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    Snob Theater says goodbye, final show June 22, 2012 at The Dark Room

Snob Theater says goodbye, final show June 22, 2012 at The Dark Room

Snob Theater, San Francisco's best (and only?) indie music and comedy night, is taking an extended hiatus after a two-year residency at The Dark Room. Booked and hosted by [...]

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    Interview: Walk The Moon discuss growing up and having the "song of the summer" two years in a row

Interview: Walk The Moon discuss growing up and having the "song of the summer" two years in a row

Last week MTV declared Cincinnati dance-pop quartet Walk The Moon’s “Anna Sun” its official song of the summer. The same song was also chosen as the official song of [...]

Trash Talk sign to Odd Future Records

Sacramento hardcore outfit Trash Talk has signed to incendiary hip-hop collective Odd Future's label (Odd Future Records), the first non-hip-hop artists to join their roster and the first outside [...]

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Video: Thee Oh Sees – "The Dream" (live at Public Works)

Last month, on May 2nd, local psych-rock heroes Thee Oh Sees played a free show at Public Works in San Francisco. The performance was part of the promotional Step [...]

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    French Miami announces second LP 'New Family,' drops video for single "Hello Oakland"

French Miami announces second LP 'New Family,' drops video for single "Hello Oakland"

Former SF residents and current Brooklynites French Miami announced yesterday that they will release their second LP New Family on 6/28/12, and also posted the video for the album's [...]

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Video: Lilac – "Shame"

LA-via-San Francisco trio Lilac have released a new video for "Shame," a single from their debut full-length. Christine is the follow-up to their self-titled EP, recorded at Different Fur [...]

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    WATERS debuts video for "Mickey Mantle," heads back out on the road

WATERS debuts video for "Mickey Mantle," heads back out on the road

Fresh off a supporting gig on Delta Spirit's 30-date North American tour, WATERS premiered their video for "Mickey Mantle" on Consequence of Sound. The track, which highlighted the band's [...]

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    Interview: Destroyer's Dan Bejar talks Miles Davis, dropping rock music, and being compared to yacht rock

Interview: Destroyer's Dan Bejar talks Miles Davis, dropping rock music, and being compared to yacht rock

In addition to being a prolific songwriter who has produced nine Destroyer records over the past 16 years, a brilliantly poetic lyricist hailed by critics and indie kids the [...]

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    Video: POP ETC – "Keep It For Your Own" (Yours Truly session); stream the band's new LP

Video: POP ETC – "Keep It For Your Own" (Yours Truly session); stream the band's new LP

I first fell in love with POP ETC, then known as The Morning Benders, when I saw the Yours Truly session for their single "Excuses," off their 2010 album [...]

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    Pitchfork Music Festival 2012 lineup includes Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall

Pitchfork Music Festival 2012 lineup includes Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall

By now you're probably aware in some capacity of this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, being held July 13th, 14th, and 15th in Chicago's Union Park.

You may even know San [...]

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    Video: Permanent Collection – "It's Alright" (and tour dates)

Video: Permanent Collection – "It's Alright" (and tour dates)

San Francisco shoegazers Permanent Collection have released a video for their newest single, "It's Alright". True to their genre of choice, Permanent Collection (which was created by former Young [...]

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    Rachel Fannan, Just Another Snake Cult play The Vortex Room this Sunday 6/3/12

Rachel Fannan, Just Another Snake Cult play The Vortex Room this Sunday 6/3/12

Since departing from Sleepy Sun (should we stop saying that yet?), Rachel Fannan has bounced around from project to project - including all girl rock outfit Only You, and [...]