Live This Month: July 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: July 2016 (Podcast #388) 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. July is packed with great shows, including our 2016 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival! Taking place on July 9, Phono del Sol 2016 promises a full day of great bands from the Bay Area and beyond, as well as an after-party with a stellar lineup over at the Rickshaw Stop. Learn more about Phono del Sol and all of July's highlights in this episode. [...]

Photos: The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die, Foxing, TTNG at the Rickshaw Stop

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die (photo: Lorisa Salvatin) St. Louis-based Foxing stole this show on Tuesday night at The Rickshaw Stop on the strength of their back catalogue (including ripping songs like "The Medic" and "Rory") and newly released LP Dealer. Lead singer Conor Murphy has a truly remarkable voice and easily moves between emo croons, yelps, and technically challenging screams. Plus the band is tight too, crafting songs that feel slightly different than what everyone else is doing. The World Is... were a bit of a letdown. Musically they sounded great, [...]

Sargent House tour brings TTNG, Mylets, and Emma Ruth Rundle to Thee Parkside next week

Sargent House has an eclectic roster. The Los Angeles label is responsible for the dark angel that is Chelsea Wolfe and black metal virtuosos Deafheaven, but the coterie of acts on Sargent House are far more broad than last year's breakouts would suggest. To showcase that, Sargent House is kicking off their own tour, featuring TTNG (formerly This Town Needs Guns), Mylets, and Emma Ruth Rundle. Oxford, England headliners TTNG released last year on Sargent House, and have thus far made a name for themselves as easy pop connoisseurs. Rundle, by comparison, is a good contrast. Her intricate composures [...]

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