Interview: Silian Rail bids farewell this Saturday 6/8/13 at The Night Light

Instrumental post-rock fans are an underserved niche here in the Bay Area. So it's with an incredibly heavy heart that we prepare ourselves to bid farewell to one of the Bay Area's best bands—not just one of the best instrumental post-rock bands, but one of our best bands period—the Oakland duo known as Silian Rail. Robin Landy's guitar work was like nothing you'd see here on the local scene or anywhere else. Big, lush open chords cascaded from her guitar like a sunny stream pouring over a waterfall. Eric Kuhn's drums did the rest – always exactly right, whether they [...]

Tomorrow, Stranger Dance Presents: French Miami, By Sunlight, Silian Rail @ Rickshaw Stop

What a week for local music! Wednesday a (primarily) local showcase at The Rickshaw (8pm, $8) will take place thanks to SF's Stranger Dance, including French Miami, By Sunlight (Seattle) and Silian Rail. French Miami - Science Fiction Don't know what you're in store for when it comes to seeing Silian Rail? Just heading back to town from a West Coast tour, the two piece instrumental packs in more volume and melody than some full bands! Here is a video podcast they did a while back with Chasing the Moon at Hyde Street Studios, the hub of many [...]

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