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    Review & Photos: Mac DeMarco, Trails and Ways, Cocktails, Calvin Love @ Rickshaw Stop, 4/3/13

Review & Photos: Mac DeMarco, Trails and Ways, Cocktails, Calvin Love @ Rickshaw Stop, 4/3/13

The scene at Rickshaw Stop on Wednesday night was much different than on September 14, 2012, the first time Mac DeMarco headlined the venue. Last year's Friday night gathering [...]

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Review: Jamie Lidell, Empress Of @ The Independent, 3/29/13

Typically, a sold out show at the Independent is a shoulder-to-shoulder rowdy good time: drunk fans yell and cheer, bodies sway, merriment ensues. Even more often, a bombastic light [...]

The Boulevard Ear, 3/30/13 – The Rounds

Welcome back to the Boulevard Ear, a regular feature on The Bay Bridged, where our man about town examines a community's live music offerings. What is it like to [...]

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Review & Photos: Caveman at The Independent 3/26/13

On March 26th, NYC's Caveman continued on their SxSW-induced tour with a headlining performance at the Independent with Portland's Pure Bathing Culture and local opener Steakhouse. Although not completely [...]

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    Review & Photos: KUSF in Exile benefit with Carlton Melton, Disappearing People @ The Lab, 3/29/13

Review & Photos: KUSF in Exile benefit with Carlton Melton, Disappearing People @ The Lab, 3/29/13

For many, KUSF - one of only two decent SF independent radio stations alongside KPOO - disappeared overnight, leaving a dull, queasy unease about the subpar state of broadcast [...]

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    Photos & Review: Fuzz, Acid Baby Jesus, Las Ardillas, Hellshovel, Los Vigilantes @ The Stork Club, 3/27/13

Photos & Review: Fuzz, Acid Baby Jesus, Las Ardillas, Hellshovel, Los Vigilantes @ The Stork Club, 3/27/13

Las Ardillas, from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sponsored by PBR now in 24oz. alcoholic size, sold out of pink vinyl before I could reach for the cash. [...]

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Review: Wavves, FIDLAR @ Bottom of the Hill, 3/22/13

Both hailing from Los Angeles, Wavves and FIDLAR are probably two of the most divisive bands currently making music. Critics are torn, fans are torn: are they genuinely as [...]

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    Review: Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, Sea Wolf @ The Fox Theater, 3/20/13

Review: Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, Sea Wolf @ The Fox Theater, 3/20/13

Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band swung through The Fox last Wednesday night as part of their 39-date North American tour in support of Ritter's latest release, The [...]

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  • Iceage @ Rickshaw Stop 3/25/13 - photo by Nicole L. Browner
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    Review & Photos: Iceage, Merchandise @ Rickshaw Stop, 3/25/13

Review & Photos: Iceage, Merchandise @ Rickshaw Stop, 3/25/13

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

The Danish post-punk group Iceage pounded their way through an intense set on Monday night at the Rickshaw Stop. Draped in a blue darkness occasionally [...]

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Review & Photos: Brisket, Sex and Beerland….SXSW 2013

Home 72 hours, the 5 days in Austin seem like a blurry wet dream. For the live music obsessive there is no substitute. ALL of these featured [...]

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The Boulevard Ear, 3/17/13 – Festa di San Patricio

Welcome back to the Boulevard Ear, a regular feature on The Bay Bridged, where our man about town examines a community's live music offerings. What is it like to [...]

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Review & Photos: Five days of South by Southwest 2013

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

If you're noticing some people around you who returned from vacation sunburnt, bloated and slightly deaf this week, you can probably chalk that up to [...]

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