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Q&A: Electro-Pop Act Satin Jackets Set to Shimmer at Mezzanine After Releasing Debut Album

Q&A: Electro-Pop Act Satin Jackets Set to Shimmer at Mezzanine After Releasing Debut Album

German music producer Tim Bernhardt, alongside his friend and lead performer, Den Ishu, continue to gain momentum under the name Satin Jackets. Armed with silky funk and smooth disco, the duo is expected to bring a dazzling live show to the Mezzanine on May 28, just following the…

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Q&A: Caveman Emerges with New Record, Regency Ballroom and Outside Lands Dates

Q&A: Caveman Emerges with New Record, Regency Ballroom and Outside Lands Dates

New York indie pop rockers, Caveman, make a stop at the Regency Ballroom on Thursday, May 26th, before dropping their highly-anticipated record, Otero War, in June. Formed in 2010, Caveman has a primitive sound of the eighties, combined with heavy synthesizers with choppy reverb soaked…

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Joy Gallery’s Photography Show Heads Down Music Memory Lane

Joy Gallery’s Photography Show Heads Down Music Memory Lane

You know, when you’re a kid and you adopt a dog and have no idea what to name him, because all the names in the world just didn’t seem to do your new awesome pet any justice, so you end up naming it something straightforward…

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Q&A: Justin Martin (Dirtybird) Shares How the Stars Aligned for ‘Hello Clouds’

Q&A: Justin Martin (Dirtybird) Shares How the Stars Aligned for ‘Hello Clouds’

In the early oughts, a San Francisco record label we’ve come to know and love was brought into existence from renegade parties in Golden Gate Park. Today, Dirtybird Records is an international label and a staple of the Bay Area’s house music scene. The father of…

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8tracks & the Power of Crowdfunding: Rebels Among Music Streaming Titans

8tracks & the Power of Crowdfunding: Rebels Among Music Streaming Titans

It’s the warmest day so far this year, almost 90 degrees in the Mission, and David Porter sits comfortably in a buttoned down shirt and pants. He rests his elbows on a picnic bench in the backyard of 8tracks’ headquarters, a beautiful, lofted space on…

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End of an Era: ‘Terminus’ Party Celebrating the Artist Community of Treasure Island’s Building 180

End of an Era: ‘Terminus’ Party Celebrating the Artist Community of Treasure Island’s Building 180

The one-of-a-kind organic artist community situated inside Building 180 on the 393-acre man-made Treasure Island will be forced to close this month. To commemorate their historical creative run, the crew of designers behind the Burning Man Disco Space Shuttle art car are hosting one final…

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Coachella to Lightning in a Bottle: Behind the Scenes with Dede Flemming of The Do LaB

Coachella to Lightning in a Bottle: Behind the Scenes with Dede Flemming of The Do LaB

“Make art. Have fun.” This is The Do LaB’s ethos. The Do LaB is an event production family with a legendary origin story. Sixteen years ago, three brothers and some interesting characters threw a private birthday bash for the history books. It was L-I-T. Now it’s LiB—Lightning…

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Q&A: Jai Wolf Brings Spring Tour ‘Somewhere in A Forest’ to SF

Q&A: Jai Wolf Brings Spring Tour ‘Somewhere in A Forest’ to SF

New York producer Sajeeb Saha, aka Jai Wolf, embarks on his first headline tour this spring. To celebrate, he invited some of his friends and fellow electronic music creators Manila Killa, Hotel Garuda, and Electric Mantis to perform with him at his two San Francisco…

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Lineup Announcement: Chairlift & Alvvays to Headline 6th Annual Phono del Sol Festival

Lineup Announcement: Chairlift & Alvvays to Headline 6th Annual Phono del Sol Festival

One of the most intimate outdoor music festivals in San Francisco, the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, has announced the artist and vendor lineup for its sixth edition, which takes place July 9 at Potrero Del Sol Park. Electro-pop band Chairlift and Toronto…

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Emissions Phase 2 Announcement: Festival to Showcase West Coast Bass Culture

Emissions Phase 2 Announcement: Festival to Showcase West Coast Bass Culture

The 8th annual Emissions music festival is headlined by Oakland-born hip-hop MC The Grouch, trap duo Stooki Sound, and glitch-hop act Minnesota. The festival will be taking place May 13-16 in Belden Town, which is about a three and a half hour drive north of…

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Stern Grove Festival Full Lineup of Free Concerts Announced

Stern Grove Festival Full Lineup of Free Concerts Announced

Stern Grove Festival is a San Francisco summer tradition and just announced its 79th Season of admission-free concerts. The 2016 Season showcases an eclectic roster of popular performers from the Bay Area and beyond. This summer’s 10-week concert series features Janelle Monáe, George Clinton, Hieroglyphics,…

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HARD Summer Transforms Into 2-Day Camping Festival, Headlined by Ice Cube & Major Lazer

HARD Summer Transforms Into 2-Day Camping Festival, Headlined by Ice Cube & Major Lazer

The organizers behind HARD Summer announced a number of changes to their premier annual EDM festival, including a new location at the Auto Club Speedway in Southern California and options for camping for the first time. The 2016 edition of the electronic-heavy festival happens July…

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