Makthaverskan, Wild Moth, and Never Young at Thee Parkside next week

Makthaverskan (Photo: Hilda Randulv) Sweden's Makthaverskan bring their sound to San Francisco on their fall North American tour with a stop at Thee Parkside on Friday, October 2. Formed in 2009, Makthaverskan has come out with two full-length releases on Sweden's Luxury Records. The band has since then encountered rising attention in the US, notably due to the band's laudable female-lead vocals infused with a distinct pop and post-punk touch. Featuring local acts Wild Moth and Never Young to open up the evening, the show offers a variety of up and coming artists not only from the other side of [...]

Mixtape: The Best New Bands from South by Southwest 2015 Download: Mixtape: The Best New Bands from South by Southwest 2015 (Podcast #359) The early word on South by Southwest 2015 was that the music/technology/film conference and festival was scaling back this year, with a significant reduction in permitted events, fewer global mega-brands as sponsors, and less parties headlined by top mainstream acts. And while all of that was true, the week seemed to afford as many opportunities as ever to see a wide variety of emerging indie talent from around the world. If this is the scaled-down South By, then its future is safe for indie bands and [...]

Sweden’s Makthaverskan bring their modern new-wave to SF

(Photo Credit: Hilda Randulv) Makthaverskan are a quintet from Sweden who came together as teens in 2009. They were united by a distaste for the polished pop music that was coming out of Sweden and a desire to reinvent this sound, infusing it with more aggression; since then they've put out five records of varying length. The group are set to release a new 7" single, "Witness", on Run For Records (on 4/18)- a Boston label that started in 2004 and has since become a go-to to underground alternative-rock and indie music curator, already starting off 2015 with amazing releases from bands like [...]

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