12 Galaxies Closing Aug. 28

I just happened to be browsing the web and found some very disappointing news - it turns out 12 Galaxies will be closing down it's doors on August 28th [...]

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Weekend Picks: August 7th-10th

Our weekly picks for some great live local music. Take a listen to some of these bands in our streaming audio player…

Thursday:

- The Dilettantes, Memory's Mystic Band and Les [...]

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From the Mountain to the Sea Listening Party at Hotel Utah

This week marks the digital release of Birdmonster's sophomore album From the Mountain to the Sea released by The Fader Label. Although they have yet to embark on [...]

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Owl Mag Celebrates 3rd Anniversary Friday

Our friends at The Owl Mag will celebrate their 3-year anniversary this Friday at The Independent, sponsored by SonicLiving. They will say goodbye to the toddler stage properly, with
music [...]

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Video Podcast Episode 4: The Dodos – “Men”

Here's the latest episode in our video podcast series. This is the second of two videos spotlighting The Dodos, from their sold-out homecoming show at The Independent in [...]

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Episode 126: Live This Month – August 2008

This week's podcast episode is our latest in the Live This Month series, spotlighting some of our favorite local and touring bands playing some excellent shows in August. [...]

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Darker my Love CD Release Tomorrow

Joint LA/SF quintet Darker My Love will release their new album "2" tomorrow, August 5 on Dangerbird Records, and commemorate it with a show at The Independent tomorrow night. [...]

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Union Trade Release Everyday Including Tomorrow

San Francisco's The Union Trade will be releasing their new album Everyday Including tomorrow on Tricycle Records.

Widely referred to as "post-rock," the band is known for its very dense [...]

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Photos: Grand Ole Party, Sugar and Gold, Shannon and The Clams @ BotH – July 22, 2008

Photos by Francis Chung

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The New Bay Bridged Artist in Residence, Lawrence Yang

With summer halfway complete it is time for us to change out our main banner and introduce you to our newest member of The Bay Bridged Artist in Residence [...]

Weekend Picks: July 31st-August 3rd

Our weekly picks for some great live local music. Take a listen to some of these bands in our streaming audio player…

Thursday:

- Hey Three Eyes, Battlehooch, Future Islands (Baltimore) [...]

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Review: The New Centuries, Tartufi, The Aimless Never Miss, Silian Rail @ The Starry Plough – July 25, 2008

Some of the best experimental indie rock the Bay Area has to offer was on showcase last Friday at Berkeley's Starry Plough - the New Centuries headlined, alongside Thread [...]

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