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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 [...]

  • Noise Pop 2012: The Dodos @ Gtreat American Music Hall 2/26/12
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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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    Tonight, 5/8/13: Kurt Vile playing sold-out show at The Independent

Tonight, 5/8/13: Kurt Vile playing sold-out show at The Independent

Indie darling of the moment Kurt Vile will be playing a sold-out show at The Independent this Wednesday, May 8. The Philadelphia native is currently promoting his latest album, [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: The Technicolors @ DNA Lounge 5/10/13

Allow us to introduce you to The Technicolors, straight outta Phoenix and ready to take over San Francisco.

The Technicolors have a big, big sound: though they’ve garnered comparisons to [...]

By |May 7, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: The Technicolors @ DNA Lounge 5/10/13
  • Wood Shoppe 5/7
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    Video: Cool Ghouls – "Natural Life"; playing Wood Shoppe 5/7/13

Video: Cool Ghouls – "Natural Life"; playing Wood Shoppe 5/7/13

The lovely people of Wood Shoppe are at it again. This time around, the monthly music series is bringing Southern California-based outfits PYYRAMIDS and The Hindu Pirates up to San Francisco to join the jangly [...]

By |May 6, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Cool Ghouls – "Natural Life"; playing Wood Shoppe 5/7/13
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    Hear cuts from post-punk band Creative Adult's new 7" (release party at Thee Parkside Saturday 5/4/13)

Hear cuts from post-punk band Creative Adult's new 7" (release party at Thee Parkside Saturday 5/4/13)

 
The paths of "life after hardcore" bands have been known to go all ways, and Creative Adult is one of those bands taking a pretty interesting stylistic route. Cut [...]

By |May 3, 2013|Comments Off on Hear cuts from post-punk band Creative Adult's new 7" (release party at Thee Parkside Saturday 5/4/13)
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    The Park to back Alice Russell on North American Tour with SF show tonight 5/3/13 (watch performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live)

The Park to back Alice Russell on North American Tour with SF show tonight 5/3/13 (watch performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live)

As we've told you before, San Francisco's The Park play a wide variety of styles with a wide variety of artists, in addition to creating their own original material. [...]

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  • The Stone Foxes gears up to release 3rd LP
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    Ticket Giveaway: The Stone Foxes, The She's, Little Hurricane @ The Fillmore, 5/4/13

Ticket Giveaway: The Stone Foxes, The She's, Little Hurricane @ The Fillmore, 5/4/13

The Stone Foxes are headlining The Fillmore on Saturday, 5/4/13, and they just can't contain their excitement.

While the SF-bred band is excited enough just to play the hallowed Fillmore, [...]

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Video: Fuzz – "Fuzz's Fourth Dream"

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I can't seem to stop writing about Ty Segall's new project Fuzz these days, whether it's discussing their first release, reviewing their Noise Pop gig at The Knockout, [...]

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    Robyn Hitchcock to celebrate his 60th birthday at The Fillmore (Win tickets to the show!)

Robyn Hitchcock to celebrate his 60th birthday at The Fillmore (Win tickets to the show!)

With almost four decades in music, first with The Soft Boys, then as a solo artist, the 500-plus song catalog of Robyn Hitchcock might seem, to an outsider, impenetrably [...]

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Video: Date Palms – "Dusted Down"

Is post-psych a thing? If not, Date Palms could definitely qualify it as a term to comprehensibly describe their interdisciplinary sound of drone, Indian classical and ambient. The band's [...]

By |April 30, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Date Palms – "Dusted Down"