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    Watch 8th Grader’s video for “Sex Tongue” (and see him live at the 20th Street Block Party)

Watch 8th Grader’s video for “Sex Tongue” (and see him live at the 20th Street Block Party)

By now, you already know 8th Grader for his signature R&B sound – a fresh combination of decadent tenor vocals, pop-soul rhythms, and nods to legends like Prince and [...]

By |August 12, 2014|1 Comment
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    Sun Hop Fat & Whiskerman will make you groove at The Chapel this Friday

Sun Hop Fat & Whiskerman will make you groove at The Chapel this Friday

Oakland-based psychedelic folk rockers Whiskerman will be supporting acid-jazz/funk masters Sun Hop Fat this Friday at The Chapel. At first glance it may seem like an odd pairing: the [...]

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Portugal. The Man teams up with StubHub for charity concert

Alaska's finest, Portugal. The Man, will be teaming up with StubHub tomorrow night for a concert designed to benefit music programs in Bay Area schools through the Mr. Holland's [...]

By |August 11, 2014|Comments Off on Portugal. The Man teams up with StubHub for charity concert

Synth-punk songs about working out? Meet Diesel Dudes.

Stop me if you've heard this one before, but Oakland's Diesel Dudes craft hard, minimalist synth-punk songs about the joys of the gym. As confirmed by the video for [...]

By |August 8, 2014|1 Comment

Ticket Giveaway: Stop Making Sense at the Balboa Theater

We've got something a little different for this giveaway: a movie! I know that's not really what you come here for, but you still might want these. Why? Read [...]

By |August 6, 2014|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Stop Making Sense at the Balboa Theater
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    Tijuana Panthers release new video before show at the Independent with Fucked Up

Tijuana Panthers release new video before show at the Independent with Fucked Up

Tijuana Panthers just released their third record, Wayne Interest, earlier this summer on Innovative Leisure, and are set to head to the Bay later on this month (with a new video [...]

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Video: Street Eaters – “Empty Rooms”

Oakland-based "truewave" punk duo Street Eaters have a new video for the track "Empty Rooms" from their new album, BLOOD::MUSCLES::BONES, which was just released last month. Check out the [...]

By |August 5, 2014|Comments Off on Video: Street Eaters – “Empty Rooms”

Premiere: Watch Steel Cranes’ video for “Before Dawn”

Oakland duo Steel Cranes' debut LP Ouroboros was one of the Bay Area's heaviest records of 2013, and they followed that release with a lengthy fall US tour and [...]

By |August 5, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Watch Steel Cranes’ video for “Before Dawn”
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    Premiere: Mr. Kind releases video for “No Questions Asked”

Premiere: Mr. Kind releases video for “No Questions Asked”

Local band Mr. Kind nails it with their newest music video, "No Questions Asked." The band is revving up for the release of their new EP, Wide Awake | Open Hands, [...]

By |August 4, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Mr. Kind releases video for “No Questions Asked”
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    Video: Highlights from the 2014 Phono del Sol Music Festival!

Video: Highlights from the 2014 Phono del Sol Music Festival!

This year's Phono del Sol Music Festival brought thousands of people to Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco for a full day of great music, food, and fun. [...]

Alex G and Elvis Depressedly play Rickshaw Stop in August

Alex G and Elvis Depressedly will both be bringing their respective bevvies of lo-fi songs to the Rickshaw Stop on August 5.

Released this year on always-adored Brooklyn label, [...]

Spindrift heads to Milk Bar for a multimedia show

Los Angeles-based outfit Spindrift cinematized their Western-flavored psychedelic rock in a new film titled, Spindrift: Ghost of the West. Directed by Burke Roberts and completed with a soundtrack of both original material [...]

By |July 29, 2014|Comments Off on Spindrift heads to Milk Bar for a multimedia show