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    Listen to the "Last Song" by Silian Rail and watch the farewell show in full

Listen to the "Last Song" by Silian Rail and watch the farewell show in full

Back in June, local post-rock duo Silian Rail played their final show at the Night Light in Oakland to a packed room of longtime supporters. It was fantastic, and [...]

By |September 6, 2013|Comments Off on Listen to the "Last Song" by Silian Rail and watch the farewell show in full
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    Interview: Silian Rail bids farewell this Saturday 6/8/13 at The Night Light

Interview: Silian Rail bids farewell this Saturday 6/8/13 at The Night Light

Instrumental post-rock fans are an underserved niche here in the Bay Area. So it's with an incredibly heavy heart that we prepare ourselves to bid farewell to one of [...]

By |June 6, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Silian Rail bids farewell this Saturday 6/8/13 at The Night Light

Win a test pressing of MINOT's new 7" and Winter Tour EP

On February 5, MINOT released a new limited edition 7-inch, "The Ringing Silence Between Your Ears" b/w "The Means Relativize The Ends", and bassist Ben Thorne recently swung by [...]

By |February 19, 2013|Comments Off on Win a test pressing of MINOT's new 7" and Winter Tour EP
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    Parks and Records Fest coming to Bottom of the Hill, 8/9/12 (win tickets!)

Parks and Records Fest coming to Bottom of the Hill, 8/9/12 (win tickets!)

As a full-time environmental activist and musician, I've always had a real soft spot for Parks and Records — an indie label whose mission is "To support original music [...]

By |July 27, 2012|Comments Off on Parks and Records Fest coming to Bottom of the Hill, 8/9/12 (win tickets!)
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    Don't sleep on this: Silian Rail collaborative album "every/one"

Don't sleep on this: Silian Rail collaborative album "every/one"

Back in May I posted about the new Silian Rail album each/other, which I was pretty stoked about. So stoked, apparently, that I neglected to properly follow up on [...]

By |July 23, 2012|Comments Off on Don't sleep on this: Silian Rail collaborative album "every/one"
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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 [...]

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    New Silian Rail album out today, release show at Bottom of the Hill tonight

New Silian Rail album out today, release show at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Silian Rail dropped their new album, each/other, today via Side With Us Records. Check out either of those sites to get a copy and revel in the warm instrumental [...]

By |May 3, 2012|Comments Off on New Silian Rail album out today, release show at Bottom of the Hill tonight
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    Yoga + Indie Music = Showga; Oakland weekly series comes to The Center SF on 4/3/12

Yoga + Indie Music = Showga; Oakland weekly series comes to The Center SF on 4/3/12

Meet Katie Colver: founder, instructor, and musical curator for Oakland's Showga series, a weekly yoga event featuring local musical talent held every Monday across the bridge at the Starline [...]

By |March 30, 2012|Comments Off on Yoga + Indie Music = Showga; Oakland weekly series comes to The Center SF on 4/3/12
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    An awesome poster for Silian Rail and MINOT at the Hemlock Tavern, 1/13/12

An awesome poster for Silian Rail and MINOT at the Hemlock Tavern, 1/13/12

Check out this awesome poster for Silian Rail and MINOT (ex-From Monument to Mass) at the Hemlock Tavern on January 13th. They'll be joined by Reno's Elephant Rifle. [...]

By |January 9, 2012|Comments Off on An awesome poster for Silian Rail and MINOT at the Hemlock Tavern, 1/13/12
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    Video: Thao & Mirah + Portlandia + Eric Kuhn – "Push It" (Salt-N-Pepa cover)

Video: Thao & Mirah + Portlandia + Eric Kuhn – "Push It" (Salt-N-Pepa cover)

You've probably already seen this video, since it's one of the greatest things on the internet right now - but just in case, here it is again. The Portlandia [...]

By |January 5, 2012|1 Comment

Silian Rail ask for Kickstarter support for “adventurous” new album and EP

Silian Rail have decided to launch a Kickstarter campaign. The two-piece instrumental band are looking to record an "adventurous" new album and EP, and they need your help to [...]

By |November 4, 2011|Comments Off on Silian Rail ask for Kickstarter support for “adventurous” new album and EP
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    Recommended, 8/16-8/21: Wooden Shjips, Sea of Bees/Chloe Makes Music, Dark Nights Family Jam, Fuzzfest

Recommended, 8/16-8/21: Wooden Shjips, Sea of Bees/Chloe Makes Music, Dark Nights Family Jam, Fuzzfest

Every week, 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 |August 16, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 8/16-8/21: Wooden Shjips, Sea of Bees/Chloe Makes Music, Dark Nights Family Jam, Fuzzfest
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