Oakland duo Date Palms got signed to venerable label Thrill Jockey, who plans to put out the band's third album The Dusted Sessions (a heady mix of traditional Eastern music and drone) in June. [via email PR land]
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down dropped a new acoustic track called "Kindness Be Conceived," a collaboration with psych-folk maiden Joanna Newsom. It just makes us that more excited for Thao's upcoming album, We The Common, out Feb. 5. [via The Bay Bridged]
For our column Jams We Love, we're turning you onto the songs that keep us going every day. To get you pumped up for the 49ers hitting the Super Bowl and taking down the Baltimore Ravens, we put together some songs that you can throw on whenever you need reassurance that our Harbaugh will bring home the bacon.
When you start to need full-face ski masks while riding your bike to work in the morning, you know it's curry weather. And we don't necessarily mean Thai or Indian curries (although those are delicious too)–we mean the more homestyle, rib-sticking Japanese Curry (fun fact: Curry was introduced to Japan during the Meiji era by the British, then perfected with the French technique of using roux), which is a little sweeter, thicker and less spicy than its counterparts. In short, it's soul food perfect for bulking up against chilly nights and frosty mornings.
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To celebrate Muni's 100 years of moving the citizens of and visitors to San Francisco, we held a photo contest to capture all the weird and wonderful ways Muni plays a part in SF life. After almost 200 entries on Instagram and Twitter, it became obvious how iconic all its trains and buses are to our city.
Oakland post-punk outfit Wax Idols unveiled a moody, new track from their upcoming album Discipline & Desire called "AD RE:IAN". We're digging the intense of the vocals and airtight riffage we've heard so far! [via email PR land]
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