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Joel Gion Premieres New Music Video

San Francisco based neo psych-revivalist and Bay Area based music legend, Joel Gion is beginning to gain momentum with his solo music project, Joel Gion & the Primary Colors. With a hand full of local shows under his belt, Gion continues to emerge with the premiere of his new music video, Overthrow. The video is a reflection of the washed and colorful track that highlights Joel's whispered shoegaze vocals and Ryan Van Kriedt's unique and haunting audial production style. Members of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, Federale, Asteroid #4 and Dead Skeletons lend a hand to this sensuous track.

The video (created by Damien Taylor) is completely trippy and portrays a visual homage to psychedelic culture and rock and roll awesomeness. Look out for this track, which is set for release on 7" and download cards on April 22. Gion's new full length album is titled, Apple Bonkers and is set to emerge onto the scene this summer. -je

Upcoming shows:  

04/24/14 Brick and Mortar, SF
04/26/14 HM157, LA
04/28 Beauty Bar Las Vegas
04/29/14 Orpheum Theater, Flagstaff
05/08/14 Fox Theater (opening for BJM), Oakland
05/10/14 Wiltern Theater (opening for BJM), LA



The Deli SF Dead Meadow Ticket Giveaway + Local Music Collection Part One

Yes! Win two tickets to the upcoming Dead Meadow show at The Chapel in San Francisco on April 20th! We're so excited about this show and we want you to experience the brillaint face melting psych rock from Dead Meadow and Dahga Bloom! To win email us at sfeditor@thedelimagazine.com and the 4th messenger will win!! While you dig on this opportunity, check out the amazing local bands!

We're so excited to hear and share new music. Keep a look out for more music collections on The Deli Magazine San Francisco! Send us your music and a little about you, and we'll be happy to share your rad music. 

Luke Sweeney


Down Dirty Shake

The Love Dimension

The Spiral Electric

The Electric Shepherd

Lemme Adams

The Union Pacific

no:carrier Releases New Album + Goes on West Coast Mini Tour

San Francisco based Electro Noir Pop band, no:carrier will be embarking on a west coast mini tour upon the release of their new album, Wisdom and Failure. The album is an experimental euro-pop album that is unique and titillating to the ears. It's always cool to come across music that reflects and international sound and vibe. If you want to catch no:carrier live, they'll be performing at Brain Wash in San Francisco on May 4th. Don't miss it!

Tuesday 04/22 Blue Moon Comics - San Rafael
Tuesday 04/29 The Viper Room (9:30pm) - West Hollywood
Friday 05/02 First Friday - Las Vegas
Sunday 05/04 BrainWash (6:00pm) - San Francisco
Monday 05/05 Seahorse (7:00pm) - Sausalito


The Younger Lovers Quaaludes Bad Daddies and Yi Play the Hemlock Tavern TONIGHT

If one thing's for sure, we at the Deli Magazine San Francisco can't get enough of Quaaludes and The Younger Lovers. Quaaludes played our first Deli sponsored event of the season, so we were thrilled when we heard that The Younger Lovers, Quaaludes, Bad Daddies and Yi would be playing a show at the Hemlock Tavern tonight.

Yi is an Oakland based band that plays jagged-sounding punk. Recently, they released a track from their upcoming album, Crying called "Going Dumb." It has the perfect amount of fuzz and noise. Bad Daddies is an East Bay band that plays loud and fast punk. Expect a new 7-inch from the band on Negative Fun Records coming in June! And next is Quaaludes - this girl band plays a mixture of riot grrrl, no wave and grunge and are known for putting on a raucous show! And last but not least are The Younger Lovers, an Oakland based band that features Gravy Train!!! alum Brontez Purnell. Playing a form of fast and snotty lo-fi, be sure not to miss out on this show! -Erin Dage

The Deli Magazine San Francisco Sponsored Show Series at DNA Lounge

The Deli Magazine San Francisco has booked and curated a series of shows at DNA Lounge (upstairs)! From April 18th - June 13th, we'll be throwing Deli Sponsored events featuring the Bay Area's best and brightest emerging bands! Check out the show calander below:

April 18th:

Modern Man

May 9th:

Ghost Box Orchestra
Dead Gurus
The Spiral Electric  

May 16th:

The Dollyrots
The Shanghais
Mark Nelsen Band
Whorhaigh Kayado

May 30th:

We Are The Men
Sweat Lodge

June 6th:


June 13th:

The Greening
Hungry Skinny
The Other Tones




Burnt Ones Release New Album + Play Record Release Party with Al Lover Useless Eaters and Violent Change - 4/12

Fresh out of their van, San Francisco's Burnt Ones are back home from another US tour, and they're finally ready to celebrate the release of their latest LP, Gift at Brick and Mortar Music Hall this Saturday, April 12. After a self-imposed six-month hiatus from playing live gigs, the band is making up for lost time with a fresh perspective on its music and live performances.

Though most listeners are familiar with the garage glam sound of the band's first two albums, particularly their pop masterpiece single, Gonna Listen to T. Rex (All Night Long) off of their debut album, Burnt Ones have pushed passed conventions of the traditional garage rock sound, forfeiting digestibility in favor of creating more well rounded material.

For Gift, the band channeled its erratic live energy in the studio, bundling their pop melodies inside warm distorted layers of dissonance. Fluctuating rhythms lend each tune capricious vibes, and the introduction of a drum machine tinges the record with foreign electronic flavors. Mark Tester's familiar vocals, particularly during those hushed and subtle tremolo moments, keep the songs anchored and facetted to the band's roots. Gift, which was released on Castle Face Records on March 25th, without a doubt can still be recognized as a Burnt Ones record, but this time around, Mark and company challenge listeners to pay closer attention, and to actively listen and locate the infectious elements that are always at play in Burnt Ones's songs.

If you accept the challenge, come out to Brick and Mortar this Saturday for the Burnt Ones's record release show. The event will feature performances by Useless Eaters, Violent Change and Al Lover. - Lauren Espina 

Civil War Rust Break Anchor and ToyGuitar Play Thee Parkside

Tonight at Thee Parkside, it's all about manifestations of bands from the past. Break Anchor is headlining the event with ToyGuitar and Civil War Rust.

Civil War Rust is a pop-punk band from the East Bay. Drawing from contemporary and not-so-contemporary bands such as Dead To Me, Jawbreaker and Crimpshrine, they play music containing equal parts of self deprecation, positivity and snottiness (we mean that in he most respectful way!). Also playing is Toyguitar, who is reconfiguration of '90s East Bay punk band, One Man Army. They have a self-titled 7-inch on Adeline Records that leans more in the direction of power pop. And last but certainly not least is Break Anchor, a Detroit-based band and the product of former Suicide Machines vocalist Jason Navarro. This project is seen as a Navarro's saving grace from depression and addiction that he endured. It's melodic, heartfelt, and most definitely influenced by 924 Gilman bands of the '90s. -Erin Dage


Lady Stardust Purple Heart and Bones of a Feather Play Thee Parkside TONIGHT

Kiss them goodbye: San Francisco's (nearly) all-female David Bowie cover band, Lady Stardust is playing their last show tonight at Thee Parkside with Purple Heart and Bones of a Feather.

Opening will be a Bones of a Feather, a band from San Francisco that plays soulful covers spanning many genres. Also joining in on the fun is Purple Heart, a band known for playing Heart and Prince covers. Here's hoping that they'll play "Raspberry Beret"!

And last but certainly not least, Lady Stardust will perform. The band will be playing the Bowie's magnum opus, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, from start to finish. -Erin Dage


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