About Mike G.

Mike G. is a writer and musician living in San Francisco. He is also a novelist whose debut "The Mysticist" came out via FreemadeSF in 2014.

Videos: Window Twins, "Two Left Feet" & "The Sky Is Black"

Window Twins – the side project of two of SF's most prolific musicians, Jon Bernson of Exray's and Ray's Vast Basement and Tim Cohen of The Fresh & Onlys [...]

By |October 16, 2012|Comments Off on Videos: Window Twins, "Two Left Feet" & "The Sky Is Black"

Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Grimes

This will in no way be an impartial, objective preview.

I was ready to name Grimes' latest effort Visions the "Best Album of 2012" after I heard it for the [...]

By |October 11, 2012|Comments Off on Don't miss at TIMF 2012: Grimes

il gato album release show at Rickshaw tonight, 10/10/12

Indie folk rockers il gato released their new album Tongues & Teeth, and it's getting the release show treatment tonight at Rickshaw Stop. To celebrate, the band plans to [...]

By |October 10, 2012|Comments Off on il gato album release show at Rickshaw tonight, 10/10/12
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    Maus Haus releases "Light Noise" EP, launches North American tour including 11/3/12 gig at Rickshaw Stop

Maus Haus releases "Light Noise" EP, launches North American tour including 11/3/12 gig at Rickshaw Stop

Maus Haus released the seven-track Light Noise EP digitally on October 2nd with the physical release to follow on October 23rd, both via new Om Records imprint Lavish Habits.

When [...]

By |October 5, 2012|Comments Off on Maus Haus releases "Light Noise" EP, launches North American tour including 11/3/12 gig at Rickshaw Stop
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    Clipd Beaks, Mwahaha, White Cloud, Bryan Von Reuter collaborating on benefit concert for Children's Fairyland

Clipd Beaks, Mwahaha, White Cloud, Bryan Von Reuter collaborating on benefit concert for Children's Fairyland

Members of Clipd Beaks, Mwahaha, and White Cloud are teaming up with Bryan Von Reuter (of Cloud Archive) and Jeff Ray (of Taser Island) to play Magic Lantern, a [...]

By |October 4, 2012|Comments Off on Clipd Beaks, Mwahaha, White Cloud, Bryan Von Reuter collaborating on benefit concert for Children's Fairyland
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    20 Sided Records releases new comp, celebrates with SEVEN shows

20 Sided Records releases new comp, celebrates with SEVEN shows

20 Sided Records has released a new 2-disc, 40-song compilation of music from all over the West Coast called 20 Sided Records’ Compilation III: End of Days. This comp [...]

By |October 1, 2012|Comments Off on 20 Sided Records releases new comp, celebrates with SEVEN shows
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    Thrill Jockey Records 20th Anniversary Show going down in SF on 12/13/12

Thrill Jockey Records 20th Anniversary Show going down in SF on 12/13/12

Thrill Jockey is planning one hell of a twentieth anniversary celebration for itself.

Actually, make that celebrations.

The venerable Chicago-based record label is throwing itself birthday shows in its hometown as [...]

By |September 27, 2012|Comments Off on Thrill Jockey Records 20th Anniversary Show going down in SF on 12/13/12

The Album Leaf coming to Bottom of the Hill, 9/30/12

San Diego-based ambient/electronic/post-rock band The Album Leaf is coming to the Bottom of the Hill in support of its self-released Forward/Return EP, which just came out on September 18th. [...]

By |September 26, 2012|Comments Off on The Album Leaf coming to Bottom of the Hill, 9/30/12

Video: Carletta Sue Kay – "Pretty Inside"

Carletta Sue Kay released a video for "Pretty Inside", a standout track from the album Incongruent, out now on Kitten Charmer Records.

Things are going well for Carletta, the alter [...]

By |September 25, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Carletta Sue Kay – "Pretty Inside"

Video premiere: Adios Amigo – "Chicken"

Adios Amigo dropped the video for "Chicken", the lead single from their new EP Dos. According to head Amigo Johnny Major, the video is a pretty accurate representation of [...]

By |September 20, 2012|1 Comment
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    Photos & Review: Silversun Pickups, School of Seven Bells @ The Fox Theater, 9/12/12

Photos & Review: Silversun Pickups, School of Seven Bells @ The Fox Theater, 9/12/12

Photos by Mark Pantoja

Silversun Pickups sounded great Wednesday night at the Fox, and I say that without hesitation, despite the nearly 10-minute-long equipment malfunction that took lead singer/guitarist Brian [...]

By |September 18, 2012|1 Comment

Photos & Review: Fucked Up, Ceremony @ Slim's, 9/5/12

Photos by Mark Pantoja

There are a lot of reasons why I love Fucked Up, but their lead singer Pink Eyes (real name: Damian Abraham) has to be the chief [...]

By |September 11, 2012|Comments Off on Photos & Review: Fucked Up, Ceremony @ Slim's, 9/5/12
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