Live This Month: January 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: January 2016 (Podcast #378) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. This month's episode introduces some new local bands to our podcast, including the surf-pop of Spooky Mansion and psych-rock from Smokin' Ziggurats. We've also included a mid-podcast three-song set of local heaviness, including Sexless, Life Stinks, and Bosse-De-Nage. Life Stinks is one of two bands in this mix playing at SS15, a weekend of shows commemorating fifteen years of NorCal label Ss Records. Over its tenure, [...]

Superior Viaduct reissues Martin Rev and 100 Flowers

San Francisco archival label Superior Viaduct releases only well-aged music in the form of reissues and lost, never released albums. This month, the label will be reissuing two thirty-year-old albums: Martin Rev’s self titled solo debut, and 100 Flowers self-titled LP. Originally released in 1983, 100 Flowers' (previously known as the Urinals, and later known as the Urinals yet again) self-titled album floats happily somewhere between UK post-punk and jangle pop. With these sounds re-emerging in the current music scene, Superior Viaduct couldn't have picked a better time to reissue this record. Suicide synth master Martin Rev’s first [...]

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