Wooden Shjips tonight at the Hemlock

San Francisco's Wooden Shjips headlines tonight at the Hemlock Tavern. The band's been receiving quite a bit of acclaim for its self-titled full length album, released earlier this [...]

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Tempo No Tempo’s CD Release Party

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Tomorrow night the good people of Berkeley's Tempo No Tempo celebrate the release of [...]

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Weekend Picks: November 9th-11th

Yes, it's an abbreviated edition of Weekend Picks, but there's a ton of excellent stuff going on over the next three days, making for some difficult calls:

Friday

- Rykarda Parasol, [...]

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Video Makes the Radio Star!

In The Owl Mag's "Video Makes the Radio Star" contest, Bay Area music fans visited YouTube and voted for their favorites among a wide variety of videos submitted by [...]

By |November 8, 2007|2 Comments

The Velvet Teen & Say Hi Photos – 10/17/2007 Bottom of the Hill

Although The Velvet Teen played Bottom of the Hill a few weeks ago, the great memories of this show are still with us. We'd been looking forward to [...]

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Rykarda Parasol this Friday night

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One of our favorite local artists, Rykarada Parasol, is joined by her band The Tower [...]

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KALX 45th Anniversary Party!

One of our favorite sources for new music, UC Berkeley's KALX 90.7FM, is celebrating 45 years of broadcasting with a fundraiser concert this Thursday night at the Rickshaw Stop [...]

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More CD releases this week

It's a pretty crazy week for local music (see our Calendar for more), including the release of two anticipated new CDs today:

60 Watt Kid's self-titled album

San Francisco's 60 Watt [...]

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Digital Cloud Releases Firsts

Local DIY label Digital Cloud has put together a compilation titled and themed Firsts. It's stocked with exclusive tracks, seventeen in total, from a mix of San Francisco, regional, [...]

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Weekend Picks: November 1st-4th

Michael Zapruder's Rain of Frogs

Hope you had a good Halloween. Here are some great shows going on this weekend! Be sure to check our Calendar for all [...]

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Minipop’s CD Release Party

Saturday night is a big night for Minipop, as the San Francisco dream-pop band celebrates the release of its new album A New Hope with a show at the [...]

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The New Uptown Opens Friday

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The Uptown Nightclub in Oakland reopens this Friday under the new ownership of Larry Trujillo, also the owner of The Blank Club in San Jose. According to an [...]

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