Wild Flag – Romance from Merge Records on Vimeo. In celebration of Wild Flag‘s upcoming two-night set at the Great American Music Hall on November 4th and 5th, here is the video (via Stereogum) for their first single, “Romance,” off their upcoming self-titled LP. The album drops next Tuesday, (9/13) so the video can also Read More
Pure X, formerly Pure Ecstasy, are an Austin base garage rock, lo-fi sounding band. Great stuff. We’ve been talking about them for a while, and are so thankful to finally have our hands on the new album. Their debut album, Pleasures, is scheduled to be released July 5th.
Getting naked on stage, surfing across the crowd, or climbing the stage structure are all ways of acting freely, but when Monotonix’s lead singer, Ami Shalev says he wants to be “free” it means more. After being banned from most venues in Israel, Monotonix has extensively toured internationally. Read accounts of the band’s show and Read More
When the Soft Pack began playing last Tuesday evening at the Rickshaw Stop, it was clear they weren’t there to chat. They played a great show, barely taking a break between songs, except to name them. Rickshaw Stop feels like your friend’s parents let him set up a stage in their garage and have all Read More
Wavves: “King of The Beach” [audio: http://www.sfcritic.com/wp-content/themes/mimbo/audio/wavves_king_of_the_beach.mp3] I’m not sure if I can imagine a collective group of people who cared about what everything was less than the 100+ plus people at the Wavves Rickshaw Stop show Wednesday night. The band, from the start of the set to the end, continuously tried to prove that Read More