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    Treasure Island Interview: Twenty-five years on, Chuck D and Public Enemy still fighting the power

Treasure Island Interview: Twenty-five years on, Chuck D and Public Enemy still fighting the power

When Public Enemy burst onto the music scene in 1987, helping to popularize rap (along with the Beastie Boys and Run DMC), socio-politically conscious co-founder and MC Chuck D [...]

By |October 2, 2012|Comments Off on Treasure Island Interview: Twenty-five years on, Chuck D and Public Enemy still fighting the power
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    Tonight: Permanent Collection, Big Drag, Jesus Sons play Wood Shoppe free show @ Brick and Mortar

Tonight: Permanent Collection, Big Drag, Jesus Sons play Wood Shoppe free show @ Brick and Mortar

Tonight, Wood Shoppe throws its monthly installment at Brick and Mortar with a stacked local garage pop bill: Permanent Collection, Big Drag and Jesus Sons -- who is playing [...]

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G. Green release debut 'Crap Culture' LP, new video

Garage punks G. Green have released their debut LP Crap Culture — a scuzzy lo-fi record that comes as the result of a good few years toiling away in [...]

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    Sunday: free show on Treasure Island with The Dodos, Geographer, White Fence and Father John Misty

Sunday: free show on Treasure Island with The Dodos, Geographer, White Fence and Father John Misty

Jansport has been traveling the country, setting up free Bonfire Sessions shows, and they're calling this weekend's Treasure Island show their best lineup this year. With The Dodos, [...]

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Vasona – "We Find Our Way"

You may not have heard of San Francisco's Vasona yet, but if you've been to a Giants game or seen one of their goosebump-inducing commercials, you've heard their work. [...]

By |September 26, 2012|2 Comments

Interview: Garbage feeling no pressure on their own

After electronic alt-rockers Garbage cut short their previous tour in 2005, vocalist Shirley Manson moved to Los Angeles and took up acting; most notably as a killer android on [...]

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    Rin Tin Tiger releases video for "The Move Apart Parcel"; hosting Haunted Hoedown III on 10/27/12

Rin Tin Tiger releases video for "The Move Apart Parcel"; hosting Haunted Hoedown III on 10/27/12

Rin Tin Tiger just dropped a music video for "The Move Apart Parcel" – the first from their most recent album Toxic Pocketbook, recorded at Tiny Telephone and released [...]

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Video: Carletta Sue Kay – "Pretty Inside"

Carletta Sue Kay released a video for "Pretty Inside", a standout track from the album Incongruent, out now on Kitten Charmer Records.

Things are going well for Carletta, the alter [...]

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    Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, The Fresh & Onlys on 'The Velvet Underground & Nico' tribute

Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, The Fresh & Onlys on 'The Velvet Underground & Nico' tribute

Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, and The Fresh & Onlys are among those that recorded cover tracks for an upcoming The Velvet Underground & Nico 45th anniversary tribute. If [...]

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    A Place To Bury Strangers releases video for "Leaving Tomorrow"; playing The Independent 11/7/12

A Place To Bury Strangers releases video for "Leaving Tomorrow"; playing The Independent 11/7/12

Brooklyn noise-rock outfit A Place To Bury Strangers recently premiered the video for "Leaving Tomorrow", a track from their 2012 record Worship, over on SPIN. The video was shot [...]

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    Studio Update & Sneak Preview: Coo Coo Birds premiere "Stop My Heart" from forthcoming LP 'Psychedelic Warrior'

Studio Update & Sneak Preview: Coo Coo Birds premiere "Stop My Heart" from forthcoming LP 'Psychedelic Warrior'

Since forming at the dawn of 2012, San Francisco's Coo Coo Birds have taken the proverbial bull by the horns, attacking the writing and recording process while leaving little [...]

By |September 21, 2012|2 Comments

Video premiere: Adios Amigo – "Chicken"

Adios Amigo dropped the video for "Chicken", the lead single from their new EP Dos. According to head Amigo Johnny Major, the video is a pretty accurate representation of [...]

By |September 20, 2012|1 Comment