Phono Del Sol Music & Food Festival
The all day, all ages music and food festival — taking place on Saturday, July 13th at Potrero del Sol Park — will be headlined by SF’s unstoppable garage titans Thee Oh Sees and LA electro-pop virtuosos YACHT. They’ll be joined on two stages by some of indie music’s most exciting bands, including LA’s garage pop duo Bleached, NYC-via-SF rapper K.Flay, guitar shredder Marnie Stern, and SF...
SXSW V2V Contest
Two weeks in Austin clearly isn’t enough for some people. To fill the SXSW void, we’re giving you the chance to check out V2V - an extension and re-imagining of the SXSW experience with an emphasis on the creative spark that drives entrepreneurial innovation. This four day event occurring in Las Vegas, Nevada August 11-14, 2013 brings the startup and venture capital communities...
The Stone Foxes @ The Fillmore
San Francisco natives, The Stone Foxes, will be playing on Saturday, May 4th at The Fillmore. While The Stone Foxes may be influenced by the greats of the late 60s and early 70s like The Band, Bob Dylan, and Led Zeppelin, they never sound like they’re trying to be anything but exactly who they are. But then they don’t need to: their style of blues-rock stands on its own. This is a show you do not...
TRES DE MAYO BLOCK PARTY @ Taverna Aventine
Kick off Cinco De Mayo weekend at Taverna Aventine’s 5th Annual indoor/outdoor TRES DE MAYO BLOCK PARTY Friday, May 3rd starting at 4pm! There will be live music, drink specials and taco trucks! What more could you ask for? Headlining the night is Sam Issac spinning in the outside alley starting at 7pm! In the downstairs parlor, there will be sweet sounds provided by the talented FGLDan...
Flosstradamus @ The Regency Ballroom
The Regency Ballroom was turned up on Wednesday, April 24th for Flosstradamus’ sold out show. The venue was packed with people hyped up that trap sound the Chicago based DJ duo, Flosstradamus, are so well known for. When the huge triangular Flosstradamus logo lowered onto the stage the crowd screamed in anticipation and excitement. J2K (Josh Young) and Autobot (Curt Cameruci), the pair...
Bat for Lashes @ The Regency Ballroom
Natasha Khan, better known as Bat for Lashes graced San Francisco at The Regency Ballroom on Sunday, April 14, 2013. People quickly packed the venue in anticipation to see the indie multi-instrumentalist English singer. From the moment Natasha Khan took to the stage in her bold red dress it was impossible to take your eyes off her. She captivated the crowd with her intricate beats and...
We got the chance to interview some of the best rock/indie bands from countries like Korea and China for the CAAMFest SXSW Music Matters showcase here in SF! Video by Creative Clash
Indie rockers, Wavves, recently came through San Francisco and played a blistering whiskey fueled set at Bottom of the Hill. Prior to the show, we got the chance to catch up with Stephen Pope and talk about the bands new album ‘Afraid of Heights’. Can you tell me a little bit about the new record Afraid of Heights? Stephen: We put an EP ourselves last year but that was just much money at the...
Ministry of Tomorrow Launch Party: Sila, Fely...
Come celebrate with at The Lodge at The Regency Ballroom April 26th for the launch of the Ministry of Tomorrow with performances by Sila and Fely Tchaco. Ministry of Tomorrow Launch Party is a benefit to improve the lives of people living in the largest slums in Africa through job creation. This is a great party for a great cause! Make sure to buy your tickets here. Or enter on Do415 for a...
Aventine Alley Block Party St. Patty's Weekend...
Head over to Aventine’s first Alley Block Party of the year on Friday, March 15th to kick off St. Patrick’s Day weekend! Taverna Aventine will be blocking off Hotaling Alley and packing it with delicious food, five different bars, and live music! DJ Kool Karlo will be supplying the the downstairs parlor beats, while DJ Cams gets the outdoor party started at 5pm. Continue to rock under...
Check out our interview with Noise Pop 2013 performer XXYYXX! Video by Merlin Jackson
Enter to Win Free Tickets to See !!! at Noise Pop...
Even with an unpronounceable name, (which can actually be pronounced as “Chk Chk Chk”, “Bam Bam Bam”, or any other string of thrice repeated single-syllable sounds) !!! has remained a key player in the revolutionary dance punk scene since the mid 1990’s. Combining experimental, psychedelic use of instruments and synthy, electronic rhythms, !!! has created a groovy, disco-infused sound...
