You could win great prizes, including studio time at Different Fur, by supporting The Bay Bridged!

The Bay Bridged provides critical exposure for local artists, especially emerging performers struggling to gain awareness early in their careers. Showcasing the best of the San Francisco Bay Area independent music scene has been our nonprofit's mission for the past ten years, but we can only continue to do this with your support of our 2016 Fundraiser. There are a ton of great rewards for donors at different levels, but every donor of at least $10 will also be entered into a drawing to win one of our amazing grand prizes. One of our grand prizes is two days of [...]

LMSFN kicks off monthly series at Eli’s with Antwon and Sad Andy

These days, you can't swing a clear guitar on Valencia without hitting half a dozen random writers who just discovered that Ty Segall moved to LA and rent in San Francisco is expensive and therefore decided that Bay Area art is dead. But just off Valencia on 19th Street, you'll find Different Fur Studios owner Patrick Brown attempting to remind people that the scene isn't dead after all, via his new collective Let's Make Some Fucking Noise (aka LMSFN for the kids). Brown has a hand in booking events organized by LMSFN, but it isn't limited to stuff he likes. [...]

Converse Rubber Tracks to offer free studio time at Different Fur

As a band, recording is an essential tool in getting music out to ears everywhere. But it can also be a bit of an expense. Not so with Converse Rubber Tracks and their traveling brigade of recording accessibility aficionados: For one week this month, they will be hosting free recording sessions at the locally beloved Different Fur Studios, and you can be a part of it. From April 18-22, the Converse-affiliated group of sound engineers will set up shop in the studio and record a handful of lucky bands they've chosen from their batch of applicants. They stress that all genres are [...]

Saturday Secret Show: Melted Toys, Lilac, Talk Normal + Special Guest

This Saturday, Different Fur Studios is hosting an extra secret, extra special performance happening in an extra secret alley somewhere in the Mission. Joining Melted Toys, Lilac, and Talk Normal (Brooklyn), will be a fourth secret performer. Follow us on Twitter and we'll reveal who that band is once they go on! Melted Toys, "Rose Again" by The FADER Lilac - "So Young"

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