Rivvrs goes all-in for debut EP, ‘Hold On’

Rivvrs, the moniker for Bay Area based pop/folk singer-songwriter Brandon Zahursky, just dropped his debut EP, Hold On. After a number of stints attempting to find the perfect fit band-wise, […]

By |August 21, 2014|0 Comments

Get to Know: Talkies

Photo: Jeff Harland

Talkies are a brand-spankin’ new four-piece that will take you back to the glamorous days of slick guitar-driven power pop. Frontman Ray Seraphin (whom you may know […]

By |August 21, 2014|0 Comments

Mount Kimbie brings US tour to The Chapel (Updated)

Update: Due to visa issues, this has been changed to a Mount Kimbie DJ set. More info can be found on The Chapel’s web site.

Following the release of their […]

By |August 20, 2014|1 Comment
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    20th Street Block Party: Noise Pop’s Dawson Ludwig talks the local indie scene and this weekend’s festival

20th Street Block Party: Noise Pop’s Dawson Ludwig talks the local indie scene and this weekend’s festival

Rogue Wave plays 20th Street Block Party (Photo: Terri Loewenthal)

Noise Pop isn’t fucking around.

The stalwart music organization has been around for over two decades and has gradually been expanding […]

By |August 20, 2014|1 Comment
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    Ticket Giveaway: The Chase returns to Public Works with West Coast DJ lineup

Ticket Giveaway: The Chase returns to Public Works with West Coast DJ lineup

The Chase will return for its seventh installment at Public Works on August 29, “pushing the aural and visual dance party paradigms.” Read on for a chance to win […]

By |August 20, 2014|0 Comments
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    Q&A: Reaching the higher ground with ‘Rootstronica’ outfit Indubious

Q&A: Reaching the higher ground with ‘Rootstronica’ outfit Indubious

I am, admittedly, not much of a spiritual man. I’m a drinker and sometimes a smoker and usually find myself pondering my chances with a girl at some dive […]

Premiere: Rich Girls debut new music video for “Worse”

Three well-dressed individuals walk into a screening room at a police station. A bit tattered, but nonetheless looking their best. An overheard voice refers to them as “suspects.” The […]

By |August 20, 2014|3 Comments

Foxes in Fiction comes to the Great American Music Hall

The first Foxes in Fiction album I ever listened to was 2010’s Swung from The Branches. The songs––a mixture of field recordings and ambient noises––served as my bedroom soundtrack that […]

By |August 19, 2014|0 Comments

The Fresh & Onlys, The Tambo Rays do Commune

Commune Wednesdays are back for their last summer session of the year, and they’ve brought in some of our favorite acts to grace Elbo Room on Wednesday night. Armed […]

By |August 18, 2014|0 Comments

Ticket Giveaway: Slint at the Fillmore

Slint is a band that has resonated deeply among many – having disbanded themselves by the time their most acclaimed album Spiderland released, the group produced the kind of post hardcore epitome […]

By |August 18, 2014|0 Comments

Built to Spill returns to Slim’s this weekend

Veteran rockers Built to Spill will return to San Francisco this weekend for a three night residency at Slim’s. No, they don’t have any new material since the release of […]

By |August 15, 2014|0 Comments

Benjamin Booker to play two Bay Area dates next week

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“Violent Shiver” is an apt name to describe the sort of music Benjamin Booker makes—it’s affecting, arresting, and even a bit combative. He came howling out of New Orleans, […]

By |August 15, 2014|0 Comments
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