Bands In Portrait: Chris Zaldua

Chris Zaldua (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Chris Zaldua (also known as DJ CZ) is a founding member of record label Left Hand Path. The label, started with his partner Nihar Bhatt, is [...]

By |March 16, 2017|Comments Off on Bands In Portrait: Chris Zaldua
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    Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Phono del Sol — the Bay’s beloved community-centered nonprofit music and food festival — is back for amazing seventh year in Potrero del Sol Park.

Come hang with music fans [...]

By |March 14, 2017|Comments Off on Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Bands In Portrait: Annie Bacon

Annie Bacon (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Annie Bacon is a singer-songwriter living in San Francisco and is a soothing presence to be around. It is a reflection of her music which warms [...]

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Wax Idols poised for a new ‘Happy Ending’

“I just do my damndest,” Hether Fortune tells me over the phone. For Fortune, her “damndest” includes projects in all corners of the music industry; along with her contributions [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Sunhaze

Sunhaze (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Danae and Priscilla feed off one another’s energy. Danae is the lead singer, and Priscilla the keyboard/synth player of the five-piece band Sunhaze, purveyors of indie-pop surf-R&B. Their [...]

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Inside Look: Abbot Kinney, “Can We Become”

Abbot Kinney (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

It's no secret we love sharing the latest news about Abbot Kinney at The Bay Bridged. Over the past few months, the indie rockers have made [...]

By |February 28, 2017|Comments Off on Inside Look: Abbot Kinney, “Can We Become”
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    Bands In Portrait: Phosphene shoot for the moon, recalibrates

Bands In Portrait: Phosphene shoot for the moon, recalibrates

Phosphene (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Kevin, Matt and Rachel, collectively known as Phosphene, come across as a very patient band. Shortly after they arrive to shoot some portraits, lead vocalist Rachel puts on [...]

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Wide awake with Uniform

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Words by Jordan Martich

From the first half-second of furious guitar feedback that introduces record opener “Tabloid,” Uniform have already established a tone for their latest record Wake [...]

By |February 22, 2017|Comments Off on Wide awake with Uniform

Your Noise Pop mood chart for 2017

This year's Noise Pop is not only one of the biggest (which is only reasonable, because it is the 25th anniversary), but it's also one of the most conflicting [...]

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    Terry Malts play ‘Killing Time’ at the Bottom of the Hill next week

Terry Malts play ‘Killing Time’ at the Bottom of the Hill next week

Five years ago, Slumberland Records released Killing Time, the debut album from San Francisco's Terry Malts. Almost instantaneously, the group became the buzz band of the season. Fourteen fuzzed-out blasts [...]

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    Go behind the song with Owl Paws’ premiere of “Keep On”

Go behind the song with Owl Paws’ premiere of “Keep On”

Welcome to Behind the Song, our new illustrated series where we talk to Bay Area artists and get the backstory to your next favorite song.

For our first installment, I [...]

By |February 16, 2017|Comments Off on Go behind the song with Owl Paws’ premiere of “Keep On”
  • Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret Presents Wilde Women at the Great Star Theater, by Patric Carver
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    Great Star Rising: Behind the revival of a classic San Francisco theater

Great Star Rising: Behind the revival of a classic San Francisco theater

Kat Robichaud's Misfit Cabaret at The Great Star in December. (photo: Patric Carver)

Words by SarahJayn Kemp

The Great Star Theater is the last of a dying breed of uniquely San [...]

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