Hear Suicide Dragons’ short songs at a final show tonight

Local punk/rock band Suicide Dragons have their final show tonight at The Stork Club (8pm, $5, 21+), with Speed Goat and Straight Ups. If you enjoy nervy songs [...]

By |March 30, 2011|Comments Off on Hear Suicide Dragons’ short songs at a final show tonight

Thursday Night: KUSF Benefit at Milk; KUSF in Exile streaming online

The SHE'S - "Surfer Boys"

If you are a little cynical, you might have expected the Save KUSF movement to start out with a lot of outrage that would gradually [...]

By |March 29, 2011|2 Comments

Song Premiere: Dreamdate – “Pyramids”; new album out now, release show 3/31/11

Dreamdate - "Pyramids"

We've long loved SF's Dreamdate, a trio with a knack for a winning jangle that's equal parts garage and indie pop. Melody Walk is the band's [...]

By |March 29, 2011|Comments Off on Song Premiere: Dreamdate – “Pyramids”; new album out now, release show 3/31/11

Friday 4/8: premiere of local film ‘Woven’ with live sets from Honeycomb, Ever Isles

A few months ago, the dark, captivating scenes starring Honeycomb's Emily Ritz, part of the upcoming Woven, put this short film by One Night Music's Elia Vargas on our [...]

By |March 28, 2011|Comments Off on Friday 4/8: premiere of local film ‘Woven’ with live sets from Honeycomb, Ever Isles

Recommended, 3/28-4/3: Hunx and his Punx, Salem/The Soft Moon, Lady Lazarus and more

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 |March 28, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 3/28-4/3: Hunx and his Punx, Salem/The Soft Moon, Lady Lazarus and more

Video: The Dodos – “Black Night”

Here's a black-and-white clip from The Dodos, who will be performing at The Fillmore on April 7th (9pm, $18.50). If you're looking for more Dodos videos, a full [...]

By |March 25, 2011|Comments Off on Video: The Dodos – “Black Night”

Video: Man/Miracle live at the Hemlock

This video is several high-rung steps above the slightly shaky, off-the-cuff smartphone concert videos that we've grown accustomed to seeing. Matthew Rome brought a whole crew to the Hemlock [...]

By |March 24, 2011|Comments Off on Video: Man/Miracle live at the Hemlock

Video: tUnE-yArDs – “Bizness”

Check out this colorful new video from tUnE-yArDs, from the upcoming album w h o k i l l, out 4/19 on 4AD.

tUnE-yArDs - “Bizness”

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Disposable Film Fest highlights the year’s best shorts; Pomplamoose hosts workshop on making music videos

Disposable Film Festival 2011 - Official Trailer from Disposable Film Festival on Vimeo.

Now in its fourth year, the Disposable Film Festival takes place this week, celebrating films made on [...]

By |March 22, 2011|Comments Off on Disposable Film Fest highlights the year’s best shorts; Pomplamoose hosts workshop on making music videos

Backseat Beat Episode 9: Social Studies, part 2

Backseat Beat Episode 9: Social Studies part 2 from Brad Robertson on Vimeo.

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with [...]

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KIT offers free remix album featuring remixes by Xiu Xiu, Stereo Total, and more

In anticipation of KIT's current European tour, the band invited a number of musicians to remix their song "Rain," from last year's album, Invocation. Names as diverse as [...]

By |March 21, 2011|2 Comments

Recommended, 3/21-3/27: Antonionian, Burger Boogaloo, Parson Red Heads, and more

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 |March 21, 2011|2 Comments