Video: The Sandwitches – "Heaviest Head in the West"

Check out the new video for “Heaviest Head in the West,” the darkest track off of The Sandwitches’ 2011 LP Mrs. Jones’ Cookies. The video, directed by Danish filmmaker [...]

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Wymond Miles releases 'Under the Pale Moon' LP

Wymond Miles’ awaited Under the Pale Moon LP came out on Tuesday, June 12 on Sacred Bones, and you can hear all of the moody drama and lush instrumentation [...]

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Dirty Projectors to bring 'Swing Lo Magellan' to the Fox

As a writer and a musician, I like to fancy myself an artist — a creative with vision, capable of creating moving pieces of art that challenge and inspire. [...]

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    Interview: Politics change the Temper Trap’s tone on new album

Interview: Politics change the Temper Trap’s tone on new album

The largely blue-collar London borough of Hackney resembled a warzone after a battle. It was 2011, and mounting protests against a coalition government – facing large deficits, and cutting [...]

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Evil Eyes – "Over My Shoulder" / "Playing with Matches"

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San Francisco based Evil Eyes is the brainchild of Tennnesse college friends Greg Mabry and Joe Frabotta. The duo had been planning on forming a [...]

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Liars release new album 'WIXIW,' playing Fillmore on 7/5/12

Reinventing themselves once again, Los Angeles-based three-piece Liars newest LP WIXIW (pronounced "wish you") is now available from Mute Records. The album is a dark, electronic affair — clearly [...]

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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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