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    Giveaway: Colin Stetson (of Bon Iver) brings his saxophone to The Chapel

Giveaway: Colin Stetson (of Bon Iver) brings his saxophone to The Chapel

Avant-garde saxophonist Colin Stetson (of Bon Iver) - whose wild sounds rely on circular breathing, not looping or other gadgetry - just released New History Warfare Vol. 3: To [...]

By |June 25, 2013|Comments Off on Giveaway: Colin Stetson (of Bon Iver) brings his saxophone to The Chapel
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    Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Henry Miller Library in August, tickets on sale today!

Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Henry Miller Library in August, tickets on sale today!

Creators Project SF 2012: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, photo by Nicole L. Browner

(((FolkYEAH!))) has booked the Yeah Yeah Yeahs at the Henry Miller Library on August 17th. This show is [...]

Video: Bleached – "Dead In Your Head"

Directed by Lowlands & Sean Lee, here's a colorful new video for "Dead In Your Head," off Bleached's terrific first LP, Ride Your Heart.

Bleached will be performing at our [...]

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    Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (The Mallard, Fossor House, Golden Void, and more)

Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (The Mallard, Fossor House, Golden Void, and more)

Editors’ Picks is a new feature collecting music that we’ve been enjoying recently.

Ben: Hearing these new songs by The Mallard leak out one at a time, and knowing that [...]

By |June 21, 2013|Comments Off on Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (The Mallard, Fossor House, Golden Void, and more)
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: The 8th Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest on July 4th

The Bay Bridged Presents: The 8th Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest on July 4th

Whether your idea of a quality Independence Day is running amok with sparklers and M-80s around the Mission, or watching the bigtime show from Bernal Hill -- you can [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Yassou Benedict EP release show at Bottom of the Hill

Ticket Giveaway: Yassou Benedict EP release show at Bottom of the Hill

San Francisco by way of Hudson, New York quartet Yassou Benedict are releasing their debut EP In Fits In Starts on July 2, and they're celebrating this Saturday, June [...]

By |June 21, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Yassou Benedict EP release show at Bottom of the Hill
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    Ticket Giveaway: Battlehooch @ Slim's (watch video for "I'm Exploding")

Ticket Giveaway: Battlehooch @ Slim's (watch video for "I'm Exploding")

San Francisco denizens Battlehooch have had an eventful 2013 so far, dropping their new record Hot Lungs back in February, getting featured in a USA Today article about Bandpage's [...]

By |June 20, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Battlehooch @ Slim's (watch video for "I'm Exploding")
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    Antwon releases collaborations with Nature Boys and Kerry McCoy of Deafheaven

Antwon releases collaborations with Nature Boys and Kerry McCoy of Deafheaven

San Jose's Antwon has no doubt had a hell of a year, leading to a major festival appearances at FYF Fest in LA, Musicfest NW in Portland, and the [...]

By |June 19, 2013|Comments Off on Antwon releases collaborations with Nature Boys and Kerry McCoy of Deafheaven
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    Ticket Giveaway: Anya and the Get Down, Jonny Craig @ Great American 6/20/13

Ticket Giveaway: Anya and the Get Down, Jonny Craig @ Great American 6/20/13

You may read that Anya Kvitka is based in "The San Francisco Bay Area" but we'll give it to you straight: she's from San Jose (it's OK, there's no [...]

By |June 19, 2013|1 Comment
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    Bicycle Music Festival taking the show on the road–literally

Bicycle Music Festival taking the show on the road–literally

I don't know about you, but stuff like this is exactly why I live in San Francisco: This Saturday, June 22 is the Bicycle Music Festival, a 100 percent [...]

By |June 19, 2013|3 Comments

Video: Sugar Candy Mountain – "Soak Up The City"

Sugar Candy Mountain just released a video for "Soak Up The City" off their forthcoming Saudade Love LP. The track was written by frontman Will Halsey and local favorite [...]

By |June 18, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Sugar Candy Mountain – "Soak Up The City"

Giveaway: LA's Hands @ Brick & Mortar

No less an arbiter of good musical taste than Time says LA quartet Hands is one of the 11 bands that you don't know (but should). Better get on [...]

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