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    The Octopus Rolls Again! Dyllan Hersey, Kyle Craft, Julie Moon, Ghost Lore this Friday, 9/27/13

The Octopus Rolls Again! Dyllan Hersey, Kyle Craft, Julie Moon, Ghost Lore this Friday, 9/27/13

Sometimes things happen in mysterious ways. We like to believe everything is cause and effect but we know that is not always the case. Maybe you are [...]

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Win tickets to Sioux City Kid's album release party

SF's Sioux City Kid just released Minutes, Miles, Troubles and Trials, and the Americana band is celebrating with a hometown show this Friday night at the Great American Music [...]

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    Friday: Ghost & the City slims down to a quartet to celebrate new EP

Friday: Ghost & the City slims down to a quartet to celebrate new EP

Oakland's Ghost and the City usually perform as a 10-piece big-band, but for this special event they will be a unique Ghost (tet) or quartet as they celebrate the [...]

By |September 25, 2013|Comments Off on Friday: Ghost & the City slims down to a quartet to celebrate new EP

We're giving away three pairs of tickets to see Zola Jesus!

Zola Jesus's Versions offers stripped-down takes on her songs, with the singer's powerful voice accompanied by a string quartet and far fewer electronics than one might otherwise expect. It's [...]

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    Interview: Noah and the Whale applies newfound togetherness to 'Heart of Nowhere' (win tickets!)

Interview: Noah and the Whale applies newfound togetherness to 'Heart of Nowhere' (win tickets!)

Londoner Charlie Fink, lead vocalist and guitarist of pop folk revival band Noah and the Whale, still sends his brother, Doug, his demos. Doug Fink, the band’s original drummer, [...]

By |September 25, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Noah and the Whale applies newfound togetherness to 'Heart of Nowhere' (win tickets!)

Who to See at C2SV

Are you ready, South Bay? Thursday marks the kickoff of C2SV, San Jose’s first real music festival in recent memory. Hosting over 70 acts across 12 venues in the [...]

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    Review & Videos: Bastille, Nightmare and the Cat, Little Daylight @ Great American Music Hall, 9/19/13

Review & Videos: Bastille, Nightmare and the Cat, Little Daylight @ Great American Music Hall, 9/19/13

For their first show of their previous tour in the U.S., England’s much hyped Bastille arrived in San Francisco with vocalist-band leader Dan Smith suffering with the flu. An [...]

By |September 24, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Videos: Bastille, Nightmare and the Cat, Little Daylight @ Great American Music Hall, 9/19/13

Ticket Giveaway: Mount Kimbie Returns to SF

Mount Kimbie’s upcoming show at DNA Lounge on Wednesday isn’t just for those who missed their series of sold-out performances earlier this year, but even if you did, you’re [...]

By |September 24, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Mount Kimbie Returns to SF
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (múm, Johnny Flynn, No Tongue, Diarrhea Planet, & more)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (múm, Johnny Flynn, No Tongue, Diarrhea Planet, & more)

Ben: The new múm album, Smilewound, has a lot to offer fans of electroacoustic indie pop, but there's something about "The Colorful Stabwound" that has me listening to it [...]

By |September 20, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (múm, Johnny Flynn, No Tongue, Diarrhea Planet, & more)
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    Monday: Sir Hether Fortune presents Azar Swan, Delphic Oracle, REDREDRED, Opulence at The Knockout

Monday: Sir Hether Fortune presents Azar Swan, Delphic Oracle, REDREDRED, Opulence at The Knockout

This Monday, Hether Fortune (the fearless leader of Wax Idols) will present a fresh and unique breed of gothic dance party vibes to The Knockout with live performances from [...]

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    Wreck and Reference tours Northern California with Planning For Burial

Wreck and Reference tours Northern California with Planning For Burial

Sacramento/LA duo Wreck and Reference are playing four Northern California shows to close out September, including a gig on Sunday 22 at Ouija Club in San Francisco with Oakland [...]

By |September 19, 2013|Comments Off on Wreck and Reference tours Northern California with Planning For Burial
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    Saturday: Oakland Music Festival brings together The Coup, Dam-Funk and many more

Saturday: Oakland Music Festival brings together The Coup, Dam-Funk and many more

This Saturday, September 21, over twenty bands will be heading to Oakland's Uptown District for the first annual Oakland Music Festival 2013. It's a wide ranging mix of artists, [...]

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