Foolproof Four
Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from nine great Bay Area bands — some submissions we’ve received at TBB headquarters, some stuff we’ve posted on the web site recently, all really good stuff.

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About this week’s bands:

The Mantles (“Don’t Lie”) recently returned home from their first US tour. The band celebrates the recent release of The Mantles on October 1st at The Eagle. They will also be at KDVS’s Operation: Restore Maximum Freedom Fest on October 3rd.

John Vanderslice (“Too Much Time (demo)”) has a new 7″ coming out on October 6th on Dead Oceans. The single features “Too Much Time” and the previously unreleased “Moon Rocks”.

Led by Jason Lakis (of The Red Thread), Mist And Mast (“In Public”) are now releasing their second album, Action at a Distance. They’re having a record release show at Bottom of the Hill on October 9th.

Singer-songwriter Owen Roberts (“Where We’ve Been”)’s Bay to Maples drew inspiration from his move from the Bay Area to New York. He’s now moved back, and performing at San-Rock-Fael on October 10th and Hotel Utah on October 26th.

Out October 16th, Sugar & Gold‘s (“Come And Go”) new ¡Aya! Remix EP features several new songs and a remix by Justin Van Der Volgen of !!!. The band kicks off a US tour at The Eagle on October 8th.

Hawnay Troof (“And I”) has a series of tours in the next few months to promote Daggers at the Moon. The new album comes out October 22nd on Retard Disco.

Tim Cohen (“Haunted Hymns”) of The Fresh & Onlys also released the solo album The Two Sides of Tim Cohen. The record was recently repressed and is available from Empty Cellar Records.

The Super Cutes (“Sugar Rush”) moved to the Bay Area from Olympia in 2007. The band’s debut album Yes, We Are The Super Cutes comes out this month, and they’ll be performing at the Berkeley Amoeba on October 7th.

San Francisco folk-rock duo Foolproof Four (“I Come Around”) caught our ears with their EP There are Four O’s in Foolproof. No upcoming shows listed currently, but we’ll keep you posted.