• Letters to Cleo at the Rickshaw Stop, by Patric Carver
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    Photos: Letters to Cleo return to the stage at Rickshaw Stop

Photos: Letters to Cleo return to the stage at Rickshaw Stop

Letters to Cleo (photo: Patric Carver)

Last Friday night saw Letters to Cleo kill it at the Rickshaw Stop to an enthusiastic crowd.  Opener Allison Weiss played a great set of [...]

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Review + Photos: Kishi Bashi brightens up The Fillmore

Kishi Bashi (photo: Jon Ching)

Kishi Bashi and Busman's Holiday sold out The Fillmore Friday night to one of the friendliest, fun-hearted crowds I've had the pleasure to be a part of [...]

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    Blitzen Trapper looking back on impressive catalog with show at The Independent

Blitzen Trapper looking back on impressive catalog with show at The Independent

In 2008, Portland freak-folk group Blitzen Trapper released Furr, a pastiche of psych, Americana, roots, and lo-fi tunes that garnered the band widespread critical acclaim. The highlight of that [...]

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Bay Area faves PWR BTTM returning to Rickshaw

PWR BTTM, the guitar-and-drum punk rockers from New York, are on a cross-country tour that will bring them to Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco on November 9 with fellow Bard [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 21 – 23

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 21 – 23

Every day's a dance party with of Montreal, who come to The Fillmore on Sunday.
Friday, October 21
Kishi Bashi @ The Masonic
Kishi Bashi's newest album release, Sonderlust, is a disco [...]

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The Pixies kick off world tour in Santa Cruz

The Pixies are standing up to the monster that is 2016 and refusing to die.

After solidifying a new lineup following the 2013 departure of Kim Deal, the Boston band [...]

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    BayviewLIVE will light up eastern streets this weekend with Equipto, Jidenna

BayviewLIVE will light up eastern streets this weekend with Equipto, Jidenna

This weekend, Bayview residents will get their very own music festival: BayviewLIVE, a celebration of one of San Francisco's most overlooked, but no less important, neighborhoods.

In its first year [...]

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Review + Photos: Kikagaku Moyo at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Kikagaku Moyo (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Kikagaku Moyo psych-rocked the roof off the Brick & Mortar Music Hall Sunday night with slow, pleasurable dream-trip jams, which gradually led [...]

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  • William Ryan Fritch, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Music For The End Of The World: At home with William Ryan Fritch

Music For The End Of The World: At home with William Ryan Fritch

(photos: Estefany Gonzalez)

William Ryan Fritch wants to talk about his daughter.

“I promise this is the only Dad video I’m going to show you,” he says one long afternoon at [...]

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    Review: The Julie Ruin bring Allison Crutchfield and the Fizz to The Fillmore

Review: The Julie Ruin bring Allison Crutchfield and the Fizz to The Fillmore

(photos: Sydney Peterson)

I am one of those people that gets really excited when a legendary band brings on a musician to open that I feel will be one [...]

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    Exclusive Premiere: Before the Brave release LP, ‘Better Country’

Exclusive Premiere: Before the Brave release LP, ‘Better Country’

Photo: Tyler Hansen Photography

After the release of their EP, Great Spirit, three marriages, five moves, and a whole lot of life lived, Before the Brave is back on the scene [...]

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Photos: Con Brio at The UC Theatre

Con Brio (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Bay Area band Con Brio spent the summer playing festivals such as Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Fuji Rock in Japan.

The high-energy funk group played its first hometown show in [...]

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