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    Sunday: The Fifth Annual Switchboard Musical Festival, with Faun Fables, Beep, Dominique Leone and more

Sunday: The Fifth Annual Switchboard Musical Festival, with Faun Fables, Beep, Dominique Leone and more

The Switchboard Music Festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary on April 1st with eight hours of non-stop music from Bay Area artists who are pushing the boundaries in their [...]

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    Sun Araw, Matthewdavid, more play Oakland's Peralta Palace this Saturday

Sun Araw, Matthewdavid, more play Oakland's Peralta Palace this Saturday

There's a fairly big party going down this Saturday at Oakland's Peralta Palace. Pretty Blue Presents and Sick Sad World have joined forces and (wait for it...) formed "Voltron," [...]

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    Interview: Il Gato launches Kickstarter campaign for new record

Interview: Il Gato launches Kickstarter campaign for new record

Il Gato plans to record the follow-up to their debut studio album, All these Slippery Things, at Tiny Telephone in May and June, with the hopes that they can [...]

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    Friday: LCD Soundsystem's Pat Mahoney and Nancy Whang to DJ at Public Works

Friday: LCD Soundsystem's Pat Mahoney and Nancy Whang to DJ at Public Works

If you missed the chance to see ex-LCD Soundsystem members Pat Mahoney and Nancy Whang at Creators Project a couple of weekends ago, you have another opportunity Friday March [...]

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Video: Ceremony – "Adult"

There's menancing smoke and a housewife with a dark secret in the new video for "Adult" from Ceremony. Directed by BRV BLK BRD (Adrien Colon).

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    My favorite show of SXSW 2012: Dustin Wong – playing tonight at Hemlock!

My favorite show of SXSW 2012: Dustin Wong – playing tonight at Hemlock!

Every year, my favorite show from SXSW is a show I didn't plan on seeing. That's what's really magical about the annual clusterfuck/music festival in Austin, TX: There are [...]

By |March 20, 2012|1 Comment
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    Tonight: Dustin Wong (of Ponytail), Woodsman, Moonbell @ Hemlock Tavern

Tonight: Dustin Wong (of Ponytail), Woodsman, Moonbell @ Hemlock Tavern

We've been waiting all month for tonight's Dustin Wong (ex-Ponytail) show at the Hemlock with Woodsman (CO) and local opener, the dream-gazey Moonbell (9pm, $7). Dustin Wong released his [...]

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Emily Jane White – "Black Silk" / "The Cliff"

Emily Jane White's new album, Ode To Sentience, is scheduled for release here in the US on June 12th via Antenna Farm Records. Two new songs from the record [...]

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Girls playing at Bimbo's on April 11th

Here's a special treat for Girls fans: the band will be at Bimbo's - a super classy establishment if there ever was one - on April 11th, and tickets [...]

By |March 19, 2012|1 Comment
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    Das Racist, Main Attrakionz headline festival at 103 Harriet on 3/30/12

Das Racist, Main Attrakionz headline festival at 103 Harriet on 3/30/12

103 Harriet, Mgrthemogul, & Suicide have just announced a one day, star-studded rap festival on March 30 at the SOMA dance club 103 Harriet. Headliners include Brooklyn-based Das Racist [...]

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    Waterstrider release new live video from Berkeley's Cloyne Court (playing at Bottom of the Hill on 3/17/12)

Waterstrider release new live video from Berkeley's Cloyne Court (playing at Bottom of the Hill on 3/17/12)

Berkeley indie-pop/rock sextet Waterstrider have released a live video a new unnamed song being performed at UC Berkeley's Cloyne Court co-op, where the group met and formed. The video [...]

Video: Burnt Ones – "Meet the Golden One"

Here's a Rob Williamson-directed video for the A-side from Burnt Ones' "Meet The Golden One"/"Luv" 7", out now on Burger Records. The band's currently touring to Austin, where [...]

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