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    Interview: Van Pierszalowski of WATERS discusses new sound, new album, SF residency

Interview: Van Pierszalowski of WATERS discusses new sound, new album, SF residency

Before WATERS takes over Monday nights at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall -- starting off with a Bay Bridged-presented show on February 3rd -- we asked Van Pierszalowski [...]

By |January 29, 2014|Comments Off on Interview: Van Pierszalowski of WATERS discusses new sound, new album, SF residency
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    Interview: Yuck's Max Bloom on becoming a frontman, recording 'Glow & Behold'

Interview: Yuck's Max Bloom on becoming a frontman, recording 'Glow & Behold'

"Dress smart casual, but don't wear too much aftershave." Max Bloom, guitarist of Yuck is giving me wardrobe advice ahead of the band's show at The Independent this Wednesday. [...]

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    Interview: UK's Drenge playing Bottom of the Hill this Friday

Interview: UK's Drenge playing Bottom of the Hill this Friday

When a politician resigns, the last thing you expect is for them to give a recommendation for their favorite live band of the moment. That's what happened to UK [...]

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Hip Hop 4 Change is taking it to the streets

Hip Hop 4 Change

Hip hop came from the streets of the Bronx and Harlem, and has arguably never lost its connection to the context in which it was born. [...]

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Video: POW! – "Hi-Tech Boom"

Hannah Lew directed this clip for "Hi-Tech Boom," the title track from POW!'s debut LP. The record's out now on Castle Face Records, and the band is performing tonight [...]

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    The Octopus Literary Salon returns with The New Tenants, Crosby Morgan and more!

The Octopus Literary Salon returns with The New Tenants, Crosby Morgan and more!

You haven't heard about The New Tenants yet; you will soon. Formerly known as The Opulent, Mandy & Yoshi are morphing into a fantastic new project. They [...]

By |January 21, 2014|Comments Off on The Octopus Literary Salon returns with The New Tenants, Crosby Morgan and more!

Jessy Lanza to headline an evening of electronic R&B

Jessy Lanza, the ethereal electro R&B specter behind Pull My Hair Back  (out last year via Hyperdub) will be haunting Amnesia this Saturday as the headliner of the 15th Pro [...]

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Interview: Wooden Shjips play the Chapel tonight

Since their formation in 2003, Wooden Shjips (intended j) have been a staple band in the local psychedelic scene. In November 2013, the band released their fifth album, Back to [...]

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    Interview: LA synth pop band Body Parts talks 'Fire Dream' LP before SF performance

Interview: LA synth pop band Body Parts talks 'Fire Dream' LP before SF performance

Dust off your dancing shoes, kids, Body Parts are coming to town. Body Parts was formed by singer, actor, guitarist, and synth player Ryder Bach in Los Angeles, California [...]

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    Win tickets to Magik*Magik Orchestra's birthday show with Geographer, The Dodos and more!

Win tickets to Magik*Magik Orchestra's birthday show with Geographer, The Dodos and more!

Depending on the guest list, birthday parties can be a hit or miss affair, but The Magik*Magik Orchestra has assembled quite the lineup of performers for its fifth birthday [...]

By |January 17, 2014|Comments Off on Win tickets to Magik*Magik Orchestra's birthday show with Geographer, The Dodos and more!
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    Treefort Music Festival adds Poliça, Perfect Pussy & many locals to lineup

Treefort Music Festival adds Poliça, Perfect Pussy & many locals to lineup

Festival announcements are firing left and right - from Governors Ball and Rain Fest, to Coachella last week. As bands route their paths across North America in order to [...]

By |January 17, 2014|Comments Off on Treefort Music Festival adds Poliça, Perfect Pussy & many locals to lineup
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: WATERS kicks off a Brick & Mortar residency!

The Bay Bridged Presents: WATERS kicks off a Brick & Mortar residency!

Van Pierszalowski's WATERS is emerging from the studio next month for a Monday night residency at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall. At every show, they'll be joined by [...]

By |January 16, 2014|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: WATERS kicks off a Brick & Mortar residency!