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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 20 ― Feb 23

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 20 ― Feb 23

Diet Cig is set to play Brick & Mortar this Wednesday night.
Monday, February 20
Cloud Nothings, Kid Trails @ The Independent
Start your Noise Pop week off strong with extraordinarily loud [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 3 ― Feb 5

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 3 ― Feb 5

Fully enjoy Miserable's moodiness this Sunday Night at The Make-Out Room.
Friday, February 3
Tom Chaplin @ Great American Music Hall
Former frontman of Keane returns after an uphill battle and recovery [...]

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    Mixtape: New Alternative — The Bay Area’s emerging noisy rock sound

Mixtape: New Alternative — The Bay Area’s emerging noisy rock sound


Download: New Alternative: The Bay Area's emerging noisy rock sound (Podcast #390)

The post first ran on KQED.org.

The dream of the '90s may be, as the TV show says, alive [...]

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    Interview: King Woman on creating, mental illness, and feminism

Interview: King Woman on creating, mental illness, and feminism

I was having a slight panic attack while waiting, in a fancy cafe that I’ve previously ignored, for Kristina Esfandiari of King Woman and Miserable.

The night before had been [...]

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    Miserable on the verge of releasing first LP “Uncontrollable”

Miserable on the verge of releasing first LP “Uncontrollable”

In what I think is the prettiest and saddest part of Miserable’s song “Oven,” the first single off her forthcoming LP Uncontrollable, Kristina Esfandiari sings “I shouldn’t be ashamed [...]

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Mixtape: New SF Bands with Great Musical Resumes


Download: Mixtape: New SF Bands with Great Musical Resumes (Podcast #344)

In a scene as active as the San Francisco Bay Area, it's not uncommon to learn that the members [...]

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Kristina Esfandiari announces debut EP as Miserable

Souls with a hollow void that can only be filled with dark and heavy shoegaze will be relieved to hear that San Francisco local Kristina Esfandiari has announced the [...]

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