Blood Sister releases debut 7-inch on Grabbing Clouds

San Francisco's Blood Sister is giving us the goosebumps with the recent release of its debut vinyl offering. The Dysphoria 7-inch is now available from Grabbing Clouds Records and [...]

By |April 27, 2015|Comments Off on Blood Sister releases debut 7-inch on Grabbing Clouds
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    Painted Palms close out 2014 at Bottom of the Hill with Waterstrider and Blood Sister

Painted Palms close out 2014 at Bottom of the Hill with Waterstrider and Blood Sister

What's that? You have no idea how to celebrate the end of 2014? Fortunately for you, Painted Palms knows how to end a year - with a show at Bottom of [...]

By |December 23, 2014|Comments Off on Painted Palms close out 2014 at Bottom of the Hill with Waterstrider and Blood Sister

Mixtape: Hidden Gems from San Francisco Music in 2014


Download: Mixtape: Catching Up With Some Former Locals (Podcast #350)

2014 was another great year for releases from Bay Area bands, but some of the year's most impressive releases may [...]

By |November 20, 2014|Comments Off on Mixtape: Hidden Gems from San Francisco Music in 2014
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    Premiere: Blood Sister pays homage to ’80s cult flick in video for “Ghost Twin”

Premiere: Blood Sister pays homage to ’80s cult flick in video for “Ghost Twin”

"You wanna know who and what I am?" asks a heavily-made up woman with a vacant stare in her blurred, VHS-quality eyes. "I'm a killer."

Fair enough. You've chosen homicide [...]

By |October 27, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Blood Sister pays homage to ’80s cult flick in video for “Ghost Twin”
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    Blood Sister shares “Ghost Twin”, releasing self-titled EP on Bloodmoss Records

Blood Sister shares “Ghost Twin”, releasing self-titled EP on Bloodmoss Records

San Francisco's Blood Sister is gearing up for the release of their self-titled EP on September 30 on Bloodmoss Records, and the band is now streaming "Ghost Twin", the [...]

By |September 17, 2014|Comments Off on Blood Sister shares “Ghost Twin”, releasing self-titled EP on Bloodmoss Records
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    Blood Sister, All Your Sisters, That Ghost at the Hemlock tonight

Blood Sister, All Your Sisters, That Ghost at the Hemlock tonight

The music of San Francisco’s Blood Sister is a dizzy whirlwind of fuzzed out shoegaze. Each song, an articulated tribute to guitars drenched in distortion, is thoughtfully paired with [...]

By |April 18, 2014|Comments Off on Blood Sister, All Your Sisters, That Ghost at the Hemlock tonight
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    Mikal Cronin continues to ride high in Noise Pop gig at The Chapel

Mikal Cronin continues to ride high in Noise Pop gig at The Chapel

Photos by Daniel Kielman

Noise Pop always saves the best for Saturday. As part of the weekend festivities, The Chapel hosted San Francisco’s newest favorite son Mikal Cronin, along [...]

By |March 3, 2014|Comments Off on Mikal Cronin continues to ride high in Noise Pop gig at The Chapel
  • Noise Pop/The Bay Bridged Happy Hour - Future Twin 2/28/14 - photo by Daniel Kielman
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    Future Twin, Cocktails, & Blood Sister rocked our Noise Pop Happy Hour

Future Twin, Cocktails, & Blood Sister rocked our Noise Pop Happy Hour

Photos by Daniel Kielman

Not to brag or anything (OK, totally to brag), but we throw one hell of a party. To welcome in the weekend of 2014’s Noise Pop, [...]

By |March 2, 2014|Comments Off on Future Twin, Cocktails, & Blood Sister rocked our Noise Pop Happy Hour
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    Tonight: The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour with Future Twin, Cocktails, and Blood Sister

Tonight: The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour with Future Twin, Cocktails, and Blood Sister

The twenty-second iteration of Noise Pop runs from February 25 through March 2, and features a slate of shows chock full of some of the best local and out-of-town [...]

By |February 28, 2014|Comments Off on Tonight: The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour with Future Twin, Cocktails, and Blood Sister

BFF.fm and Father/Daughter showcase at The Knockout

San Francisco's most secretly located underground radio station BFF.fm and the darling Father/Daughter Records are teaming up to present a showcase at Bernal Heights' Knockout this Thursday.

City-based headliners Cocktails, who have opened for the [...]

By |December 9, 2013|Comments Off on BFF.fm and Father/Daughter showcase at The Knockout
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    Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)

Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)


Download: Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town [...]

By |December 3, 2013|1 Comment
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)

Jason: After hearing what Willis Earl Beal's voice was capable of in a handful of early videos when he was still something of an enigma a couple years ago, [...]

By |September 13, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)