the independent

9:39am

Thu December 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Family Crest prepares for homecoming show

the Family Crest Cr

Have you heard any of the Tiny Desk Concerts on NPR’s website? Musicians are invited to play for an audience of staffers at the desk of “All Songs Considered” host Bob Boilen. Back in the summer Boilen declared a San Francisco group as his new favorite band and chose the title track from their new album as his song of the week.  

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4:27pm

Thu April 26, 2012
Arts & Culture

Loquat

Photo courtesy of http://www.myspace.com/loquat

Today's music is by “Loquat,” a San Francisco band. Do they take their name from the fruit of that name? Maybe – they’re not saying for sure. But they do say their music “doesn’t pander to fashion.” They’re heading the bill tomorrow, April 27, at The Independent in San Francisco, singing songs from their new album. Music begins about 9pm.

6:26pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Arts & Culture

Zodiac Death Valley

Zodiac Death Valley

The music you’re hearing now is by Zodiac Death Valley. This San Francisco band calls themselves “the loudest folk band in the world.” You can judge for yourself on Saturday (02.18), when they take the stage at The Independent in San Francisco.