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    Wild Moth announces TWO tours; playing gigs at Thee Parkside and 1-2-3-4 Go!

Wild Moth announces TWO tours; playing gigs at Thee Parkside and 1-2-3-4 Go!

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Wild Moth just announced two tours, one in support of their recently released split with fellow Bay Area post-punk band Creative Adult, and the other presumably [...]

By |February 26, 2015|Comments Off on Wild Moth announces TWO tours; playing gigs at Thee Parkside and 1-2-3-4 Go!

Whirr and Nothing release joint EP

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Whirr has a way of creating an atmosphere out of their music. It's a soundscape, dense and ambient, almost like an overwhelming dream. The San Francisco-born band [...]

By |November 10, 2014|Comments Off on Whirr and Nothing release joint EP
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    Whirr drops two singles before Rickshaw Stop record release show

Whirr drops two singles before Rickshaw Stop record release show

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Nick Bassett keeps busy. The founder of Whirr has had a hand in bands from Nothing to Death of Lovers and Deafheaven, not to mention maintaining a bicoastal group. However, [...]

By |August 12, 2014|Comments Off on Whirr drops two singles before Rickshaw Stop record release show
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    Live This Month: August 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

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


Download: Live This Month: August 2014 (Podcast #343)

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

By |July 31, 2014|Comments Off on Live This Month: August 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Nothing announces SF show and new video for “Bent Nail”

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Philadelphia's Nothing has already released their debut record, Guilty of Everything, via Relapse Records, and now they've premiered the video for single "Bent Nail" via A.V. Club. The shoegaze quartet [...]

By |April 10, 2014|Comments Off on Nothing announces SF show and new video for “Bent Nail”
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    Review & Photos: Whirr, Nothing, Lycus @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/28/13

Review & Photos: Whirr, Nothing, Lycus @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/28/13

Whirr and Nothing's month-long tour of North America swung through town on Wednesday night, bringing a singular, serene shot of shoegaze noise to the hallowed halls of Bottom of [...]

By |August 30, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Whirr, Nothing, Lycus @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/28/13
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    Whirr playing last Bay Area show of 2013 at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Whirr playing last Bay Area show of 2013 at Bottom of the Hill tonight

A few years ago, The Bay Bridged did a survey of local shoegaze bands -- and one of those acts that has been particularly quiet, though making sweeping moves [...]

By |August 28, 2013|Comments Off on Whirr playing last Bay Area show of 2013 at Bottom of the Hill tonight
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    Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (Deer Tick, Moderat, Whirr, The Postal Service)

Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (Deer Tick, Moderat, Whirr, The Postal Service)

Jason: I wasn't a huge fan of Deer Tick's last album Divine Providence, with its faster pace and hepped up barroom style of rock and roll. Like many of [...]

By |August 3, 2013|Comments Off on Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (Deer Tick, Moderat, Whirr, The Postal Service)
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    Sleep Genius label celebrates launch with Chasms, Bad News, and Some Ember at The Knockout on Thursday, 12/13/12

Sleep Genius label celebrates launch with Chasms, Bad News, and Some Ember at The Knockout on Thursday, 12/13/12

On Thursday, December 13th, Mashi Mashi Presents is hosting the dual-purpose Chasms Record Release and Sleep Genius Label Launch Party at The Knockout in San Francisco. Chasms, Whirr (UPDATE: [...]

By |December 6, 2012|Comments Off on Sleep Genius label celebrates launch with Chasms, Bad News, and Some Ember at The Knockout on Thursday, 12/13/12
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    Shoegazing at the Hemlock with Whirr, Moonbeams, Lorelei, and Half String

Shoegazing at the Hemlock with Whirr, Moonbeams, Lorelei, and Half String

The Hemlock Tavern is hosting a special shoegaze showcase on Saturday, June 23, featuring Bay Area newcomers Whirr (Tee Pee) and Moonbeams, as well as 90's veterans Lorelei (Slumberland) [...]

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    Live This Month: May 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #278)

Live This Month: May 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #278)

Live This Month: May 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #278)

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

Local shoegaze band Whirr releases debut LP, Pipe Dreams

Local post-millenial shoegaze sextet Whirr released their debut LP, Pipe Dreams, in March on Tee Pee Records. The band, which features Nick Bassett (also of Deafheaven) and Joseph Bautista [...]

By |April 4, 2012|Comments Off on Local shoegaze band Whirr releases debut LP, Pipe Dreams
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