Noise Pop: Modern times aren’t ready for Dick Stusso

(photos: Jordan Martich)

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year. Step into the dual realities of [...]

By |February 8, 2018|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Modern times aren’t ready for Dick Stusso

Get To Know: Almas Fronterizas

(photo: Jaimes Rodriguez, styled by J.C. Luna of Barrio Dandy)

Almas Fronterizas is a band out of Oakland. They mostly sing in Spanish, but please don't use that to try [...]

By |February 8, 2018|Comments Off on Get To Know: Almas Fronterizas
  • Permalink Gallery

    New rock and roll bands from around the Bay unite at Hotel Utah

New rock and roll bands from around the Bay unite at Hotel Utah

On Saturday, February 10, the Bay Area rock scene will be getting a major injection of energy at the Hotel Utah Saloon in San Francisco. Featuring some brand new [...]

By |February 7, 2018|Comments Off on New rock and roll bands from around the Bay unite at Hotel Utah

Photos: The Liners and EagleWolfSnake at Cafe du Nord

The Liners (photo: Robert Alleyne)

The Liners and EagleWolfSnake celebrated the release of their joint EP on Saturday, February 3, at San Francisco’s Cafe du Nord.

It was a party atmosphere all [...]

By |February 6, 2018|1 Comment
  • vverevvolf
    Permalink vverevvolfGallery

    Check out vverevvolf’s new track “Lemonade,” then see them at GAMH next week

Check out vverevvolf’s new track “Lemonade,” then see them at GAMH next week

It's Tuesday, you're back to work, you've finally gotten over your post-Super Bowl bloat, and life is boring again. We have vverevvolf here to make your lunch break a [...]

By |February 6, 2018|Comments Off on Check out vverevvolf’s new track “Lemonade,” then see them at GAMH next week

Photos: Rabbit Quinn at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Rabbit Quinn (photo: Ria Burman)

A prom across the decades hit San Francisco Friday night with '80s ruffles overloading Brick & Mortar. Rabbit Quinn surfaced in a '50s-style beauty-school-dropout dress [...]

By |February 5, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Rabbit Quinn at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Photos: Passion Pit at the Fox Theater

Passion Pit (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Passion Pit delivered an evening of joyful music on Monday, January 29 at Oakland’s Fox Theater. Joined by Courtship and Neil Frances, all three bands were in [...]

By |February 5, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Passion Pit at the Fox Theater
  • Cuco
    Permalink CucoGallery

    Live This Month: February 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: February 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: February 2018 (Podcast #422)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

By |February 5, 2018|Comments Off on Live This Month: February 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts
  • Permalink Gallery

    Shannon and the Clams share three videos ahead of ‘Onion’ release

Shannon and the Clams share three videos ahead of ‘Onion’ release

In case you haven't noticed, it turns out Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys loves the Bay. He's signed two fantastic Bay Area bands to his label Easy Eye [...]

By |February 2, 2018|Comments Off on Shannon and the Clams share three videos ahead of ‘Onion’ release

Photos: Moon Daze at Amnesia

Moon Daze (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Three Bay Area bands: Moon Daze, Bellavista, and Palomas packed Amnesia on Saturday, January 27. The small neighborhood venue on Valencia Street was buzzing from the [...]

By |February 2, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Moon Daze at Amnesia

Photos: Poncho Sanchez at Yoshi’s

Poncho Sanchez (photo: Ria Burman)

Poncho Sanchez and his band of stellar musicians heated up Yoshi's over the weekend with two nights of double-backed, salsa-shakedown, sold-out shows. Brimming with dynamic [...]

By |February 1, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Poncho Sanchez at Yoshi’s

Ghost & The City offer wholesome soul on “N.W.T.A”

(photo: Sean Martens)

Before immersing oneself in the vastly ambient "N.W.T.A" off Ghost & The City's Time, one should note that this is only the band's second effort. Kia Fay, [...]

By |February 1, 2018|Comments Off on Ghost & The City offer wholesome soul on “N.W.T.A”