Our new Artist in Residence: Claire Nereim

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of our Artist in Residence program, Claire Nereim. Claire is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in San Francisco. [...]

By |June 30, 2009|Comments Off on Our new Artist in Residence: Claire Nereim

Starfucker Bring the Medicine to Bottom of the Hill

Photos by: Charlie Homo

White Cloud, Atole and Starfucker deserved a better slot than a Tuesday evening, and dished out a unique blend of feedback-heavy electro pop that felt better [...]

By |June 29, 2009|4 Comments

Heavyweight Dub Champion and Sly & Robbie – June 18th

If you know of Sly & Robbie (and god help me if you don't), without ever hearing Heavyweight Dub Champion, you'd probably assume that based on their name they'd [...]

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Review: San Francisco Embraces its New BFF Band…Sleepy Sun @ GAMH, 6/19

Photos by: Nicole Browner

Earlier this year, I attended one of those Brightblack Morning Light showcases at Cafe Du Nord. It was so resolutely weird (both good and bad weird), [...]

By |June 23, 2009|6 Comments

Review: The Blacks @ The Rickshaw Stop, 6/18

Photos by: Julie Schuchard

Yes indie'd a sincere, sweaty performance out of your SF-based The Blacks. Also a CD release but yes, idie'd again (and proud of ourselves and clever [...]

By |June 22, 2009|Comments Off on Review: The Blacks @ The Rickshaw Stop, 6/18

One night only at the Red Vic: American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art

American Artifact world premieres tonight with two showings at the Red Vic Theatre on Haight Street, 5pm and 7pm.

If only everything about this movie were as cool as that [...]

Tour Diary: John Vanderslice

Bowery Ballroom, Photo by Elizabeth Weinberg

Words and Photos by: John Vanderslice (except where noted)

We've been on a tour for a month, it seems like a year. In a good [...]

By |June 19, 2009|Comments Off on Tour Diary: John Vanderslice

Photos: Thee Oh Sees and Jay Reatard @ The Independent – 6/13

Photos by: Agata Kamler
Thee Oh Sees

Jay Reatard

By |June 18, 2009|Comments Off on Photos: Thee Oh Sees and Jay Reatard @ The Independent – 6/13

Review: Manicato @ Cafe du Nord 6/13

I am not going to say much more about Manicato's performance this past Saturday (6/13) than can be seen here. The audience was certainly grooving, and this despite a [...]

By |June 16, 2009|Comments Off on Review: Manicato @ Cafe du Nord 6/13

Show Review: Tarrakian, Elk, Saros, Insanity @ Annie’s Social Club, 6/13

Annie's is constantly cementing their status as the best no-bullshit punk and metal venue in the city, and they pulled together a powerhouse weekend bill with a little something [...]

By |June 15, 2009|Comments Off on Show Review: Tarrakian, Elk, Saros, Insanity @ Annie’s Social Club, 6/13

Photos: Or, the Whale, The Maldives, Built for the Sea @ The Independent – 6/6

Photos by: Charlie Homo
Or, the Whale

The Maldives

Built for the Sea

Go See Manicato: This Saturday at Du Nord

Go see Israel Matos and his band Manicato at Cafe Du Nord this Saturday, June 13th. It's a mystery how their music is yet undiscovered to so many San [...]