Third Annual San Frandelic Summer Fest!

The San Frandelic Summer Fest is coming back to Thee Parkside on Saturday, August 3rd, and this year they've assembled an unassuming but nonetheless kaleidoscopic lineup for all you psych [...]

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    Radiation City added to the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!

Radiation City added to the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!

We're excited to announce that Portland's Radiation City will be performing at our 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Rad City's lovingly [...]

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    Mount Tam Jam: Watch Galactic, CAKE, Taj Mahal & more atop Tamalpais

Mount Tam Jam: Watch Galactic, CAKE, Taj Mahal & more atop Tamalpais

One of the Bay Area's crown jewels will be feted on Saturday, June 22 with a special show just in time for the Summer Solstice. Mount Tam Jam: [...]

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Video: Makeunder – "To the Ladder"

We told you about Makeunder's Radiate, Satellite EP back in March, and the experimental pop group just released an excellent video of a live performance of "To the Ladder". [...]

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Parquet Courts playing two Bay Area shows this weekend

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Brooklyn-via-Texas post-punk rockers Parquet Courts will headline two shows in the Bay Area this week as part of a U.S. tour flanked between two Texas festivals, Chaos [...]

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Video: Watch Bleached perform live on KEXP

With the sun out in full force, it's the perfect time to crank up some Bleached. Here's a set the band performed for KEXP recently, and it totally rules. [...]

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    The Sam Chase named Best Band in SF Weekly's Best of SF Readers' Poll; record release show 5/31/2013

The Sam Chase named Best Band in SF Weekly's Best of SF Readers' Poll; record release show 5/31/2013

It's not a bad week to be named Sam Chase. Hours after dropping the new music video for "In A Perfect World," the San Francisco-based folk artist saw his [...]

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    Video: John Murry – "Southern Sky" (playing GAMH with Chuck Prophet tonight, 5/31/13)

Video: John Murry – "Southern Sky" (playing GAMH with Chuck Prophet tonight, 5/31/13)

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Oakland's John Murry, who just wrapped up a European tour, will be playing Great American Music Hall with Chuck Prophet Friday night. Before Murry left for Europe, [...]

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Sic Alps release new EP, new video

Sic Alps reel in their psychedelic mentality on their latest She’s on Top EP in favor of some more straightforward garage rock. “Biz Bag”, premiered on Pitchfork, offers some tightly [...]

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    Giveaway: A benefit concert featuring covers of Joy Division and The Smiths

Giveaway: A benefit concert featuring covers of Joy Division and The Smiths

The San Francisco Rock Music Association raises money for local school music programs through a series of concerts covering classic albums in their entirety. As the picture above would [...]

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Blackbird Blackbird – "Summer's Almost Here"

Back with his first new material since last year's excellent EP Boracay Planet, SF's Mikey Maramag (aka Blackbird Blackbird) just released yet another irresistibly lavish track, the new single [...]

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Burnt Ones release new album, new video, and launch US tour

Psych-pop trio Burnt Ones have released their latest record, You’ll Never Walk Alone, and it’s now available to stream on their Bandcamp page. The album offers up 11 tracks [...]

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