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    tUnE-yArDs & Sylvan Esso play first of two sold-out Fillmore shows

tUnE-yArDs & Sylvan Esso play first of two sold-out Fillmore shows

(Photos by Daniel Kielman)

The eyes were everywhere Friday at The Fillmore. The stage was decorated with four basic-looking cutouts of them, and the whole backdrop was situated like Andy Warhol […]

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    Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Download: Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts (Podcast #339)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands […]

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  • tUnE-yArDs @ TheChapel, 4/21/14 - Photo by Jon Ching
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    tUnE-yArDs’ return to the stage showcases terrific new songs

tUnE-yArDs’ return to the stage showcases terrific new songs

tUnE-yArDs played The Chapel last night to a lucky select few who either caught wind of the last minute show announcement in time to grab tickets online or those […]

By |April 22, 2014|1 Comment
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    Giveaway: Win tickets to Tune-Yards’ sold-out show at The Chapel

Giveaway: Win tickets to Tune-Yards’ sold-out show at The Chapel

Merrill Garbus, better known to the music-loving world as Tune-Yards, recently announced that Nikki Nack, the follow-up to her 2011 breakthrough album Whokill, would be released May 6 via […]

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New from tUnE-yArDs – “Water Fountain”

tUnE-yArDs’ Nikki Nack, the latest from the band since 2011’s amazing whokill, is out on May 6th via 4AD. “Water Fountain”, the first taste from the new record, is […]

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tUnE-yArDs makes a mix for Africa In Your Earbuds

tUnE-yArDs’ versatile, experimental, undeniably catchy music has always done a good job reflecting a number of influences and themes. From Merril Garbus’s vocal acrobatics to the soul-busting, percussive nature […]

By |July 23, 2012|Comments Off
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    tUnE-yArDs bassist debuts side project, covers Janet Jackson

tUnE-yArDs bassist debuts side project, covers Janet Jackson

Breakout Bay Area natives tUnE-yArDs have seen huge successes in the last year. Playing sold out festivals and to packed audiences at the Fox, their unique sound and music […]

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    April's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

April's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here’s our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. So much good stuff came our way in April […]

Video: tUnE-yArDs accompanies Buster Keaton short for SFIFF

Earlier this week, tUnE-yArDs providing live accompaniment to a series of Buster Keaton short films as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival. Here’s a brief clip of […]

By |April 27, 2012|Comments Off
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    tUnE-yArDs: new video for "My Country," Kickstarter project launched for SF Rock Project

tUnE-yArDs: new video for "My Country," Kickstarter project launched for SF Rock Project

Adding to the already-long list of reasons to love tUnE-yArDs, here’s the band’s new video for “My Country” (directed by Mimi Cave, who was also responsible for this clip […]

By |April 12, 2012|Comments Off
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    Awesome: tUnE-yArDs live-soundtracking Buster Keaton films at Castro Theater

Awesome: tUnE-yArDs live-soundtracking Buster Keaton films at Castro Theater

As part of this year’s San Francisco International Film Festival, Merill Garbus and the rest of tUnE-yArDs will be providing live soundtracks to a handful of short films starring […]

By |February 23, 2012|Comments Off
  • tUnE-yArDs at the Rickshaw Stop, 8/12/11
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    tUnE-yArDs – "Bizness" / "You Yes You" on Jimmy Kimmel Live

tUnE-yArDs – "Bizness" / "You Yes You" on Jimmy Kimmel Live

tUnE-yArDs at the Rickshaw Stop, 8/12/11

Merrill Garbus and crew can now be considered familiar with the late-night television performance scene, after appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon back […]

By |January 6, 2012|2 Comments
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