Live This Month: June 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: June 2016 (Podcast #387) 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. Festival season has begun! In this mix, we've included songs from artists performing at an eclectic set of fests around Northern California, including the Huichica Music Festival, Deathstock II, Burger Boogaloo, and Asian Man Records' 20th anniversary celebration. June is also a big month for new albums from local bands, and we've got some great new songs in this mix from Night School, Whiskerman, Young Moon, [...]

Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks

  Long Knives are a band with members from across the Bay Area who play a nostalgic mix of pop-punk and indie that reminds me of The Get Up Kids – crystal clear vocals, sliding octaves and rock steady drumming that never crowds the composition. While it's not a new sound, they're executing it well – after playing with Michigan emo heavyweights Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) last October, Long Knives were immediately approached by that band's Keith Latinen and asked to release music on his label Count Your Lucky Stars. The label has been curating indie and emo since 2007 [...]

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