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We’re back with another edition of Live This Month, our podcast series spotlighting music from some of the best shows this month. One additional show we hope you’ll join us for is The Ian Fays‘ CD release party on April 17th at Bottom of the Hill, which we’re co-presenting with Playing in Fog.

About this month’s picks:

SF heroes The Dodos (“Jodi”) (Feature Podcast) return to the Bay Area to celebrate their new album Visiter. They’ll be performing with fellow French Kiss band Les Savy Fav at the Great American Music Hall on Sunday, April 27th.

Papercuts (“John Brown”) return to the City after a nationwide tour with Beach House. They’ll be headlining at Cafe du Nord on Friday, April 18th. It’s the CD release party for The Botticellis (Feature Podcast), also featuring The Mantles.

Representing DC and the Bay, Thao with The Get Down Stay Down (“Beat (Health, Life, and Fire)”) join Xiu Xiu and VC4 at Bottom of the Hill on Saturday, April 12th.

Thee Oh Sees (“Iceberg”) will help Master/Slave celebrate the release of their new CD Scandal at The Eagle Tavern on Thursday, April 17th. Also playing are The Mayyors and The Traditional Fools.

Enon (“Mirror on You”) headline the latest installment of Donuts! with The Blacks (Feature Podcast) and DJ Pickpocket at Bottom of the Hill on Sunday April 13th.

Signed to Sub Pop spin-off Hardly Art, Le Loup (“We are gods! We are wolves!”) and tourmates The Ruby Suns stop by Bottom of the Hill on Friday, April 4th. Magic Bullets (Feature Podcast) headline the evening.

Just off tour with Bob Mould, San Francisco’s Halou (“It Will All Make Sense in the Morning”) will be performing for three consecutive Wednesdays at Cafe du Nord with several great local bands in support of their Sawtooth EP.

Throw Me The Statue (“About to Walk”) return to the Bay Area on Saturday, April 26th for a show at Bottom of the Hill. They’ll be playing with The Heavenly States (Feature Podcast) and Siberian

Featuring members of Bright Eyes and The Decemberists, Norfolk & Western (“A Gilded Age”) perform on Sunday, April 20th at Cafe du Nord, with Mist and Mast (Feature Podcast) and Weinland.

Although they have already broken up, The Gris Gris (“Year Zero”) will be performing their official final show on Saturday, April 26th at the Ghost Town Gallery in Oakland. They’ll be joined by Brian Glaze and The Night Shift, Curious Mystery, and Brad Dunn.

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