About Emily Gadd

Emily I'm a writer and concert-enthusiast living in San Francisco. In my spare time I enjoy taking pictures of my cats and watching YouTube videos. Follow me on Twitter @e_gadd

Review: Pop-Up Magazine’s Fall Issue at the Curran

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Pop-Up Magazine’s fall issue wrapped up its first-ever three-night run at San Francisco’s Curran Theater.

This is a big year for the media show that originated in San [...]

By |October 2, 2018|0 Comments

Review: Pop-Up Magazine delivered tears, surprises, laughs

Pop-Up Magazine came back to Oakland for their Spring 2018 tour on May 10 at the Paramount Theater.

The touring show combines aspects from concerts, podcasts, and magazines into one [...]

By |May 22, 2018|Comments Off on Review: Pop-Up Magazine delivered tears, surprises, laughs

Review: FRENSHIP and Yoke Lore at the Independent

FRENSHIP (photo: Emily Gadd)

On May 8 FRENSHIP played at the Independent for their first-ever headlining tour.

New York artist Yoke Lore kicked off the night with his feel-good folksy music. [...]

By |May 14, 2018|Comments Off on Review: FRENSHIP and Yoke Lore at the Independent
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    Q&A: FRENSHIP excited to play SF, step away from “Capsize”

Q&A: FRENSHIP excited to play SF, step away from “Capsize”

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James Sunderland and Brett Hite of FRENSHIP met when they were both working at a Lululemon. They started creating music together and, in 2016, their song "Capsize," [...]

By |May 7, 2018|Comments Off on Q&A: FRENSHIP excited to play SF, step away from “Capsize”
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    Pop-Up Magazine returns for an evening of storytelling and music

Pop-Up Magazine returns for an evening of storytelling and music

Pop Up Magazine at the Curran San Francisco on Thursday, February 1, 2018 (Photo: Erin Brethauer)

Pop-Up Magazine is a live, touring "magazine" that combines music with storytelling, and it's [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: GUM at the Independent

Do you need more synth pop in your life? Of course you do! Enter our giveaway for a chance to check out Jay Watson's solo project GUM. The Tame [...]

By |April 17, 2018|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: GUM at the Independent

Review: Elohim at Slim’s

Elohim (photo: Emily Gadd)

The first time I saw Elohim live was the same day I was moving apartments. The second I unloaded the last box, I scrambled to get [...]

By |April 12, 2018|Comments Off on Review: Elohim at Slim’s
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    Interview: Elohim talks touring, writing, and her forthcoming album

Interview: Elohim talks touring, writing, and her forthcoming album

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Elohim is a singer, songwriter, and producer who has made a name for herself through music full of intoxicating electronic beats and revealing lyrics that explore themes [...]

By |April 5, 2018|Comments Off on Interview: Elohim talks touring, writing, and her forthcoming album
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    Alice Glass embarks on first solo tour, plays SF twice next month

Alice Glass embarks on first solo tour, plays SF twice next month

Alice Glass recently debuted a Zola Jesus remix of "StillBirth," Glass's debut single from 2015. She will also be starting her first solo tour, and also recently released a [...]

By |March 27, 2018|Comments Off on Alice Glass embarks on first solo tour, plays SF twice next month
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    Hear new rock and roll from Vinyl Spectrum with “She Has a Wall”

Hear new rock and roll from Vinyl Spectrum with “She Has a Wall”

Vinyl Spectrum is kicking off 2018 with their new single, “She Has a Wall.” The San Francisco band has a reputation for successfully navigating many different music genres and [...]

By |March 7, 2018|Comments Off on Hear new rock and roll from Vinyl Spectrum with “She Has a Wall”

Albert Hammond Jr. releases video for “Muted Beatings”

Albert Hammond Jr. has released the official video for “Muted Beatings,” the first single from his forthcoming album Francis Trouble.

The video starred Portia Doubleday and was directed by Fraser [...]

By |February 20, 2018|Comments Off on Albert Hammond Jr. releases video for “Muted Beatings”