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    Ensemble Economique, Hether Fortune, Vestals playing REPLICANT show on Valentine’s Day

Ensemble Economique, Hether Fortune, Vestals playing REPLICANT show on Valentine’s Day

If you're still considering your options for Valentine's Day nightlife, REPLICANT is bringing a darkly romantic lineup to The Night Light in Oakland this Friday with Ensemble Economique, (Sir) [...]

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    Mixtape: San Francisco's Newest Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #306)

Mixtape: San Francisco's Newest Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #306)

Mixtape: San Francisco's Newest Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #306)

It's almost 18 months since we last did a psych-focused mixtape, which means there's quite a bit to catch up on. The [...]

By |May 15, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: San Francisco's Newest Psychedelic Sounds (Podcast #306)
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    Remote View trilogy concludes at The Lab with Barn Owl (record release), Max & Mara, Vereker this Friday, 4/5/13

Remote View trilogy concludes at The Lab with Barn Owl (record release), Max & Mara, Vereker this Friday, 4/5/13

This Friday will bring a close to the Remote View live aural trilogy at The Lab in San Francisco. Conceived by Evan Caminiti, Sky Madden, Lisa McGee, and Jon [...]

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Barn Owl members release solo albums

Evan Caminiti and Jon Porras of the SF drone guitar duo Barn Owl have each released a new solo album this summer. Caminiti's hazy, atmospheric Dreamless Sleep is out [...]

By |October 15, 2012|Comments Off on Barn Owl members release solo albums
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    Thrill Jockey Records 20th Anniversary Show going down in SF on 12/13/12

Thrill Jockey Records 20th Anniversary Show going down in SF on 12/13/12

Thrill Jockey is planning one hell of a twentieth anniversary celebration for itself.

Actually, make that celebrations.

The venerable Chicago-based record label is throwing itself birthday shows in its hometown as [...]

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    No Voices: A Collection of Bay Area Instrumental Rock (Podcast #283)

No Voices: A Collection of Bay Area Instrumental Rock (Podcast #283)

No Voices: A Collection of Bay Area Instrumental Rock (Podcast #283)

Instrumental songs sometimes get unfairly pegged as background music, but the best ones are exactly the opposite -- captivating [...]

Evan Caminiti (of Barn Owl) drops new solo album August 21, playing in Oakland July 13

After sitting on the recordings for over a year, Evan Caminiti — one half of drone-metal guitar duo Barn Owl — will release his new solo album Dreamless Sleep [...]

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Night Dust: Barn Owl's Evan Caminiti releases new solo LP

Evan Caminiti of Barn Owl's latest solo release is Night Dust, out now on Immune Recordings. The album is out on LP and cassette, and, as Caminiti told [...]

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Video: Jon Porras – "Into Midnight"

As we announced here, Jon Porras' solo album Black Mesa will be available April 17 through Thrill Jockey records.

The eight and a half minute video (filmed by Porras himself) [...]

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Mixtape: If Presidents Liked Indie Rock (Podcast #273)

Mixtape: If Presidents Liked Indie Rock (Podcast #273)

Despite their various political differences, if there's one thing that we know all U.S. presidents have shared, it's that they have horrible [...]

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    Jon Porras (of Barn Owl) announces solo album on Thrill Jockey

Jon Porras (of Barn Owl) announces solo album on Thrill Jockey

Jon Porras (one half of the minimalist guitar drone duo Barn Owl) will drop his newest solo album and Thrill Jockey debut Black Mesa on April 17. Recorded at [...]

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Videos: Barn Owl and Date Palms at the San Francisco Zen Center

The Bold Italic linked recently to these videos of Barn Owl and Date Palms performing at the TBI/San Francisco Zen Center event, "Meditations on San Francisco."

The clips, shot by [...]

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