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    Interview: Allen Stone's soul music influenced by Stevie Wonder, religious upbringing

Interview: Allen Stone's soul music influenced by Stevie Wonder, religious upbringing

Whenever Seattle soul crooner Allen Stone happens to find himself in San Francisco at the beginning of a week, he makes time for Motown on Monday. Typically held at [...]

By |October 18, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: Allen Stone's soul music influenced by Stevie Wonder, religious upbringing
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    Video Premiere: Garrett Pierce – "Twenty Four Hours" (Joy Division cover)

Video Premiere: Garrett Pierce – "Twenty Four Hours" (Joy Division cover)

Garrett Pierce has been writing delicate, thoughtful folk songs either in or around the Bay Area for quite some time now, and is no stranger to The Bay Bridged. [...]

By |October 17, 2012|1 Comment

Ty Segall makes his late night TV debut tonight

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Everybody's favorite scrappy garage rocker Ty Segall continues his slow but steady domination of the entire planet by making his late night TV debut tonight on [...]

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Video: Thee Oh Sees – "Lupine Dominus"

San Francisco's favorite garage rockers Thee Oh Sees have released a new music video for "Lupine Dominus" that recently premiered on Pitchfork. The song is a cut from the [...]

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Sonntag – "Welcome to the Americas"

Sonntag, the musical project of Wisconsin native and Berkeley resident Zachary Johnston, recently released an LP entitled In Paths Too Dark For Seeing. Johnston considers himself primarily a filmmaker [...]

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Videos: Window Twins, "Two Left Feet" & "The Sky Is Black"

Window Twins – the side project of two of SF's most prolific musicians, Jon Bernson of Exray's and Ray's Vast Basement and Tim Cohen of The Fresh & Onlys [...]

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Video: Elvis is NOT Dead!

Oakland's very own Guitars & Bongos Records proudly announces the new video for "Elvis is Not Dead" from Charlie Megira & The Modern Dance Club. The double album Love [...]

By |October 15, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Elvis is NOT Dead!
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    Death Grips coming to Slim's 12/3/12, drops video for "World of Dogs"

Death Grips coming to Slim's 12/3/12, drops video for "World of Dogs"

We recently reported on the controversial self-release of Death Grips' third album NO LOVE DEEP WEB. Fans were a little disappointed when the volatile Sacramento hip-hop trio announced the [...]

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    Hear Chelsea Wolfe's forthcoming acoustic record, 'Unknown Rooms'

Hear Chelsea Wolfe's forthcoming acoustic record, 'Unknown Rooms'

While we await the release of the forthcoming acoustic collection from LA-via-Sacramento singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe, her label released two singles and a video from the album. Unknown Rooms: A [...]

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Don’t miss at TIMF 2012: Divine Fits

Despite the high indie market value of both Dan Boeckner (Handsome Furs/Wolf Parade) and Britt Daniel (Spoon), I somehow doubt anyone was literally shaking in excitement when they heard [...]

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Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Grimes

This will in no way be an impartial, objective preview.

I was ready to name Grimes' latest effort Visions the "Best Album of 2012" after I heard it for the [...]

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    Rachel Fannan to play keys on The Fresh & Onlys' winter tour, releasing single with band Only You on 10/23/12

Rachel Fannan to play keys on The Fresh & Onlys' winter tour, releasing single with band Only You on 10/23/12

Last week, Rachel Fannan announced that she'll be joining The Fresh & Onlys on keyboards (and maybe vocals?) for their upcoming winter tour. For anyone who may follow her [...]

By |October 10, 2012|Comments Off on Rachel Fannan to play keys on The Fresh & Onlys' winter tour, releasing single with band Only You on 10/23/12