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    BLAMMOS premiere video for "It's Christmas Everywhere (Except in my Heart)"

BLAMMOS premiere video for "It's Christmas Everywhere (Except in my Heart)"

This week, BLAMMOS released a new Christmas video or their holiday single, “It’s Christmas Everywhere (Except in My Heart)." The video, which accompanies a song originally released in 2010, [...]

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    Win tickets to see Night Beats, The Mallard, and more at Brick and Mortar this Friday, 12/14/12

Win tickets to see Night Beats, The Mallard, and more at Brick and Mortar this Friday, 12/14/12

Now this is what you call a stacked line-up: Night Beats, The Mallard, Cool Ghouls, and The Woolen Men, all playing together at Brick & Mortar this Friday night. [...]

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Poor Moon head to the Rickshaw Stop, 12/14/12

Poor Moon's summer-y sounds will be coming to Rickshaw Stop on Friday, December 14th. Much lauded as a Fleet Foxes side-project, the band's debut is soft and pretty in [...]

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    Stranded in Oakland with El Vez and The Legendary Stardust Cowboy

Stranded in Oakland with El Vez and The Legendary Stardust Cowboy

NEWSFLASH! There is yet another great new record store in Oakland! Stranded opened just a few months ago. They have loads of luxurious vinyl (both used and [...]

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    Z-Man releases "A Day In the Life" video, playing Elbo Room 12/22/12

Z-Man releases "A Day In the Life" video, playing Elbo Room 12/22/12

San Francisco's Z-Man just released a video he's calling "A Day In the Life of Z-Man!" that is basically four videos and three songs in one. "All Jokes Aside" [...]

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    Matthew E. White playing The Fillmore with The Mountain Goats, 12/14/12

Matthew E. White playing The Fillmore with The Mountain Goats, 12/14/12

Plucked from my old stomping grounds of Richmond, Va., Matthew E. White emerged in the late summer haze with his debut album, Big Inner. Grand and lush in its [...]

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    Camper Van Beethoven to celebrate 30th anniversary with new album, tour stop at The Independent on 12/28/12

Camper Van Beethoven to celebrate 30th anniversary with new album, tour stop at The Independent on 12/28/12

Indie rock pioneers Camper Van Beethoven are ramping up for a thirtieth anniversary celebration in 2013. On January 22nd, the band will release La Costa Perdida, its eighth studio [...]

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Vetiver, Howlin' Rain share the stage for New Year's Eve!

Those who prefer a little – or, more realistically, a whole lot -- of retro rock ‘n’ roll with their New Year’s Eve celebration can head on out to [...]

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Horrorscopes – "Conundrum"

Most bands say they are influenced by a variety of genres, but with San Francisco's Horrorscopes, you can actually hear that variety of influences in their music. "Most of [...]

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Interview: For Imagine Dragons, going nonstop pays off

Dan Reynolds’ family always supported him, even while his seven brothers and one sister were becoming doctors and lawyers, and he was dropping out of Brigham Young University in [...]

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BURGER TV!

The only record company that matters, Fullerton California's Burger Records is surely the baddest thing happening in music today. For several years, they've been releasing music at a furious [...]

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    Q&A: The Park playing with Grillade at Showdown tonight, 12/4/12

Q&A: The Park playing with Grillade at Showdown tonight, 12/4/12

The Park are one of the most talented and busy bands in the Bay Area, even though they haven't released much under their own moniker. The quartet made a [...]

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