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    Brilliant Colors release "I Was Born A Fantasist," play Rickshaw Stop on 3/26/13

Brilliant Colors release "I Was Born A Fantasist," play Rickshaw Stop on 3/26/13

As the days are getting longer and warmer, and your SXSW hangover is more-or-less gone that can only mean that spring is here! And so is a new Brilliant [...]

By |March 25, 2013|Comments Off on Brilliant Colors release "I Was Born A Fantasist," play Rickshaw Stop on 3/26/13
  • Noise Pop 2012: Bleached at the Rickshaw Stop 2/24/12
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    Noise Pop 2012: Veronica Falls, Bleached, Brilliant Colors, Lilac @ Rickshaw Stop 2/24/12

Noise Pop 2012: Veronica Falls, Bleached, Brilliant Colors, Lilac @ Rickshaw Stop 2/24/12

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of a band must be in want of great hair. Last Friday night at the Rickshaw Stop, which [...]

By |March 2, 2012|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2012: Veronica Falls, Bleached, Brilliant Colors, Lilac @ Rickshaw Stop 2/24/12

Noise Pop 2012: Friday Preview

Date: Friday, February 24th

Number of Noise Pop Shows: 10 shows, 38 bands

Already Sold-Out: Despite the fact that Two Gallants are playing two nights at Edinburgh Castle, both are sold [...]

By |February 23, 2012|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2012: Friday Preview

Sample three songs from Brilliant Colors’ new album: “‘Round Your Way” / “Value Lines” / “How Much Younger”

Again And Again, the sophomore album of DIY fuzz pop from SF trio Brilliant Colors, is out July 19th on Slumberland Records, and the band is now offering up [...]

By |July 13, 2011|Comments Off on Sample three songs from Brilliant Colors’ new album: “‘Round Your Way” / “Value Lines” / “How Much Younger”

SF Popfest 2011: Slumberland Records showcase @ Rickshaw Stop, 5/28/11

Saturday night's Slumberland Records showcase at the Rickshaw Stop was a mini-festival within SF Popfest 2011, like a set of Russian nesting dolls, or like something that's a smaller [...]

By |June 2, 2011|Comments Off on SF Popfest 2011: Slumberland Records showcase @ Rickshaw Stop, 5/28/11

Live This Month: December 2010 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #239)

Live This Month: December 2010 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #239)

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

By |December 1, 2010|2 Comments

November 2009 Monthly Mix (Podcast #191)

Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from nine great Bay Area bands -- some submissions we've received at TBB headquarters, some stuff we've posted [...]

By |November 24, 2009|4 Comments

Brilliant Colors’ record release party this Sunday

Brilliant Colors - "Absolutely Anything"

Brilliant Colors' debut LP Introducing Brilliant Colors comes out on November 3rd on Slumberland Records. They're celebrating with an early evening show this Sunday [...]

By |October 30, 2009|Comments Off on Brilliant Colors’ record release party this Sunday

Yard show runaround: Brilliant Colors, NODZZZ, Grass Widow

Photos by: Rachel Keenan

My friend calls me up just before noon on Saturday and says there's some show down the street in someone or other's yard in a few [...]

By |July 28, 2009|4 Comments

The Splinters play with Buzzer, Brilliant Colors @ BotH tomorrow

In every town live few riot grrrls, and in Oakland reside The Splinters -- peppery and adorable, which has probably been said more than enough. I've encountered a few [...]