Coming to the Bay: The classic pop of TOPS

Chasing a “timeless” sound is a self-defeating pursuit. Emulating the styles that have always been relevant only dates you upon arrival; meanwhile seeking what is untethered to history risks [...]

By |November 3, 2015|Comments Off on Coming to the Bay: The classic pop of TOPS
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    How San Francisco’s famously obscure aQuarius Records is still thriving after 45 years

How San Francisco’s famously obscure aQuarius Records is still thriving after 45 years

aQuarius Records (aQ) has been championing the fringes of music for 45 years now. They think. It could be 46, as the San Francisco record store has a murky [...]

By |November 3, 2015|7 Comments

Behind the Music: How local musicians are paying the bills

You see them late into the night. They're sweaty with passion. They revel in the glory of the bright lights. They move to the beat of their own drum. And [...]

By |November 2, 2015|6 Comments
  • Jeffertittis Nile - Photo by Angela Holtzen
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    Interview & Giveaway: Get to know artist collective Our House and their upcoming Gothic Luau

Interview & Giveaway: Get to know artist collective Our House and their upcoming Gothic Luau

Dust off your ugly floral shirts and your darkest eyeliner: Our House is back with a second installment of their doubly-themed post-Halloween dance party, Gothic Luau, featuring a reunion from [...]

By |October 30, 2015|Comments Off on Interview & Giveaway: Get to know artist collective Our House and their upcoming Gothic Luau

The Bay Abridged: Oct 20 — Oct 27

(Jane's Addiction at The Warfield)

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Oct 14 — Oct 20

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a [...]

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Delving into the soul of Sunday’s Treasure Island lineup

"Today more than any other day, I am the center of everything, and it's playing just for me”

These words come at the emotional climax of the title track of [...]

By |October 16, 2015|1 Comment

Get to know: Hippo Campus

Meet Hippo Campus.

Four dudes from Minnesota discovering the joys and woes of touring life. With their second EP “South” making its debut on October 2nd -- they’re taking the [...]

By |October 16, 2015|Comments Off on Get to know: Hippo Campus
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    Interview: Marina and the Diamonds brings ‘FROOT’ to Oakland

Interview: Marina and the Diamonds brings ‘FROOT’ to Oakland

Marina Diamandis has had a busy summer on the festival circuit. Each weekend brought the Welsh-Greek singer-songwriter (aka Marina and the Diamonds) to a new locale, with little time [...]

By |October 16, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: Marina and the Diamonds brings ‘FROOT’ to Oakland

Still not satisfied, Bully to headline Rickshaw Stop show

Photo by Pooneh Ghana

The debut album of Bully is garnering rave reviews and the band is in hot demand for music festival across the world, but observers shouldn’t expect [...]

By |October 15, 2015|Comments Off on Still not satisfied, Bully to headline Rickshaw Stop show
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    TIMF Interview: Getting to know José Gonzaléz on a personal level

TIMF Interview: Getting to know José Gonzaléz on a personal level

Last week I spoke on the phone with José Gonzaléz in hopes of getting to know the man behind the resplendent staccato grooves, rhythms and ponderings on civilization of his first self-produced [...]

By |October 15, 2015|2 Comments

TIMF Interview: Shamir, the 20-year-old killing the game

There are many musicians and bands playing at Treasure Island Music Festival, and all of them are worth knowing, but Shamir is the one you need to keep an [...]

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