Video: Street Eaters – "Window"

DIY power punk duo Street Eaters are dropping a limited edition, self-titled 12" EP in October, and they've just released the video for lead single "Window", as you can [...]

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    Chelsea Wolfe to tour new acoustic album, at Rickshaw Stop on 9/12/12

Chelsea Wolfe to tour new acoustic album, at Rickshaw Stop on 9/12/12

LA-via-Sacramento songwriter Chelsea Wolfe has a new acoustic album in the works, as well as a U.S. tour which includes a headline performance at the Rickshaw Stop on September [...]

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    Sondre Lerche releases live album and reissues in the fall, playing the Independent 9/20/12

Sondre Lerche releases live album and reissues in the fall, playing the Independent 9/20/12

Sondre Lerche, Norwegian pop maestro, puts on a hell of a live show. So much so that he has long avoided putting out live recordings, fearing that any recorded [...]

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    A B & The Sea playing a free show at Oakland's Uptown Nightclub

A B & The Sea playing a free show at Oakland's Uptown Nightclub

A B & The Sea, The Frail, Will Sprott (The Mumlers), and Trails & Ways are playing a free show at The Uptown in Oakland tonight. A B & [...]

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    Death of a Ladies' Man: Greg Ashley performs Leonard Cohen tribute

Death of a Ladies' Man: Greg Ashley performs Leonard Cohen tribute

I can't find it anywhere! I have searched high and low! Where the fuck is my G-spot?! Surely there is another way to find extreme pleasure...

If [...]

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    Interview: Marina and the Diamonds uses style to convey irony

Interview: Marina and the Diamonds uses style to convey irony

Marina Diamandis is well aware that a female musician’s image, if strong enough, can overtake perception of skill. The 27-year-old Welsh singer-songwriter, better known by her stage name Marina [...]

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Girls loses frontman Christopher Owens

San Francisco band Girls had a big hit on their hands with their album Father, Son, Holy Ghost, released this past September, following 2010's Broken Dreams EP and 2009's [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Grupo Fantasma, Y La Bamba spice up Great American Music Hall tomorrow, 7/7/2012

Ticket Giveaway: Grupo Fantasma, Y La Bamba spice up Great American Music Hall tomorrow, 7/7/2012

Quite the co-headlining bill tomorrow at the Great American. Austin's ten-piece, Latin fusion outfit Grupo Fantasma and Portland's experimental-folk, Mexican-tinged Y La Bamba will share the stage for a [...]

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    New video from Foxtails Brigade, playing Starry Plough this Friday 7/6/2012

New video from Foxtails Brigade, playing Starry Plough this Friday 7/6/2012

Avant chamber-popsters Foxtails Brigade have released the third installment of their Farmhouse Sessions video series - this time for a new, unreleased track titled "We Are Not Ourselves." The [...]

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Sea of Bees releases new video: "Gone"

Sacramento's Sea of Bees (songwriter Julie Ann Bee with other musician friends) has released a new video for "Gone". The track comes from May's Orangefarben, which has been praised [...]

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Aesop Rock: new LP 'Skelethon' and SF shows

It would seem that Aesop Rock is done with his first album in five years, and now he's just making us wait...until he releases Skelethon next week and subsequently drops [...]

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    Interview: Liars discuss the merits of recording in isolation, the lure of electronic music, and their favorite sports teams (spoiler: the 49ers make the list)

Interview: Liars discuss the merits of recording in isolation, the lure of electronic music, and their favorite sports teams (spoiler: the 49ers make the list)

For an experimental rock group that initially found an audience as part of the New York dance punk scene in the early 2000s, Liars have come a long way. [...]

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