Poor Moon head to the Rickshaw Stop, 12/14/12

Poor Moon's summer-y sounds will be coming to Rickshaw Stop on Friday, December 14th. Much lauded as a Fleet Foxes side-project, the band's debut is soft and pretty in a style strong enough to stand on it's own. Members Christian Wargo, Casey Wescott, Ian Murray, and Peter Murray have created songs rich with light sounds and equally poetic lyrics. The Seattle band originally formed as a means to produce Wargo's collected written material into something bigger. Poor Moon is the soundtrack to spending a summer on a mountain doing mountain-stuff, beautiful and grand the way the Appalachian Mountains are in [...]

By |December 13, 2012|Tags: |

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 [...]

Poor Moon (new Fleet Foxes side project) performing at Brick & Mortar on 6/1/12

Poor Moon — which includes Christian Wargo (Fleet Foxes, Crystal Skulls), Casey Wescott (Fleet Foxes, Crystal Skulls) and brothers Ian and Peter Murray (The Christmas Cards) — will be performing June 1 at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall. Recently signed by Sub Pop, the band sound a bit like Fleet Foxes (duh) but lead single "People in Her Mind," from their new EP Illusions, drops the Foxes' alt-twang and takes on the wide-eyed singing style of 60s pop groups like The Zombies. Have a listen below and then purchase tickets here. Poor Moon - "People In Her Mind" Poor [...]

By |May 29, 2012|Tags: |

2012 Huichica Music Festival: Beachwood Sparks, Poor Moon, Sonny and the Sunsets, Papercuts and more!

Poor Moon - "People In Her Mind" Organizers for the Huichica Music Festival have announced the lineup for the festival's third installment which will take place in Sonoma County over June 1-2 at the Gundlach Bundschu winery. The scenic and intimate festival will include performances by Beachwood Sparks (who have a new album coming out this year), Poor Moon, and Occidental Brothers Dance Band International as well as Bay Area favorites Sonny and the Sunsets and Papercuts, Little Wings, Sea of Bees, and a DJ set by Andy Cabic of Vetiver. Sonny and the Sunsets – "She Plays Yo Yo With [...]

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