Photos: The Y Axes album release at Rickshaw Stop

The Y Axes (photo: Ian Young)

SF faves The Y Axes celebrated the release of their newest album, No Waves, by playing to a hometown crowd at Rickshaw Stop. The [...]

By |June 11, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: The Y Axes album release at Rickshaw Stop

Photos: Emma Ruth Rundle at Great American Music Hall

Emma Ruth Rundle (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Singer-songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle performed at Great American Music Hall last week in support of her fifth solo album, last year's On Dark Horses. Our [...]

By |June 11, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Emma Ruth Rundle at Great American Music Hall

Photos: Mattiel at Cafe du Nord

Mattiel (photo: Ian Young)

Cafe du Nord hosted a 1-2 punch of rollicking indie rock with Atlanta's Mattiel and Detroit's Moonwalks last Wednesday night. Take a look at photos below [...]

By |June 11, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Mattiel at Cafe du Nord

Review + Photos: Flanelhed at HopMonk Tavern

Kelly Finnegan (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

There is a band with a fiery force that has a powerful hunger for loud amplifiers filled with grungy guitars and soaring vocals, [...]

Review + Photos: The Lemonheads at the Mystic Theatre

The Lemonheads (photo: Patric Carver)

Courthouse Square is a backlot at Universal Studios. It's most famous for being the town center of Hill Valley, the fictional setting of Back to [...]

By |June 3, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Lemonheads at the Mystic Theatre

Photos: Billie Eilish at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Billie Eilish (photo: Ian Young)

Billie Eilish kicked off her sold-out tour at Bill Graham's Civic Auditorium Wednesday night, playing an energetic set to a screaming crowd.

By |May 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Billie Eilish at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Review + Photos: IDLES at Great American Music Hall

Idles (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

IDLES, a hardcore rock band from the “other port city” Bristol, England (band’s reference to San Francisco) plays the first of two sold-out shows [...]

By |May 29, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: IDLES at Great American Music Hall
  • Permalink Gallery

    Interview: Ryan Von Gonten speaks on Christian-core influence and upcoming music

Interview: Ryan Von Gonten speaks on Christian-core influence and upcoming music

I caught Ryan Von Gonten walking into the Knockout about five minutes before doors were supposed to open.

Following the procession of amplifier- and guitar-carrying musicians, I spotted Von Gonten [...]

By |May 28, 2019|Comments Off on Interview: Ryan Von Gonten speaks on Christian-core influence and upcoming music

Photos: blackbear at the Masonic

blackbear (photo: Cam Peters)

Five albums deep into his career, singer blackbear gave a passionate performance to an enthusiastic crowd at the Masonic. He was performing in support of his [...]

By |May 24, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: blackbear at the Masonic

Field Medic returns for first headlining show in SF

(photo: Stephen Beebout)

How autobiographical are the songs off this album? We asked Field Medic’s Kevin Patrick.

“100%,” he said. “I don’t really write fiction, I just write [my] truth...I wouldn’t [...]

By |May 23, 2019|Comments Off on Field Medic returns for first headlining show in SF
  • The Chemical Brothers at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, by Ian Young
    Permalink The Chemical Brothers at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, by Ian YoungGallery

    Photos: The Chemical Brothers at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Photos: The Chemical Brothers at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The Chemical Brothers (photo: Ian Young)

the Chemical Brothers — Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons — brought lasers, more lasers, robots shooting lasers, and of course their signature rave sound to [...]

By |May 23, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: The Chemical Brothers at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Photos: Bruno Major at the Independent

Bruno Major (photo: Cam Peters)

British singer Bruno Major performed at the Independent last week in support of his 2017 album, A Song For Every Moon. We had our photographer [...]

By |May 22, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Bruno Major at the Independent