Friday: The Music Lovers’ final show

The Music Lovers - "Saturday"

The Music Lovers - "Masculine Feminine"

San Francisco's The Music Lovers are calling it a day this week, with a final, early evening concert at the [...]

By |October 13, 2009|4 Comments

A call to perform ‘In C’ @ Cafe Du Nord, Nov. 16

San Francisco's renaissance folk ensemble The Lickets propose an interesting opportunity for a few dozen musicians -- to perform Terry Riley's "In C" as a group on Nov. 16 [...]

By |October 9, 2009|Comments Off on A call to perform ‘In C’ @ Cafe Du Nord, Nov. 16

Why? returns with Mount Eerie, Au, Serengeti & Polyphonic

Why? - "This Blackest Purse"

Next Saturday night (9pm, $16), it's a toss-up between sticking around Treasure Island for MGMT, or catching an enticing line-up at the Great American Music [...]

By |October 9, 2009|Comments Off on Why? returns with Mount Eerie, Au, Serengeti & Polyphonic

Treasure Hunt Pirate Media Winners!

The 1st Annual Treasure Hunt was a huge success and ton of fun! We would like to thank all of the participants and the other organizers for helping [...]

By |October 7, 2009|Comments Off on Treasure Hunt Pirate Media Winners!

John Vanderslice @ Chasing the Moon 10.04.09

We are thrilled to showcase the latest episode of the Chasing the Moon podcast series in what will become a regular feature on the site. Based in San [...]

By |October 6, 2009|Comments Off on John Vanderslice @ Chasing the Moon 10.04.09

Media Monday: Loquat, Dodos, Port O’Brien, Why?, John Vanderslice

Collecting some of the various media released by Bay Area bands recently, there's good stuff here from some of the Bay's best:

Loquat have a brand new video for "Big [...]

By |September 28, 2009|Comments Off on Media Monday: Loquat, Dodos, Port O’Brien, Why?, John Vanderslice

Popscene Tonight: Fanfarlo (UK), Red Wire Black Wire (NY)

Fanfarlo - "Harold T. Wilkins"

Popscene tonight at 330 Ritch (10pm, $8/21+ and $10/18+) welcomes a couple of out-of-town bands with some serious buzz behind them. London-based indie poppers [...]

By |September 17, 2009|Comments Off on Popscene Tonight: Fanfarlo (UK), Red Wire Black Wire (NY)

Goh Nakamura, The Invisible Cities jet off on tour

Goh Nakamura Explains the "Follow Your Whim" Tour and plays "Embarcadero Blues"

After JetBlue announced that they'd be selling a $599 all-you-can-fly pass for the month of September, Goh Nakamura [...]

By |September 16, 2009|4 Comments

WHY?’s new manager, Blake Maxwell

WHY? is releasing a 10-part series of videos to promote their new album Eskimo Snow which will be released on September 22nd through Anticon in the U.S. and Tomlab [...]

By |September 16, 2009|Comments Off on WHY?’s new manager, Blake Maxwell

Faun Fables opens for Dirty Three this weekend

This weekend the mesmerizing instrumental trio Dirty Three visits from the Down Under to play Great American Music Hall with opener Faun Fables (Oakland). Singer-songwriter Dawn McCarthy embeds dark, [...]

By |September 16, 2009|Comments Off on Faun Fables opens for Dirty Three this weekend

The On Land Festival is this weekend

Please note: the flyer above is slightly incorrect, as the early show is on Saturday, not Sunday.

Tarentel - "Everybody Fucks With Somebody" (from Ghetto Beats On The Surface Of [...]

By |September 14, 2009|Comments Off on The On Land Festival is this weekend

Chris Garneau coming to Cafe Du Nord

Chris Garneau - "We Don't Try" (La Blogotheque session)

For a guy whose music has been featured in a bunch of TV shows, I'm a little shocked that Chris Garneau [...]

By |September 11, 2009|Comments Off on Chris Garneau coming to Cafe Du Nord