CD Release Parties, 6/5: The Dont’s, The Hot Toddies

The Dont's - "Which Side You're On (The Pirate Song)" This Saturday night, our friends The Dont's celebrate the release of their new album, Those Delicate Chemicals, at Bottom of the Hill (9:30pm, $12, 21+). The East Bay Express calls the record, "a reminder that indie didn't always sound like it was produced via marketing focus groups. It's a janglier, organic sound than most of what's out there right now, and it feels a lot less calculated and a lot more authentic." Saturday night, they'll be playing alongside Captured! By Robots and Bobby Joe Ebola & The Children MacNuggits. Over [...]

Noise Pop 2010: Zee Avi, The Hot Toddies, Leslie and the Badgers, Tiny Television @ Rickshaw Stop

Review and Photos by: Nic Buron One of the many strengths of the Noise Pop Festival is its ability to bring together such solid and eclectic bills. Of course tonight’s show was no exception. Show opener Tiny Television is a San Francisco band (by way of Denver, Colorado), that prove difficult to describe. Their sound is so familiar, but feels undeniably new: think hard charging, dark Americana, but with something that you just can’t put your finger on. Tonight they played as a six-piece: two guitars, bass, drums, pedal steel, and a back-up singer flown in from Denver. Striking three-part [...]

Hot Toddies Kick Off UK Tour Friday

Oakland's beloved Hot Toddies will be embarking on a tour of the UK in April, which kicks off with a show right here, at the Red Devil Lounge this Friday. For those of you UK readers, here's the full tour schedule: 4/2 - Latest Bar (formerly Joogleberry), Brighton 4/3 - The Lexington, London 4/4 - Edge of the Wedge - Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth 4/5 - The Phoenix, Exeter 4/6 - Mother's Ruin, Bristol 4/7 - Bar Fresa, Liverpool 4/8 - Mad Ferret, Preston 4/9 - The Cellar, Oxford 4/10 - The Met Lounge, Peterborough When they return, they'll play a [...]

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Hot Toddies, Attachments, Ian Fays Tomorrow at Rickshaw

The Deli SF is presenting yet another amazing show tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 20) night at the Rickshaw Stop. The Hot Toddies, The Attachments and The Ian Fays will be performing, along with a DJ set from the fantastic DJ Elise from SomaFM. All three of the bands are playing shows locally and promoting their most recent releases. Here's a new song from The Attachments, written about the results of the recent presidential election: The Attachments - "I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now" Definitely a great night of indie pop; not to be [...]

Episode 139: Live This Month – November 2008

[podcast][/podcast] Every month, we dedicate a week of our podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got ten great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music! About the bands: Portalnd's Starfucker ("German Love") kick off the show with a song from their self-titled debut album. The band's headlining a great show with SF bands Master/Slave (Feature Podcast) and Man/Miracle (Feature Podcast). The show's on Friday, November 7th at the Hemlock Tavern. Social Studies ("We Choose Our Own Adventures") (Feature [...]

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