Down and Outlaws release live video for “All Is Well”

Down and Outlaws have redefined what it means to play rock n' roll in 2016.

And it's awesome.

Their newest track, "All Is Well," was recorded as part of the Converse Rubber [...]

By |January 29, 2016|Comments Off on Down and Outlaws release live video for “All Is Well”
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    Circuit de Yeux supporting Julia Holter at The Chapel for sold out show

Circuit de Yeux supporting Julia Holter at The Chapel for sold out show

With show season back in full swing, this weekend holds several intriguing live music options. If you're around The Mission on Sunday, a good bet would be to catch [...]

By |January 29, 2016|Comments Off on Circuit de Yeux supporting Julia Holter at The Chapel for sold out show

Checking in with Hot Flash Heat Wave

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Hot Flash Heat Wave remind me of sweets. Specifically the sweets Theibaud has been painting since the sixties. There's a degree of play at hand in the band's [...]

By |January 28, 2016|Comments Off on Checking in with Hot Flash Heat Wave
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    Spiral Stairs of Pavement playing show at Hemlock on Thursday

Spiral Stairs of Pavement playing show at Hemlock on Thursday

For Pavement fans lucky enough to catch the seminal band during their 2010 reunion tour (how could you miss that one, though), there was always a strong sense that [...]

By |January 27, 2016|Comments Off on Spiral Stairs of Pavement playing show at Hemlock on Thursday
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    Video Premiere: Take a bright wilderness hike with Perhapsy in video for “All My Soul Swallowed”

Video Premiere: Take a bright wilderness hike with Perhapsy in video for “All My Soul Swallowed”

Oakland's Perhapsy, in the wake of his single release for "All My Soul Swallowed," asks us a simple but important question: "Where are the outlets in the forest?"

Maybe the questions [...]

By |January 26, 2016|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Take a bright wilderness hike with Perhapsy in video for “All My Soul Swallowed”

bAd bAd’s last show is Tuesday at the Knockout

Sadly, yet another promising San Francisco band is about to be no more due to a member leaving town. With frontman Christian Zamora leaving town to manage a few [...]

By |January 25, 2016|Comments Off on bAd bAd’s last show is Tuesday at the Knockout
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    Following tweet poll, Blackbird Blackbird, Giraffage, and Mark Redito to form an emo band

Following tweet poll, Blackbird Blackbird, Giraffage, and Mark Redito to form an emo band

The arms of this Blackbird Blackbird member at our Phono Del Sol Festival sum up our excitement of his latest news: he, Mark Redito (fka Spazzkid), and SF local Giraffage are taking their friendship to [...]

By |January 22, 2016|Comments Off on Following tweet poll, Blackbird Blackbird, Giraffage, and Mark Redito to form an emo band
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    The Lovemakers to bring back their beloved electro-pop at Alternative Cure cancer benefit

The Lovemakers to bring back their beloved electro-pop at Alternative Cure cancer benefit

We're all in agreement that live music is the cure for for many ailments, right? Alternative Cure, a local non-profit, is taking this mantra to heart as they focus on [...]

By |January 22, 2016|Comments Off on The Lovemakers to bring back their beloved electro-pop at Alternative Cure cancer benefit
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    Giveaway: The Bay Bridged 10th Anniversary Party ft. The Stone Foxes and more!

Giveaway: The Bay Bridged 10th Anniversary Party ft. The Stone Foxes and more!

Next Saturday we will be officially celebrating our 10th Birthday with a huge bash at The Rickshaw Stop and we're giving away a pair of tickets to a lucky [...]

By |January 22, 2016|Comments Off on Giveaway: The Bay Bridged 10th Anniversary Party ft. The Stone Foxes and more!
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    Members of No Age and Pissed Jeans playing show at Hemlock as Rat Fist

Members of No Age and Pissed Jeans playing show at Hemlock as Rat Fist

I once brought my then-pregnant sister to FYF Fest in Los Angeles, a decision that, in retrospect, probably wasn’t the smartest move. I wasn’t so much nervous about the crowds [...]

By |January 15, 2016|Comments Off on Members of No Age and Pissed Jeans playing show at Hemlock as Rat Fist
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    Video: Shannon & The Clams bring “The Bog” to life with new video

Video: Shannon & The Clams bring “The Bog” to life with new video

Shannon & the Clams have had a great year: Gone By the Dawn, their fantastic new record on Hardly Art, came out in September, which was followed by a tour and [...]

By |January 15, 2016|Comments Off on Video: Shannon & The Clams bring “The Bog” to life with new video

Q&A: Try The Pie opens their doors to all that need a home

Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk

Out of all the Bay Area music projects I've found out about in 2015, South Bay's Try The Pie has to be one of the most meaningful [...]

By |January 14, 2016|Comments Off on Q&A: Try The Pie opens their doors to all that need a home