The New Deal takes their playful package to Independent stage

For history buffs and techno fans in search of a unique evening out, San Francisco’s Independent theater hosted The New Deal last Friday and Saturday, and the group will tour through the Western states in the coming month. The Toronto-based electronic trio, which self-identifies as “acid jazz,” has been active
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the knife

The Knife: Shaking the Habitual

Following seven years of relative dormancy, the Knife’s Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer have released Shaking the Habitual, an explicitly political record that forces listeners to adapt to its uncompromising, unconventional and seemingly inaccessible terms. The dense, sprawling work, with its politicized lyrics, industrial sounds and chilling ambience, is
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STRFKR Miracle Mile

STRFKR: Miracle Mile

This month comes the release STRFKR’s fourth record, Miracle Mile, and simply put, it is damn good. The 4-man indie electro-pop group originated in Portland, Oregon as a solo project by Joshua Hodges (vocals, keyboard, guitar and drums) under the alias Sexton Blake.
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Detour: Your Pal in Drones, Goodiepal

I’m not exactly sure how to introduce Goodiepal. He has been cropping up in various incarnations and wigs in Denmark, the Faroe Islands, England, Scotland and the United States, holding lectures at universities and releasing a handful of LPs in the early 2000s. Without having received any formal academic qualifications
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