Live This Month: August 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: August 2014 (Podcast #343) 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. Any discussion of SF music in August has to begin with Outside Lands 2014. Tickets sold out in the blink of an eye, a well-deserved achievement considering the extremely packed lineup of everything from Kanye to (Mikal) Cronin. It's great to see Outside Lands continue to soar. Now when do we start talking about extending it to a second weekend? OSL is the biggest, but it [...]

Interview: UK's Drenge playing Bottom of the Hill this Friday

When a politician resigns, the last thing you expect is for them to give a recommendation for their favorite live band of the moment. That's what happened to UK grunge duo, Drenge. Stranger than fiction? Yes. But another boost for the brothers, who go by Rory and Eoin Loveless, for their raw debut album? Yes. The self-titled album was released in August 2013 and grabbing attention for its potent angst that only the rawness of brothers-that-grew-up-in-suburbia could produce. Drenge, which means "boys" in Danish, are currently touring the U.S. and banging out the apathy of their songs live. The two [...]

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