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    Huichica Music Festival is in Sonoma this weekend with Sea of Bees, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts, Little Wings and more

Huichica Music Festival is in Sonoma this weekend with Sea of Bees, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts, Little Wings and more

You know what's great about living in San Francisco? All of the totally rad stuff going on outside the city! (read: where the sun is.) Huichica Music Festival [...]

By |May 30, 2012|Comments Off on Huichica Music Festival is in Sonoma this weekend with Sea of Bees, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts, Little Wings and more
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    Big Freedia to play a Noise Pop make-up show at Public Works

Big Freedia to play a Noise Pop make-up show at Public Works

Ms. Freedia Ross, who goes by Big Freedia in the Big Easy's sissy bounce scene, is genetically a male with a flamboyant style who commands feminine pronouns, which shouldn't [...]

By |May 29, 2012|Comments Off on Big Freedia to play a Noise Pop make-up show at Public Works

Brooklyn-via-SF band Lemonade releases 'Diver'

Lemonade is back with a new album, music video, and tour just in time for summer. Since relocating from San Francisco to Brooklyn, the trio have refined their once-schizophrenic [...]

By |May 29, 2012|Comments Off on Brooklyn-via-SF band Lemonade releases 'Diver'
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    Boy in the Bubble plans swan song live shows in SF and Berkeley

Boy in the Bubble plans swan song live shows in SF and Berkeley

After eight years, two records, and more than 100 live shows, Boy in the Bubble—the brainchild of singer/songwriter and guitarist Josh Seidenfeld—is disbanding, and they're celebrating in style with [...]

By |May 25, 2012|Comments Off on Boy in the Bubble plans swan song live shows in SF and Berkeley

A song for Memorial Day weekend from Antwon and Safe

San Jose's Antwon and Oakland's Safe have teamed up to release "Love Shine Down," the first song off a summer mixtape from Sick Sad World. The track, recorded at [...]

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    Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to play June residency at The Rickshaw Stop

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to play June residency at The Rickshaw Stop

It took singing just one cover song, performed sporadically at a New Year's Eve party among friends and fellow musicians, for Nicki Bluhm to kick start her now burgeoning [...]

Xiu Xiu returns to Bottom of the Hill on 5/31/12

Controversial art-rockers Xiu Xiu — led by their distinctive lyricist and singer Jamie Stewart — will return to Bottom of the Hill on May 31 to support their new [...]

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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 [...]

By |May 23, 2012|Comments Off on Vir drops "Joy in Space" video, streams new LP 'Engineers'
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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 [...]

By |May 23, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: The Head and the Heart's Tyler Williams on the band's journey from open mics to three nights at The Fillmore

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 [...]

By |May 18, 2012|Comments Off on Check out Billy & Dolly's new album, recorded by Papercuts' Jason Quever