Review: Dominant Legs, Holy Shit, Melted Toys @ Cafe du Nord, 11/2/10

What a night was dealt to Dominant Legs and friends. In the 48 hours before their show at Cafe du Nord Tuesday, we went from mass euphoria over [...]

By |November 5, 2010|4 Comments

Review: Christian Mistress, Acid King, Thrones @ Hemlock Tavern 10/29/10

Photo by: Raymond Ahner

The metal ghouls were out in force October 29th, and Hemlock Tavern's living-room-sized concert space was packed to the rafters. Beyond the plastic divider, expectant but [...]

By |November 3, 2010|Comments Off on Review: Christian Mistress, Acid King, Thrones @ Hemlock Tavern 10/29/10

Review & Photos: Allo Darlin’, Eux Autres, Terry Malts @ Rickshaw Stop, 10/27/10

I intended to check out Terry Malts several times this year, and was excited to learn that they were added to Wednesday's showcase at the Rickshaw. The MySpace [...]

By |November 1, 2010|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Allo Darlin’, Eux Autres, Terry Malts @ Rickshaw Stop, 10/27/10

Photos & Review: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy off the beaten path in Felton, 10/25/10

This past Monday, Don Quixote's in Felton was lucky enough to host the one and only Bonnie 'Prince' Billy on his latest tour off the beaten path. [...]

By |October 27, 2010|Comments Off on Photos & Review: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy off the beaten path in Felton, 10/25/10

Review/Photos: Girls, Holy Shit, The SHE’s @ The Fillmore, 10/15

Photos by: Charlie Homo

The SHE's took the legendary Fillmore stage Friday night with their usual self-effacing charm and aplomb and unleashed a non-stop torrent of irresitable guitar-heavy pop, full [...]

By |October 20, 2010|2 Comments

Photos & Review: The Crooked Jades @ The Episcopal Church of St. Mary 10/10

So, I went to church last Sunday. To be honest, I'm not a churchgoer, but the Episcopal Church of St. Mary hosts a neat series of free shows called [...]

By |October 18, 2010|Comments Off on Photos & Review: The Crooked Jades @ The Episcopal Church of St. Mary 10/10

Review & Photos: Arcade Fire brings full production to intimate crowd in Big Sur 10/5/10

It was a 2 1/2 hr drive down the coast to Big Sur. As I hugged the treacherous curves it was hard to keep my eyes on the road. [...]

By |October 8, 2010|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Arcade Fire brings full production to intimate crowd in Big Sur 10/5/10

Review: Eric McFadden Trio and the Vau de Viere Society

Photo by: Ryan Montgomery

It's a truth universally acknowledged that good burlesque is notoriously difficult to pull off. Well, it's maybe not universally acknowledged by people in mediocre burlesque troupes, [...]

By |October 5, 2010|2 Comments

Review: Shows 28 & 29 with Will Johnson in the living room

I shot this video in Texas in 2004. It was my last intimate encounter with Will Johnson and the first time I had heard "Nothin' But Godzilla." [...]

By |September 24, 2010|Comments Off on Review: Shows 28 & 29 with Will Johnson in the living room

Efterklang, Buke and Gass, Silian Rail, Bottom of the Hill 9/20/10

Silian Rail is an Oakland two-piece, playing instrumental post rock. A guitar surgically attached to a mound of pedals, and a stack of drums. Eric, the drummer, was able [...]

By |September 23, 2010|Comments Off on Efterklang, Buke and Gass, Silian Rail, Bottom of the Hill 9/20/10

Show Review: Sleep, Saviours @ Regency Ballroom 9/13

Photos by: Charlie Homo

The second show of a two-night run has a strange vibe. The excitement from the debut performance is gone, and you can see it on the [...]

By |September 17, 2010|4 Comments

Review: Sam Amidon + Chloe Makes Music @ Cafe du Nord 9/13

For the first time since I've been going to Cafe du Nord, it was silent during the sets. Since it was Monday, there wasn't a rowdy bar crowd and [...]

By |September 16, 2010|2 Comments
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