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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Total Trash 2013 with The Sonics coming 10/31-11/3/13!!

You can take Coachella and stuff it. I've been itching to hear some news on Total Trash 5. Word is out. Dates are set. Brace [...]

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Chasms shares new video for "Not in this Dimension”

San Francisco duo Chasms (Jess Labrador and Sky Madden) have shared the official music video for “Not in this Dimension”, another highlight from their Riser EP (following the title [...]

By |September 18, 2013|Comments Off on Chasms shares new video for "Not in this Dimension”

Video Premiere: Mammoth Life – "Making Moves"

Dreamy pop outfit Mammoth Life moved from Kansas to San Francisco in November 2011, a move partially inspired by fellow Kansans Mates of State who made a similar move [...]

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    The Bold Italic returns with Haberdash version 3.0 at Great American (win tickets!)

The Bold Italic returns with Haberdash version 3.0 at Great American (win tickets!)

The Haberdash, The Bold Italic's celebration of men's fashion in the City by the Bay, is back for its third installment next Tuesday night, September 24 at Great American [...]

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    Interview: Anastasia Dimou of Cruel Black Dove relocates to Austin, reemerges with Feathers

Interview: Anastasia Dimou of Cruel Black Dove relocates to Austin, reemerges with Feathers

Two years after leaving New York City – her home town – to settle in Austin, there are still aspects of her new environment that Anastasia Dimou refuses to [...]

By |September 16, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Anastasia Dimou of Cruel Black Dove relocates to Austin, reemerges with Feathers

Video: The Parmesans – "JuJaJe"

The Parmesans just released a video for the track "JuJaJe", off their Wolf Eggs LP, and in typical Parmesans fashion, it's a good time. Mandolin player Brendan Welch told [...]

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