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

The Lovemakers: new album out now on iTunes, play The Independent Friday

When I heard about The Lovemakers' second full-length album, its title, and the band's turbulent history of personal and record label relationships, the opening monologue of High Fidelity immediately [...]

By |September 9, 2009|Comments Off on The Lovemakers: new album out now on iTunes, play The Independent Friday

First Friday @ Uptown: Wallpaper, Battlehooch, free!

Show up early and you'll be rewarded -- with $2 PBRs between 6 and 9pm. This Friday, The Uptown in Oakland is throwing "First Friday" with live music [...]

By |September 2, 2009|Comments Off on First Friday @ Uptown: Wallpaper, Battlehooch, free!

The Hundred Days’ Knockout Residency

The Hundred Days - "Out Of Nowhere"

SF quartet The Hundred Days will be holding down The Knockout every Thursday in September. The band's got a little bit of [...]

By |August 31, 2009|2 Comments

Video: Regional Bias @ The Verdi Club

Regional Bias - By: Fenny Kuo

Although it happened about a month ago we wanted to thank everyone who helped make Regional Bias a huge success. For those of [...]

By |August 27, 2009|Comments Off on Video: Regional Bias @ The Verdi Club