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    Triclops!

    Triclops! followers expecting the local prog-punk behemoth to match the brutality quotient of its live assault won't be disappointed by the quartet's debut full-length. What may surprise some listeners are the warped lyrical genius and dynamic subtleties the band's onstage…
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    Music, The Sounds of Violence

    The Sounds of Violence

    As much as cookie-cutter marketing still dominates the music industry, the rising tide of decidedly noncommercial bands pushing punk, metal, and noisy alt-rock into uncharted territory remains encouraging. Between fringe groups like Hella and the Locust amassing sizeable cults, Mastodon…
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    Hear This

    Beards are threatening to replace Converse and square black glasses as the indie rock accessory du jour. You can thank Sam Beam, aka Iron & Wine, for that. Expect some newly-5-o'clock-shadowed hipsters to turn out when the bewhiskered Floridian songwriter…
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    Hear This

    During the altrock signing frenzy of the early '90s, punk power trio Victims Family seemed like a sure bet to rise from the underground. The Santa Rosa band had been slogging it out since 1984, opening for the likes of…
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    Hear This

    During the late '80s, this trio of Petaluma natives made a name for itself at Gilman Street with fast-and-furious, off-the-wall tunes like "They Cut Out His Brain" and "Liars, Pigs, and Thieves." The group's heavily syncopated rhythms and riffs, experimental…
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    Hear This

    Hellworms Far below the earth, beyond the fiery gates of eternal damnation, the Hellworms pound out tuneful noise that's about as underground as it gets. Not unlike the San Francisco band's previous incarnation as Victim's Family -- one of punk…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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