• Review: Pere Ubu preserves the chaos at Slim’s

Review: Pere Ubu preserves the chaos at Slim’s

  • December 8, 2016

Pere Ubu (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Review by SarahJayn Kemp

Leave it to a couple of nice boys from the Midwest to draw a crowd on a weeknight: Pere Ubu, fronted by legendary eccentric and sole original band member David Thomas, pulled in a [...]

  • Review + Photos: Magik*Magik at Swedish American Hall

Review + Photos: Magik*Magik at Swedish American Hall

  • December 7, 2016

Magik*Magik (photo: Ian Young)

“It’s a miracle when you get to play with the same people for a long time, especially in San Francisco,” said Magik*Magik’s Minna Choi, onstage at the Swedish American Music Hall last Friday night. Surrounded by [...]

  • Review + Photos: Ruby brings contradiction and comfortable chaos to DNA Lounge

Review + Photos: Ruby brings contradiction and comfortable chaos to DNA Lounge

  • December 6, 2016

Ruby (photo: Patric Carver)

Review by SarahJayn Kemp

Lesley Rankine (formerly of Silverfish) brought her current project, Ruby, to the DNA Lounge Thursday, December 1, 2016.

The Ruby sound and experience slips between genres and contexts. The same can be said for Rankine herself. During [...]