About Mike Chouinard

He DJs at KALX. He goes to concerts. He tweets @DangerVenture

Ticket Giveaway: Mirah at The Chapel

Having last swung through the city back in June for a collaborative tour with Jherek Bischoff, Mirah will return to a larger (and potentially more haunted) room in The [...]

By |January 5, 2017|1 Comment
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    Kyle Morton of Typhoon performing at Swedish American Hall tomorrow

Kyle Morton of Typhoon performing at Swedish American Hall tomorrow

Portland-based mini orchestra Typhoon teased some vague news back in September with a simple 24-hour warning. The next day we were gifted a 10-song record from bandleader Kyle Morton [...]

By |January 3, 2017|0 Comments
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    King Woman announce ‘Created In The Image Of Suffering,’ Starline date

King Woman announce ‘Created In The Image Of Suffering,’ Starline date

Seven years into the life of King Woman and the world will soon be receiving a full-length record. On February 24, the Brooklyn-by-way-of-Oakland four piece will release Created In [...]

By |December 26, 2016|0 Comments
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    Kendra McKinley and Emily Afton take over the Bimbo’s lounge

Kendra McKinley and Emily Afton take over the Bimbo’s lounge

In November, a North Beach mainstay signaled a new monthly music series featuring local artists for dirt-cheap. The Dolphina Lounge Series, within the walls of Bimbo’s 365 Club, will [...]

By |December 15, 2016|Comments Off on Kendra McKinley and Emily Afton take over the Bimbo’s lounge

Luke Sweeney’s Holiday in Amnesia kicks off tonight

Yet another holiday tradition starts tonight in the Mission led by Luke Sweeney. The psych rocker returns to Amnesia for a three-week stint with a new set of acts [...]

By |December 6, 2016|Comments Off on Luke Sweeney’s Holiday in Amnesia kicks off tonight

Cave Clove unveil debut LP at Starline Social Club

It has only been just over a year since Cave Clove, the long-running music project led by Katie Colver and featuring Melissa Kilkuskie on percussion, evolved into a full [...]

By |November 29, 2016|Comments Off on Cave Clove unveil debut LP at Starline Social Club
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    Everyone Is Dirty set off on national tour, play SF Halloween show

Everyone Is Dirty set off on national tour, play SF Halloween show

Your favorite electric violin-governed rockers are hitting their own campaign trail bringing the sounds of Everyone is Dirty to as many corners of America as possible. The Oakland four-piece powered [...]

By |September 27, 2016|Comments Off on Everyone Is Dirty set off on national tour, play SF Halloween show

Experience Backyard Paradise this weekend

The fourth installment of Backyard Paradise will string together a full day of music, food, drinks, and art this upcoming Sunday.

There are plenty of organizations and small groups in [...]

By |September 23, 2016|Comments Off on Experience Backyard Paradise this weekend
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    Emily Afton releases ‘Archetype’ at Starline Social Club tonight

Emily Afton releases ‘Archetype’ at Starline Social Club tonight

If you’ve been following the sounds of Emily Afton back when her earlier moniker Emily Moldy held heavier folk leanings, you are assuredly already listening to Archetype. If you [...]

By |September 23, 2016|Comments Off on Emily Afton releases ‘Archetype’ at Starline Social Club tonight

Makeunder unveil video for ‘Great Headless Blank’

Makeunder, the Oakland-based orchestral rock troupe led by Hamilton Ulmer, revealed their first work as a full band just over a year ago. Now the Great headless Blank EP [...]

By |August 31, 2016|Comments Off on Makeunder unveil video for ‘Great Headless Blank’

Giraffage releases new track, haunts Mezzanine on Halloween

As frequently as San Francisco-based beat maker Giraffage has thrown us remixes and collaborations to keep our hunger at bay, it’s been a long time since we’ve heard a [...]

By |August 22, 2016|Comments Off on Giraffage releases new track, haunts Mezzanine on Halloween

Ages And Ages will cause a sing-along at Brick & Mortar

It takes a considerable amount of effort not to use this as a podium to simply talk about the sheer number of times I've sent the song "Divisionary (Do [...]

By |August 18, 2016|Comments Off on Ages And Ages will cause a sing-along at Brick & Mortar
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