The Bay Abridged: Sept 23 — 29

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. Photo by @psbergman Lil Dowager, Leucrota, Sloths, I Wanna Die, undo at One Fam (Oak) Sept. 23 Had a chance to catch one of my favorite Oakland bands, Lil Dowager along with Santa Cruz's Leucrota after Wednesday night band practice. I got there in time for Leucrotas's [...]

PUJOL playing 2 Bay Area shows after dropping ‘REUNITED STATES OF BEING’

(Photo: Jamie Goodsell) Nashville's Daniel Pujol been dubbed a lot of different things over the years – garage rocker, lo-fi poet, and scrappy punk kid, to name just a few. But however you want to label the man who goes by the simple moniker PUJOL, it's clear he's won himself some very influential fans. Jack White took him under his wing early on, producing PUJOL's "Black Rabbit" b/w "Too Safe" 7-inch for release on Third Man Records in 2010, and he has been with Omaha-based label (and Oberst-family product) Saddle Creek since he first made noise on the scene. Already [...]

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Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts (Podcast #339) 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. It's been a little over three years since tUnE-yArDs garnered universal acclaim for w h o k i l l, but Merrill Garbus hasn't lost any momentum with Nikki Nack. Her band's nationwide tour comes to The Fillmore this month for two sold-out shows. tUnE-yArDs isn't the only local band with a new album -- we're also really [...]

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