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    Review & Photos: Scream contest — The Mallard, Wimps, Uzi Rash at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 8/17/12

Review & Photos: Scream contest — The Mallard, Wimps, Uzi Rash at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 8/17/12

SF's The Mallard opened up a screamy good night on Friday. Singer Greer McGettrick cut her arm halfway through the set and soon wore blood on her cheek [...]

By |August 21, 2012|1 Comment

Photos & Tweets: The 2012 Outside Lands Music Festival

[Ed. note: The 2012 Outside Lands Festival brought a sold-out crowd to Golden Gate Park over the weekend for three days of big name acts across a multitude of [...]

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    Review & Videos: Fang Island @ Great American Music Hall, 8/7/12

Review & Videos: Fang Island @ Great American Music Hall, 8/7/12

Many Bay Area music fans may not yet be familiar with Brooklyn prog-rockers Fang Island, being that the trio made just its second San Francisco stopover, Tuesday at the [...]

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Review & Photos: Radio Moscow at Cafe Du Nord, 8/5/12

Wrapping up their third lengthy tour of 2012, Radio Moscow rolled into San Francisco's Cafe Du Nord on Sunday night, amped after a very successful run of shows across [...]

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    Review: Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" comes back, after all @ The Independent, 8/3/12

Review: Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" comes back, after all @ The Independent, 8/3/12

Live videos by Youtube user AdmiralNeeda

It’s been six years since Minneapolis alt-rockers Soul Asylum last released an album, their last with bassist Karl Mueller, who passed away from cancer [...]

By |August 6, 2012|2 Comments
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    Review & Photos: Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak @ Fox Theater, 7/27/12

Review & Photos: Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak @ Fox Theater, 7/27/12

Photos by: Nicole L. Browner

For about a minute, as the crowd stood in the dim light, raucously cheering and applauding after the Dirty Projectors walked off stage July 27 [...]

By |July 30, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak @ Fox Theater, 7/27/12
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    Review: Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff, Die Roten Punkt at Public Works 7/13/12

Review: Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff, Die Roten Punkt at Public Works 7/13/12

(photos: Vanessa Solis)

When AFP comes to SF, it's a BFD. Amanda Palmer, whose name is often abbreviated as AFP (give you one guess as to what the F stands [...]

By |July 20, 2012|Comments Off on Review: Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff, Die Roten Punkt at Public Works 7/13/12
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    Review & Photos: Liars, Cadence Weapon @ Great American Music Hall, 7/5/2012

Review & Photos: Liars, Cadence Weapon @ Great American Music Hall, 7/5/2012

On Thursday night, Los Angeles-based rockers Liars visited the Great American Music Hall to support their new album WIXIW, a menacing electronic record that embraces a sort of desperate [...]

  • the gaslight anthem - live at the independent 7-5-12 - photo by roman gokhman
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    Review: New Jersey’s The Gaslight Anthem prep for album release with Independent show, 7/5/12

Review: New Jersey’s The Gaslight Anthem prep for album release with Independent show, 7/5/12

The Gaslight Anthem’s frontman, Brian Fallon, made a point of self-deprecatingly mocking his lack of education, the New Jersey punk-rock band’s appearances and their home state Thursday night at [...]

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  • Kids on a Crime Spree - SF Popfest 2012 - photo by Jackie Andrews
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    Looking back at SF Popfest 2012: a collection of photos, videos and highlights, including Seapony, BOAT, Manatee, Surf Club and more

Looking back at SF Popfest 2012: a collection of photos, videos and highlights, including Seapony, BOAT, Manatee, Surf Club and more

Video by Claude Cardenas

SF Popfest returned for a fourth year and packed 13 bands and 10 DJs into two venues for a memorable Memorial Day Weekend. Below, check out [...]

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    Review: K-Holes, Dirty Ghosts, & Blasted Canyons bring the noise at Brick and Mortar, 6/26/12

Review: K-Holes, Dirty Ghosts, & Blasted Canyons bring the noise at Brick and Mortar, 6/26/12

K-Holes stopped off at San Francisco's Brick and Mortar Music Hall on Tuesday night, as the band's North American tour in support of their second LP Dismania continued down [...]

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    Review & Photos: Young the Giant, Manchester Orchestra, Minus the Bear @ San Francisco Oysterfest, 6/30/12

Review & Photos: Young the Giant, Manchester Orchestra, Minus the Bear @ San Francisco Oysterfest, 6/30/12

The sun peeked out from among the clouds several times Saturday during the 13th annual San Francisco Oysterfest in Golden Gate Park, but by 4 p.m., as headliner Young [...]