See YACHT Live At Slim's On 3/2 for Noise Pop 2013
With all of the dance-punk-pop bands out there these days, it’s not easy to be a stand out competitor. YACHT is one of the few bands (along with a few of their tour mates, like LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Dirty Projectors, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs) that are setting the bar to define the genre for our eager ears. The band’s live shows are equally brilliant. The core duo of Jona Bechtolt and Claire L....
Scene Unseen @1015 Folsom on 3/1
Behold! Scene Unseen is back, our latest free, RSVP event! Scene Unseen is a celebration of the most forward-thinking / buzzed about music scenes currently embraced by the Bay Area. We’ve teamed up with Noise Pop, DJ Dials and 1015 Folsom to garner a lineup of artists from an eclectic variety of scenes. We’ve got Washed Out, Toro y Moi, Young Magic, Take, Star Eyes, Loudpvck and many more! ...
Interview with Parquet Courts
Parquet Courts are a rising band from New York with a propulsive and infectious sound. They sat down with us for a few minutes to answer some questions about their recording process, their favorite SF band and more. They’re playing the Hemlock on January 16th, catch them now before they get huge. Your record “Light Up Gold” is being reissued by New York label What’s Your Rupture? on 1/15...
Ticket Giveaway: Jackson Browne at San Jose Civic
Singer-songwriter Jackson Browneis set to launch his 2013 Acoustic Tour including a stop at the San Jose Civic on January 22nd. Playing guitar and piano, and collaborating with musicians on stage, Jackson will perform songs from his entire body of work, with varying set lists each night! You do not want to miss it! And Do415 has got a pair of tickets to give away! Just click on the link below: ...
South Lake Tahoe is a winter wonderland usually filled with skiers, gamblers, and tourists. However, last week was a bit different. For the second time, event organizers turned a small community college campus into a festival playground for thousands of music fans looking to start 2013 off right. Even though temperatures dipped into the single digits at night, artists like Chromeo, Deadmau5 and...
The Coo Coo Birds @ Slim's on Friday
San Francisco’s own self-proclaimed “last real rock n’ roll band”, the Coo Coo Birds have swept the city with a fury of retro-centric garage rock, and on Friday night the band plays their biggest show yet at Slim’s. Coo Coo Birds have come quite a long way since their debut full-length album Don’t Bring Your Boyfriends in July 2012. In the rapid-fire manner of releasing that a few other...
The Growlers @ The Fillmore (12/27)
The SoCal Psychedelic “beach-goth” band, The Growlers are heading our way this upcoming Thursday! The Growlers is made up of Brooks Nielsen (vocals), Matt Taylor (lead guitar), Kyle Straka (keyboards, guitar), Anthony Braun Perry (bass) and Scott Montoya (drums). The band’s music ranges from 60’s psychedila to surf rock and saying that they are known for their live performances would...
WINTERSALT 2012 @ FORT MASON
Wintersalt 2012 is coming to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion in just over a week! If you haven’t locked down a NYE party, or have too many to choose from, why not celebrate surviving the Apocalypse with Diplo, Travis Barker, DJ Shadow, Dillon Francis, Theophilus London and many more. Do415 is also giving you a chance to win a pair of VIP passes!
Interview with Tom Krell of How to Dress Well
The debut album of Tom Krell, the sole creator and man behind the name How to Dress Well, blew the minds of music critics and audiophiles alike. It’s no surprise that his sophomore album, Total Loss, continued to push the envelope. His music seamlessly mixes genres, heavily inspired by R&B but so artistic and cinematically experimental that it is still far from any sort of identified...
Interview: Marshall Payne
Who is Marshall Payne, how’d you get in the rap game? I’m a rapper who was born & raised in the Bay Area, CA. At the age of 3, my parents moved from West Oakland to Bolinas (Marin County) where I was raised. My first real exposure to rap music came in 1st grade when a family friend gave me an MC Hammer tape and a Big Daddy Kane tape for my 6th birthday. After that I was pretty...
Dethklok @ The Fox Theater
On Monday, November 26th, “the world’s most popular band”, Dethklok along with Machine Head played at The Fox Theater. Here are some really rad pictures that our photographer James Pawlish captured from the show! [[MORE]] Machine Head
Ticket Giveaway: SnowGlobe Music Festival
Need NYE plans? How about going big with a New Year’s Eve three-day music festival celebration in South Lake Tahoe, CA? SnowGlobe Music Festival combines the world’s best musicians with the world’s best snow conditions. SnowGlobe is a one-of-a-kind experience that offers the ultimate fusion: music and mountains. [[MORE]] This year’s line up features: Deadmau5 Wiz...
Delta Spirit @ The Fillmore
Delta Spirit rocked it at The Fillmore last Friday night. James Pawlish captured a few photos from the awesome show! [[MORE]]