Photos: NAO at the Regency Ballroom

Nao (photo: Ian Young)

Singer Neo Jessica Joshua, who goes by NAO, performed at the Regency Ballroom last night April 20, 2017. Photographer Ian Young was there to capture the great gallery [...]

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Photos: Kero Kero Bonito at DNA Lounge

Kero Kero Bonito (photo: Robert Alleyne)

British band Kero Kero Bonito performed a lively set to at DNA Lounge earlier this week, April 19, 2017. That night also featured Parentz, and judging from the [...]

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Review + Photos: Mitski and Steady Holiday at the Fillmore

Mitski (photo: Robert Alleyne)

The first time I saw Mitski belt straight into her guitar strings was two years ago, during a shattering Audiotree Live Session I devoured through my computer screen. [...]

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Review + Photos: Julie Byrne at Swedish American Hall

Julie Byrne (photo: Kaiya Gordon)

Julie Byrne kicked off the first of four performances in San Francisco with a Sunday night show, headlining Swedish American Hall with support from Meernaa and [...]

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Emily King returns to the Bay with acoustic set this week

On soul singer Emily King’s 2016 Bay Area tour stop, she brought along her superb five-piece band in tow; For her next visit, that number is stripped-down to one [...]

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  • The xx at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: The xx close out 3 sold-out shows at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Photos: The xx close out 3 sold-out shows at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The xx (photo: Jon Bauer)

In between Coachella dates and in support of their third album I See You, The xx performed the final of three sold-out nights at Bill Graham Civic [...]

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  • Guided by Voices at Bimbo's, by SarahJayn Kemp
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    Review + Photos: Guided by Voices played to fans at Bimbo’s 365

Review + Photos: Guided by Voices played to fans at Bimbo’s 365

Guided By Voices (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

“We cannot fucking believe we are opening up for GBV.” said Zach of Rogue Wave. There was a breathlessness in his voice that made [...]

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Photos: Petit Biscuit at the Rickshaw Stop

Petit Biscuit (photo: Jon Bauer)

French DJ and music producer Petit Biscuit performed at the Rickshaw Stop last Friday, April 14, 2017. Joined by Shallou, it was a night of [...]

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    Confronting real death with Mount Eerie at Starline Social Club

Confronting real death with Mount Eerie at Starline Social Club

"This is intense. I keep wanting to apologize but you are all here. You must be getting something from it."

Phil Elverum of Mount Eerie did not have too much [...]

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Photos: Wilderado, Arkells, Blossoms at Bottom Of The Hill

Blossoms (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

April marks a great month to catch live music in the Bay Area, because with Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival taking place in Indio, California, [...]

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  • Subhumans at Oakland Metro Opera House, by SarahJayn Kemp
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    Review + Photos: Subhumans tear down the walls at B O B Fest 2017

Review + Photos: Subhumans tear down the walls at B O B Fest 2017

Subhumans (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

“Want some?” I turned around to see a young woman holding up a can of frothy Colt 45 a few inches from my face. Her bullet-casing [...]

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Photos: The Courtneys at Brick + Mortar

The Courtneys (photo: Ian Young)

In support of their latest album II, The Courtneys played to the Brick & Mortar Music Hall Friday night, April 14, 2017. Below, our photographer [...]

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