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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 [...]

By |March 20, 2012|Comments Off on Emily Jane White – "Black Silk" / "The Cliff"

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 [...]

By |March 15, 2012|Comments Off on Das Racist, Main Attrakionz headline festival at 103 Harriet on 3/30/12
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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 [...]

By |March 14, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Burnt Ones – "Meet the Golden One"
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    Video Premiere: Cyclops – “Cyclops Island” (members of Midnite Snaxxx/The Chemicals)

Video Premiere: Cyclops – “Cyclops Island” (members of Midnite Snaxxx/The Chemicals)

Cyclops is Tina Lucchesi from Midnite Snaxxx and The Bobbyteens, and Jonny Cat from The Chemicals and also the Portland punk label Jonny Cat Records, among others -- listing [...]

By |March 13, 2012|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Cyclops – “Cyclops Island” (members of Midnite Snaxxx/The Chemicals)
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    Memoryhouse and Sister Crayon: free show Wednesday at SF State

Memoryhouse and Sister Crayon: free show Wednesday at SF State

If you don't catch Memoryhouse and Sister Crayon tonight at the Rickshaw Stop, you can see them for free in an early evening show on Wednesday at San Francisco [...]

By |March 13, 2012|Comments Off on Memoryhouse and Sister Crayon: free show Wednesday at SF State
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    Get excited for The Raincoats and Grass Widow this Wednesday (3/14/12) @ Great American Music Hall

Get excited for The Raincoats and Grass Widow this Wednesday (3/14/12) @ Great American Music Hall

It could not be more appropriate that Grass Widow, with their jangly, disjointed pop and siren-like harmonies, would tour with London legends The Raincoats, who combine the whimsy of [...]

By |March 12, 2012|Comments Off on Get excited for The Raincoats and Grass Widow this Wednesday (3/14/12) @ Great American Music Hall
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    Thee Oh Sees added to Burger Boogaloo on Saturday, March 24th

Thee Oh Sees added to Burger Boogaloo on Saturday, March 24th

Here’s a time for the objective case of thou: it's been announced that Thee Oh Sees, San Francisco’s favorite incendiary garage band fronted by the inimitable John Dwyer, will [...]

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Beats Antique headlines The Fox Theater on 3/30/12

The ascent in just five years of Oakland tribal-electro trio Beats Antique is one to be applauded. Comprised of David Satori, Tommy Cappel and world-renowned belly dancer Zoe Jakes [...]

By |March 9, 2012|Comments Off on Beats Antique headlines The Fox Theater on 3/30/12