Giveaway: Bleeding Rainbow @ Rickshaw Stop, 9/10/13

If you didn't see Philly-based Bleeding Rainbow the last time they rolled through town with their new four-person lineup, then you definitely missed out. Luckily the band is coming [...]

By |September 5, 2013|Comments Off on Giveaway: Bleeding Rainbow @ Rickshaw Stop, 9/10/13
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    Wooden Shjips announces new LP 'Back to Land' out 11/12/13 on Thrill Jockey

Wooden Shjips announces new LP 'Back to Land' out 11/12/13 on Thrill Jockey

Today Wooden Shjips announced that Back to Land will be the follow-up LP from their last fantastic effort, 2011's West. Their sixth album will be released on Thrill Jockey [...]

By |September 4, 2013|Comments Off on Wooden Shjips announces new LP 'Back to Land' out 11/12/13 on Thrill Jockey
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    Fall at The Fillmore starts tonight with Superchunk & Mikal Cronin; The Bay Bridged giving away tickets to 8 shows!

Fall at The Fillmore starts tonight with Superchunk & Mikal Cronin; The Bay Bridged giving away tickets to 8 shows!

San Francisco's The Fillmore is bringing back its annual Fall at The Fillmore series for 2013, and things will kick off tonight with sets from Superchunk and the City's [...]

By |September 3, 2013|3 Comments
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Tim Hecker, Disappears, New Bums, Chelsea Wolfe)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Tim Hecker, Disappears, New Bums, Chelsea Wolfe)

Nicole: Tim Hecker strikes again with the first taste of his next album out in October, Virgins: "Virginal II." Coming down from the high that Majical Cloudz intoxicated me [...]

By |August 30, 2013|1 Comment

September 2 is Hiero Day in Oakland

Oakland's legendary Hieroglyphics Crew is throwing a massive, free, and all ages hip-hop festival on Labor Day known as Hiero Day, taking place at Linden Street Brewery in Oakland.

The [...]

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    Warm Soda is back home with a second pressing of 'Someone For You' (win tix to their Chapel show!)

Warm Soda is back home with a second pressing of 'Someone For You' (win tix to their Chapel show!)

On the heels of a European tour, the four guys of Warm Soda are back in the Bay Area and they've brought home some treats for us. Last week, the band [...]

By |August 29, 2013|Comments Off on Warm Soda is back home with a second pressing of 'Someone For You' (win tix to their Chapel show!)
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    Win tix to see Guards, Dan Casey, and Dante Elephante tonight!

Win tix to see Guards, Dan Casey, and Dante Elephante tonight!

No plans tonight? Here’s a last minute ticket giveaway! Tonight, Willcall is taking over the Rickshaw Stop, and bringing with them Dante Elephante, Dan Casey, and Guards.

This show is [...]

By |August 28, 2013|Comments Off on Win tix to see Guards, Dan Casey, and Dante Elephante tonight!

Giveaway: The Breeders @ The Fillmore, 8/28/13

Alt-rock heroes The Breeders are in the middle of a lengthy world tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of their seminal album Last Splash, swinging through SF today and tomorrow [...]

By |August 27, 2013|1 Comment
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    Interview: Myron & E bring 'Broadway' to Stones Throw Soul Tour

Interview: Myron & E bring 'Broadway' to Stones Throw Soul Tour

Since we first told you about soul duo Myron & E back in May, they've been busy. They released their outstanding debut LP Broadway on Stones Throw, dropped a [...]

By |August 26, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Myron & E bring 'Broadway' to Stones Throw Soul Tour

Washed Out to perform at popscene's 17th anniversary party

Congrats to popscene for celebrating 17 years of consistently well-curated parties, but congrats as well to you, if you've been longing for a chance to see Washed Out and [...]

By |August 26, 2013|Comments Off on Washed Out to perform at popscene's 17th anniversary party
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    Video: The Lone Bellow – "You Never Need Nobody" (Live at Outside Lands 2013)

Video: The Lone Bellow – "You Never Need Nobody" (Live at Outside Lands 2013)

Our writer Roman Gokhman suggested that The Lone Bellow might have been the best folk band at Outside Lands this year -- high praise considering he also saw folks [...]

By |August 23, 2013|Comments Off on Video: The Lone Bellow – "You Never Need Nobody" (Live at Outside Lands 2013)

Video Premiere & Interview: Bill Baird – "Lost at Sea"

Bill Baird, whom we introduced you to shortly before the release of his double LP Spring Break of the Soul, is one of the more fascinating characters in the [...]

By |August 22, 2013|Comments Off on Video Premiere & Interview: Bill Baird – "Lost at Sea"