Live This Month: August 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: August 2014 (Podcast #343) 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. Any discussion of SF music in August has to begin with Outside Lands 2014. Tickets sold out in the blink of an eye, a well-deserved achievement considering the extremely packed lineup of everything from Kanye to (Mikal) Cronin. It's great to see Outside Lands continue to soar. Now when do we start talking about extending it to a second weekend? OSL is the biggest, but it [...]

Review & Photos: Scream contest — The Mallard, Wimps, Uzi Rash at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 8/17/12

SF's The Mallard opened up a screamy good night on Friday. Singer Greer McGettrick cut her arm halfway through the set and soon wore blood on her cheek like warpaint. The show provided a pleasing clash of both guitars and vocals. McGettrick's unusual guitar effects bring flashbacks of the UK's amazing (but sadly defunct) Kaito. At one point, she taped 5 of her 6 strings down so she could play with one hand and bang tambourine with the other. Soon all the kids'll be doin' it. Don't miss The Mallard on Saturday, September 8th at Oakland's Uptown with Sic Alps [...]

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