Hometown Sound: The Dodos @ Make-Out (June 14)

The late 60s in San Francisco...the late 70s/early 80s in New York City...the early 90s in Seattle -- the concept of an emerging "hometown" sound that influences and inspires [...]

By |June 18, 2007|Comments Off on Hometown Sound: The Dodos @ Make-Out (June 14)

MCMAF Show Review: Pillows and Roman Ruins @ The Make-Out Room

Photo by: Reid Williams

Truthfully, I had never seen Pillows play live until this show, despite being a huge fan of Two Step, an album I've been replaying since our [...]

By |May 23, 2007|Comments Off on MCMAF Show Review: Pillows and Roman Ruins @ The Make-Out Room

MCMAF Show Review & Video: The Music Lovers, The Hot Toddies @ the Make-Out Room

Alas, the Mission Creek Music and Arts Festival had to end. I couldn't think of a much better way to end this eventful week of local music than [...]

By |May 23, 2007|Comments Off on MCMAF Show Review & Video: The Music Lovers, The Hot Toddies @ the Make-Out Room

MCMAF Show Review: Black Fiction, Lemonade, The Fucking Ocean, Head Like a Kite @ 12 Galaxies

Saturday the 12th's bill at 12 Galaxies traversed the pop, punk, and electronic universes, but provided a good time for the many who swung through for part or all [...]

MCMAF Show Review: Port O’Brien and Andy Tisdall @ Hemlock Tavern

Port O Brien

For Port O'Brien, Saturday's set at the Hemlock Tavern served as both a homecoming and a farewell for a large and enthusiatic audience. The band's set [...]

MCMAF Show Review: Petracovich @ The Make-Out Room

Photo by: Reid Williams

Thursday night, The Make-Out Room hosted a relatively rare performance by Petracovich. Playing some new songs amidst the favorites from her two albums, Jessica was [...]

By |May 22, 2007|Comments Off on MCMAF Show Review: Petracovich @ The Make-Out Room

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 [...]

By |May 19, 2007|Comments Off on MCMAF: Thursday Night at Amnesia and du Nord

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 [...]

By |May 19, 2007|Comments Off on MCMAF Show Review: The Herms @ Rickshaw Stop

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
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