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    Dirty Ghosts announce fall tour, returning to SF on 11/30/12

Dirty Ghosts announce fall tour, returning to SF on 11/30/12

San Francisco trio Dirty Ghosts keep on rolling (and rocking): fresh off a performance at the Treasure Island Music Festival, the band played the Fun Fun Fun Fest in [...]

By |November 5, 2012|1 Comment
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    Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates release 'The Fates' — playing Amoeba SF on 11/3/12

Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates release 'The Fates' — playing Amoeba SF on 11/3/12

Three years after the dissolution of SF's The Music Lovers, bandleader Matthew Edwards returns with the debut album of folk-pop from Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates. The Fates comes [...]

By |November 2, 2012|1 Comment
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    Video: A time-lapsed look at the 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival

Video: A time-lapsed look at the 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival

If you were among the many thousands at the 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival, then you know how special the combination of beautiful weather and excellent music was. We [...]

By |November 1, 2012|Comments Off on Video: A time-lapsed look at the 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival

Side With Us anniversary bash at Thee Parkside, 11/4/12

San Jose's Side With Us Records is turning three with a big ol' bash at Thee Parkside on November 4th. Side With Us bands Not To Reason Why and [...]

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    Toro y Moi announces new album 'Anything In Return,' San Francisco listening party

Toro y Moi announces new album 'Anything In Return,' San Francisco listening party

Berkeley resident and chillwave pioneer Chaz Bundick announced his next album under the Toro y Moi moniker. Anything In Return will come out January 22nd via Carpark Records. Here's [...]

By |October 31, 2012|1 Comment
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    Not content to merely party on Halloween? Go to Hallorager at Thee Parkside!

Not content to merely party on Halloween? Go to Hallorager at Thee Parkside!

If you'd rather RAGE than merely party on Halloween, this one's for you: Hallorager at Thee Parkside.

It should be a pretty cool night. For starters, four Bay Area bands [...]

By |October 29, 2012|Comments Off on Not content to merely party on Halloween? Go to Hallorager at Thee Parkside!
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    Interview: Cadence Weapon talks 'Hope In Dirt City' and touring with rock bands (playing Brick & Mortar tonight, 10/29/12)

Interview: Cadence Weapon talks 'Hope In Dirt City' and touring with rock bands (playing Brick & Mortar tonight, 10/29/12)

Last seen in July opening for Liars at the Great American Music Hall, Polaris Prize-nominated Canadian rapper Cadence Weapon is back once again in San Francisco, this time headlining [...]

By |October 29, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: Cadence Weapon talks 'Hope In Dirt City' and touring with rock bands (playing Brick & Mortar tonight, 10/29/12)

Seth Bogart of Hunx and His Punx starts own label, TV show

After a successful Kickstarter campaign to overcome financial hurdles (“sequins don't grow on trees, ya know??!!!”), the Brandy Baugh and Seth Bogart-produced TV variety show called Hollywood Nails is [...]

By |October 26, 2012|Comments Off on Seth Bogart of Hunx and His Punx starts own label, TV show
  • The Limousines
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    Interview: The Limousines 'Kick' the record label to the curb

Interview: The Limousines 'Kick' the record label to the curb

The Limousines are going it alone. The San Jose-based electronic-indie duo of Eric Victorino and Giovanni Giusti have booted the record company execs from their neon stretch Lincoln and grabbed hold of the wheel, so that they [...]

By |October 26, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: The Limousines 'Kick' the record label to the curb
  • Social Studies
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    Social Studies premiere new single "Away For The Weekend" and video for "Terracur", prepping for record release show at The Independent, 11/9/12

Social Studies premiere new single "Away For The Weekend" and video for "Terracur", prepping for record release show at The Independent, 11/9/12

With the release of their new LP Developer fast approaching, Social Studies is keeping busy, premiering a new single "Away For The Weekend" just a week after dropping a [...]

By |October 25, 2012|Comments Off on Social Studies premiere new single "Away For The Weekend" and video for "Terracur", prepping for record release show at The Independent, 11/9/12
  • The Rock Hop Halloween
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    The Rock Hop Halloween! featuring San Francesca, Hell & Lula and more, 10/28/12

The Rock Hop Halloween! featuring San Francesca, Hell & Lula and more, 10/28/12

The Rock Hop, a bi-monthly concert series at San Jose's Art Boutiki, is pulling out all the stops for a Halloween edition. South Bay bands San Francesca, Picture Atlantic, [...]

By |October 25, 2012|Comments Off on The Rock Hop Halloween! featuring San Francesca, Hell & Lula and more, 10/28/12
  • the fresh and onlys - Long Slow Dance cover
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    Video: An 18-minute documentary on the making of 'Long Slow Dance'

Video: An 18-minute documentary on the making of 'Long Slow Dance'

For my money, The Fresh & Onlys' Long Slow Dance is one of the best records of the year, so an opportunity to peer behind the curtain and learn [...]

By |October 24, 2012|Comments Off on Video: An 18-minute documentary on the making of 'Long Slow Dance'