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An interview with musician Your Friend, Taryn Blake Miller

“Right now, everything feels kind of crazy,” said Your Friend, nee Taryn Blake Miller. “It just feels like the train is going to leave without me, no matter what. So I’m packing ahead of time, if you will.” It’s been a little less than two months since Miller released their
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Day Wave sails through debut headlining set at Rickshaw Stop

Noise Pop 2016

The boys of Day Wave scampered on stage for their headlining set at Rickshaw Stop on Thursday without much ceremony, largely ignored by the bar-going crowd. Left alone in front of the crowd, they began nonchalantly tuning their instruments, shuffling their feet and chuckling at at one another. Without any
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Sea Knight: the indie four-piece with epic potential

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Do you like your indie rock nice and moody? Sea Knight is a San Francisco indie-rock band with a melancholy taste it builds into a swirling ocean of epic proportions. The band features the traditional guitar, bass and drums setup, enhanced by the addition of violin and the powerful vocals
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Samsaya delivers dangerous pop to SF

“They say pop music can’t be dangerous. They say it can’t change the world. I wanna know — what the fuck do they know?” Samsaya, a Indian-Norwegian artist, addresses the crowd at the Rickshaw Stop last Friday night. She’s met with whoops and wild applause, her enthusiasm matched only by
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Crookes and Ghosts shake up Rickshaw Stop

Caught a Ghost Cliche 1980s scenes from indiscernible movies danced as fading projections on a screen in the back of the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco on Thursday night. Then, darkness and silence fell. From darkness came light, in the form of a spirit — and San Francisco “Caught a
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White Arrows put on kaleidoscopic show at Rickshaw Stop

A band’s ambience when playing live can be the deciding factor in whether or not its performance is memorable. Going to a show should take audience members into the world of the band, with the set list as a trusty map and the visuals or lights as the background. Los
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Noise Pop Music Festival brings powerful sounds to Bay Area

Last month marked the beginning of San Francisco’s indie music, arts and film festival Noise Pop, hosted by San Francisco’s multitude of concert venues like Great American Music Hall and Rickshaw Stop. In its 22nd year, Noise Pop boasts an array of emerging artists, while also showcasing critically-acclaimed bands. Thrown
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