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Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 5:23 PM

MERCH: From Plasma to Prague

MERCH: From Plasma to Prague

San Francisco producer MERCH has transcended meager roots to record with an internationally renowned orchestra. Read »

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 1:37 PM

RSVP Now for The City's Free Party

RSVP Now for The City's Free Party

Kingsborough and The Dirty Picture play our next fabulously free party at Milk Bar on October 24. Join us! Read »

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Green Day Scores Rock Hall of Fame Nom

Green Day Scores Rock Hall of Fame Nom

The Bay Area band with a 25-year recorded history may join rock's immortals later this year. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Shannon and the Clams Perform for Carson Daly

Shannon and the Clams Perform for Carson Daly

Watch Oakland trio Shannon and the Clams performing live on Last Call With Carson Daly on October 7. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 10:09 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Jello Biafra Throws Incredibly Strange Dance Party

Jello Biafra Throws Incredibly Strange Dance Party

Punk legend Jello Biafra plays DJ this week, spinning rare vinyl records from an outrageous collection. Read »

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 5:03 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Grown Kids Radio Commits to Vinyl

Grown Kids Radio Commits to Vinyl

San Francisco's Grown Kids Radio is making the leap from podcasting to wax. Read »

Friday, Oct 3, 2014 at 10:05 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Support The Shams, Get Live Chicken

Support The Shams, Get Live Chicken

Local Irish rock act will give you one of their live red hens for supporting their goals on Kickstarter. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 4:46 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Carlos Santana Autobiography Ready to Rock

Carlos Santana Autobiography Ready to Rock

Carlos Santana is a philanthropist, restaurateur, fashion designer, guitar god — and now author. Read »

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 10:22 AM
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By The City

Scenes From The City's September Party

Solwave and The 1955 headlined The City's free party at Hotel Utah on September... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 6:15 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Bay Area Music Demands Outlandish Prices

Bay Area Music Demands Outlandish Prices

Are fans willing to dish out $5000 for concert tickets and $500 for gold CDs? Read »

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 1:46 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Willie Joe Reps The Bay

Willie Joe Reps The Bay

Willie Joe and E-40's new music video for "I'm From The Bay Bruh" features several cameos and beautiful cinematography from across the Bay Area. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 10:12 AM
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By The City

5 Reasons You Should Come to The City's Free Party

5 Reasons You Should Come to The City's Free Party

The City presents Solwave and The 1955 at Hotel Utah on September 26. RSVP now for free admission. Read »

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 5:11 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Beats Music May Disappear Into iTunes

Beats Music May Disappear Into iTunes

TechCrunch starts the speculation that Dr. Dre's Beats Music service, recently acquired by Apple, may not be long for this world. Will it disappear altogether? Read »

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Oakland Music Festival Gets Sequel

Oakland Music Festival Gets Sequel

The second annual Oakland Music Festival returns on September 27 with Dom Kennedy, SZA, The Lovemakers and more. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 7:14 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Get Ready for 24 Hours of Vinyl

Get Ready for 24 Hours of Vinyl

A group of diverse local DJs will come together for a full day of beats on September 19-20. Read »

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