Interview: Water Borders scoring short films at free Celluloid Salon event Tuesday

Water Borders - "What Wiwant" Water Borders, San Francisco’s resident electronic maestros of the macabre, will be switching up their familiar sound for a lighter set this Tuesday, as they live-score four short films from the early 20th Century as a part of the free-with-RSVP Celluloid Salon 2011 at Public Works (7pm). If that wasn't enough to arouse interest, maybe these two words will: open bar. I joined Loric Sih and Amitai Heller in Heller's sunny Mission living room for a chat, sans Matt Rogers, their newest acquisition. "He's shy," they tell me, "so he won't be joining us." When I sit [...]

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Taking Stock of July: A mix featuring fifteen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

If you're anything like me, you know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of the new music that's constantly floating around the Internet. Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are fifteen tracks, all from Bay Area bands, that were posted on in July. The Bay Bridged - Best of the Blog July 2011 Mixtape Tracklisting: 1. Dominant Legs - "Hoop Of Love" 2. Part Time - "In This Filthy City" 3. Man/Miracle - "Meditations on Nothing" 4. [...]

Live This Month: August 2011 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #254)

Live This Month: August 2011 (Podcast #254) 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. For us, August hits a high point early, as August 6th we're throwing our annual fundraiser, Regional Bias, at the Verdi Club. As we discuss on the podcast, with four great local bands on the bill -- Little Wings, Royal Baths, White Cloud, and Sea of Bees -- as well as DJs, local artists, and more, it's a really special event, and we hope to see you there. [...]

Tri-Angle Records tour coming to 103 Harriet: oOoOO (live debut), Water Borders, White Ring and more

oOoOO - "Hearts" Water Borders – “What Wiwant” Call the music witch house, drag, or just experimental electronica, Tri-Angle Records has been at the center of a movement that's gained a lot of acclaim, and the label's artists are joining together for the "There’s Only One Angel in Heaven" tour. The tour comes to 103 Harriet on August 19th ($15, 10pm), with live sets from SF's oOoOO, Water Borders, and D33j, as well as White Ring, Clams Casino, Shlohmo, and Babe Rainbow. Making the night extra special, it's oOoOO's live debut. Listen to music from all of the performers above [...]

Water Borders – “What Wiwant”

Yesterday, Stereogum premiered local duo Water Borders' "What Wiwant," a dense slice of haunted vocals and dark electronic drone. The track's off the band's upcoming LP, Harbored Mantras, out on Tri-Angle on October 10th. Water Borders – “What Wiwant” Listen to the A-side ofWater Borders' Drippings tape, released earlier this year on Skrot Up, below. Drippings by skrot up

By |July 14, 2011|Tags: |

Recommended, 3/28-4/3: Hunx and his Punx, Salem/The Soft Moon, Lady Lazarus and more

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Hunx and his Punx celebrate Too Young To Be In Love Hunx and his Punx are throwing a record release show on Saturday night to celebrate the band's new album, Too Young To Be In Love. The group's first studio album, Too Young was recorded in New York by Ivan Julian of Richard Hell and the Voidoids, [...]

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