One of the first things I ask bassist Jordan Darula and guitarist/vocalist Lucas Nevrla of Schlotman is if the title of their latest EP, “Dog Save the Scene,” is [...]
The first time keyboardist Ben Einstein from Bear Lincoln told me the band was planning to change their name, all I could think was: Why? Your music is so [...]
I find myself at 27 — the death throes of a decade — as a pop music fan who still loves pop music, but no longer gets all that [...]
I think it's pretty clear at this point that Oaktown Indie Mayhem is one of the best things to happen to the Bay Area music scene. Their taste in [...]
Any band that features a "What's in the box?" moment in their music video isn't trying to charm you. They're looking to twist your dreams into nightmares and warp [...]
Another Local Sirens showcase is upon us with another powerful lineup provided by Women's Audio Mission.
Next Tuesday night at the Rickshaw will feature some heavy-hitting all-female outfits. Here's the [...]
Daniel Clark of the recently disbanded San Francisco rock outfit I Am Animal has started a new solo project called Nakazo.
Nakazo is both Daniel's middle name and the name [...]
Some people become overwhelmed by existential angst. the Greening use it to fuel their creative drive.
“A lot of our friends and their friends are getting married, settling down,” Karl [...]
Diamond Heights (photo: Quincy Cardinale)
Diamond Heights have a new three-song EP to be officially released tonight at their Great American Music Hall show.
Entitled False Victories, the short collection features [...]
Sick of hearing about how tech bros and ridiculous rents are destroying San Francisco? Well get over yourself — you're gonna hear about it until something is done about [...]
When you reach the 13-minute mark in the Old Testament-long "Embers" by ION, a sense of dread and disorientation washes over you, like the moment a nightmare jolts you [...]
Tell Jared Swanson that his brainchild Abbot Kinney sounds like Radiohead and he'll probably respond with an exasperated sigh.
Every blogger and their mom (and their mom) has compared the [...]