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SF Band to Watch: C A T H E D R A L S

Experimental electronic duo, C A T H E D R A L S is definitely a Bay Area based band to pay attention to. With their eerie twist on mainstream indie music, this band creates dark and artistic soundscapes that are coated with pristine female vocal layering and powerful instrumental climaxes.

C A T H E D R A L S is drawing a lot of attention and conveys a similar sound to Lana Del Rey, but this duo is a lot more thoughtful and sincere with their compositions. Once you turn on their latest track, Harlem, it will be hard to ignore the quality of the song, and the heartfelt effort that pulses through every note of the band's music.

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Growwler Celebrates Single Release at Public Works with Giggle Party and Taxes - 5/29

San Francisco based art rock indie band, Growwler will be celebrating the release of their upcoming single, Long Hair, Short Wits, with an event at Public Works in the Mission District on Thursday, May 29th. Long Hair, Short Wits is a two track alt indie folk single that will invigorate your senses.

Rounding out the bill will be two other San Francisco based musical outfits, Giggle Party and Taxes. Public Works will be hosting a solid line up of alternative art rock, and if you're looking to go to a show that confidently sits on the outskirts of SF's usual garage indie line ups, you should attend this event. We're always into shows that are a little different and bands who throw unique events. 

Come party and celebrate with a great band who is going to release a cool single, which you can attain digitally the day of the show. -je

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New Music Video: Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah - American Flags

The San Francisco based psych americana band, Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah have released a new music video for their single, American Flags. This hazy folk rock - americana track gives a serious nod to the musical aesthetics of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young but Gallagher’s voice upholds a particularly recognizable nod to Neil Young.

The lyrics are a bit mysterious, making it unclear in regards to if the song is actually as patriotic as the title implies. Nonetheless, the video is shot beautifully, and displays breathtaking panoramic views of the band and the American (Californian) countryside. The video also highlights all of the band member's physical attributes, as the American Flags video is chock full of man beauty. There’s nothing but bootcut jeans, long hair, cowboy boots and tank tops, and it’s pretty great.

You can see Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah perform live at the Not Dead Yet Fest at thee Parkside on June 7th. Do your best to support this great, hardworking local band in all their endeavors. -je


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Win Tix to Parallels Breakdown Valentine and The Trims at DNA Lounge TONIGHT

Win two tickets to tonight's electro psych pop show at DNA Lounge! We're excited to give our readers a chance to experience a great line up tonight. If you're into high quality experimental electro pop, send a message to sfeditor@thedelimagazine.com to enter to win. San Francisco based bands, Breakdown Valentine and The Trims have been making waves with their Bay Area live shows and pristine releases. DNA Lounge will be hosting the Toronto based nationally acclaimed band, Parallels to complete this enticing line up. Don't miss this show!


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New Music Premiere: WAG - Shed

The new San Francisco based heavy indie rock band, WAG has released an impressive single entitled, Shed. This band of young and enthusiastic musicians has really stepped their game up over the last few months, and this new single proves that they are a band to watch. With this track's spot on tonal, genre and time signature changes, the band shows some clean and daring compositional talent.

Shed starts off as an alt folk track, but quickly changes into a heavy indie rock song, and morphing one more time into a hard rock (almost metal) climax. With simple, but very personal lyrics, the song makes a strong statement without having to push the envelope. We're into it. You should be too.

Recorded at Tiny Telephone and produced by Brandon Eggleston (Modest Mouse / tUne-yArdS / Swans ), this song is the last track off of their upcoming debut LP, No Worries, which will be released both online and on cassette through the Los Angeles based record label, DRrecords. -je

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Turn Me On Dead and Revenant Play the Monarch TONIGHT

The City: SF Sounds & Jack Daniels Free Music Show Series is putting on another event tonight at the Monarch in San Francisco. Pop garage rock bands, Turn Me on Dead and Revenant will be performing for this FREE event. If you're into dancible music, free drinks and admission, you should check this show out!

Visit “The City: SF Sounds” Facebook to RSVP for free admission, which will earn you free drink tickets and access to the hosted appetizer hour. You'll also be entered for a chance to win a Les Paul Epiphone guitar and gig bag!

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Zachary Zeller Wins The Deli SF Void Boys Vinyl Giveaway

We promised to give away a Void Boys 10 inch vinyl a couple of weeks ago, and we're keeping our promise. We purchased a brand new record for Zachary Zeller! Congratulations, whoever you are. We can't wait to hand you the record. Enjoyl!! - The Deli SF

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Al Lover Fryborg Vampire Slayer Rancho Shampoo and DJ Primo Play Milk Bar - 5/22

The Milk Bar in San Francisco is hosting a supreme night of experimental electronic music tomorrow, May 22nd. Local psych mixologist, Al Lover has made a name for himself by creating eclectic psychedelic soundscapes and curating the exclusive and official mixtapes for Austin Psych Fest.

Castle Face Records artist, Matt Jones of Male Gaze will be spinning analog synthesized audial creations, which will probably sound more odd than we can describe. Vampire Slayer and Rancho Shampoo are both electronic experimentalists who are based outside of SF and DJ Primo, another local DJ will add to the anticipated flavor of this line up.

This show is made up of an intensely atmospheric collection of talent. If you're a voyeur of strange parties where you'll have no idea what to expect, this is the event for you. All your creepy psych noise dreams could come true, so we recommend you attend this show at Milk Bar SF tomorrow night and have some fun. -je


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