Leopold and His Fiction: Ain’t No Surprise

San Francisco stripped-down rock-and-roll trio Leopold and His Fiction are going vinyl-only for their sophomore album, Ain't No Surprise, which comes out next Tuesday, January 12th. Reviewers have [...]

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The new Fox Theater opens in Oakland

It's always good to see another venue opening in the Bay Area, and the folks at Another Planet have announced that the long-anticipated renovation of the Fox Theater in [...]

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Magic Bullets: Lives for Romance, 12″ Release Party

Magic Bullets - "The Book Is Closed" (from Lives for Romance)

Fans of a CHILD but in life yet a DOCTOR in love rejoice! Magic Bullets (Feature Podcast) are back [...]

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Episode 145: Live this Month – January 2009

Every month, we dedicate a week of our podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've [...]

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Animal Collective Listening Party With Maus Haus and French Miami

To celebrate the early vinyl release of Animal Collective's 9th full-length, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Terrorbird Media and various record stores and radio stations across the country are holding listening [...]

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Wednesday: The January Rumble!

LoveLikeFire - "From a Tower" (from An Ocean in the Air)

It's the beginning of the month, which means it's time for the latest edition of The Rumble! This [...]

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Sunday Night String Stampede

What better way to start off the new year than with a themed local music show? This Sunday, Jan. 4, Cafe du Nord will host the Sunday Night String [...]

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The Rickshaw Stop’s Fifth Anniversary!

Over the next week, the Rickshaw Stop celebrates five years as one of the City's best venues. Previously a camera studio, the Stop's success is well-earned, with quality [...]

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Wendy Darling, Dizzy Balloon This Saturday in Oakland

Starting off with a piece of exciting news: San Diego band Wendy Darling has officially relocated to the Bay Area! Their full-length Half-Told Bedtime Stories was released this year [...]

By |January 1, 2009|2 Comments

Weekend Picks: Jan. 1st-4th

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

Thursday:

- Squeeky Rice (EP release), Religious Girls and [...]

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Best of 2008: Anna Gazdowicz of The Deli SF on The Heavenly States’ Delayer

My relationship to music changed pretty significantly after I took over editing duties at the Deli SF in March 2008. What opened up before me with this new concentration [...]

By |December 30, 2008|2 Comments

Best of 2008: Tartufi on Low Red Land’s Dog’s Hymns

The Details: Recorded [mostly] at The Hanger in Sacramento with engineer Robert Cheek tweaking the "knobs" and yanking on 'levers" - oh and manning the sound board [...]

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