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    The Ballantynes, Cocktails, The Shivas, Grandma’s Boyfriend play Hemlock Tavern

The Ballantynes, Cocktails, The Shivas, Grandma’s Boyfriend play Hemlock Tavern

Canadian soul-tinged rock n' rollers The Ballantynes will be playing March 26 at the Hemlock Tavern in San Francisco with power pop tour de force Cocktails, surf punks The [...]

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    Live This Month: January 2014 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #324)

Live This Month: January 2014 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #324)


Download: Live This Month: January 2014 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #324)

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

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If you've spent any time at Mission staples like Zeitgeist or El Rio, you've probably come across Virginia Ramos and her cart of homemade tamales. Affectionately known as The [...]

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Tour Diary: Grandma's Boyfriend recaps a trip to Japan

Editor's note: In January, SF's Grandma’s Boyfriend toured Japan for the second time, playing six shows in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. When they returned, the guys sent us [...]

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    Mixtape: Highlights from San Francisco Bay Area Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore (Podcast #290)

Mixtape: Highlights from San Francisco Bay Area Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore (Podcast #290)

Mixtape: Highlights from San Francisco Bay Area Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore (Podcast #290)

The Bay Area has held a prominent place in punk music since punk first became a thing, [...]

By |October 17, 2012|1 Comment

New 7" from Grandma's Boyfriend out on Loglady Records

While the designation "punk-pop" might suggest that slick, whiny garbage that somehow became popular around the turn of the millennium, Grandma's Boyfriend is helping to seize back nervy, sped-up [...]

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Grandma’s Boyfriend – “Jellyyyyyyyyyyy”

Grandma's Boyfriend - "Jellyyyyyyyyyyy"

Grandma's Boyfriend recently reaffirmed that whole book/cover rule for me in a big way: the band name might be juvenile, but the music is some undeniably [...]

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