Preview: A documentary short featuring Makeunder

In 2012, Bay Area based musician Hamilton Ulmer released the EP 'Radiate Satellite' under the name Makeunder. Ulmer recorded the entire album in just five nights as he was alone cleaning [...]

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    Interview: Dublin's Little Green Cars postpones college to tour the world

Interview: Dublin's Little Green Cars postpones college to tour the world

They have yet to get stuck inside a giant stage prop – or be successful enough to own one – but Ireland’s Little Green Cars have definitely had their [...]

By |October 3, 2013|1 Comment

Want to see Youth Lagoon on Saturday?

Youth Lagoon's latest tour behind Wondrous Bughouse brings Trevor Powers to the Mezzanine this Saturday night, with Pure X supporting. Sound good? What if I told you we have [...]

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    What we love about Treasure Island's Sunday lineup: Haim, Real Estate, & more

What we love about Treasure Island's Sunday lineup: Haim, Real Estate, & more

Every year, Treasure Island Music Festival brings two days' worth of scenic music consumption to that island out in the Bay. The way the booking pans out, Saturday rounds [...]

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Watch Mikal Cronin's new video for "Peace of Mind"

Continuing to ride the wave of his sophomore solo effort (and Merge debut) MCII, local son Mikal Cronin dropped a new video for "Peace of Mind" just this morning. [...]

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100s – "Life of a Mack"

Nineteen (or 20) year old pimp-rap prodigy 100s has been on our radar for a while – after I saw his video for "1999", I guessed he had a [...]

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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 [...]

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