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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Best of 2012: Mai Le on The Mallard

The first time I saw The Mallard was at a fundraiser at The Lab in April of this year. I went because Thee Oh Sees were on deck to [...]

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Best of 2012: Lynne Angel on The Mallard

My first experience of The Mallard version 5.0 was at Rock Make this year and I was floored. I have known founding member Greer McGettrick for a while and [...]

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Fuck You 2012

Has there been a shittier year than 2012? I can't think of one. Fuck you 2012! What a complete waste of time. Really we should [...]

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Mixtape: Twelve Highlights from 2012 (Podcast #295)

Mixtape: Twelve Highlights from 2012 (Podcast #295)

"Best of" lists are intrinsically a tricky proposition, but compiling them is made all the more difficult by the San Francisco Bay Area's [...]

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    Thee Oh Sees playing two nights at The Independent in January backed by Sic Alps, The Mallard, and Warm Soda

Thee Oh Sees playing two nights at The Independent in January backed by Sic Alps, The Mallard, and Warm Soda

Local favorites Thee Oh Sees recently announced a two-night stand at The Independent on January 11th and 12th, and they didn't scrimp when booking the supporting acts – Sic [...]

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    Win tickets to see Night Beats, The Mallard, and more at Brick and Mortar this Friday, 12/14/12

Win tickets to see Night Beats, The Mallard, and more at Brick and Mortar this Friday, 12/14/12

Now this is what you call a stacked line-up: Night Beats, The Mallard, Cool Ghouls, and The Woolen Men, all playing together at Brick & Mortar this Friday night. [...]

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    Castle Face Records hosts Christmas benefit show at The Chapel, 12/20/12

Castle Face Records hosts Christmas benefit show at The Chapel, 12/20/12

Don’t you wish all benefits were this awesome? Castle Face Records, an LA label that's home to some of the Bay’s best bands in recent memory, will host A [...]

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    Download seven Velvet Underground covers from The Fresh & Onlys, Blasted Canyons, Burnt Ones, and more

Download seven Velvet Underground covers from The Fresh & Onlys, Blasted Canyons, Burnt Ones, and more

As we previously reported, Castle Face Records is releasing a tribute album to The Velvet Underground & Nico in conjunction with the 45th anniversary reissue of that classic VU [...]

By |October 24, 2012|Comments Off on Download seven Velvet Underground covers from The Fresh & Onlys, Blasted Canyons, Burnt Ones, and more
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Yelawolf, Il Gato, Thee Oh Sees, Joshua Radin and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Yelawolf, Il Gato, Thee Oh Sees, Joshua Radin and more

It's Wednesday, and you know what that means: time for another ticket giveaway! This week, we've got Sonny Smith, Yelawolf, Joshua Radin and way more.

To enter any contest submit [...]

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    Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, The Fresh & Onlys on 'The Velvet Underground & Nico' tribute

Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, The Fresh & Onlys on 'The Velvet Underground & Nico' tribute

Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, and The Fresh & Onlys are among those that recorded cover tracks for an upcoming The Velvet Underground & Nico 45th anniversary tribute. If [...]

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    Review & Photos: Scream contest — The Mallard, Wimps, Uzi Rash at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 8/17/12

Review & Photos: Scream contest — The Mallard, Wimps, Uzi Rash at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 8/17/12

SF's The Mallard opened up a screamy good night on Friday. Singer Greer McGettrick cut her arm halfway through the set and soon wore blood on her cheek [...]

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