Live This Month: October 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: October 2015 (Podcast #372) 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. Summer may be over, but music festival season hasn't ended yet, with Hardly Strictly Bluegrass this weekend and the Treasure Island Music Festival later this month. We've included a couple of Treasure Island tracks in this mix, but both festivals offer countless potential highlights, including Hardly Strictly's all-star performance of Big Star's Third in its entirety, and the debut of Big Grams (the new project of [...]

Vanwave – “Can You See”

Photo: Matthew Reamer Photography Vanwave has been on my radar for a little over a year, when I first heard their haunting take on "Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby" of O Brother Where Art Thou? fame. I was captivated, and I've been waiting, waiting, and waiting for something new from Vanwave since. Luckily, just last week, they shared a track "Can You See" that shows they're more than just a few pretty voices. The slow build of layers of harmonies and eventual introduction of a slide guitar combined with slightly surprising rhythms bring welcome additions to their folk/country/blues vibes. [...]

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