Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums from 2009 (Part 1)

The Bay Area may not have a single unified scene, but its diverse musical communities produced a ton of acclaimed records in 2009. The following list collects thirty-two [...]

By |December 16, 2009|8 Comments

Cryptacize announce dates with Sufjan, Fiery Furnaces

Cryptacize have commenced two strong legs of tour, first with Sufjan Stevens, second with Fiery Furnaces. As noted on their blog, these could be the last appearances made for [...]

By |September 28, 2009|Comments Off on Cryptacize announce dates with Sufjan, Fiery Furnaces

Cryptacize (Podcast #163)

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This week's podcast features Cryptacize, an Oakland quartet [...]

By |May 12, 2009|Comments Off on Cryptacize (Podcast #163)

Cryptacize, Battlehooch open for Ponytail tomorrow @ BotH

Weekends sometimes don't pan out to what they should be, which is why your Tuesday is looking so much better than the past few days combined: Cryptacize and Battlehooch [...]

By |May 11, 2009|Comments Off on Cryptacize, Battlehooch open for Ponytail tomorrow @ BotH

Papercuts Bring it Back to the Bay

Friday night’s show at Café du Nord was a homecoming for local act Papercuts, the four-piece led by guitarist and vocalist, Jason Quever. “I can’t remember the last time [...]

By |April 27, 2009|Comments Off on Papercuts Bring it Back to the Bay

Episode 160: April 2009 Monthly Mix

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Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly [...]

By |April 21, 2009|Comments Off on Episode 160: April 2009 Monthly Mix

Tri-record release show Friday: Papercuts, The Finches, Cryptacize

Tuesday marked the official release of Papercuts' newest concoction, You Can Have What You Want (Gnomonsong) -- and next Friday a triple whammy record release show at Cafe du [...]

By |April 20, 2009|Comments Off on Tri-record release show Friday: Papercuts, The Finches, Cryptacize

Cryptacize: songs from Mythomania

The folks over at Asthmatic Kitty have posted a bunch of mp3s from the excellent new Cryptacize album to whet your appetite for Mythomania's arrival on April 21st. [...]

By |March 16, 2009|Comments Off on Cryptacize: songs from Mythomania

Noise Pop: Friday Night Preview!

There's no excuse to stay in this weekend, not even the weather - Noise Pop's weekend forecast is more great music, rain or shine.

On Friday the exceptional pop arrangements [...]

By |February 26, 2009|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Friday Night Preview!

Episode 149: Noise Pop 2009 Preview (Part 1)

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This week's podcast episode is the first of two mixes spotlighting some of the many excellent bands performing during the 2009 Noise Pop Music Festival. [...]

By |February 3, 2009|Comments Off on Episode 149: Noise Pop 2009 Preview (Part 1)