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    Video: The Black Angels – "Don't Play With Guns" (Win tickets to tonight's show!)

Video: The Black Angels – "Don't Play With Guns" (Win tickets to tonight's show!)

The members of Austin's The Black Angels have been cranking out reliably rich psych rock over the past decade, with Indigo Meadow arriving earlier this year. Tonight, the band [...]

By |May 17, 2013|Comments Off on Video: The Black Angels – "Don't Play With Guns" (Win tickets to tonight's show!)

The Reckless Kind plays Milk Bar, 5/17/2013

Since banding together in 2011, the soul rockers of The Reckless Kind have been churning up a brand of music they call heavy soul. Last August, the group dropped its debut [...]

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    Split Screens release video for "Born" (playing Brick & Mortar tonight, 5/16/13)

Split Screens release video for "Born" (playing Brick & Mortar tonight, 5/16/13)

Split Screens, the project led by multi-instrumentalist Jesse Cafiero, released their debut video last week for the track "Born". The video was created by Cafiero, who says he [...]

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    Faux Ferocius, SAFE, Spencer Owen @ The Night Light tonight, 5/15/13

Faux Ferocius, SAFE, Spencer Owen @ The Night Light tonight, 5/15/13

The Night Light in Oakland offers a great lineup tonight, with Nashville lo-fi pop band Faux Ferocious as the announced headliners, but with a "Surprise Special Guest" playing last. [...]

By |May 15, 2013|Comments Off on Faux Ferocius, SAFE, Spencer Owen @ The Night Light tonight, 5/15/13

Video: The Soft Moon – "Want"

The Soft Moon recently dropped the video for "Want," offering visuals that are as disorienting and restless as the music itself. Paired with layered, frenzied rhythms and whispered repetitions of [...]

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    Pickathon celebrates its 15th anniversary with Ty Segall and Jessica Pratt, August 2013

Pickathon celebrates its 15th anniversary with Ty Segall and Jessica Pratt, August 2013

Photo by John Keel

If the idea of festival juggernauts like Coachella, Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo stresses you out despite your appetite for the elongated thrill of a three-day party, Pickathon is a [...]

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    Primitive Hearts and Adam Widener open for The Steve Adamyk Band and Needles//Pins

Primitive Hearts and Adam Widener open for The Steve Adamyk Band and Needles//Pins

San Francisco solo garage rock machine Adam Widener will join fellow San Franciscans Primitive Hearts opening for Canadian punks The Steve Adamyk Band and Needles//Pins Tuesday night at Thee [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Hood Internet @ The Fillmore, 5/24/13

Ticket Giveaway: Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Hood Internet @ The Fillmore, 5/24/13

The early stages of sun-kissed summer delirium are slowly creeping in, and who better to send us flying over the edge than Black Moth Super Rainbow and The Hood [...]

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A-1 – "Summertime Sadness" (playing New Parish 5/10/13)

San Francisco MC A-1 just released a new track, "Summertime Sadness", where he rhymes over a Ryan Hemsworth remix of Lana Del Rey's track of the same name. This [...]

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    Couches kicks off tour tonight 5/9/13 at Amnesia (watch video for "Killer Mutant Butterfly")

Couches kicks off tour tonight 5/9/13 at Amnesia (watch video for "Killer Mutant Butterfly")

Nacent SF trio Couches are setting out on their "Real Lazy Tour" of the West Coast during May, and it all starts tonight at Amnesia with a set sandwiched [...]

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    Hear a teaser from The Dodos' first release with Polyvinyl Records

Hear a teaser from The Dodos' first release with Polyvinyl Records

The Dodos announced recently that they've signed to Polyvinyl Records -- also the new home of local band Painted Palms, as well as Sonny + The Sunsets. Details on [...]

By |May 8, 2013|Comments Off on Hear a teaser from The Dodos' first release with Polyvinyl Records

Laura Stevenson – "L-DOPA" / "Runner"

New York folk-influenced singer-songwriter Laura Stevenson is currently touring the US behind her third LP, Wheel, and her band performs tonight at Bottom of the Hill. Enjoy a couple [...]

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