• Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at The Independent, by Joshua Huver
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    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong flock to The Independent for sold-out SF debut

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong flock to The Independent for sold-out SF debut

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong (photo: Joshua Huver)

The four-piece bucket of funk from Baltimore known as Pigeons Playing Ping Pong sold out their San Francisco debut on Friday night February [...]

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Photos: Reva Devito at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Reva Devito (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Thursday night saw Reva Devito at Brick & Mortar Music Hall on February 17, 2017 to a pumped crowd with a lot of energy. One part [...]

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  • King Woman at the Starline Social Club, by Kristin Cofer
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    Photos: King Woman celebrate new record release at Starline Social Club

Photos: King Woman celebrate new record release at Starline Social Club

King Woman (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Bay area doom-rockers King Woman celebrated the release of their latest album Created in the Image of Suffering last Friday at the Starline Social Club in Oakland [...]

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Photos: Stephen Gibson at Brick + Mortar

Stephen Gibson (photo: Brittany O'Brien)

Local pianist Stephen Gibson performed at Brick & Mortar Music Hall last Thursday, February 17, 2017. He's still in the early stages of his career, mentioning [...]

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  • Angel Olsen at The Fillmore, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: Angel Olsen’s immaculate performance at The Fillmore

Review + Photos: Angel Olsen’s immaculate performance at The Fillmore

Angel Olsen (photo: Patric Carver)

Like any contemporary magnum opus, Angel Olsen’s My Woman feels both inextricably defined by its immediate context and yet wholly timeless. The singer-songwriter’s third studio LP [...]

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Photos: Kan Wakan + Moon Honey join up at The Chapel

Moon Honey & Kan Wakan (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Performers Moon Honey and Kan Wakan joined forces to give a performance together at The Chapel last Wednesday, February 16, 2017. Our photographer Kristin Cofer [...]

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Review + Photos: Twenty One Pilots at SAP Events Center

Twenty One Pilots (photo: Brittany O'Brien)

As Tyler Joseph screamed the lyrics of “Hometown” hundreds of feet from the floor on a balcony ledge of the SAP Center in San Jose, [...]

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Review + Photos: Austra at the Mezzanine

Austra (photo: Joshua Hernandez)

Austra saved me before the prospect of Prozac did, and saved me again when the Prozac failed, and when the next medication failed, and the next. [...]

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    LA Bridged: Panache Booking’s Village of Love benefit celebrates intersections of activism and LA music

LA Bridged: Panache Booking’s Village of Love benefit celebrates intersections of activism and LA music

Entrance at Village of Love, February 14, 2017

It's 9:00, exactly 50 minutes after I lapped the Teragram Ballroom for the first time. Nearly an hour and exactly $13 later, [...]

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Review + Photos: Lotus at The Independent

Lotus (photo: Joshua Huver)

Last week, jam band Lotus graced the stage of The Independent for two nights in a row, including a sold-out second night on Thursday, February 9.

Opening the [...]

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Review + Photos: Joan of Arc confuses at Bottom of the Hill

Joan of Arc (photo: Patric Carver)

Words by SarahJayn Kemp

First opening band, Club Night, is a recently formed outfit of veteran musicians from Bay Area bands Meat Market and Twin Steps. [...]

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Photos: Sofi Tukker surf at The Independent

Sofi Tukker (photo: Jon Bauer)

Grammy-nominated for best dance song for their song "Drinkee," Sofi Tukker gave an incredible performance to a rapturous audience at The Independent last Friday night, February [...]

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