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Get Your Baile Punk On

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Brazen Brazilian threesome Bonde do Role brought their sexy dance moves and metal electro-fused "Baile Punk" to the Independent on Friday, September 28. San Francisco-based indie pop outfit (and winners of 7x7 Magazine's Hot Twenty Under Forty) Magic Bullets warmed up the crowd, and experimental electro/rap one-man-band Juiceboxxx opened the show.


BONDE DO ROLE

Pop Sounds

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Swedish new wave outfit the Sounds brought their brand of delectable synth-heavy pop-punk to the Fillmore on Tuesday, September 18. The sassy Swedes, who have been compare to Blondie and Missing Persons, toured in support of 2006's Dying to Say This to You, which was recorded in the Bay Area at Oakland's Studio 880. Los Angeles-based glam-pop foursome Under the Influence of Giants and Philadelphia's Liam and Me opened the show.

THE SOUNDS

Weekly Film Picks Part II

The Man Who Souled the World
The Man Who Souled the World; courtesy of Whyte House Productions

Greetings and salutations
devoted film nerds. As promised, here are some film picks to get you through the weekend. Don't forget to be bad and get into trouble baby.

Film Happenings Round Town

•      Second Annual Amateur Erotic Film Festival – tonight at the Castro

Melissa's Playlist 10.10.07


courtesy of Black Bear

Due to copyright issues some songs on this playlist may be reduced to 30-second samples. For the full-length tracks check out our 7x7 imeem page.

Welcome to Dogtown

Dogpatch
photography by Iris Lin

Queens of Rap

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

All-female off-the-hook rap trio Yo Majesty played a wild and semi-clothed set at Mezzanine on Tuesday, September 11. Youthful rap crew Cool Kids started things off.

YO MAJESTY
Yo Majesty

Yo Majesty

Under the Radar

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

British electronic duo Underworld—who are best known for their '90s club hit "Born Slippy" that was featured on the Trainspotting movie soundtrack—played a high-energy set at the Warfield on Saturday, September 8.

UNDERWORLD
Underworld

Underworld
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