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Neon Indian debut new material at SF’s newest venue Social Hall

Neon Indian

SHOW REVIEW: Though the venue choice was far from ideal, the electronic four-piece did play a good chunk of material from its forthcoming new album.

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San Fermin, Natalie Prass deliver one-two punch in knockout performances at The Independent

San Fermin

SHOW REVIEW: You know that feeling you get when you see a band perform live and it looks like they are having the best time ever that you regret ever slacking off during piano lessons as a kid?

Tennis serve up nostalgic pop and charm The Indy

Tennis

SHOW REVIEW: Summer came early in SF as the Denver indie-pop duo performed under draped string lights that stretched over the crowd, reminiscent of a sunny backyard BBQ.

Interpol turn on the bright lights at The Warfield, further cement their place among indie-rock royalty

Interpol

PHOTOS: Re-imagining their established sound in new ways has been part of Interpol’s resurgence, and on this tour, they proved that they are still putting out some of their best work.

Milky Chance prove at The Regency Ballroom they’ve come a long way in a short amount of time

Milky Chance

SHOW REVIEW: It’s amazing what a half year of touring on the road can do for a new band just breaking onto the scene.

Kindness makes world restart at Mezzanine

Kindness

SHOW REVIEW: It may not have been a sold-out show, but the band said this was the ideal crowd for its first time playing the Bay Area.

St. Paul and The Broken Bones energize The Fillmore for V-Day

St. Paul & the Broken Bones

SHOW REVIEW: Charisma and soulful covers weaved into the group’s distinct style showed why St. Paul and The Broken Bones are on the rise.

Milky Chance packs Rickshaw Stop for SF debut

SHOW REVIEW: Milky Chance was booked as an opener to Chris Malinchak for POPSCENE’s weekly club night, but the majority of people in attendance were not there for the headliner.

ODESZA take live show to next level on ‘In Return’ tour

ODESZA

SHOW REVIEW: Seattle production duo ODESZA continues to climb the ranks after hypnotizing a sold-out crowd at Mezzanine with their infectious, ambient melodies and pop-infused hooks.

Curtis Harding’s ‘slop n’ soul’ fusion is a recipe for success

PHOTOS: Be sure to keep an eye on Curtis Harding, as he seems poised to do big things after opening for Jack White at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.