Live This Month: July 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts Download: Live This Month: July 2017 (Podcast #410) 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. This month's mix features unpredictable Philly art-rock band Palm, the genre-mashing punk-meets-electronic music of Algiers, and Vinyl Williams' psych-pop. This podcast also highlights the returns of veteran indie rockers Cymbals Eat Guitars and noise project Pharmakon, whose latest albums are being heralded as career highlights. We've also got new music from a slew of great local bands, including Flesh World, whose new album arrives in September, [...]

Review & Photos: Mount Kimbie, Holy Other @ The Independent, 6/17/13

Photos by: Nicole L. Browner Monday night's sold out show at The Independent was an audio-visual spectacle of high emotion, featuring a near-flawless performance from headliner Mount Kimbie. Vinyl Williams opened the show as a full band, catching the uninitiated crowd off-guard with its one man name. Holy Other took the stage next as a solo performer armed with a minimal setup of sequencers and samplers on one elongated black machine. Backed by a mesmerizing backdrop of visuals, he stirred up powerful emotions, methodically tweaking a myriad of knobs to produce sensual, disembodied post-R&B beats without the aid of a [...]

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