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    Danny Brown playing two Bay Area shows, ditching Baauer for the second

Danny Brown playing two Bay Area shows, ditching Baauer for the second

Detroit rap personality Danny Brown is poised to take over the Bay Area this spring with a couple of live shows separated by a month-long gap. The first gig, [...]

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Music Video Race returns for its second year

The Music Video Race is back for its second year, and they need you...if you're a film whiz or in a band, that is.

I wrote about the MVR last [...]

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    Palma Violets prep for show at the Independent, release YoursTruly Video

Palma Violets prep for show at the Independent, release YoursTruly Video

It would be hard for me to lie and hide my excitement about Palma Violets. Their first single "Best of Friends" off of 180 came out of nowhere late [...]

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    Win tickets to see Tinariwen, Warpaint, Chelsea Wolfe, and more at Desert Daze, 4/20/13

Win tickets to see Tinariwen, Warpaint, Chelsea Wolfe, and more at Desert Daze, 4/20/13

The good folks who put on the annual Moon Block Party in Pomona, CA are once again hosting Desert Daze—a psych fest out in the desert, where shit gets [...]

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    Interview: BottleRock aims to bring a major music festival to wine country

Interview: BottleRock aims to bring a major music festival to wine country

Longtime Napa residents and businessmen Bob Vogt and Gabe Meyers think that as important as Napa County has been for the Bay Area in terms of food and wine, [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Phosphorescent, 4/6/13 at The Independent

The first name in dreamy, ambient, almost-folk, Phosphorescent is coming to The Independent at the end of the week. Raised in Alabama but musically reared in hipster-cred hotbeds Athens [...]

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    Rue '66 playing Neck of the Woods with The Satin Chaps & Paradise, 4/5/13; listen to "Laisse Tomber les Filles"

Rue '66 playing Neck of the Woods with The Satin Chaps & Paradise, 4/5/13; listen to "Laisse Tomber les Filles"

San Francisco's Rue '66, who claim to be the City's "only authentic '60s French yé yé band" will headline a throwback to the '60s at Neck of the Woods [...]

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    Remote View trilogy concludes at The Lab with Barn Owl (record release), Max & Mara, Vereker this Friday, 4/5/13

Remote View trilogy concludes at The Lab with Barn Owl (record release), Max & Mara, Vereker this Friday, 4/5/13

This Friday will bring a close to the Remote View live aural trilogy at The Lab in San Francisco. Conceived by Evan Caminiti, Sky Madden, Lisa McGee, and Jon [...]

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Interview: Music and water bring San Cisco to San Francisco

Jordi Davieson has known Scarlett Stevens since he was a toddler. Their parents are friends and they grew up together in the coastal town of Fremantle, Australia – just [...]

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Mac DeMarco playing three times in SF this week

Mac DeMarco will be bringing his faded guitar flares to San Francisco next week. Upon dropping 2, the full-length follow-up to the Rock and Roll Night Club EP, DeMarco [...]

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KUSF-in-Exile's Blown-Out, Blowout Benefit II, 3/29/13

Still on the hunt for a place to call home, the old Save KUSF (soon to be known as San Francisco Community Radio) crew is hosting another show to [...]

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Video Premiere: Eight Belles – "Buried Child"

Video still from Christine Hucal

Eight Belles is technically playing their video premiere show tomorrow at Amnesia, but they were nice enough to let us share it with you now. [...]