Holly Herndon is San Francisco’s latest up-and-coming artist since her debut full length, Movement, has gathered attention from the likes of media outlets such as Pitchfork, NPR, Fact Magazine, and The Fader.
The Vaccines may have gotten lost in the shuffle of Interpol and The Strokes, but don’t count out this English Indie band as the wild card. On their first headlining American tour to support their album Coming of Age, the Vaccines make a stop at The Fillmore on February 15th.
Label showcases are something we can’t get enough of in SF, and this weekend we’ve got an extra special treat in store from our local booking agents at Liaision Artists.
Friday, January 18, Blasthaus brings a special show to Mighty with appearances from Manchester-based producer, Andy Stott, and German producer, Christian Loeffler.
Dustin and Dylan of Bay Area electronic production duo K Theory have been making hits as well as touring the states steady throughout 2012 with their hard yet melodic tunes. They play their first large music festival this weekend at Wintersalt and we spoke to Dylan as they geared up for the performance.
Before the madness of New Years Eve sets in, San Francisco’s Fort Mason Pavilion plays host to the first Wintersalt festival, a live music, art and food experience on Friday, December 28 and Saturday, December 29. Performers include Diplo, Travis Barker ft. Mix Master Mike, DJ Shadow and more including mostly local artists from the Bay Area.
Thursday, December 6, Wild at Heart at Monarch brings together a couple of SF’s local favorites, Lance DeSardi and Galen, along with special guest, DJ Three.
One of the great things about electronic dance music is its plethora of niche sub-genres; beyond that, there’s a slew of underground artists thriving in each of those. Tin Man, aka Johannes Auvinen, is one such artist who has been bubbling up behind the scenes for over ten years.
Trackademicks and 1-O.A.K. – of the Bay Area’s Honor Roll Crew – have fused their respective producing and singing talents to form 2 Player Co-Op with their first EP Lovelorn set for release December 10. The first leak off of the cover album is a soothing, funky take on LCD Soundsystem’s “Someone Great.”
Thursday, November 29, Public Works presents a special performance from Chicago-based indie pop duo, Houses. Comprised of Dexter Tortoriello and Megan Messina, Houses are lovers beyond their musical partnership, and their affection toward each other can be heard in the gentleness of their 2010 album, All Night.