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    Painted Palms plays Slim’s Closed Doors Concert Series, Noise Pop tonight

Painted Palms plays Slim’s Closed Doors Concert Series, Noise Pop tonight

If you read this site even only once in a while, chances are you've already heard the benevolent, sun-bronzed psych-pop duo Painted Palms. They are, after all, San Franciscans [...]

By |February 28, 2014|Comments Off on Painted Palms plays Slim’s Closed Doors Concert Series, Noise Pop tonight

Video Premiere: Field Medic – “Wooden Chest”

Kevin Sullivan is the frontman for Rin Tin Tiger, but he also has a great thing going with his solo acoustic project, Field Medic. He released his debut Field [...]

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A 75th Birthday Tribute to John Fahey at the Chapel

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    Majical Cloudz releases “Love Soul” video ahead of Noise Pop show

Majical Cloudz releases “Love Soul” video ahead of Noise Pop show

After releasing one of the best albums of 2013, Montreal duo Majical Cloudz returns with its second post-album single, "Love Soul". The song is paired with a black-and-white, interactive [...]

By |February 25, 2014|Comments Off on Majical Cloudz releases “Love Soul” video ahead of Noise Pop show

Exclusive: A documentary short about Makeunder

Back in October, we posted a teaser of a forthcoming documentary short from Nic Buron about the band Makeunder. Today, we're proud to premiere the full video.

In 2012, Oakland's [...]

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    Noise Pop 2014: Courtney Barnett playing sold out show at Rickshaw Stop

Noise Pop 2014: Courtney Barnett playing sold out show at Rickshaw Stop

As the maddening goodness of Noise Pop 2014 rolls in, and shows sell out left and right, it's no surprise that tonight's Courtney Barnett show at Rickshaw Stop is [...]

By |February 24, 2014|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2014: Courtney Barnett playing sold out show at Rickshaw Stop
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    Premiere: Watch Andrew St. James’ video for “A Prayer for East Oakland”

Premiere: Watch Andrew St. James’ video for “A Prayer for East Oakland”

San Francisco's Andrew St. James released his debut LP Doldrums last year, and the singer-songwriter's powerful brand of alt-folk was present on the record from start-to-finish. With track [...]

By |February 24, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Watch Andrew St. James’ video for “A Prayer for East Oakland”

Giveaway: The Casket Girls @ Bottom of the Hill

Savannah, Georgia three-piece The Casket Girls is a project of Black Moth Super Rainbow's Ryan Graveface, and the band certainly bears traces of his psyched-out signature sound. Throw in [...]

By |February 21, 2014|Comments Off on Giveaway: The Casket Girls @ Bottom of the Hill

DRMS releases ‘American 707’ Film and soundtrack

Photo: Ginger Fierstien

I'm a big fan of musicians that take their art into other realms beyond a basic music video. Oakland's DRMS did just that with their release of [...]

By |February 21, 2014|Comments Off on DRMS releases ‘American 707’ Film and soundtrack

Happy Diving announce music video for “Never Been”

Happy Diving have released quite the EP early on this year: a small collection of four tracks, the self-titled release is a series of power-pop ditties underneath a layer [...]

By |February 18, 2014|Comments Off on Happy Diving announce music video for “Never Been”

Psych rockers Radio Moscow to play DNA Lounge

Psych trio Radio Moscow has just announced the release of their fourth studio album, Magical Dirt this May via Naturalsound Records. Coming a long way since their 2007 Dan Auerbach-produced self-titled debut, Radio Moscow's [...]

By |February 18, 2014|Comments Off on Psych rockers Radio Moscow to play DNA Lounge
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    Video Premiere: Bonnie & the Bang Bang — “Medicine Man”

Video Premiere: Bonnie & the Bang Bang — “Medicine Man”

Bonnie & the BANG BANG is the kind of outfit that bridges music scenes here in San Francisco. If you haven't heard the band's debut LP The Dark Dream, which [...]

By |February 17, 2014|1 Comment