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    Video Premiere: One Hundred Percent hangs out at home in "Lowbar"

Video Premiere: One Hundred Percent hangs out at home in "Lowbar"

Every few years -- actually, probably even more frequently than that -- there seems to be a narrative arc about the return of "real 90s indie rock," despite no [...]

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Review: Savages, Duke Garwood at The Independent

Savages kicked off the first of two sold out shows at The Independent on Friday with opener Duke Garwood. Outside the venue, signs and security stressed a strict "no [...]

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Happy Fangs to debut new EP at Rickshaw Stop

San Francisco’s Happy Fangs have released a new EP, and they want you to party with them.

Out on October 1st, their self-titled EP will have its official debut at [...]

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Cass McCombs – "Brighter!" (feat. Karen Black)

< Photo: Pony Cassells Cass McCombs just shared a collaboration with the late Karen Black off his forthcoming double LP, Big Wheel and Others. On "Brighter!" McCombs doesn't sing at [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Phosphorescent and Indians coming to The Fillmore

Ticket Giveaway: Phosphorescent and Indians coming to The Fillmore

Matthew Houck, aka Phosphorescent

Both Phosphorescent and Indians continue to tour in support of albums released in early 2013, and the two acts are swinging through San Francisco on Saturday [...]

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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 [...]

By |September 26, 2013|Comments Off on The Octopus Rolls Again! Dyllan Hersey, Kyle Craft, Julie Moon, Ghost Lore this Friday, 9/27/13

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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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