Before reading Jody Amable’s fantastic “In Defense of San Jose,” I had forgotten that city even existed, let alone existed with a thriving music and arts scene. San Jose, […]
Imagine two entities traveling along opposite frequencies. The first sine wave is bouncing frantically, along its axis, hitting different targets along the way, as if in a game of […]
Jarrod Gorbel is having a hard three days. For reasons that will soon become clear, the leading vocalist of SoCal anthemic pop duo Night Terrors of 1927 (which includes […]
Perhaps it’s superstition, but Iain Cook says that his band, Glasgow’s Chvrches, will have a tough decision to make once the trio heads back to the studio to record […]
Avi Vinocur is practicing. The back of his new car, a 2011 Ford E-150—a behemoth on the slender streets of San Francisco—is hanging open; a stack of black […]
The three sisters in Los Angeles’s Haim have only performed two headlining shows in the Bay Area, but San Francisco holds special significance to them.
Bassist Este (28) briefly held […]
Jack Antonoff has written songs that have dealt with the death of his sister, and how her death impacted his life, for most of his musical career. The 30-year-old […]
For more on Outside Lands 2014, check out our spotlight on local artists performing at this year’s festival.
The seventh annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival (August 8 to […]
Outside Lands is just one of dozens of summer music festivals that spring up out of nowhere in America’s parks, dustbowls, parking lots and beaches. Nationwide, it’s still at […]
This Thursday night The Bilinda Butchers will be throwing a record release show for Heaven at The Chapel, with Craft Spells headlining. Their ambitious debut full-length is a historical concept album set […]
We let you know about Bay Area based Sandy’s as soon as we got our first taste of their music a little over a year ago, and now the […]
Travis Hayes is not a new name in the San Francisco music community. Many know him from his run as the booker at Thee Parkside, or maybe for his […]