MCMAF Show Review: Sholi @ The Knockout

Photo by Mesh Magazine

On May 18, in the far reaches of the Mission (nearly Bernal Heights), San Francisco's Sholi took the stage at The Knockout, an emerging gem of [...]

MCMAF Show Review: The Dodos, Two Sheds, The Hallflowers and Alela Diane @ Elbo Room

Arriving on time for a show is always a good idea for many reasons. The most compelling reason being that with any luck you find yourself listening to [...]

MCMAF Show Review: Rykarda Parasol, The Harbours, Caves @ Rickshaw Stop

The Mission Creek opening night show at the Rickshaw Stop was a stacked bill from top to bottom and, bursting at the seams with talent, it managed to start [...]

MCMAF: Thursday Night at Amnesia and du Nord

Ora CoganPhoto by: Melissa Estable

Thursday evening was one of contrasts, hearsay, and happenstance. At 9, I hit Amnesia for what proved to be a thoroughly enjoyable 90 minutes of [...]

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MCMAF Show Review: The Herms @ Rickshaw Stop

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Embarrassingly enough, I had yet to see the Herms live before Wednesday night's show at Rickshaw stop. Always a fitting headliner [...]

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MCMAF Show Review: Acid Mothers Temple, Mammatus, Triclops! @ Bottom of the Hill

Triclops!

Saturday night at Bottom of the Hill was devoted to the heavy, the freaky and all points in between, but before Acid Mothers Temple and Mammatus had a chance [...]

By |May 17, 2007|Comments Off on MCMAF Show Review: Acid Mothers Temple, Mammatus, Triclops! @ Bottom of the Hill

MCMAF Show Review and Video: Extra Action Marching Band Soars @ the Eagle

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Video: Lucas Harvey / Recap: Joseph Hayes

The Eagle, with its Zeitgeist-meets-Bottom of the Hill vibe (albeit with a giant horseshoe bar stamped in [...]

MCMAF Show Review: The Dont’s, HIJK, and The Junior Panthers @ Cafe du Nord

The Junior Panthers play lush, head-filling indie pop. I’m compelled to call them shoegazery, but really their sound is too upbeat to label them anything introverted and/or self-involved. As [...]

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MCMAF Show Review: The Parson Red Heads & Love is Chemicals @ The Rockit Room

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that the Rockit Room reminds me of a kind of blue collar Bimbo’s Club 365. Stay with [...]

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MCMAF Show Review: Track Star, Vedera, Dear and the Headlights, Calling All Monsters @ Cafe du Nord

Track Star

During their ten-odd years together, San Francisco's Track Star had a knack for distilling a boatload of 90's indie-rock tropes into a single streamlined package: deceptively minimalist, three-chords-or-less-in-three-minutes-or-less [...]

By |May 13, 2007|1 Comment
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