Editors' Picks: Holiday Edition

Nicole: My number one Christmas classic is the tale of unrequited love and wintry blues: "Blue Christmas," penned in 1948 by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson, but made [...]

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The Outta Sight Holiday Spectacular returns to Verdi Club

Rock Band Land and Upstairs Downstairs are teaming up with the Verdi Club to put on one helluva Holiday party next Wednesday night over on Mariposa Street. The annual [...]

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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 [...]

Mixtape: 2011 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #257)

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Mixtape: 2011 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #257)

As we noted in the last episode of our podcast, we're extremely exited about our [...]

By |September 7, 2011|Comments Off on Mixtape: 2011 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #257)
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    Announcing the lineup for the 2011 Rock Make Street Festival: Tartufi, Battlehooch, Birds & Batteries, Bare Wires and many more set to perform!

Announcing the lineup for the 2011 Rock Make Street Festival: Tartufi, Battlehooch, Birds & Batteries, Bare Wires and many more set to perform!

The Bay Bridged, Tartufi, and Cookie and the Dude are proud to announce the lineup of local bands and artists performing at the fourth annual Rock Make Street Festival, [...]

By |August 11, 2011|2 Comments

Listen to Sean Smith’s new album: ‘Huge Fluid Freedom’

Huge Fluid Freedom by Sean Smith

The shocking image above is the album cover for Huge Fluid Freedom, the latest record from local guitar virtuoso Sean Smith. Smith might [...]

By |July 18, 2011|Comments Off on Listen to Sean Smith’s new album: ‘Huge Fluid Freedom’

Recommended, 1/3-1/9: White Fence and The Babies, Melted Toys, The Velvet Teen and more

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 |January 3, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 1/3-1/9: White Fence and The Babies, Melted Toys, The Velvet Teen and more

Grand Lake celebrate the release of ‘Blood Sea Dream’ on 8/24/10 @ Du Nord

As previously reported, Grand Lake's debut full-length is out on Hippies Are Dead Records, and it's now seeing release on vinyl as well. For the vinyl release show, Grand [...]

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2010 Mission Creek Music Festival Mix (Podcast #222)

2010 Mission Creek Music Festival Mix (Podcast #222)

After a weekend of shows in Oakland, the 2010 Mission Creek Music Festival kicks into full swing this week with concerts around [...]

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‘Beyond Berkeley Guitar’ release party 6/29/10 at Amnesia

Berkeley Guitar was released back in 2006 as a celebration of the guitar. 2010 is the time for Beyond Berkeley Guitar, the next step in appreciating the guitar for [...]

Photos: Thao Nguyen, David Dondero, Sean Smith @ Swedish American

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Noise Pop: Thursday Night Preview!

Start off your Thursday with a great local Happy Hour show at Bender's from 5-8pm, presented by SomaFM. With the high-energy performances of Scissors for Lefty, Picture Atlantic and [...]

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