Review: Blue Rabbit at Hotel Utah, Nov. 15

Bands with numerous members are always intriguing. Makes one wonder what occurs during a recording session for a band like The Arcade Fire which consists of violinists and trumpet [...]

By |November 21, 2008|2 Comments

Photos: Deerhoof at The Mezzanine – November 15th

Photos by: Muhammad Asranur

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The Morning Benders’ Live Session EP

The Morning Benders recently released a new live EP, available exclusively on iTunes. The five-song set includes three alternate versions of songs from the group's terrific debut album [...]

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Weekend Picks: Nov. 20th-23rd

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

Thursday:

- The Deli SF presents: The Hot Toddies [...]

By |November 20, 2008|2 Comments

Hot Toddies, Attachments, Ian Fays Tomorrow at Rickshaw

The Deli SF is presenting yet another amazing show tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 20) night at the Rickshaw Stop. The Hot Toddies, The Attachments and The Ian Fays will be [...]

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Mike Relm: Spectacle

Mike Relm's new album is serious. But I don’t mean it lacks fun in any way. The album is both a stray from some of the comedic live mash-ups [...]

By |November 19, 2008|2 Comments

Tour Blog: Low Red Land

Life on the road is an amazing experience. It is not, to many people's disappointment, full of drugs and random sex and tons of cash. Don't get [...]

Episode 140: Music for Animals

This week's episode is presented by KQED Interactive.

This week's featured band is Music for Animals, a San Francisco quartet mixing a fondness for classic rock-pop hooks with a stripped-down [...]

By |November 18, 2008|Comments Off on Episode 140: Music for Animals

The Harbours offer No Souvenirs

Miguel Zelaya's The Harbours set a high bar for hooky, earnest rock-pop with their debut album Second Story Maker, which we spoke about when we interviewed Zelaya last year. [...]

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Audrye Sessions on Daytrotter

Oakland's Audrye Sessions were featured on Daytrotter last week, recording a handful of both rocky and folky tunes that display the versatility of the band, and particularly the raw [...]

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Sholi Signs with Quarterstick/Touch and Go Records

Just a quick Friday news tidbit for you all. San Francisco's Sholi (who recently played beside Iron and Wine) has signed to Quarterstick / Touch and Go Records for [...]

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Deerhoof returns to the Bay

Deerhoof caps off their national tour in support of Offend Maggie with a homecoming performance this Saturday at the Mezzanine. After that, the band's got just a bit [...]

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