Photos: Home Sick Fest electrified the North Bay

Ceremony (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Highlighting the diversity of the underground music scene, the Home Sick Festival brought a unique lineup to the Phoenix Theater. The night included performances by both Bay Area and [...]

By |January 26, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Home Sick Fest electrified the North Bay

Review + Photos: Becca Richardson at Amado’s

Becca Richardson (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“This is a safe space,” jokes Becca Richardson while playing new material during her show at Amado’s on Thursday, February 18. The former Google employee lived [...]

By |January 23, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Becca Richardson at Amado’s

Photos: ‘The Music Of Rushmore’ at the Chapel

Thao Nguyen at The Music Of Rushmore at the Chapel, by Kate Haley (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

“I guess you've just gotta find something you love to do and [...]

By |January 22, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: ‘The Music Of Rushmore’ at the Chapel

Review + Photos: K. Flay at the Fillmore

K. Flay (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Kristine Flaherty, better known as K. Flay, performed to a sold-out Fillmore in San Francisco on Wednesday the 17th of January. During the evening she triumphantly [...]

By |January 22, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: K. Flay at the Fillmore

Review + Photos: Spoon shake up the Masonic

Spoon (photo: Aaron Rubin)

On Wednesday, January 17, Austin rock band Spoon brought an increased intensity to the Masonic in San Francisco proper.

Hot Thoughts, the band's latest and near-universally acclaimed record, [...]

By |January 19, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Spoon shake up the Masonic

Review + Photos: Wolf Parade return to the Fillmore

Wolf Parade (photo: William Wayland)

After an extended hiatus after a trio of excellent albums, Montreal rock band Wolf Parade returned to the Fillmore on January 17, 2017 in support of [...]

By |January 19, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Wolf Parade return to the Fillmore

Photos: Sløtface at the New Parish

Sløtface (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

If you don’t know them, Sløtface (pronounced “Slutface”) is a feminist pop punk band out of Norway. They’re also known for their environmental stance, [...]

By |January 19, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Sløtface at the New Parish

Photos: NRVS LVRS at the Independent

NRVS LVRS (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Saturday night saw a great celebration of Bay Area music, with a lot of bands and musicians in the audience to support headliners NRVS LVRS at [...]

By |January 17, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: NRVS LVRS at the Independent

Photos: Foxtails Brigade at The Independent

Foxtails Brigade (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Thursday saw Oakland band Foxtails Brigade light up the Independent with a crowd-pleasing show, with support from the bay area's own Everyone is Dirty and [...]

By |January 17, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Foxtails Brigade at The Independent

Review + Photos: Victor Wooten at the Rio

Victor Wooten (photo: Joshua Huver)

Last Thursday, January 11, legendary bass guitarist and inspiring musician Victor Wooten graced the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz to begin 2018.

In support of his [...]

By |January 16, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Victor Wooten at the Rio

Photos: Destroyer at the Fillmore

Destroyer (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Dan Bejar's always engaging and great band Destroyer swept through the Fillmore last Thursday, January 11, 2018. In support of their latest album ken, it was a [...]

By |January 16, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Destroyer at the Fillmore

Review + Photos: PSDSP at Peri’s

PSDSP (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

What do you say about a band called Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project (PSDSP)? Are they goofball punks or morbid goths?

They’re neither, really. This is a [...]

By |January 12, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: PSDSP at Peri’s