• Swearin @ Rickshaw Stop 12/2/13 - photo by Nicole L Browner
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    Review & Photos: Waxahatchee, Swearin' @ Rickshaw Stop, 12/2/13

Review & Photos: Waxahatchee, Swearin' @ Rickshaw Stop, 12/2/13

Swearin', who took stage at the Rickshaw Stop on Monday night, is the band Pink Slip wanted to be. The Philadelphian/Brooklyn punk pop project of Allison Crutchfield packs all the [...]

By |December 4, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Waxahatchee, Swearin' @ Rickshaw Stop, 12/2/13
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    Review & Photos: A Thanksgiving bounty, with Comets on Fire, Yea-Ming, Week of Wonders

Review & Photos: A Thanksgiving bounty, with Comets on Fire, Yea-Ming, Week of Wonders

Last Tuesday, November 26, Santa Cruz noise rockers Comets on Fire played their first Oakland show in six years. The mighty Stranded Records managed to set it up [...]

By |December 3, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: A Thanksgiving bounty, with Comets on Fire, Yea-Ming, Week of Wonders
  • Julianna Barwick @ The Chapel 11/26/13 - photo by Nicole L Browner
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    Review: Julianna Barwick, Mark McGuire @ The Chapel, 11/26/13

Review: Julianna Barwick, Mark McGuire @ The Chapel, 11/26/13

Last night, The Chapel may as well have been a spiritual gathering.

Julianna Barwick's vocal performance is shape-shifting, whether it's in the high-ceilinged Austin church in which I first witnessed [...]

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Review & Photos: The Entrance Band & Sam Flax at The Chapel

Photos by: Ryan McDonald

Before the headlining act took the stage, Sam Flax and his band stirred the crowd with a burning blend of synth-pop and guitar rock. With all members looking [...]

By |November 25, 2013|1 Comment

Review & Photos: Geographer @ Bimbo's, 11/23/13

Geographer is polished. The San Francisco trio, who had been on the road until last night's final junction at Bimbo's, played a flawless set to the hometown crowd. The group's [...]

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    Review & Photos: The Flamin' Groovies, The Sloths, The Rave Ups @ The New Parish, 11/20/13

Review & Photos: The Flamin' Groovies, The Sloths, The Rave Ups @ The New Parish, 11/20/13

The Sloths

The Flamin' Groovies formed in San Francisco in 1965. Guitarist and vocalist Roy Loney left the band in '71 and formed the Phantom Movers in '79. [...]

By |November 22, 2013|2 Comments

Review: Moonface @ Swedish American Hall, 11/19/13

Curling piano riffs and looming heartache fill the songs of Julia With Blue Jeans On, the latest LP from Canadian songwriter Spencer Krug, who performed Tuesday night under his [...]

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Review & Photos: Lil B @ The Regency Ballroom, 11/15/13

For Lil B, the 24 year old Berkeley rapper, the internet has always been the place where his relentless productivity found an audience with the thirst to absorb nearly [...]

By |November 18, 2013|1 Comment

Review: Audacity, Hunters at The Hotel Utah Saloon

The trek to the Hotel Utah Saloon is not an easy (or particularly safe) one. It’s deep inside SOMA and its foreboding location (and history) presupposes a gritty, raucous [...]

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    Review: Those Darlins, Diane Coffee & Jesus Sons @ The Chapel

Review: Those Darlins, Diane Coffee & Jesus Sons @ The Chapel

Photos by: Emily Alexander

A good show is never hard to find in San Francisco, but it is rare to witness one where every band on the lineup gives you [...]

By |November 15, 2013|Comments Off on Review: Those Darlins, Diane Coffee & Jesus Sons @ The Chapel
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    Review: Mazzy Star, The Entrance Band, Mariee Sioux @ The Warfield

Review: Mazzy Star, The Entrance Band, Mariee Sioux @ The Warfield

The Warfield enforced a strict "no photography" rule last Wednesday night, as per the request of highly anticipated headliner Mazzy Star. It was an understandable request, given the band's [...]

By |November 13, 2013|3 Comments

Review: Television @ The Independent, 11/5/13

It felt great to be in the same room as Tom Verlaine. I think I would have been content to just sit quietly in that room with him. [...]

By |November 6, 2013|4 Comments
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