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 [...]

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New Young Prisms video: “Floating in Blue”

If Kafka’s Metamorphosis had multiple characters morphing into other neon-colored people - rather than one man turning into a beetle - to the tune of San Francisco shoegaze, the [...]

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Ferocious Few have car stolen, prepare for SXSW

San Francisco rockers Ferocious Few have weathered quite a few storms in their days playing all over the city, but this one's especially bad: On Feb 25th, someone stole [...]

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    Interview: Carletta Sue Kay discusses contributing to new album by The Magnetic Fields!

Interview: Carletta Sue Kay discusses contributing to new album by The Magnetic Fields!

When Carletta Sue Kay was first emerging on the Bay Area scene back in 2007, the SF Bay Guardian described the music as "lilting, Emmylou Harris–meets–Magnetic Fields tunes." Turns [...]

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    Video: Wallpaper. on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 3/23/12 show at Rickshaw Stop

Video: Wallpaper. on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 3/23/12 show at Rickshaw Stop

Bay Area party-R&B group Wallpaper. (led by Eric Frederic) made their live television debut last week, performing the trashy, 80s influenced new track "Best Song Everr." The song is [...]

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Video: Part Time – "I Won't Be Your Little Secret"

Rad things now and ahead for Part Time: a new video (above), the Saturday Night tape is out now on Burger Records, and David Speck's going to be touring [...]

Neon Indian, Lemonade to play The Fillmore 4/24/2012

When the cringe-inducing term "chillwave" surfaced a few years back, it was cast upon such electro-pop talents as Washed Out, Toro y Moi, and Neon Indian. While these musicians [...]

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    Crocodiles, Terry Malts, and Bleeding Rainbow play Rickshaw Stop Friday, 3/9/12

Crocodiles, Terry Malts, and Bleeding Rainbow play Rickshaw Stop Friday, 3/9/12

Crocodiles – "Sunday (Psychic Conversation #9)"

San Diego’s noisy and glammy five-piece Crocodiles have announced the release of their third album Endless Flowers on June 5 via Frenchkiss Records. The [...]

By |March 6, 2012|Comments Off on Crocodiles, Terry Malts, and Bleeding Rainbow play Rickshaw Stop Friday, 3/9/12

Video: Hunx – "Private Room"

Behold: the latest Hunx-minus-Punx video, also directed by Hannah Lew of Grass Widow and filmed at the historic Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo. Seth Bogart sings an ode [...]

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New Terry Malts video: “I Do”

Here’s the rollicking new video from SF post-punk outfit Terry Malts for “I Do,” a tune off of their awesome new record, Killing Time, which was released last week [...]

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    Korallreven to play The Independent 3/7/12 with Victoria Bergsman

Korallreven to play The Independent 3/7/12 with Victoria Bergsman

If you haven't yet, it's time to familiarize yourself with Swedish electro duo Korallreven, comprised of Marcus Joons and Daniel Tjader (The Radio Dept). Their debut album, An Album [...]

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    La Sera, Cold Showers, and Swiftumz play Rickshaw Stop on Wednesday, 3/7/12

La Sera, Cold Showers, and Swiftumz play Rickshaw Stop on Wednesday, 3/7/12

One-third of the Vivian Girls, Katy Goodman will headline a show at the Rickshaw Stop Wednesday night as La Sera, supported by L.A.’s Cold Showers and San Francisco’s loveable [...]

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