Review: Superchunk & Mikal Cronin @ The Fillmore, 9/3/13

The Fillmore is for people of a very specific stature in music. On one hand, it can be a bittersweet place; the last stop on the road to what most people would call fame. On the other, it can be a place that bands who never left that strata of fame, either by force or by choice, can always come back to; a place where they know they are always loved. Both of those titles were at play on Tuesday night, for what was likely a dream lineup in many peoples’ minds – a joint headlining venture between North Carolina’s [...]

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Fall at The Fillmore starts tonight with Superchunk & Mikal Cronin; The Bay Bridged giving away tickets to 8 shows!

San Francisco's The Fillmore is bringing back its annual Fall at The Fillmore series for 2013, and things will kick off tonight with sets from Superchunk and the City's own Mikal Cronin. Superchunk is celebrating the release of its tenth studio album, I Hate Music, out August 20 on Merge, the label founded in 1989 by the North Carolina punk act's Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan and which released Cronin's latest and greatest album MCII back in May. This year, The Bay Bridged is teaming up with the legendary venue at the corner of Geary and Fillmore for a series [...]

Mixtape: Twenty Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #271)

Mixtape: Twenty Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #271) Noise Pop 20 is just weeks away. From February 21st through the 26th, over one hundred bands will take over SF's venues for six days celebrating independent music. True to form, this year's Noise Pop Festival includes an eclectic mix of veterans and emerging artists, and you'd be wise to buy your tickets soon, because many shows are starting to sell out. To get familiar with many of the bands performing at Noise Pop this year, here's the first of two mixtapes showcasing music from performing artists. To find out when [...]

2010 Treasure Island Music Festival Mix (Podcast #231)

2010 Treasure Island Music Festival Mix (Podcast #231) This week's podcast offers a sampling of the many great bands taking part in the 2010 Treasure Island Music Festival. We're quite excited to be returning to the island on Saturday, October 16th and Sunday, October 17th for a two-day celebration of great music that proves to be one of our favorite concert events every year. We'll be offering up previews, downloads and giveaways as the festival gets closer, but here are selections from fourteen TIMF 2010 artists. Find out more about all of them and purchase tickets to the festival over [...]

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