marcus is one of rock music's most celebrated critics -- with works including Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music and In [...]

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Still Flyin’ Releases Never Gonna Touch the Ground

What ever happened to fun? Why does it seem like everyone is so caught up trying to say something lately that they forget to have a good time?  [...]

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Sleepy Sun tours Europe, plays CA record release shows

Sleepy Sun - "New Age"

The whimsical mountain dwellers Sleepy Sun have announced all kinds of fun things for May and June. All this month they'll be doing a European [...]

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Loquat Giveaway Responses – What pie do you like?

Last week we ran our first of two Loquat features and giveaways (next one published next Friday!) for their month long residency at Cafe du Nord which began last [...]

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Railcars – life of st edmund (ponds) + “CASTLES”

Railcars - life of st edmund (ponds) + "CASTLES"

Railcars recently tipped us off to this catchy-noisy track, containing the first two songs from the band's upcoming cathedral with no [...]

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Weekend Picks: May 7-10

Thursday May 7: Greycoats, Loquat, Head Like a Kite @ Cafe du Nord

Greycoats (out of Minneapolis/St. Paul) chooses a very strange marketing scheme.  They feign brazen political figures on [...]

5/9: Dreamdate record release @ the Knockout

Forever ago, Dreamdate played a show in downtown Davis which satisfied the audience so deeply that an encore was demanded. As bashful and charming as possible did the girls [...]

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Tonight: Rumble #18 at Harlot

They're trying to start the weekend early over at 46 Minna Street -- the first Wednesday night of each month is Rumble over at Harlot. Expect drink specials, a [...]

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Her Space Holiday/City Light: New Single, US Tour

San Mateo's Her Space Holiday are heading out soon on their first national tour in four years, beginning with a kickoff show at Bottom of the Hill on May [...]

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The Invisible Cities’ new album: Houses Shine Like Teeth

The Invisible Cities' 2nd album Houses Shine Like Teeth is out now, and they are giving away 500 free downloads. The album has 14 tracks of rough-around-the-edges rock and [...]

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What happened last weekend: Bart Davenport, Garrett Pierce

Editor's note: 'What happened last weekend' is a new way for our staff to share with you snippets from live shows they attended the past weekend. Remember that you [...]

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Live This Month: May 2009 (Podcast #162)

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Every month, we dedicate a week of our [...]

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