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Cameron Marling
Charming alternative rock quintet, ‘Brown Shoe’ smoothly combines popular indie rock with a more mature atmospheric sound – think Band of Horses meets Of Monsters And Men. At first glance, local Folsom lads appear pretty fresh-faced. However, the four brothers have already knocked out three commercially successful LPs and a number of North American tours...
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‘As one door closes, another door opens.’ This saying rings true to the last two years of Marty Crandall’s life and the unlikely formation of Sad Baby Wolf. After being ‘let go’ from The Shins in 2010, Crandall returned home to Albuquerque to lick his wounds. Later that year, Crandall formed Sad Baby Wolf with...
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Martin Atkins closed The SF MusicTech Summit in style tonight with his presentation, “Welcome To The Music Business – You’re Fucked.’ Atkins, best known for his drum work in punk bands, Public Image Ltd., Ministry, Pigface, and Killing Joke, ripped through the packed room while emphasizing the need to think objectively in order to receive the best outcomes in the music business...
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As the link between music and technology strengthens, digital strategy has become a crucial topic in the new music business model. The SF MusicTech Panelists (below) discussed everything from determining your competition, being the first to act and being willing to accept failure Panelists: Rachel Masters – Red Magnet Media Glenn Miller – Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Ted Cohen – TAG...
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Nick Adler, owner of The Roxy Lounge, Adler Integrated Marketing, and producer of The Sunset Strip Music Festival talks in depth about creating a community through various social media platforms. Listen below to see how you now need to go further than just using Facebook and Twitter to promote shows to the masses.
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Having already seen The Hundred Days and The Limousines, I arrived at The Independent earlier than usual to catch the opening band, A B & The Sea. A B & The Sea play catchy surf rock and they look damn good doing it! The San Francisco 5-piece asserts influences such as The Beach Boys and...
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A few weeks ago a friend put me onto I The Mighty, a Californian progressive/alternative rock band in the same vein as Circa Survive and Saosin. I initially assumed the band must be based out of LA as many other up and coming alternative rock bands are. It was refreshing to find that the four-piece...
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Last night was my first Popscene experience and the indie club night certainly lived up to its reputation of fast times, good bands and lots of dancing. Indie pop darlings, The Frail started the night off right with a tight set played to a growing crowd. Vocalist, Daniel Lannon spent most of his time between...
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Pictures In Sound are a progressive rock/experimental four-piece band based out of Los Angeles, California. The band released their self-titled EP online in October and have since been featured on Breakthruradio.com The 6 track EP was self-recorded and produced in the band’s rehearsal space with help from engineer Andrew Maltese of Speakeasy Studios. The EP...
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Indie-electro four-piece band The Frail has just released their music video for Frenemies, the second single off Lasers Over Lovers EP, released earlier this year. The viewer is slowly awakened by a 90-second introduction reminiscent of Deathcab for Cutie’s ‘I Will Possess Your Heart’, as we see the band regrouping after a night out. When...
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Last Wednesday night, Live 105 in conjunction with the SAE held the annual music workshop at 330 Ritch St in SOMA. Live 105’s Music Director, Aaron Axelsen opened the floor up to a two-hour Q&A with a panel of local music industry panelists to discuss crucial topics pertaining to artists and career development. PANELIST INCLUDED:...
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Last night, The Northern Key released their sophomore record “Wedgewood” (Tricycle Records). Armed with subtle melodies and comforting backing vocals, Wedgewood offers 10 tracks where every note fluently compliments the melody. Released perfectly in time for the drop in temperature, Wedgewood keeps the inside warm while the outside cools down. Andrew Galluccio has a voice...
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