About Mike Chouinard

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

The Soft White Sixties headline Blues For Pops benefit

For all those concerned their February Noise Pop show would be the only time you'd be able to dance to recent LA transplants The Soft White Sixties this year, [...]

By |August 12, 2016|Comments Off on The Soft White Sixties headline Blues For Pops benefit
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    Ben Sollee brings expansive cello sound to Swedish American Hall

Ben Sollee brings expansive cello sound to Swedish American Hall

Ben Sollee and his trusty cello are setting off on a run up the West Coast next week which will include a stop in San Francisco at the Swedish [...]

By |August 5, 2016|Comments Off on Ben Sollee brings expansive cello sound to Swedish American Hall

Hercules Records: A new vinyl shop in Berkeley

In early 2016 AD it was to be decided there can only be one hip block for the entire length of Alcatraz, the major thoroughfare separating Berkeley and Oakland. [...]

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    Bay Area double-header for Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery

Bay Area double-header for Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery

With a name that inspires spaghetti western imagery and a dramatic score, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first saw Joshua Powell & the Great Train Robbery [...]

By |July 25, 2016|Comments Off on Bay Area double-header for Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery

On An On return to Rickshaw Stop before hiatus

Good news: On An On have returned to their first official release to create a new, eerily appropriate video for their song "Ghosts." Bad news: The band then followed [...]

By |July 20, 2016|Comments Off on On An On return to Rickshaw Stop before hiatus

Con Brio release debut full-length, ‘Paradise’

Following a complete metamorphosis signaled by the addition of vocalist Ziek McCarter and a reinvigorated live show, Con Brio is being powered by pure momentum. The band swiftly worked [...]

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