Live This Month: March 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: March 2015 (Podcast #358) 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. Many San Francisco Bay Area bands are heading down to Austin to take part in South by Southwest madness this month. While that may mean that more locals are away, it also means more opportunities to see emerging artists on pre- and post-SXSW tours, including international buzz bands like Madrid's Hinds and London's Happyness. Both of those bands are younger than London-based 2:54, but that group [...]

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Tim Hecker, Disappears, New Bums, Chelsea Wolfe)

Tim Hecker - 'Virgins' Nicole: Tim Hecker strikes again with the first taste of his next album out in October, Virgins: "Virginal II." Coming down from the high that Majical Cloudz intoxicated me with last weekend, my listening habits all week have gone in a serious, borderline creepy direction. This Hecker track is no less haunting -- the chime-like piano loop in the beginning sounds straight out of a murder scene, then fuzzes out into a beautiful, rhythmic churning of synths. Calling himself both a musician and sound artist, Tim Hecker has worked with Brooklyn-based experimental artist Daniel [...]

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