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Future Twin and Golden Drugs Support His Name is Alive at Rickshaw Stop - 4/7

The San Francisco based soul-gaze band, Future Twin will be performing live at Rickshaw Stop on April 7th. The band will be supporting the veteran 4AD Records experimental rock band, His Name is Alive who are touring in celebration of their 25th anniversary. This Michigan based music duo is totally legendary so it's pretty cool that they're coming through the Bay Area to play! Also, do your best not to miss the Oakland based ethereal rock band, Golden Drugs' performance that night. Their music is very chill and creative. All the bands are of super high quality. You won't regret checking this show out!


The Electric Magpie Robbed on the Road to SXSW

The mod revivalist band, The Electric Magpie recently lost most of their gear and personal items in San Antonio, TX. They've put together an Indiegogo campaign to recoup the financial loss they experienced on their SXSW tour. A list of what they lost is posted below. If you see anything in San Antonio give them a shout at theelectricmagpie@gmail.com.

-Fender Mustang (white with red pickguard)
-Fender Telecaster (natural light wood, old and dirty, with added switches on the control panel)
-Nord 73 key organ
-Squire Jazz Bass (new,white with red pickguard)
-Old silver memory man, (2 prong cord attached, scratched up with a high pitch hum)
-Ibanez classic flange
-Electro Harmonix cathedral
-Fuzz Factory
-Boss tuning pedal
-Spaun snare drum (black and gold)
-Peter's suitcase full of dozens of fantastic floral shirts and such

You can contribute to the band's Indiegogo campaign HERE. Please pay it forward and help The Electric Magpie!


Smiles and Kiss Cam Support Strange Wilds at Hemlock Tavern - 4/12

San Francisco based indie pop band, Smiles will be performing at Hemlock Tavern on April 12th. If you like Brian Jonestown Massacre and Jesus and Mary Chain, you'll really enjoy checking this band out. Sub Pop Records artists, Strange Wilds will be traveling through from the northwest to headline the show with an oh so noisy and grungy set while Kiss Cam will perform their punky surf sounds!

Sometimes you have to keep it a little noisy and very underground to get your local music fix. Head down to Hemlock Tavern on April 12th to fulfill your independent rock addictions!


Balms Night Shapes No Body Sea Knight Play Hemlock Tavern - 4/18

Hemlock Tavern is hosting a solid (mostly) local line up on April 18th. San Francisco based shoegaze band, Balms will headline the bill. East bay kraught rock band, Night Shapes and Olympia, Washington based no wave band, No Body will perform to round out the line up. Show up early to catch the SF based dreampop rock group, Sea Knight open the show.

This is simply going to be an awesome event that flows perfectly. Each band's sound blends well with one another. This is a well curated show that you should definitely experience!


Hot Flash Heat Wave Supports Daydream Machine and HINDS at Rickshaw Stop - 3/23

Kymberli's Music Box Presents a stellar line up at Rickshaw Stop on March 23rd. San Francisco based garage surf rock band, Hot Flash Heat Wave will be supporting a national/international bill starting with Portland's Daydream Machine. Daydream Machine is an awesome shoegaze band that has consisted of members of Brian Jonestown Massacre and The Warlocks. Headlining the event will be HINDS (formally known as Deers). The mellow, all female surf rock band from Madrid, Spain will tear down the house amidst their SXSW tour.

If we said it once, we've said it one million times: be a little voyeuristic and take a chance on seeing a unique line up that won't ever be duplicated. The fun of living in the Bay Area is checking out local bands who move and shake and mix and match with bands from all over the world. On top of that, Kymberli of Kymberli's Music Box is celebrating her 10th anniversary of putting on amazing psych and shoegaze shows. Head out and celebrate! Check out HINDS, Daydream Machine and Hot Flash Heat Wave at Rickshaw Stop on March 23rd!



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