Magic Bullets
photo by jordan fraker


– Release party for The Bay Bridged, Volume 1 at Thee Parkside! There are, as usual, a bunch of great concerts tonight, but we’d love to see you out for our CD release party, which features four great bands and will be a ton of fun. Which reminds us–the CD is now available for purchase (and will ship out this weekend) or you can get the DRM-free MP3 version and download it now. Head to our online store to listen to some audio samples and pick up a copy.

The Heavenly States and Magic Bullets at The Independent, with w/ Chow Nasty, The Loyd Family Players, and Beat Red. The show starts at 8pm and is $12.

Click here to listen! Click to listen to our feature episode on Magic Bullets!

Citay and Howlin’ Rain at the Hemlock Tavern, with Get Him Eat Him and Cryptacize. The show starts at 8:30pm and is $10.


Loquat, The Rondo Brothers and Foxtail Somersault at The Independent. Check out some music from Loquat and the Rondos in our post here. The show’s at 8:30pm and is $12.

The Ian Fays at the Hotel Utah, with Dynamite Sweater, The Broken Hearts, and Dameon Lee (of The Lowlights). Read our preview for more info on the show, which starts at 9pm and is $8.

LoveLikeFire at 330 Ritch Street, with Audrye Sessions, Built for the Sea, and Apside. The show starts at 9pm and is $5.


– Free The Makes Nice at the Knockout. We discussed this earlier this week. The show starts at 9pm.

Around the Web:

– The Bay Guardian reviews Rural Rock & Roll and Magic Bullets.

– The SF Weekly profiles the Rondo Brothers and Chow Nasty.

– The Pacific Noise/Deli SF video contest ends today! Get those entries in before midnight!

Some good news over at the Wired blog. SoundExchange won’t enforce the new royalty rates, so net radio won’t be dead on Sunday. Thanks to Bagel Ted for the tip; be sure to check out his 480 Minutes show today for some tracks from The Bay Bridged, Volume 1.