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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)

Video: Date Palms – "Dusted Down"

Is post-psych a thing? If not, Date Palms could definitely qualify it as a term to comprehensibly describe their interdisciplinary sound of drone, Indian classical and ambient. The band's [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

By |October 25, 2011|Comments Off on Videos: Barn Owl and Date Palms at the San Francisco Zen Center

Meditations on San Francisco: Barn Owl, Date Palms to perform at SF Zen Center

The San Francisco Zen Center isn't a place I'd normally expect to see a rock show, but the Center's upcoming "Meditations on San Francisco" event on October 8th (6pm, [...]

By |September 21, 2011|Comments Off on Meditations on San Francisco: Barn Owl, Date Palms to perform at SF Zen Center