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favorites of 2012.5

Halfway through 2012,  a stunningly-good string of releases has once again cemented the San Francisco Bay Area as the center of the most creative outpourings of musical aptitude since Dunedin Sound blanketed New Zealand in the 1980s. Here are our favorite record + tracks so far this year. Please let us know what we missed in the comments below:

1) Terry Malts :: Killing Time

mp3:
Terry Malts :: Tumble Down
Terry Malts :: Naueseous

2) Young Prisms :: In Between

mp3:
Young Prisms :: Floating in Blue
Young Prisms :: Better Days 

3) White Fence :: Family Perfume Volumes 1 + 2
mp3:
White Fence :: Swagger Vets and Double Moon
White Fence :: King of the Decade

4) Grass Widow :: Internal Logic

mp3:
Grass Widow :: Goldilocks Zone
Grass Widow :: Disappearing Industries 

5) The Mallard :: Yes On Blood

mp3:
The Mallard :: Vines
The Mallard :: Mansion

6) Wymond Miles :: Under the Pale Moon

mp3:
Wymond Miles :: Pale Moon

7) Ty Segall & White Fence :: Hair

mp3:
Ty Segall & White Fence :: Time

8) Burnt Ones :: Meet the Golden One
mp3:
Burnt Ones :: Meet the Golden One

9) Blasted Canyons :: 2nd Place

mp3:
Blasted Canyons :: Holy Geometry

10) Hunx :: Hairdresser Blues

mp3:
Hunx :: Always Forever

march 2012 mix

mp3:

Positive Destruction March 2012 Mix (76 mb)
 

[right click-save as to download]

01 Chasms :: Headwound/What’s Real [excerpt00:00
02 moonbell :: Nothing Less 01:34
03 Fine Steps :: Tomorrow for All of Today 05:34
04 Blasted Canyons  :: Holy Geometry 08:20
05 Ty Segall / White Fence :: I Am Not a Game 11:49
06 Permanent Collection :: In My Head   15:43
07 Monster Treasure :: Our Minds 20:01
08 POW! :: Hanging Out (At Home) 23:40
09 Ty Segall  :: It’s a Problem 25:55
10 Grass Widow :: Goldilocks Zone 29:30

[previous monthly mixes] 

mp3: Blasted Canyons :: “Holy Geometry”

Taken from their Matt Hartman-produced new EP 2nd Place, out 4/20 on Castle FaceBlasted Canyons is currently on tour.

mp3:
Blasted Canyons :: “Holy Geometry”

video: Burnt Ones :: “Meet the Golden One”


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Dope new video from our buds in Burnt Ones, off their new 7″ available now through Burger Records. Directed by Rob Williamson.

What’s going on this week?

[The Mallard @ Hemlock Tavern]

Monday
Peter Case, Paul Collins, Summer Twins |
Red Devil Lounge, 8pm

Tuesday
Burnt Ones, Blasted Canyons, Soft Swells
| Brick and Mortar Music Hall, 9pm [free]
Thee Oh Sees, Magnetix, Pets with Pets, The Mallard | The Independent, 9pm

Wednesday
La Sera, Cold Showers, Swiftumz |
Rickshaw Stop, 8pm
Mean Jeans, Guantanamo Baywatch, Primitive Hearts, The Wrong Words | Thee Parkside, 8pm

Thursday
The Fresh and Onlys, The Mantles | 
Makeout Room, 7:30pm
Vetiver, Dominant Legs, Simone Rubi | New Parish, 8pm

Friday
Barn Owl, Date Palms |
The LAB, 8pm [16th Street x South Van Ness]
Crocodiles, Bleeding Rainbow, Terry Malts |
Rickshaw Stop, 9pm

Saturday
Grave Babies, Permanent Collection, Chasms | Hemlock Tavern, 9pm
Hank IV, Electric Jellyfish, Mike Donovan, Carlton Melton |
El Rio, 9pm


Anything else?

What’s going on this week? (we’re throwing a party)

[more photos of The Mantles, by Robert Khoury]

Tuesday
Plastic Villains, Cool Ghouls |
Bottom of the Hill, 6pm [free show/ noise pop party]
Wild Moth, Heist, Street Justice | The Knockout, 8:30pm
Wet Illustrated, Magic Leaves, Noah Gundersen |
Brick and Mortar Music Hall, 8pm [free]

Wednesday

Thursday
Lana Del Ray |
Amoeba, 6pm [free]
Gardens & Villas, Young the Giant |
Rickshaw Stop, 9pm [popscene]
Flails, Dimples, Mo Odds, Pink Films | Thee Parkside, 9pm
The Younger Lovers, Los Headaches, Guitar Magazine | Hemlock Tavern, 9pm

Friday
Bare Wires, Toys that Kill, The Pharmacy |
1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 7pm [all ages]

Saturday
Brother Jt, Nothing People, Swiftumz |
Hemlock Tavern, 9:30pm
Digital Leather, Blasted Canyons, Glitz |
1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 7pm [all ages]
The Mantles, Pamela, Rat Columns |
Engine Works (17th & Capp), 9pm [positive destruction showcase]

Sunday
Indian Jewelry, Jealousy |
Hemlock Tavern, 9pm


Anything else?


tonight: Blasted Canyons + Hot Victory + POW! + The Mallard @ Thee Parkside



Tickets available here. RSVP here. Doors at 8pm, show starts promptly at 9. Hope to see you all there.