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All good things must come to an end.


Friends and family: I’m moving to Brooklyn this weekend. I’m truly very honored. And very very nervous. Many thanks for reading the blog, coming to our shows, and sharing us with your friends around the world.

See you on the other side.



mp3: Ty Segall :: “Wave Goodbye”

Check out this absolutely enormous jam taken from Ty Segall‘s forthcoming release Slaughterhouse, out in June on In The Red. Ty Segall performs tomorrow in SF at The Independent with White Fence, Shannon and the Clams and The Mallard. Doors at 8pm. RSVP here.

Positive Destruction turns 1 year old

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of Positive Destruction, and we couldn’t be more stoked to celebrate it by announcing our next showcase, co-hosted with buds at Decades Magazine  Saturday, May 19th at Thee Parkside. More details coming soon.

Pick up tickets here.

RSVP here.

Bare Wires breaks up

[via SF Weekly]

“Bare Wires is over,” Melton says. “Some things aren’t made to go forever.”

SXSW and a “self-induced health-related concern” put an end to one of our favs. Read more here.

mp3: Wax Idols :: “Schadenfreude”

[Wax Idols at Funhouse]

Riveting new single from Oakland’s Wax Idols, premiered earlier today on RSTB. The Schadenfreude 7″ is out May 8th on Suicide Squeeze.

Wax Idols :: “Schadenfreude”

mp3: Grass Widow :: “Goldilocks Zone”

Listen to this discordant single off of Grass Widow’s forthcoming full length Internal Logic, out May 22nd on the trio’s own HLR Records. As far as Bay Area gigs, Grass Widow plays next Saturday March 31st at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records in Oakland with Chain and the Gang and Uzi Rash. RSVP here.

Grass Widow :: “Goldilocks Zone

King Tuff, Oh Sees, Strange Boys headline Burger Boogaloo at Thee Parkside

The annual Burger Records fest takes place March 23rd – 25th and will be hosted by friends at Thee Parkside, which if I’m not mistaken also serves up burgers, making this fest delectable not only on the cochlea. RSVP here. Weekend are still available here for 35 bones. Full lineup below:
Friday, March 23rd
King Tuff
Coconut Coolouts
King Lollipop
Nectarine Pie
Dj Yeah Right And The…
Electric Boogaloo Danceoff
9pm, $10, 21+ (buy tickets)
Saturday, March 24th (early show)
Tough Shits
Gravy’s Drop
Dukes Of Hamburg
Welcome Home Walker
The Wild Ones
Dj Kevin Spaghetti
Golden Rake Record Swap
2pm, $7, 21+ (buy tickets)
Saturday, March 24th (late show)
Thee Oh Sees (Just Announced)
White Mystery
Guantanamo Baywatch
Dj Jackie Sugarlumps
9pm, $10, 21+ (buy tickets)
Sunday, March 25th (early show)
The Cuts
Dominant Legs
Burnt Ones
Dj Oscar
Burger Boogaloo Record Swap
Featuring The Golden Rake
2pm, $7, 21+ (buy tickets)
Sunday, March 25th (late show)
Strange Boys
Sir Lord Von Raven
Los Vigilantes
Junk Species
Dj Big Nate
8pm, $10, 21+ (buy tickets)