The Davis Music Festival, celebrating its sixth year, kicks off three days of festivities on June 17. The festival highlights 44 separate acts performing on 10 different stages throughout [...]
So you like Radiohead but don’t have $355 to shell out for Outside Lands tickets (and you don’t want to see them perform in a giant field)? The Independent [...]
Daniel Clark of the recently disbanded San Francisco rock outfit I Am Animal has started a new solo project called Nakazo.
Nakazo is both Daniel's middle name and the name [...]
(photo: Yoshi Cooper)
Last week disgruntled Toronto punks PUP, who are performing at the Rickshaw Stop on June 9, released the follow-up to their shit-kicking eponymous debut record. It’s [...]
On nights during which I can not sleep, I lay in bed and play Florist's newest record The Birds Outside Sang. I listen to each song in order. I [...]
Recently, Shannon and the Clams have been putting on crazy cheap-with-a-crazy-lineup costume parties. The Sleeptalk series is working hard to give the Bay something to dance about, and the [...]
(Originally posted at KQED Arts)
Download: Mixtape: Over a Dozen of the Bay Area's Best New and Emerging Rap Artists (Podcast #386)
We haven't done a deep dive into the independent [...]
We got lost in Golden Gate Park looking for the Fairy Door.
It's fairly easy to do, since that park is larger than anyone could really imagine. It's like stepping [...]
Gogol Bordello (photo: Ria Burman)
Photos and words by Ria Burman
VerseChorusVerse supported Gogol Bordello's sold-out show at the UC Theater in Berkeley on Friday night, May 27. The night was packed with [...]
Some people become overwhelmed by existential angst. the Greening use it to fuel their creative drive.
“A lot of our friends and their friends are getting married, settling down,” Karl [...]
VÉRITÉ (photo: Ian Young)
New York singer-songwriter VÉRITÉ may only have three EPs to her name thus far, but she's an artist to be on the lookout for. She performed at the [...]
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