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Ben Browning of Cut Copy Launches Solo Tour in Support of ‘Turns’

Ben Browning of Cut Copy Launches Solo Tour in Support of ‘Turns’

Australian electronic pop artist and Cut Copy bassist Ben Browning kicked off a nine-date US tour on July 22 in support of his debut LP Turns and comes to SF to play at Neck of the Woods on Saturday, August 1. A member of Cut…

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Ganz Q&A: Forward-Thinking Hip-Hop

Ganz Q&A: Forward-Thinking Hip-Hop

Ganz has been making electronic music in some form or another for years now, but has seen major success most recently as he dove into the future bass/trap scene. He gained attention in the dance blog sphere with his “flips” or unofficial remixes, really taking…

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Northern Nights & The Polish Ambassador Lead The Sustainable Festival Movement

Northern Nights & The Polish Ambassador Lead The Sustainable Festival Movement

The third annual Northern Nights Festival, July 17-19 at Cook’s Valley campground, has grown into a preeminent, environmentally conscious live music event with help from electronic musician The Polish Ambassador and additional partners. Most music festivals emphasize a go crazy approach without considering the impact…

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Photos: Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2015

Photos: Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2015

Friday June 19th, Saturday June 20th and Sunday June 21st, 2015 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Photos by Luis Rocha.       Featuring a range of DJ’s, musicians, electronic artists and more including Kaskade, Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Avicii, Flume, Armin van Buuren, Above…

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Q&A: Oakland’s Astronauts, Etc. Kickoff U.S. Tour at the Rickshaw Stop

Q&A: Oakland’s Astronauts, Etc. Kickoff U.S. Tour at the Rickshaw Stop

Former classical musician at UC Berkeley Anthony Ferraro and his band Astronauts, etc. begin their nationwide tour at the Rickshaw Stop starting June 30. Since Astronauts, etc. broke out in 2012 with tracks “Mystery Colors” and “Coldboy,” the band has continued to evolve following the…

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Q&A: Ryan Hemsworth Finishes Just Rap Tour, Teases Upcoming EP

Q&A: Ryan Hemsworth Finishes Just Rap Tour, Teases Upcoming EP

Canadian DJ and electronic producer Ryan Hemsworth has spent the past month throwing parties across North America with Montreal’s Tommy Kruise for their Just Rap Tour, and they bring their second-to-last show to 1015 Folsom on June 26. Specializing in sampling, the prolific Nova Scotian…

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Q&A: Jaga Jazzist Re-Emerge in SF with ‘Starfire’

Q&A: Jaga Jazzist Re-Emerge in SF with ‘Starfire’

Norweigan experimental band Jaga Jazzist visit the Independent on June 18 following the release of their fifth full-length studio album, Starfire. With over 20 years experience making music, the Oslo-based group of eight multi-instrumentalists thoughtfully manipulate atmospheric sounds, demonstrating a strong-willed distaste for orthodoxy. Jaga…

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Photos: Oysterfest Stays Warm with Good Eats & Beats

Photos: Oysterfest Stays Warm with Good Eats & Beats

Saturday, May 9th at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park. Featuring Grand Master Flash, Warren G, Thievery Corporation. Photos by Ally Panda. See entire gallery

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Kygo, Gramatik, Tycho to Headline One Tribe Festival at Lake Perris

Kygo, Gramatik, Tycho to Headline One Tribe Festival at Lake Perris

Norwegian tropical house DJ Kygo, electronic hip-hop artist Gramatik, and San Francisco-based ambient act Tycho have been announced as headliners for the inaugural One Tribe Festival, taking place September 25-26 in Southern California. One Tribe Festival will be held at the Lake Perris Recreation Center,…

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Live Stream Squarepusher’s ‘Damogen Furies’ Album Release Event Today

Live Stream Squarepusher’s ‘Damogen Furies’ Album Release Event Today

UK-based experimental electronic artist Squarepusher hosts a special online and in-person event today at New York’s Wallplay Gallery in Manhattan starting at 4pm PST (7pm EST) to promote the release of his latest album, Damogen Furies. The live stream can be accessed at squarepusher.net while…

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The Ultimate Treasure Island Music Festival Playlist

The Ultimate Treasure Island Music Festival Playlist

Life is good in San Francisco with the Giants returning to the World Series and the 9th annual Treasure Island Music Festival starting this weekend. To help keep the good times rolling, we put together a list of our top 15 favorite electronic tracks by…

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Review: Washed Out’s Woozy Chillwave Warms the Fillmore

Review: Washed Out’s Woozy Chillwave Warms the Fillmore

Dreamy synthpop band Washed Out blasted evocative yet relaxed songs to a sold-out crowd Tuesday at the Fillmore. Touring in support of their third and latest album Paracosm, released in August 2013 as a follow-up to their 2012 record Within and Without, the band had…

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