The Independent

14 Jun 2016

We wanna send you see to León Larregui!

  León Larregui  is an indie rock singer-songwriter from the capital city of Cuernavaca, in the state of Morelos, Mexico.  Currently he is a composer, singer and leader of the Mexican band Zoé and additionally performs a solo project since early 2012. At age 21 he began studying the Bachelor of

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07 Jun 2016

We’d like to send you to see Lyrics Born for free!

  Amongst the dusty records of UC Davis’ KDVS college radio station, Tom Shimura, who currently makes records as Lyrics Born, found too much to love. Sandwiched between gatefold LPs, 12-inch singles, dub versions and white-labels was a reservoir of inspiration that he would draw on for the following decades.

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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17 May 2016

You wanna see Oddisee and we wanna send you for free!

  Oddisee was raised by his African American mother and Sudanese father in Washington DC’s Prince George’s County. Oddisee was originally influenced by his parents’ heritages, combined with a hip-hop influence from his older cousins. In an interview with NPR, he explained why he was influenced by early East Coast

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10 May 2016

We wanna send you to see Damien Jurado @ The Independent!

  Damien Jurado’s musical career began with the release of his debut ‘Water Ave S’ on Sub Pop in 1997. He went on to release three more records for the Seattle label before joining Secretly Canadian, a move marked by the release of 2003’s ‘Where Shall You Take Me?’, a

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06 Mar 2016

We’ve got the hookup to The Revivalists @ The Independent!

  True to their name, The Revivalists lean more heavily on the older styles and warmer sounds of the golden age of rock ‘n roll, but the band isn’t afraid to dabble in electronics and sleight-of-studio when it’s right for the song. The group tends not to bother with questions

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30 Dec 2015

We Have FREE Tickets to Car Seat Headrest @ The Independent!

Matador Records wass thrilled to announce that it had signed Car Seat Headrest back in September of 2015. Virginian Will Toledo (aka CSH), came to Matador having already crafted an 11-album catalog of staggering depth, all self-released on Bandcamp, which had gained him an obsessive following and over 25,000 downloads –

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20 Jul 2015

This is How You Start a Mayoral Campaign

  This is how you start a mayoral campaign…or at least how we started mine. As you probably know by now, I’m running for Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco. I made this announcement on the front page of the San Francisco Examiner. The plan was then

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13 Jul 2015

Come to My Mayoral Kickoff Party on Friday 7/17!

The fine people at San Franpsycho and The Independent are throwing me an epic campaign kickoff party this Friday, July 17th. Get your tickets here. Join us for an evening of music, burlesque, drinking, dancing, and some good ol’ fashioned politicking with a San Francisco twist. Ticket sales directly benefit

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