Live This Month: December 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #294)

Live This Month: December 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #294) 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. Few new albums and winter conditions mean that there's a seasonal dip in the number of bands hitting the road and coming to town in December. A dip, however, doesn't mean that there aren't noteworthy highlights, including the return of former locals Moon Duo, whose latest LP, Circles, came out earlier this year. As luck would have it, Moon [...]

Thrill Jockey Records 20th Anniversary Show going down in SF on 12/13/12

Thrill Jockey is planning one hell of a twentieth anniversary celebration for itself. Actually, make that celebrations. The venerable Chicago-based record label is throwing itself birthday shows in its hometown as well as LA, London, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Baltimore, and our fair city. The lineup for the San Francisco show is typical of these gigs' awesomeness, including Liturgy, Wooden Shjips, Trans Am, and Barn Owl, to name just a few of the acts on the bill. Thrill Jockey's San Francisco show celebrating its twentieth anniversary is December 13th at The Independent. The label is also celebrating this milestone with re-issues of [...]

KDVS Recordings introduces ‘Cassetteofthemonth Club’

Along the lines of the awesome regionally-focused compilation series started earlier this year, blended with the SubPop Singles idea -- comes Davis/Sacramento label KDVS Recordings' newest project, the Cassetteofthemonth Subscription Club. Members can opt in at any time, but beginning this past October, a $40 subscription will grant one split cassette per month, side one being a Davis or Sacramento band and side two, a band from just about anywhere. A list of participating bands is announced, but is still growing. Psychic Reality will contribute a cassette side -- the project of Leyna Noel Tilbor, originally based in San Francisco [...]

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