Review: We Be the Echo @ BotH

Opening acts Planets and Headshear both enjoyed a decent turnout for a Wednesday night (3/12/08), but the crowd at the Bottom of the Hill thinned considerably as bedtime approached, [...]

By |March 26, 2008|6 Comments

El Olio Wolof CD Release Friday at BOTH

Us Bay Area folk like to make fun of places like Bakersfield and Fresno - what we consider sweltering hot hell. That is, until a great band comes out [...]

By |March 26, 2008|2 Comments

Brewery sans Botticellis (updated 3/25)

Update: The Botticellis have informed us that they will not be playing the brewery show this weekend. They will, however, be playing a similarly atraditional venue in the [...]

By |March 24, 2008|2 Comments

The Lower Class Revolt

There's an exciting new movement going on every last Wednesday of the month at The Knockout, and it's called The Lower Class Revolt. The LCR folks book a [...]

By |March 24, 2008|Comments Off on The Lower Class Revolt

Weekend Picks: March 20th – 23rd

Blammos

Thursday:

- Travis Morrison Hellfighters (DC), Facing New York and Social Studies at Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $10.

- Bart Davenport, Kasey Johansing, Vera Gough and honey.moon.tree at Amnesia. 9pm, $?.

- Laura [...]

By |March 20, 2008|2 Comments

Triclops!: Out of Africa

Triclops! - "March of the Half-Babies"

While they've retained the biting lyricism associated with the genre, musically it might surprise the unassuming listener to learn that San Francisco quartet Triclops! [...]

By |March 19, 2008|Comments Off on Triclops!: Out of Africa

The Mantles at Stork Club Tomorrow

Tomorrow brings SF's The Mantles to Stork Club in Oakland. I saw The Mantles back when I was going to see fellow Dulc-i-tone band The Finches on any opportunity [...]

By |March 17, 2008|Comments Off on The Mantles at Stork Club Tomorrow

Directions in Sound Tomorrow Night at Rickshaw

Tomorrow night music and film will come together, as the Rickshaw Stop will host "Directions in Sound," a party for the International Asian American Film Festival featuring three great [...]

By |March 17, 2008|Comments Off on Directions in Sound Tomorrow Night at Rickshaw

Weekend Picks: March 13th – 16th

Geographer - photo by Dominic Santos

Thursday:

- Snowblink, Geographer and Dame Satan at Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $8.

- Cloud Archive, Parker Street Cinema and Microfiche at Bottom of the Hill. [...]

By |March 13, 2008|Comments Off on Weekend Picks: March 13th – 16th

The Bay Area Represents at SXSW

By the time you read this, Christian and I will be down at the 2008 South by Southwest music festival, checking out a wide variety of local and non-local [...]

By |March 12, 2008|Comments Off on The Bay Area Represents at SXSW

Two at the Rickshaw

Photo by: Michael Lavine

We're smack in the middle of the festival season as many Bay Area bands head to Austin for South by Southwest later this week. For [...]

By |March 10, 2008|Comments Off on Two at the Rickshaw

Weekend Picks: March 6th – 9th

Honeycut

Thursday:
- Music For Animals, Mahjongg (Chicago) and Long Live Logos (San Diego) at Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $10.
- The Oh Sees, The Dodos and Master/Slave at 12 Galaxies. 9pm, [...]

By |March 6, 2008|Comments Off on Weekend Picks: March 6th – 9th