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The Hush Sound at the Great American Music Hall

Last Friday, The Hush Sound returned to the San Francisco stage after a lofty five-year hiatus. This time around, the 4-person jangle pop group joined forces with singer-songwriter Lucas Carpenter and openers Sydney Wayser and Brooklyn-based band The Last Royals at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco’s own baroque
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San Francisco-based band riffs like no other

Thao and The Get Down Stay Down offer rhythmic folk rock to SF

Without relying on typical, overused chord progressions, capturing a simple, rhythmic balance of notes is a creative challenge. Yet for musician Thao Nguyen, the process could not have been simpler.
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Local Limelight: Mahgeetah

Part folksy blues and part reverb-rich melodies, local San Francisco group Mahgeetah manage to combine slick, distorted riffs and rich chords with a soothing, finishing touch. The band cites influences such as Dr. Dog, Wilco and My Morning Jacket, if that gives you an idea of what direction they may
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This Week in Arts

VISUAL ART: If you are looking for something to do on Halloween night, look no further than “But the Earth is dark, the Coffin thick, and the Shroud opaque,” Old Crow’s group show opening on Oct 31 at 8 p.m. Promising to send chills down your spine and get you
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This Week in Arts

Film The week of March 5 offers a surfeit of great repertory picks for San Francisco cinephiles. On March 7, The Castro Theatre screens Woody Allen’s hilarious and nostalgic “Manhattan” in its proper 35mm format. On March 9, The Castro screens two ’90s gems, “Reality Bites” and “My Own Private
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Sondre Lerche

Doorway to Norway

Brimming with poignant melodies and boyish charm, Sondre Lerche exerted a flawless control over GAMH last Tuesday night.

Armed with a guitar and a winsome smile, Sondre Lerche was well prepared to capture the hearts of fans with his show at the Great American Music Hall on Tuesday night. The Norwegian singer-songwriter has made a name for himself with his smooth blend of pleasing harmonies and soulful vocalizations.
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