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UK Guitarist Jake Bugg Shares His Story from Nottingham to Nobel Prize

UK Guitarist Jake Bugg Shares His Story from Nottingham to Nobel Prize

19-year-old Jake Bugg hails from the small British city Nottingham of Robin Hood lore, armed with a raspy voice and polished lyrics. His self-titled debut album was nominated last year for the Mercury Prize (won by James Blake), and he followed up in the same…

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Live Review: King Krule Draws a Full House at SF Debut

Live Review: King Krule Draws a Full House at SF Debut

British singer-songwriter and guitarist King Krule is the musical alias of 19 year old Archy Marshall, who delivers a raw, resonant style by harnessing his unexpected yet unmistakable deep voice.

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Q&A: Matthew Shultz of Cage the Elephant

Q&A: Matthew Shultz of Cage the Elephant

High octane American rock band Cage The Elephant released their anticipated new album, Melophobia, this month. We spoke eccentric lead vocalist Matthew Shultz about the band’s extended time off from touring, his musical influences and the band’s live show.

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Wolfmother Roars at the Independent in Raucous Return to Rock

Wolfmother Roars at the Independent in Raucous Return to Rock

Grammy Award-winning hard rock band Wolfmother last visited San Francisco at Outside Lands in 2010 and their general existence has been in limbo for the last 10 months. Guided by manic guitarist and cacophonous lead vocalist Andrew Stockdale, Wolfmother could roughly be described as an…

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Imagine Dragons, Sting Kick Off America’s Cup Concerts

Imagine Dragons, Sting Kick Off America’s Cup Concerts

San Francisco gets a new live music venue starting Friday with Imagine Dragons at America’s Cup Pavilion.

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