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    Tunes4Tubes: merging live music & the promotion of safer cycling in SF

Tunes4Tubes: merging live music & the promotion of safer cycling in SF

Get ready to grease your chain, strap on your helmet, and head to Rickshaw Stop on September 24 to rock out with your (bike) lock out.

If you live in [...]

By |September 12, 2013|1 Comment
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    Giveaway: Weekend, Disappears, and Wymond Miles coming to The Chapel

Giveaway: Weekend, Disappears, and Wymond Miles coming to The Chapel

Poster by Ryan Lucas Fleischer

Not to oversell things here, but I simply cannot see this Thursday's show at The Chapel being anything less than excellent, what with co-headliners Weekend [...]

By |September 11, 2013|Comments Off on Giveaway: Weekend, Disappears, and Wymond Miles coming to The Chapel

Video Premiere: The Wrong Words – "I Don't Have A Heart"

San Francisco's The Wrong Words are set to release their sophomore studio record Everything Is Free on September 17 via Chicago's Trouble In Mind Records, and today we are [...]

By |September 11, 2013|Comments Off on Video Premiere: The Wrong Words – "I Don't Have A Heart"
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    See Joshua Cook (formerly of The Soft White Sixties) and his band The Key of Now during their September residency

See Joshua Cook (formerly of The Soft White Sixties) and his band The Key of Now during their September residency

Former lead guitarist and back-up vocalist of The Soft White Sixties, Joshua Cook is a veteran of soul-infused rock and roll. He stripped his sound down but turned the blues [...]

By |September 10, 2013|Comments Off on See Joshua Cook (formerly of The Soft White Sixties) and his band The Key of Now during their September residency

Q&A and Videos: Catching up with ZZ Ward at The Fillmore

Oregonian singer-songwriter Zsuzsanna Ward will forgive you if you can’t pronounce her name correctly – it’s not “Suzanna,” but “Zhou-zhanna.”

“Yeah, I know,” Ward quipped, prior to her show at [...]

By |September 6, 2013|Comments Off on Q&A and Videos: Catching up with ZZ Ward at The Fillmore

Video: Opski Chan – "Stay Gold"

San Jose's Opski Chan has been putting in work for a long time, even if it took him a while to recognize his talent. "I've been rappin since '91, [...]

By |September 6, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Opski Chan – "Stay Gold"
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    Listen to the "Last Song" by Silian Rail and watch the farewell show in full

Listen to the "Last Song" by Silian Rail and watch the farewell show in full

Back in June, local post-rock duo Silian Rail played their final show at the Night Light in Oakland to a packed room of longtime supporters. It was fantastic, and [...]

By |September 6, 2013|Comments Off on Listen to the "Last Song" by Silian Rail and watch the farewell show in full

Brooklyn's Caged Animals are coming to Bottom of the Hill

Under his Caged Animals guise, New Jersey native Vincent Cacchione owns a distinctive, endearingly awkward brand of pop music - awk-pop, if you will - that foregoes fanciful language [...]

By |September 5, 2013|Comments Off on Brooklyn's Caged Animals are coming to Bottom of the Hill

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