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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    Street Eaters fall backward in time with video for ‘Reverse’

Street Eaters fall backward in time with video for ‘Reverse’

Though local truewave punks Street Eaters may be gone for the better part of the summer on a tour to promote their latest full-length album, Blood::Muscles::Bones, that doesn't mean [...]

By |June 24, 2014|Comments Off on Street Eaters fall backward in time with video for ‘Reverse’

The Y Axes release “Neon Streets” video

The Y Axes have made a new video. It's silly.

A vehicle for their May release, Sunglasses and Solar Flares, the video stars the band members as teenage Republican vampires [...]

By |June 20, 2014|Comments Off on The Y Axes release “Neon Streets” video

Ty Segall announces new album ‘Manipulator’

We already know Ty Segall likes to stay busy. The former local has had his hand in more projects than you can count on one hand, but just in case that [...]

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    Jesus Sons and The Electric Magpie roll through Brick & Mortar

Jesus Sons and The Electric Magpie roll through Brick & Mortar

Jesus Sons are rolling through Brick & Mortar tomorrow night to soundtrack your full moon Friday the 13th with grimy riffs and gravely vocals. Weaving the experimental underground of 1960s [...]

By |June 12, 2014|Comments Off on Jesus Sons and The Electric Magpie roll through Brick & Mortar
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    Cold Beat drops video for “Mirror”, and bandleader Hannah Lew spearheads ‘San Francisco Is Doomed’ compilation

Cold Beat drops video for “Mirror”, and bandleader Hannah Lew spearheads ‘San Francisco Is Doomed’ compilation

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Last month, Cold Beat announced the release of their debut LP Over Me, out July 8 via singer/bassist Hannah Lew's Crime On The Moon imprint, and [...]

By |June 10, 2014|Comments Off on Cold Beat drops video for “Mirror”, and bandleader Hannah Lew spearheads ‘San Francisco Is Doomed’ compilation