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    New Seventeen Evergreen album, 'Steady On, Scientist', comes with acid-washed trailer

New Seventeen Evergreen album, 'Steady On, Scientist', comes with acid-washed trailer

If Lars Von Trier were to have replaced Wagner's Tristan and Isolde with the sounds of electro-psych rock in his gorgeously ruminating, pre-apocalyptic Melancholia, and if Kiefer Sutherland's character [...]

By |April 10, 2012|Comments Off on New Seventeen Evergreen album, 'Steady On, Scientist', comes with acid-washed trailer
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    Video: Yalls – "Real Fantasy" (Terroreyes.tv session); free East Bay show on Wednesday

Video: Yalls – "Real Fantasy" (Terroreyes.tv session); free East Bay show on Wednesday

Once Sacramento, now Los Angeles-based video producer Terroreyes.tv gives Oakland electronic musician Yalls a strong party-vibe look with this session. Staged during a recent weekend trip to Los Angeles, [...]

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    Philip Glass remix album drops June 26, features Beck, Amon Tobin, Memory Tapes, more

Philip Glass remix album drops June 26, features Beck, Amon Tobin, Memory Tapes, more

Few people truly deserve the title "living legend" as much as modern composer Philip Glass. Though he prefers to be thought of as a composer of "music with repetitive [...]

By |April 9, 2012|1 Comment

Video: POW! – "Hangin' Out (At Home)"

POW!'s Byron Blum directed this video for his band, which was apparently made with "a camcorder we found at the goodwill for 5 bucks." The video was filmed [...]

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    Just announced: Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500 at the Hemlock Tavern

Just announced: Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500 at the Hemlock Tavern

During their brief four-year run, the much-adored Galaxie 500 pioneered a dynamic, Velvets-updating dream pop sound, traces of which can be heard in new bands over two decades later. [...]

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    The Ferocious Few to play free show for The Neighborhood (RSVP details here)

The Ferocious Few to play free show for The Neighborhood (RSVP details here)

On April 12th, San Francisco rock and roll trio the The Ferocious Few will deliver a special performance for TheNeighborhood.TV, presented by Audyssey and Noise Pop. Those who wish to attend can [...]

Bear in Heaven play The Independent on April 8

Now that Bear in Heaven's I Love You, It's Cool is out, you can finally decide for yourself if all the hype is warranted. And you can catch watch [...]

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Video: Gentleman Surfer – "Sweep Tactics"

Gentleman Surfer is the brainchild of Jon Bafus (ex-Sholi), who writes, arranges, and performs all of the project's songs. In November 2011, he released Bountiful Ore, a 12-track collection [...]

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    Bowerbirds release 'The Clearing' — performing at The Independent on April 6th

Bowerbirds release 'The Clearing' — performing at The Independent on April 6th

Bowerbirds - "In the Yard"

Listening to a Bowerbirds record is like meandering through a forest: generally tranquil, and peppered by shadows -- but sometimes, somehow, the light manages to [...]

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K. Flay returns to the Bay Area for Popscene on 4/5/12

K. Flay will return to the Bay Area (she left us for Brooklyn last year) to perform at Popscene at the Rickshaw Stop on April 5th with usual DJ [...]

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Odd Future return to play The Warfield April 9

Perhaps you've seen their new music video for "Rella" where the entire LA rap collective terrorizes a suburban neighborhood — slapping women and busting through walls while head-honcho Tyler, [...]

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    New Foxtails Brigade video shot by Pomplamoose, catch them with Emily Jane White

New Foxtails Brigade video shot by Pomplamoose, catch them with Emily Jane White

Foxtails Brigade have released a new video shot by Jack Conte of YouTube darlings Pomplamoose. It's apparently the first of four videos that they plan to do together. The [...]

By |March 30, 2012|1 Comment