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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 [...]

By |June 21, 2013|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: The 8th Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest on July 4th
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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 [...]

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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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    Check out this rare gem: Primus on KZSU's Wednesday Night Live in 1989

Check out this rare gem: Primus on KZSU's Wednesday Night Live in 1989

Not so quietly operating out of KZSU's warren-like studio on Stanford's campus, Wednesday Night Live has consistently showcased the finest in local Bay Area music for the past 25 [...]

By |June 17, 2013|Comments Off on Check out this rare gem: Primus on KZSU's Wednesday Night Live in 1989
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Eleanor Friedberger, Magnetic Fields, GRMLN and more)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Eleanor Friedberger, Magnetic Fields, GRMLN and more)

Deafheaven (Photo: Randi Sumner)

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

Ben: I'm normally a "the weirder the better" kind of guy, but I'm really [...]

By |June 14, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Eleanor Friedberger, Magnetic Fields, GRMLN and more)

Warm Soda performs "Star Gazer" for Converse Rubber Tracks

Warm Soda is so hot right now! Seriously though, we've been posting a lot about these guys lately, but for good reason. So far this year, the band has [...]

By |June 14, 2013|Comments Off on Warm Soda performs "Star Gazer" for Converse Rubber Tracks

Ticket Giveaway: The Dandy Warhols at The Fillmore, 6/15/13

We're giving away a pair of tickets to see The Dandy Warhols play at the Fillmore on Saturday night. But wait. Before you disregard this as another giveaway for [...]

By |June 13, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: The Dandy Warhols at The Fillmore, 6/15/13