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    Professional Fans Showcase 006: LENZ, Pure Bliss, Tears Club, Tiaras

Professional Fans Showcase 006: LENZ, Pure Bliss, Tears Club, Tiaras

This Sunday, Professional Fans will bring the party to Thee Parkside. Pure Bliss, Tears Club, and TIARAS will support headlining band LENZ.

Oakland's LENZ was formed in 2010 by Andy [...]

By |July 5, 2013|Comments Off on Professional Fans Showcase 006: LENZ, Pure Bliss, Tears Club, Tiaras
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    Review & Photos: DIIV, Wax Idols, SISU, LENZ at Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 3/2/13 (Noise Pop 2013)

Review & Photos: DIIV, Wax Idols, SISU, LENZ at Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 3/2/13 (Noise Pop 2013)

There was a lot to choose from among Saturday's Noise Pop 2013 festivities. So thank the gods of psych-pop that I ended up in front of DIIV's second consecutive [...]

By |March 5, 2013|1 Comment

Adam Widener releases new EP, playing at Monarch 1/10/13

San Francisco's Adam Widener, who once played bass for Bare Wires, is set to release a new EP Gimmee Gimmee Scientific Stuff on January 22nd. A vinyl copy of [...]

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    Live This Month: January 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #296)

Live This Month: January 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #296)

Live This Month: January 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #296)

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

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LENZ's Andy Human releases 'Freeze'

Andy Human - "Land Of The Dinosaurs"

We've been digging Andy Jordan's work with LENZ, but the former Cuts/Time Flys member also has been recording solo as Andy Human. [...]

By |September 25, 2012|Comments Off on LENZ's Andy Human releases 'Freeze'

DIIV and Bleached come to the Rickshaw Stop on 8/1/12

One of my most recent obsessions, DIIV, are scheduled to play The Rickshaw Stop this Wednesday, August 1. The Brooklyn-based band plays a laid-back, reverb-soaked brand of upbeat indie pop [...]

By |July 30, 2012|Comments Off on DIIV and Bleached come to the Rickshaw Stop on 8/1/12
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    Live This Month: April 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #276)

Live This Month: April 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #276)

Live This Month: April 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #276)

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

  • Ty Segall & White Fence
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    March’s Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

March’s Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. So much good stuff came our way in March [...]

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New EP from Lenz (Cuts, Impediments) out on Tic Tac Totally

Lenz - "Hourglass"

Recently, Oakland’s Andy Jordan (The Cuts, The Time Flys, and Andy Human) joined forces with Ray Seraphin (Buzzer, Hunx & His Punx, Impediments, and Andy Human) to [...]

By |March 26, 2012|Comments Off on New EP from Lenz (Cuts, Impediments) out on Tic Tac Totally
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    Jonathan Toubin benefit on 1/18/12: Ty Segall, Shannon and the Clams and more to perform

Jonathan Toubin benefit on 1/18/12: Ty Segall, Shannon and the Clams and more to perform

New York Night Train's Jonathan Toubin was seriously injured in Portland last month, when a cab burst through his ground floor hotel room wall and ran him over. While [...]

By |January 11, 2012|Comments Off on Jonathan Toubin benefit on 1/18/12: Ty Segall, Shannon and the Clams and more to perform
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    Recommended, 12/12-12/18: Yip Deceiver/Shock, Uzi Rash, Baths/Raleigh Moncrief, Marissa Nadler

Recommended, 12/12-12/18: Yip Deceiver/Shock, Uzi Rash, Baths/Raleigh Moncrief, Marissa Nadler

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the [...]

By |December 12, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 12/12-12/18: Yip Deceiver/Shock, Uzi Rash, Baths/Raleigh Moncrief, Marissa Nadler