Best of 2013: Russell Jelinek's highlights

John Murry (Photo by Amoreena Berg)

I don't feel like ranking things, but here are some Bay Area highlights for 2013, limited to artists I wrote about:

Favorite Albums:

John Murry - [...]

By |December 27, 2013|Comments Off on Best of 2013: Russell Jelinek's highlights
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    Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)

Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)

Download: Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)

Over the past few years, the San Francisco Bay Area has dominated the world of [...]

By |August 14, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)
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    Primitive Hearts and Adam Widener open for The Steve Adamyk Band and Needles//Pins

Primitive Hearts and Adam Widener open for The Steve Adamyk Band and Needles//Pins

San Francisco solo garage rock machine Adam Widener will join fellow San Franciscans Primitive Hearts opening for Canadian punks The Steve Adamyk Band and Needles//Pins Tuesday night at Thee [...]

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    Primitive Hearts to release debut LP, playing Brick & Mortar tonight 4/17/13

Primitive Hearts to release debut LP, playing Brick & Mortar tonight 4/17/13

Oakland trio Primitive Hearts are now streaming their debut LP, High & Tight, on their Bandcamp page. Most of Primitive Hearts' tracks remind me of '50s and '60s [...]

By |April 17, 2013|Comments Off on Primitive Hearts to release debut LP, playing Brick & Mortar tonight 4/17/13
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    Live This Month: January 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #268)

Live This Month: January 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #268)

Live This Month: January 2012 (Podcast #268)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco [...]

By |January 4, 2012|Comments Off on Live This Month: January 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #268)