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    Live This Month: December 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Live This Month: December 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts


Download: Live This Month: December 2015 (Podcast #376)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

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    Peaking Lights and Al Lover to ‘Push the Feeling’ in SF this weekend

Peaking Lights and Al Lover to ‘Push the Feeling’ in SF this weekend

Push The Feeling is back at Lower Haight's Underground SF this Saturday, rounding out the year with a heady San Francisco dance party fronted by Peaking Lights Acid Test [...]

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    Al Lover remixes Jordannah Elizabeth’s “A Prayer for Black America”

Al Lover remixes Jordannah Elizabeth’s “A Prayer for Black America”

Al Lover’s remix of Jordannah Elizabeth’s "A Prayer for Black America" sways along with uneasy optimism, teetering at the intersection of dance, soul, and psychedelia, not unlike the achingly beautiful original. The song [...]

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    Oakland’s Mall Walk to release new 7″, on tour in March and April

Oakland’s Mall Walk to release new 7″, on tour in March and April

(Photo Credit: Raynie Vratari)

Last year, Oakland's Mall Walk released a five-song EP comprised of minimalist guitar work, spidery, walking bass lines, and steady rhythms. It's a brand of dynamic rock [...]

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Noise Pop 2015: Check out all of our festival coverage!

Jessica Pratt at The Chapel (Photo Credit: Jon Ching)
 
Got any plans for the weekend? If you're like us, you're still recovering from the week that was Noise Pop 2015, [...]

By |March 6, 2015|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2015: Check out all of our festival coverage!
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    Best of the Rest – February 2015 (Six Organs of Admittance, bAd bAd, Panic Is Perfect, & more)

Best of the Rest – February 2015 (Six Organs of Admittance, bAd bAd, Panic Is Perfect, & more)

Ben Chasny of Six Organs of Admittance (Photo Credit: Drag City)

Every month, our editors hear lots of great new music, at shows around the Bay, exploring the far reaches [...]

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    Noise Pop 2015: Cosmonauts, Mondo Drag bring heady psych to Brick & Mortar

Noise Pop 2015: Cosmonauts, Mondo Drag bring heady psych to Brick & Mortar

Photos by Jon Ching

Cosmonauts were the headliners on Friday night, but I left the Brick & Mortar Music Hall most impressed by Oakland's Mondo Drag, a five-piece band that [...]

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    Premiere: Listen to Al Lover’s “Brown Acid Redux”, see him play Noise Pop tonight

Premiere: Listen to Al Lover’s “Brown Acid Redux”, see him play Noise Pop tonight

 
The one-and-only Al Lover is back at it again. Fresh off releasing his latest (and greatest) LP Cave Ritual on January 29 via UK label Stolen Body Records, the [...]

By |February 27, 2015|Comments Off on Premiere: Listen to Al Lover’s “Brown Acid Redux”, see him play Noise Pop tonight
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    Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

San Francisco producer Al Lover not only churns out psychedelic beats on the regular, but he's also apparently an aficionado of space exploration. Yep, Mr. Lover took note of [...]

By |November 19, 2014|Comments Off on Al Lover remixes Rosetta’s singing comet, joining Li Xi at Brick & Mortar in December

Al Lover, your new trip advisor

There's a reason Al Lover finds himself at home with the musicians of The Black Angels and at every psych fest worth tripping at. He's a DJ by trade, [...]

By |October 14, 2014|Comments Off on Al Lover, your new trip advisor

Al Lover releases new single featuring Morgan Delt

Al Lover has made a name for himself through innovative, heavy psychedelic reworks of rock ‘n roll, releasing mixtapes, 7” records, and digital LPs over the course of a [...]

By |September 25, 2014|Comments Off on Al Lover releases new single featuring Morgan Delt

New Face Tat 7″ single b/w Al Lover remix

The music of Face Tat isn’t nearly as scary as the band’s name implies. With heady psychedelic electronic beats, hip hop veins and trace elements of the band’s retired [...]

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