Review: Terry Riley @ Berkeley Art Museum, 11/6

Being well established in the great cannon of 60s minimalism, a local and an alumni of UC-Berkeley nonetheless, the great crowd for Terry Riley’s L@TE performance on Friday was [...]

By |November 10, 2009|Comments Off on Review: Terry Riley @ Berkeley Art Museum, 11/6

7 Orange ABC, Belly of the Whale, Camaron Ochs @ The Starry Plough, 11/5

At times reminding me of another of my local favorites, Geographer, at others reminding me of some earlier Radiohead stuff, 7 Orange ABC showed up last Thursday at the [...]

By |November 10, 2009|2 Comments

Tempo No Tempo celebrate the release of Waking Heat, Rickshaw Stop, 11/5

Tempo No Tempo - "Kilometer"
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With opening sets by Man/Miracle and Maus Haus, and Tempo No Tempo closing out the night, the Rickshaw Stop presented an excellent cross-section [...]

By |November 9, 2009|Comments Off on Tempo No Tempo celebrate the release of Waking Heat, Rickshaw Stop, 11/5

A Welcome Homecoming: Port O’Brien, Geographer, Golden Gram, 11/5 @ Bottom of the Hill

Photos by: Charlie Homo
It's been a long seven weeks for Port O'Brien. They've been on tour all over the country, had their van broken into, and had some equipment [...]

By |November 9, 2009|4 Comments

Review: Triclops! at Bottom of the Hill, 11/2

Triclops! - "Secret 93"

Halloween hangovers were still definitely in play Monday night at Bottom of the Hill. Triclops! took the stage in support of Big Business, filling the first [...]

By |November 5, 2009|Comments Off on Review: Triclops! at Bottom of the Hill, 11/2

Magic Bullets, No Age @ GAMH 10/30

Magic Bullets hit the stage Friday night in support of LA lo-fi outfit No Age at the Great American Music Hall. The Bullets' sound borrows a bit from British [...]

By |November 3, 2009|Comments Off on Magic Bullets, No Age @ GAMH 10/30

Alela Diane headlines at home @ Rickshaw 10/27

Tuesday night saw a co-headlining bill at The Rickshaw Stop featuring Alela Diane and Marissa Nadler, who are currently on a US tour. When Diane came on it was [...]

By |October 31, 2009|Comments Off on Alela Diane headlines at home @ Rickshaw 10/27

The newest from SF metal band Kowloon Walled City

Kowloon Walled City's new record is called Gambling on the Richter Scale , which is both a homage to their San Francisco roots and an introduction to their [...]

By |October 26, 2009|2 Comments

Why? and friends @ GAMH 10/17

Despite the festivities happening over at Treasure Island on Saturday the 17th,

By |October 23, 2009|2 Comments

Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog – Day 2

8:56:17 AM: (CC) After one heck of a day yesterday we return for Part 2! Today we will have bloggers John Shea (JS) and Joe Hayes (JH) joining [...]

By |October 18, 2009|Comments Off on Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog – Day 2

Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog – Day 1

8:36:23 AM: (CC) Today we have several staff covering the festival for you - Meghan Logue (ML), Jake Butler (JB), and editors Christian, Ben, and Nicole8:37:33 AM: (CC) We [...]

By |October 17, 2009|12 Comments

The Mumlers bring it home @ The Hemlock

Photos by: Agata Kamler

Wednesday night isn't your typical marquee night when it comes to going to see a show. Let's face it.. it's the middle of the week and [...]

By |October 13, 2009|Comments Off on The Mumlers bring it home @ The Hemlock