Recap: Live-Tweeting Outside Lands 2013

Over the weekend, the 2013 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, which saw sold-out crowds packing Golden Gate Park for three great days of music. Below, catch a recap [...]

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Review & Photos: More highlights from Pickathon 2013!

This was my second Pickathon. Watching Bonnie Prince Billy a few years ago on the Woods stage, full of Dickel, was enough to draw me back. Hell, [...]

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  • White Fence @ Rickshaw Stop 8/7/13
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    Review & Photos: White Fence, Jessica Pratt, Jonathan Rado @ Rickshaw Stop

Review & Photos: White Fence, Jessica Pratt, Jonathan Rado @ Rickshaw Stop

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

Last night's show at the Rickshaw Stop packed a huge crowd, including familiar faces such as members of Surfer Blood, Thee Oh Sees, Burnt Ones, [...]

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    Review/Photos: Pickathon continues to thrive in the wilds of Oregon

Review/Photos: Pickathon continues to thrive in the wilds of Oregon

Ty Segall and friends @ Pickathon 2013 (Photo: Joseph Schell)

Article by Anna Schell / Photos by Joseph Schell

Bay Area artists Ty Segall, White Fence, Jessica Pratt, The Devil Makes [...]

By |August 6, 2013|Comments Off on Review/Photos: Pickathon continues to thrive in the wilds of Oregon
  • Weekend at The Independent - 7-26-13 - photo by Tanner Pikop
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    Review & Photos: Weekend, Wax Idols, Chasms @ The Independent, 7/26/13

Review & Photos: Weekend, Wax Idols, Chasms @ The Independent, 7/26/13

Photos by Tanner Pikop

On Friday night, Bay Area locals Chasms and Wax Idols took the stage at the Independent with Weekend. And what better time for a night full [...]

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    Review & Photos: Speedy Ortiz, Shinobu, Wild Moth @ Bottom of the Hill

Review & Photos: Speedy Ortiz, Shinobu, Wild Moth @ Bottom of the Hill

Speedy Ortiz (Photo: Tim Draut)

Baby buzzband Speedy Ortiz rolled through Bottom of the Hill last night supporting their Best New Music certified debut full-length Major Arcana, which was released [...]

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  • Deafheaven @ Bottom of the Hill 7/15/13 - photo by Nicole L. Browner
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    Review & Photos: Deafheaven, Marriages, Monuments Collapse @ Bottom of the Hill

Review & Photos: Deafheaven, Marriages, Monuments Collapse @ Bottom of the Hill

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

Deafheaven vocalist George Clarke cultivated a peculiar psychopath/serial killer/hitman vibe onstage at Bottom of the Hill Monday night, wearing his trademark all-black outfit plus black [...]

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Your Highlights from Phono del Sol 2013!

On Saturday, thousands of you joined us in Potrero del Sol Park for the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, a ridiculously fun day of music, food, [...]

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    Review: The Melodic, Song Preservation Society, Dyllan Hersey 7/10/13 @ Rickshaw Stop

Review: The Melodic, Song Preservation Society, Dyllan Hersey 7/10/13 @ Rickshaw Stop

I'll never forget my middle school bully, Allen. (I say that like he was the only one; there were several). One of the P.E. teachers played guitar, and on [...]

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  • Pure Bathing Culture at Wood Shoppe, 7/2/13
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    Review & Photos: Pure Bathing Culture at Wood Shoppe, 7/2/13

Review & Photos: Pure Bathing Culture at Wood Shoppe, 7/2/13

Brick and Mortar’s monthly series Wood Shoppe is always a hit - a free show on the first Tuesday of each month, cheap beer, good company, and of course [...]

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    Review: Ruby Ray's book release party with John Doe, Penelope Houston @ Stranded Records, 6/30/13

Review: Ruby Ray's book release party with John Doe, Penelope Houston @ Stranded Records, 6/30/13

From the Edge of the World: California Punk 1977-81 is hot off the press. Photographer Ruby Ray presents a collection of her raw, black & white photos. [...]

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    Review & Photos: Baths, Houses @ Great American Music Hall, 6/29/13

Review & Photos: Baths, Houses @ Great American Music Hall, 6/29/13

Is there a more apt way to punctuate a hectic SF Pride weekend than a sold-out, electro-dazed dance party? Will Wiesenfeld, otherwise known as BATHS, closed out a three-month-long [...]

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