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120 MIN Celebrates Six Years: Founder Talks Fake Blood Wrestling Plus 3 Upcoming Parties For Your Inner Goth Kid

120 MIN Celebrates Six Years: Founder Talks Fake Blood Wrestling Plus 3 Upcoming Parties For Your Inner Goth Kid

Even the newest transplants find out pretty quick, San Francisco loves to get weird. From the S&M showcase at the Folsom Street Fair, to How Weird!, to streaking through the Panhandle wasted at 10am for a light jog known as Bay To Breakers, San Franciscans and…

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UK Multi-Instrumentalist Jack Garratt to Make SF Debut at Sold-Out Popscene Show

UK Multi-Instrumentalist Jack Garratt to Make SF Debut at Sold-Out Popscene Show

London-based troubadour Jack Garratt alternates live singing with vocal samples while simultaneously playing the guitar and keyboard, using loop pedals for bass and drums, and tinkering with his laptop. He can also play the trombone, harmonica, mandolin and ukulele. Garratt wraps up his U.S. tour…

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Interview: Mystery Skulls Returns for Headlining Popscene Show

Interview: Mystery Skulls Returns for Headlining Popscene Show

Luis Dubuc, better known as Mystery Skulls, released his debut album Forever about a month ago,  landing in the No. 2 spot on the iTunes electronic albums chart with features from Nile Rodgers and Brandy. Boasting a Daft Punk-inspired, Motown-infused sound, this Warner Bros. signed…

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Dan Croll Brings UK Indie Pop to Rickshaw Stop

Dan Croll Brings UK Indie Pop to Rickshaw Stop

British singer-songwriter Dan Croll kept his word and rescheduled all of his previously postponed U.S. tour dates, including San Francisco, where he visits Rickshaw Stop for a special Tuesday edition of Popscene on October 8. Croll has a distinct indie pop style with electronic influences,…

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Popscene Celebrates 17-Year Anniversary With Washed Out

Popscene Celebrates 17-Year Anniversary With Washed Out

The 17-year anniversary of Popscene, a favorite San Francisco weekly and one of the longest running indie club parties in the United States, arrives August 29 with a special sold-out show with Washed Out. We had a chance to chat with Popscene founder Aaron Axelsen, also program director at Live 105, about the party and its history.

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Dillon Francis and Flosstradamus Take Over Popscene

Dillon Francis and Flosstradamus Take Over Popscene

One of Latin house genre moombahton’s hottest stars, Dillon Francis joins Chicago party starters Flosstradamus at Rickshaw Stop for Popscene this Thursday, September 13.

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Photos: Halloween Parties

Photos: Halloween Parties

Halloween finally arrived today, but there have already been some amazing parties.

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Live Review: Star Slinger at Rickshaw Stop

Live Review: Star Slinger at Rickshaw Stop

Darren Williams, aka Star Slinger, made his much-anticipated SF debut last Thursday night at the Popscene, the weekly Thursday party at Rickshaw Stop.

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Weekend Club Roundup

Weekend Club Roundup

There are some heavy out-of-towners hitting the decks of SF this weekend along with local favorites to bring the best in dancefloor action.

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Weekend Club Roundup

Weekend Club Roundup

While everyone’s away in the playa, the Bay Area will still party hard with a lengthy list of solid dance events for your weekend including Kreayshawn’s afterparty, a one-of-a-kind Blow Up Forever night at The Factory, and a steamy R&B dance night on Sunday!

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Preview: Craft Spells at Rickshaw Stop

Preview: Craft Spells at Rickshaw Stop

Craft Spells, the pseudonym of Justin Vallesteros of Stockton, started off initially as a solo bedroom project, so it should come as no surprise that a morose sense of isolation underlies the synth-laden dream-Balearic pop soundscapes he creates. He returns to San Francisco for a…

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Weekend Club Roundup

Weekend Club Roundup

While artists from all over will be heading to the Bay Area this weekend to play Outside Lands, you can also catch some of them in smaller club venues during this music-packed weekend.

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