• SXSW Day Three - Charly Bliss by Ian Young
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    SXSW Day Three: Heating up with Japanese Breakfast, Charly Bliss, De La Soul

SXSW Day Three: Heating up with Japanese Breakfast, Charly Bliss, De La Soul

Charly Bliss (photo: Ian Young)

Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra

Ian's Highlights

Japanese Breakfast at Fader Fort: Michelle Zauner, aka Japanese Breakfast, has a busy SX this [...]

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SXSW Day Two: Lines, lines and more lines (and tacos)

Ghostland Observatory (photo: Ian Young)

Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra

Jody's Highlights:
I'm about to say something really stupid: This festival is so corporate.

I'm sorry, I know, [...]

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SXSW Day One: What we heard, what we saw, what we ate

Dan the Automator (photo: Ian Young)

Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra

Jody's Highlights:
Remember how I said I hate music festivals, then changed my mind? It turns [...]

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Review + Photos: Bob Mould at the Fillmore

Bob Mould (photo: Patric Carver)

Bay Area, what did we ever do to deserve Bob Mould? The seasoned premier foster parent of the Midwest punk scene returned to his current [...]

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  • The Coathangers at The Independent, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    The Coathangers play ‘The Devil You Know’ at the Independent

The Coathangers play ‘The Devil You Know’ at the Independent

The Coathangers (photo: Estefany Gonzalez) 

Back with a brand new record, The Coathangers performed songs off the band's new album, The Devil You Know, at the Independent in San Francisco and proved that at [...]

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  • Big Something at the Cornerstone, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Aqueous and BIG Something at Cornerstone Berkeley

Review + Photos: Aqueous and BIG Something at Cornerstone Berkeley

Aqueous (photo: Joshua Huver)

East Coast jam band sensations Aqueous and BIG Something teamed up to take on the West Coast, and on Wednesday, February 27 they brought their co-headlining tour to Cornerstone [...]

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Photos: Angie Stone at Yoshi’s

Angie Stone (photo: Ria Burman)

Angie Stone brought a quadruple-whammy set of shows to Yoshi's last weekend. Exuding a relaxed, mellow energy, Angie Stone brought the old-school tunes and new [...]

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Photos: Petit Biscuit at 1015 Folsom

Petit Biscuit (photo: Priscilla Rodriguez)

French DJ Petit Biscuit brought his signature sound to 1015 Folsom as part of Noise Pop 2019 with support from Slenderbodies. Our photographer by Priscilla Rodriguez was at [...]

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  • Buckman Coe at The Back Room, by Ria Burman
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    Photos: Buckman Coe and Daniel Riera’s Ensemble at the Back Room

Photos: Buckman Coe and Daniel Riera’s Ensemble at the Back Room

Buckman Coe (photo: Ria Burman)

Gracing The Back Room's cozy, intimate stage, Buckman Coe, fresh from Vancouver, sang acoustic solo versions of his big band creations. He'll soon begin touring [...]

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    Noise Pop 2019: The Marias, Katzù Oso, Ginger Root and Derek Ted at the Chapel

Noise Pop 2019: The Marias, Katzù Oso, Ginger Root and Derek Ted at the Chapel

Closing out the final night of Noise Pop Festival 2019 was a melting pot of the Marías, Katzù Oso, Ginger Root, and Derek Ted on Sunday, March 3. The [...]

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    Noise Pop 2019: Dude York + Partner bring spritely performances to Cafe du Nord for festival’s final night

Noise Pop 2019: Dude York + Partner bring spritely performances to Cafe du Nord for festival’s final night

On what made for a very fun, very female, very queer final night of Noise Pop, Bay Area locals the Total Bettys joined Blushh, Dude York, and Partner for one last [...]

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  • Vagabon at Swedish American Hall
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    Noise Pop 2019: Rosie Tucker, Sucker Crush, Boy Scouts, Vagabon at Swedish American Music Hall

Noise Pop 2019: Rosie Tucker, Sucker Crush, Boy Scouts, Vagabon at Swedish American Music Hall

Vagabon photos: J.D. Bray)

Amidst a week of more bombastic acts for Noise Pop, Rosie Tucker, Sucker Crush, Boy Scouts, and Vagabon brought an intimate respite to Swedish American Music [...]

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