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

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

(Photo: Skeleton Key Photography)

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

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 [...]

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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, [...]

Watch Yalls’ new video for “Like a Fool”

Phono del Sol performer Yalls, aka Dan Casey, has let his furry flag fly for the first visuals supporting his United LP with the video for "Like a Fool". [...]

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Video: Wicked Man – “Selfish Indeed”

Little to nada is known about Berkeley's Wicked Man, a self-described "folkie funkie indie junkie" trio who have had a page on Facebook for less than three months. What [...]

Phono del Sol: Watch The Tambo Rays’ Sofar live session

The Tambo Rays – whom you can see perform at Phono del Sol Music Festival on July 12 in San Francisco – recorded a live session when London's Sofar [...]

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The Big Rock Show with Bent Knee, A Yawn Worth Yelling

The Art Boutiki's Big Rock Show series is often heavy on the local talent, but this month they'll be playing host to some touring East Coasters--Boston art outfit Bent [...]

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Video: Joel Gion – “YES”

Joel Gion, tambourine star of the Brian Jonestown Massacre and also leader of the under-appreciated Dilettantes, just announced his upcoming LP, Apple Bonkers. The album comes out on August [...]

By |June 27, 2014|Comments Off on Video: Joel Gion – “YES”
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    Conspiracy of Venus play “season finale” show, announce Indiegogo campaign

Conspiracy of Venus play “season finale” show, announce Indiegogo campaign

The all-women a cappella vocal ensemble known as Conspiracy of Venus have been singing their hearts out in the Bay Area since 2007. This Saturday at the Make-Out Room, [...]

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    Video: The Creak – “Seafoam Black (The Flame is Gone)”

Video: The Creak – “Seafoam Black (The Flame is Gone)”

Self-described "Indie/bluegrass/TropicalCalifornia666 band from San Francisco" The Creak just released a video to accompany their single for "Seafoam Black (The Flame is Gone)". The band tells me the Natalie [...]

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