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12 Apr 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: Laura Weinbach of Foxtails Brigade

Laura Weinbach, intrepid frontwoman of Foxtails Brigade, runs all over the Bay Area (and the country) busking and playing shows. Have you ever walked down the street in SF or Berkeley and all of a sudden seen the most adorable little pixie with a ridiculously powerful voice and classical guitar

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05 Apr 2011

Music Music Music Shows: April Picks

Sometimes in the middle of the day you find yourself sitting in your cubicle watching YouTube videos of cute animals instead of working (or so I hear from people who have gainful employment) and wishing you had evening plans to look forward to. Here are a bevy of musical events

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22 Mar 2011

[Un]Observed Launch Party

Video may have killed the radio star, but the [Un]Observed is prying the nails out of the coffin with one amazing sound program at a time. Collaborating with the Guardian UK and gleaning its content from many renowned sources (i.e. the leading journalists, producers and audiophiles from around the world),

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08 Mar 2011

Free Movies (and More) at Actual Café

I keep hearing about Oakland’s Actual Café. And although I have yet to visit this particular spot, I’m planning on it. And you should too. It actually (wah wah) sounds pretty rad. Here is why: 1. They’ve got this whole “we love bikes” thing going for them. Their website even

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01 Mar 2011

Spring Fling: Get Your Farmer On (And Find a Date!)

The weather-guessers (that’s what my old roommate calls meteorologists) all shared characteristically incorrect predictions of snow this weekend. What a crock. Despite this ridiculously cold weather, springtime is right around the corner.  The days are getting longer, songbirds are starting to give each other lascivious looks, and the blooming acacia is

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22 Feb 2011

Noise Pop Ticket Giveaway: "Family Jams" Film Screening

I know I posted about a Noise Pop movie last week, but here’s another one for Thursday, February 24, at VIZ Cinema. And this time, you can win two FREE tickets! The Family Jams is a documentary about a 2004 music tour of three of freak-folk’s freakiest folks: SF’s own

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15 Feb 2011

Feist Documentary @ Noise Pop

I never think I’m going to like documentaries. That might make me sound like an idiot but the thing is, when I feel like watching a movie, it’s the one time I’m not trying to learn. I went to school for 20 years. I paid my learning dues. But the

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