Video: Pregnant – “Letter to a Friend” (with Raleigh Moncrief, Lou Breed, Javelin remixes)

Another track from Pregnant's Life Hard: I Try (Mush Records) has been re-expressed in video form, directed and edited by Sean Stout (Terroreyes.tv). "Letter to a Friend" has been [...]

By |September 22, 2011|Comments Off on Video: Pregnant – “Letter to a Friend” (with Raleigh Moncrief, Lou Breed, Javelin remixes)

Listen to the ‘I Can Feel The Heat’ 12″ from Magic Touch (Mi Ami’s Damon Palermo)

MAGIC TOUCH - SILK009 by Magic_Touch

Magic Touch is Mi Ami's Damon Palermo exploring club-ready disco-house sounds. Palermo's got a 12" out [...]

By |September 22, 2011|2 Comments

Watch performances by Birds & Batteries, Phantom Kicks at Rock Make 2011

At this year's Rock Make Street Festival, the bands absolutely killed it. Headlining the Deli Radio stage, local veterans Birds & Batteries have been a frequent player on our [...]

By |September 22, 2011|Comments Off on Watch performances by Birds & Batteries, Phantom Kicks at Rock Make 2011

Meditations on San Francisco: Barn Owl, Date Palms to perform at SF Zen Center

The San Francisco Zen Center isn't a place I'd normally expect to see a rock show, but the Center's upcoming "Meditations on San Francisco" event on October 8th (6pm, [...]

By |September 21, 2011|Comments Off on Meditations on San Francisco: Barn Owl, Date Palms to perform at SF Zen Center

Burnt Ones announce West Coast tour with Cosmonauts + two local shows this month

Burnt Ones are heading out on a West Coast tour with Cosmonauts, their SoCal-based Burger Records labelmates. This includes two upcoming local shows: September 22nd with the Younger Lovers [...]

By |September 20, 2011|Comments Off on Burnt Ones announce West Coast tour with Cosmonauts + two local shows this month

Wet Illustrated signs to True Panther, new video out now

SF's Wet Illustrated kicked off our Noise Pop Happy Hour earlier this year with a ridiculously fun set of from-the-garage art-pop. "Satellite Kids" comes from the band's upcoming [...]

By |September 19, 2011|Comments Off on Wet Illustrated signs to True Panther, new video out now
  • The Family Crest house show, 9/11/11
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    Family Crest plays 31 straight dates in September, with stopover in my living room, 9-11-11

Family Crest plays 31 straight dates in September, with stopover in my living room, 9-11-11

Editor's note: The above video features our very own Todd Wanerman interviewing the Family Crest during the band's recent intimate show in Todd's living room. Watch the video to [...]

By |September 16, 2011|Comments Off on Family Crest plays 31 straight dates in September, with stopover in my living room, 9-11-11

Gardens & Villa play free noon show Friday at UC Berkeley (and details on upcoming free Berkeley shows)

Santa Barbara's Gardens & Villa will be back at Bottom of the Hill next month, but the band's second stop on their US tour (which kicks off today) is [...]

By |September 15, 2011|Comments Off on Gardens & Villa play free noon show Friday at UC Berkeley (and details on upcoming free Berkeley shows)

Video: Appetite – “Warn Me Right”

Appetite "Warn Me, Right" (Official Music Video) from Aaadam Davies on Vimeo.

Introducing yet another single off of the summer's much-loved Scattered, Smothered, Covered LP from Sacramento's Appetite - "Warn [...]

By |September 14, 2011|Comments Off on Video: Appetite – “Warn Me Right”
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    Recommended, 9/12-9/18: Rock Make Street Festival, Teen Daze, Deerhoof at SFMOMA, Part Time/Pamela

Recommended, 9/12-9/18: Rock Make Street Festival, Teen Daze, Deerhoof at SFMOMA, Part Time/Pamela

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the [...]

By |September 12, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 9/12-9/18: Rock Make Street Festival, Teen Daze, Deerhoof at SFMOMA, Part Time/Pamela

Win a pair of tickets to see Fleet Foxes at the Greek Theatre on 9/10/11

Fleet Foxes are bringing their pastoral folk-rock to the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday, September 10th, and we've got a pair of tickets to give away. For a [...]

By |September 6, 2011|Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to see Fleet Foxes at the Greek Theatre on 9/10/11
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    Recommended, 9/6-9/11: Born Gold/Part Time, Mission Creek at McLaren Park, P.S. I Love You, Chromatics

Recommended, 9/6-9/11: Born Gold/Part Time, Mission Creek at McLaren Park, P.S. I Love You, Chromatics

Every week, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the [...]

By |September 6, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 9/6-9/11: Born Gold/Part Time, Mission Creek at McLaren Park, P.S. I Love You, Chromatics