Get down with Nikki Lane this Friday

If the thought of modern country music summons imagery of rhinestoned cowboy hats and pageant-ready blowouts, there's a gal named Nikki Lane who's coming to change your mind. Along [...]

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Giveaway: Avid Dancer wants to see you dance

Avid Dancer is bringing all his moves to the Fox Theater this Friday, November 21, along with Cold War Kids and Waters. After growing up in a fundamentalist Christian household, he [...]

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    Astronauts, etc. performs “Sadie” in living room session

Astronauts, etc. performs “Sadie” in living room session

In a progressively compelling video series uncovering the East Bay music scene, Dreaded Savage Films and Oaktown Indie Mayhem have shared yet another intimate performance, this time from Oakland [...]

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Watch Les Sins’ gloriously CGI’d video for “Why”

Have you ever found yourself in an empty BART car and felt the urge to dance your butt off? Well, that's exactly what singer Nate Salman does in Les [...]

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MEGADOME Grand Finale!

If you haven't been to a show in the MEGADOME at Chabot Space & Science, time is running out. The monthly series has only 3 events left! Don't miss [...]

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Tiaras release new video for “Anyone & Everyone”

Standing on the edge of releasing their first LP, Tiaras are a motley crew of San Francisco musicians, with members from other noteworthy local bands (most now defunct). Ryan [...]

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Travis Hayes releases new music video for “Teen Haze”

Travis Hayes, the Bay Area singer-songwriter who has been treading through the national scene, is back on the radar with another release. This time, it’s a video for his [...]

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Video: WATERS – “I Feel Everything”

As I write this, WATERS is in the midst of a cross-country adventure, having just arrived in Spokane after a 30-hour drive from Indianapolis following their last of 15-plus [...]

By |November 11, 2014|1 Comment
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    Interview: Nils Frahm talks synthesizers, asshole celebrities, and the humor in serious experimental music

Interview: Nils Frahm talks synthesizers, asshole celebrities, and the humor in serious experimental music

Berlin-based experimental composer Nils Frahm will make a two-day stop in San Francisco on his latest tour at the Great American Music Hall on November 11-12. I spoke to Frahm [...]

By |November 7, 2014|1 Comment
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    Lila Rose releases provocative new single/video “Confessions”

Lila Rose releases provocative new single/video “Confessions”

It starts with a lone woman walking through a dark forest.  She spots a telephone growing out of a bush and starts singing into it.  Then we see the [...]

By |November 6, 2014|Comments Off on Lila Rose releases provocative new single/video “Confessions”
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    Buzzcocks drop album on 1-2-3-4 Go!, new video for “It’s Not You”

Buzzcocks drop album on 1-2-3-4 Go!, new video for “It’s Not You”

My first exposure to Buzzcocks – the English punk band that rose to prominence in the late-'70s before disbanding in 1981, only to reunite eight years later – was [...]

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A Million Billion Dying Suns is now WOVE

(Photo by David Wasjfelner / Edited by Floyd Hill)

We've been big fans of Nate Mercereau's project A Million Billion Dying Suns since he first shared his self-made kaleidoscope-inspired videos [...]

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