Tag Archives: San Francisco

An interview with Jay Som: talking DIY tendencies and being solicited for drugs in LA

At 22-years-old, while most people Jay Som’s age are graduating from universities or trying to make ends meet, Bay-area native Melina Duterte has two albums under her belt and has already finessed a loyal following for her lo-fi, bedroom rock confessionals. Her most recent release, the sublime contextualization of that very realization titled Everybody Works, has left her leaping […]

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Bernie Sanders Rally in San Francisco, June 6, 2016
Bernie Sanders: On the Hunt for California Delegate (Sanders Concert & Rally in San Francisco, June 6, 2016)

Democratic presidential contender, Bernie Sanders held his final California rally at San Francisco’s Crissy Field yesterday; just one day prior to the state’s Democratic primary. California holds the largest number of delegates of any state and as a result has witnessed aggressive campaigning from Sanders in recent weeks. Joining Bernie for this event were musical […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
The Soft White Sixties
Now repping Los Angeles, The Soft White Sixties return to San Fran with rockin’ show at The Chapel

Following a recent move to Los Angeles, San Francisco favorite, The Soft White Sixties returned on Saturday night to deliver a solid sold out performance at The Chapel as part of the Noise Pop Music Festival. With a loaded bill that also featured openers, Growwler, B. Hamilton and Taxes it proved to be an evening of diverse […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
outside lands
Outside Lands day three rock fans into sheer ecstasy

With two successful days of solid performances behind them, Sunday brought the closing day at Outside Lands with headliner Elton John. As was the case throughout the weekend, there were plenty of musical styles to sink your teeth into. Things got rolling at the main stage with Austin based Shakey Graves who gave a fun […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Misterwives
Day two Outside Lands rattles with The Black Keys, Misterwives, Billy Idol and more

Day two of Outside Lands began like many mornings in San Francisco, foggy. There was a chill in the damp air as I pulled my jacket snugly around my shoulders and made my way into Golden Gate Park for a marathon day of music. Rumor had it that thousands more fans would be flocking in […]

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Anne Marie Schiefer |
St Vincent
Outside Lands day one rocks with performances by St. Vincent, Strand of Oaks, Natalie Prass & more

It’s early August and once again San Francisco’s gem, Golden Gate Park is transformed into a playground for music fans as Outside Lands hosted their annual three day extravaganza offering up a broad mix of styles from the uber famous to lesser known up and comers, and to even lesser know locals from around the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
misterwives
MisterWives light up The Independent, San Francisco with magnetic performance

This is a big year for New York based indie pop band, MisterWives. A band that’s only been together since 2012, they’re making some big moves that will no doubt propel them nicely in their career. With the launch of their first full length LP, Our Own House, they’ve been hitting the festival circuit this […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
julian-casablancas
Julian Casablancas + the Voidz take the Regency Center by storm

Following the drop of Tyranny, the new album by The Strokes frontman’s most recent experimental rock side project, Julian Casablancas + the Voidz, the band has awakened audiences across the US, playing festivals and sold-out shows all summer. Last night at the Regency Center in San Francisco, Casablancas and company unleashed a wild storm of […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
the mantles
Watch the Mantles’ new video for “Memory” — it’s an awesome cheesy trip

Photo by David Armstrong The Mantles grow more “Paisley Underground” than ever with the release of their new video for “Memory”. Taken from their forthcoming 7″ single off Slumberland Records, “Memory” becomes even more catchy and campy with their happy-go-lucky new video. At first glance, I thought I was watching a Brady Bunch music video. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
of montreal
Of Montreal deliver a creepy, yet playful performance at Great American Music Hall

For the second year in a row, of Montreal graced the stage of San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall for back-to-back shows this past Tuesday and Wednesday. The band, made up of almost entirely new members besides frontman Kevin Barnes, is currently touring the US in support of their recent album Lousy with Sylvianbriar. Opening […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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