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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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