Video: Dodos – “Companion”

The Dodos have made inroads into art film noir music videos with tracks from No Color so far. Recalling the video for "Dark Night", which depicted the band in [...]

Backseat Beat Episode 11: The SHE’S, part 2

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our ‘83 [...]

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Video: The Tambo Rays – “Draggin Our Bones”

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Newcomers the Tambo Rays have started things off with a bang. This video for "Draggin Our Bones" is an [...]

Wiretap Music presents Love Inks, Here Come the Saviours, Spiro Agnew at the Hemlock 5/21/11

This Saturday, May 21st, Wiretap Music presents two local bands and one band from Austin at the Hemlock (9:30 pm, $7, 21+). Spiro Agnew (album release, You've Been Set [...]

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Video: tUnE-yArDs – “You Yes You” on Yours Truly

Watch as tUnE-yArDs visit with the Yours Truly folks, performing "You Yes You" at New, Improved Recording's Oakland studio. Merrill Gaubus reveals how she came up with w h [...]

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Videos: of Montreal at The Fillmore, 5/13/11

Thanks to Josiah Skallerup, who recently dropped us a note about some videos he shot from of Montreal's performance at The Fillmore on Friday night. Above, the band [...]

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Backseat Beat Episode 11: The SHE’S, part 1

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our ‘83 [...]

Xray Eyeballs pays a visit, shows tonight in Oakland and Wednesday at the Hemlock

O.J. San Felipe of Brooklyn's Golden Triangle, also a former Bay Area guy, is touring for the release of his newest LP with his latest ensemble Xray Eyeballs. Not [...]

By |May 16, 2011|Comments Off on Xray Eyeballs pays a visit, shows tonight in Oakland and Wednesday at the Hemlock
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    Recommended, 5/16-22: City Center, Weekend, SS10, King Lollipop

Recommended, 5/16-22: City Center, Weekend, SS10, King Lollipop

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 [...]

Videos: Donovan Quinn performs solo, with Six Organs of Admittance’s Ben Chasny

Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month - "Mom's House"

Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month's post-Velvets psych-pop was one of the highlights of last week's Dark Nights show, and it [...]

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Saturday: free-form radio festival Operation: Restore Maximum Freedom XI with R. Stevie Moore, Kites Sail High, more

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Here's one final reminder regarding the abundance of music to take over rural Northern California this Saturday, May 14 from 2-10pm for Operation: Restore Maximum Freedom XI, the annual [...]

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Local video roundup: Thee Oh Sees, The Soft Moon, Sonny & the Sunsets, Hunx & His Punx, Sonny Pete

Over the past week or so, music videos from a number of local bands sprouted from different soil, including two premieres on Pitchfork TV -- the above video for [...]

By |May 10, 2011|Comments Off on Local video roundup: Thee Oh Sees, The Soft Moon, Sonny & the Sunsets, Hunx & His Punx, Sonny Pete