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 [...]

By |July 3, 2012|Comments Off on Aesop Rock: new LP 'Skelethon' and SF shows
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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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Video: Doseone – "Thy Pattern"

Doseone - "Last Life"

Oakland-based hyperspeed oddball rapper Doseone (of Subtle, Themselves, and 13 & God) has released a new video off his latest solo LP, out now on Anticon, [...]

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    Review & Videos: Foster the People brings pumped-up beats, Mayer Hawthorne and Kimbra to the Greek Theater, 6/29/12

Review & Videos: Foster the People brings pumped-up beats, Mayer Hawthorne and Kimbra to the Greek Theater, 6/29/12

About two-thirds of the way through Foster the People’s sold out show at the Greek Theater in Berkeley Friday evening, frontman-keyboardist Mark Foster noted his band is just a [...]

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    Woods coming to Great American Music Hall with 'Bend Beyond'

Woods coming to Great American Music Hall with 'Bend Beyond'

Brooklyn-based psych-folk-indie group Woods are coming to the Great American Music Hall in early August before heading down into that great, wild and expansive muse of Henry Miller, Jack [...]

By |June 29, 2012|1 Comment

Video: Moonface — "Faraway Lightning" (plus tour dates)

In Spencer Krug's dense, sprawling musical domain, bands come and go — whether that means putting Wolf Parade on indefinite hiatus or seemingly neglecting his former side-project Sunset Rubdown [...]

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    (((folk yeah))) presents Carletta Sue Kay and Baby Dee at Brick and Mortar

(((folk yeah))) presents Carletta Sue Kay and Baby Dee at Brick and Mortar

The good folks at (((folk yeah))) are putting on a little show tonight at Brick and Mortar featuring SF's own, cherished, beloved, one-of-a-kind Carletta Sue Kay. Here's the video [...]

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Video: Birds & Batteries – "Let the Door Swing"

Birds & Batteries are set to release a new full-length album, Stray Light, on August 7, 2012, and they've just released this video for lead single "Let the Door [...]

By |June 28, 2012|1 Comment

Video: Wymond Miles – "Pale Moon"

Check out the new video for “Pale Moon,” the title track off of Wymond Miles’ first full length LP just released on Sacred Bones. It was filmed over eight [...]

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Video: Ceremony destroys 924 Gilman

In a fortuitous turn of events for everyone involved (including — perhaps especially — you and me), the guys from a video production crew called Glasnost NYC just so [...]

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    K-Holes playing Brick and Mortar this Tuesday 6/26/12 with Dirty Ghosts and Blasted Canyons

K-Holes playing Brick and Mortar this Tuesday 6/26/12 with Dirty Ghosts and Blasted Canyons

Brooklyn's K-Holes will descend upon the City this Tuesday, 6/26/12, as their North American tour in support of their second LP Dismania continues into the summer. The sludgy garage [...]

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