Live This Month: October 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: October 2018 (Podcast #433) 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. After a month off, Live This Month is back with a mix full of tunes that will make you want to see some concerts! This month's mix is bookended by post-punk, with the lean and atmospheric EXEK starting things off, and Wax Chattels' raw and noisy sounds wrapping the episode up. In between, we've got a wealth of new music, including recent and new-to-us songs from locals [...]

Catching up with Soccer Mommy, between South By and SF

(photo: Shervin Lainez) “I love when gas stations have pumpkin seeds,” Soccer Mommy’s Sophie Allison tells me over the phone, recuperating at home in Nashville after a successful first SXSW. She’s getting ready to buy her own tour van before setting out for the West Coast in support of her official studio debut, Clean, out now on Fat Possum. I had the opportunity to catch up with her a few days before the band hit the road. Sophie felt rested from "a good night’s sleep," even though she had just returned from Austin. “It was a good first South By, [...]

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