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    Review & Video: Florence and the Machine @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, 10/5/12

Review & Video: Florence and the Machine @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, 10/5/12

Since 2010, Florence and the Machine have gone from selling out the Mezzanine, to the 2,800-seat Fox Theatre to nearly selling out the 22,000-capacity Shoreline Amphitheatre Friday.

Now with two [...]

By |October 8, 2012|1 Comment

Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Best Coast

Though they've been brewing for a few years now, 2012 has been a banner year for L.A.'s Best Coast. Since the release of The Only Place, their long-playing love [...]

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    Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Allyson Baker may have black hair, play guitar and wear leather jackets and black clothes, but she doesn’t own any Joan Jett albums. Instead, she looks for inspiration to [...]

By |October 5, 2012|Comments Off on Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album
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    Michael Zapruder drops video for new single "Florida"; playing record release show at Amnesia 11/18/12

Michael Zapruder drops video for new single "Florida"; playing record release show at Amnesia 11/18/12

Singer/songwriter Michael Zapruder is back with a video for "Florida", the first single off his forthcoming album Pink Thunder, due out October 16th on The Kora Records. As we [...]

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Video: Blackbird Blackbird – "All"

Here's a music video for Blackbird Blackbird's single "All." The new Boracay Planet EP arrives on Lavish Habits on October 16th. For good measure, here's a BB remix [...]

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Three delightfully weird videos from Ty Segall

Via Pitchfork, Ty Segall and a Chicago local news team proved to be a winning combination yesterday, and with Twins arriving October 9th, Ty's been on a weird video [...]

By |October 3, 2012|Comments Off on Three delightfully weird videos from Ty Segall

Video: Why? – "Strawberries"

Why?'s new album, Mumps, etc. is out now via Anticon - you can hear the album in its entirety via Spin and purchase via iTunes. Additionally, the official video [...]

By |October 3, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Why? – "Strawberries"
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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
  • 10/2 Wood Shoppe - Permanent Collection, Big Drag, Jesus Sons
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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 [...]

By |October 2, 2012|Comments Off on Tonight: Permanent Collection, Big Drag, Jesus Sons play Wood Shoppe free show @ Brick and Mortar

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 [...]

By |September 28, 2012|Comments Off on G. Green release debut 'Crap Culture' LP, new video
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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, [...]

By |September 27, 2012|Comments Off on Sunday: free show on Treasure Island with The Dodos, Geographer, White Fence and Father John Misty

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