Seatraffic releases new video, playing with GEMS on Friday

San Francisco drum and synth duo Seatraffic are back with a new music video for their latest single "Precious Stones". Seatraffic will perform with GEMS and Running In The [...]

By |July 24, 2014|Comments Off on Seatraffic releases new video, playing with GEMS on Friday

Be Calm Honcho captures their California vibe

San Francisco indie outfit Be Calm Honcho is captivating the hearts of listeners with the chilled-out, hip-swaying pop tunes of their debut LP, Honcho Dreams, which officially dropped on Crossbill Records [...]

By |July 22, 2014|Comments Off on Be Calm Honcho captures their California vibe

Father/Daughter announces Happy Diving – ‘Big World’

It’s more or less amusing that many of the members of the East Bay’s Happy Diving have yet to reach the legal drinking age. Even more so is the [...]

By |July 21, 2014|Comments Off on Father/Daughter announces Happy Diving – ‘Big World’

Yung Lean brings Sad Rap to The Independent

Grab your bucket hats and AriZona Iced Teas, Yung Lean is bringing his Sad Boys crew to San Francisco tomorrow. The young Swedish rapper-turned Internet sensation will perform a [...]

By |July 18, 2014|2 Comments

Dangermaker release music video for “The Light”

Local alternative rock band Dangermaker are back at it with a new video for their song, "The Light."

The video is a black-and-white silhouetted montage of images, featuring portraits of [...]

By |July 18, 2014|Comments Off on Dangermaker release music video for “The Light”

Video: DUCKWRTH – “TRAVEL”

I can't rave enough about Bay Area hip-hop - local hip-hop artists consistently push boundaries with their music and have an eye for the visual, as well. DUCKWRTH is [...]

By |July 17, 2014|Comments Off on Video: DUCKWRTH – “TRAVEL”
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    Magik Markers play Hemlock Saturday with CCR Headcleaner, Jackie O Motherfucker

Magik Markers play Hemlock Saturday with CCR Headcleaner, Jackie O Motherfucker

For those looking for a "rock show" that lends itself more toward raucous, primitive sounds, look no further: New England's Magik Markers is coming to town with local scuzz [...]

By |July 16, 2014|Comments Off on Magik Markers play Hemlock Saturday with CCR Headcleaner, Jackie O Motherfucker
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    Premiere: Watch the video for Rin Tin Tiger’s “Bloodstains”

Premiere: Watch the video for Rin Tin Tiger’s “Bloodstains”

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San Francisco's Rin Tin Tiger headlines this Sunday's Music Video Race premiere show at The Independent (they're one of the 15 participating bands), and the alt-folk [...]

By |July 15, 2014|1 Comment

Christopher Owens announces new album ‘A New Testament’

A year and a half after former Girls frontman Christopher Owens released Lysandre, he's offering up another album. A New Testament, Owens' second solo effort, is due out September 30 via [...]

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    Premiere: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down return with new short on eve of Phono del Sol performance

Premiere: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down return with new short on eve of Phono del Sol performance

Phono del Sol Music Festival co-headliner Thao & The Get Down Stay Down is reviving the Shorts video series, returning with the project's seventh installment and first in nine [...]

By |July 9, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down return with new short on eve of Phono del Sol performance
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    Amen Dunes headlines Rickshaw Stop tonight in support of ‘Love’ LP

Amen Dunes headlines Rickshaw Stop tonight in support of ‘Love’ LP

Amen Dunes, the project of Damon McMahon, is touring in support of his latest Sacred Bones release, Love. Tonight, Amen Dunes will headline Rickshaw Stop with support from Axxa/Abraxas [...]

By |July 7, 2014|Comments Off on Amen Dunes headlines Rickshaw Stop tonight in support of ‘Love’ LP

Solwave premieres new video for “Devil In My Head”

Local indie rock sweethearts Solwave have come back from their Milk Bar residency with a new, never before seen video for their song, "Devil In My Head".

The Misfits looking, [...]