Vir drops "Joy in Space" video, streams new LP 'Engineers'

Oakland-based trio Vir—self-professed lovers of "fuzz pedals, loops and lots of delay"—recently released a video for the first single off their upcoming full-length Engineers, a track entitled "Joy in [...]

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    Interview: The Head and the Heart's Tyler Williams on the band's journey from open mics to three nights at The Fillmore

Interview: The Head and the Heart's Tyler Williams on the band's journey from open mics to three nights at The Fillmore

Seattle folk-pop ensemble The Head and the Heart may be headlining three consecutive shows at The Fillmore next week, but it has not wandered too far away from its [...]

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Future Twin announces July 31 "dual release"

Future Twin has announced a "dual release" for July 31: the band is putting out a new 7", called the Resist 7", as well as Future Twin Deluxe Edition, [...]

By |May 21, 2012|2 Comments

The Invisible Cities – "Freeze Ray Knees"

On May 11, San Francisco based indie-pop band The Invisible Cities announced they were releasing a new song every Friday for ten weeks, calling it the Meet the Lampreys [...]

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    Check out Billy & Dolly's new album, recorded by Papercuts' Jason Quever

Check out Billy & Dolly's new album, recorded by Papercuts' Jason Quever

In 2009, Bill Rousseau and Dahlia Gallin Ramirez released In the Beginning, an appropriately-named debut as the likewise appropriately-named Billy & Dolly. Three years later, the duo of [...]

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Night Dust: Barn Owl's Evan Caminiti releases new solo LP

Evan Caminiti of Barn Owl's latest solo release is Night Dust, out now on Immune Recordings. The album is out on LP and cassette, and, as Caminiti told [...]

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    Philip Glass, Joanna Newsom to host Henry Miller Library benefit show at The Warfield on 6/25/12

Philip Glass, Joanna Newsom to host Henry Miller Library benefit show at The Warfield on 6/25/12

June 25th brings a special night of music to The Warfield, as composer extraordinaire Philip Glass teams up with Joanna Newsom and Tim Fain for a benefit show to [...]

Video: The Ferocious Few play TheNeighborhood.TV

Back in April, we posted about a special intimate show with The Ferocious Few at the Bamm.TV headquarters in SOMA. Well, it happened and now we've got the video [...]

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Video: Thee Oh Sees — "Chem-Farmer"

For once, the tireless workhorse that is Thee Oh Sees appears to have taken a day off. Their new video for "Chem-Farmer", a cut from their 2011 double EP [...]

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    Review & Photos: Allo' Darlin, Wave Pictures and SorryEverAfter at Rickshaw Stop 5/8/12

Review & Photos: Allo' Darlin, Wave Pictures and SorryEverAfter at Rickshaw Stop 5/8/12

The UK's Allo' Darlin know how to take on the obscure cover. They played "If You Don't Pull" from Glasgow's The Just Joans. The song comes from 2009's Love [...]

By |May 10, 2012|1 Comment

Ume announces co-headlining tour with SF show on 6/13/12

Austin-based rockers Ume will rumble through San Francisco on June 13 with co-headliners The Life and Times. Ume have gained significant points around the blogosphere for combining raw rock [...]

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Video: Seventeen Evergreen – "Burn The Fruit (Pegasus)"

Continuing their theme of visually captivating music videos, space-rockers Seventeen Evergreen have released the official effort for "Burn The Fruit (Pegasus)", the closing track off March's Steady On, Scientist! [...]

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