Review & Photos: The 2014 Treasure Island Music Festival

Photos by Daniel Kielman

Do you ever find yourself sometimes watching the people at a music festival more than the bands playing onstage?  Maybe my attention span truly has dwindled […]

Review & Photos: The Horrors @ The Fillmore

The Horrors have been playing music together for nine years. The band formed in England in 2005, and over the course of their four albums have gone from the punk-infused […]

By |October 17, 2014|3 Comments

Culture Collide! Burger’s Caravan of Stars! Pine Sol!

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The Culture Collide festival made its SF debut this week. FILTER magazine started the fest in LA in 2010 but this year it has branched out to SF and […]

By |October 17, 2014|0 Comments
  • The War On Drugs @ The Fillmore (Photo: Paige Parsons)
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    Review: The War on Drugs brings technicolor haze to the Fillmore

Review: The War on Drugs brings technicolor haze to the Fillmore

The poster souvenir from The War on Drugs’ Sunday show at the Fillmore features a clean white feather quill and a contorted, technicolor ink blob. It’s the sort of image […]

By |October 7, 2014|0 Comments

Photos: Highlights from Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

Last weekend, an estimated 700,000 people flocked to Golden Gate Park for the 2014 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival. Here are some weekend highlights from our man MBL.

Buckwheat Zydeco rockin’ […]

By |October 7, 2014|2 Comments
  • The Aislers Set @ The Chapel, 9/28/14 - Photo by Debra Zeller
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    Photos: The reunited Aislers Set returns to SF with Chapel show

Photos: The reunited Aislers Set returns to SF with Chapel show

Touring in support of their newly reissued LPs, The Aislers Set reunited on Sunday night for a show at The Chapel with Cold Beat and The Mantles. Enjoy these […]

By |October 1, 2014|0 Comments
  • Modest Mouse at the Masonic, 9/26/14, by Daniel Kielman
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    Review & Photos: Modest Mouse brings the hits to sold out Masonic show

Review & Photos: Modest Mouse brings the hits to sold out Masonic show

It’s been seven years and counting since there has been a new Modest Mouse album, and a scant five album releases in total from the breakout indie rock act […]

By |September 29, 2014|2 Comments

Home town heroes The Soft White Sixties rule the Fillmore

The Soft White Sixties played a mid-lineup set at the Fillmore last night, September 25, between Sir Madam and Rival Sons, and they proved themselves to be proper home […]

By |September 26, 2014|1 Comment
  • Temples @ The Fillmore, 9/24/14 - Photo by Jon Ching
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    Review & Photos: Temples delivers psych to crowd of believers at The Fillmore

Review & Photos: Temples delivers psych to crowd of believers at The Fillmore

Photos by Jon Ching

Last night, Temples, Wampire, and Fever the Ghost played to a densely-packed but not-quite sold-out crowd at The Fillmore. Earlier this year, I saw Temples play […]

By |September 25, 2014|4 Comments

Rich Girls open for The Raveonettes at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Photos by J. Schuchard

Visa delays blow. There’s no getting around it. But sometimes a visa mishap for one English band (Coves) means a serendipitous night for a local up-and-comer. This past Monday […]

By |September 24, 2014|0 Comments
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    Review: Jesus returns! Richard Buckner delights at the Hemlock Tavern

Review: Jesus returns! Richard Buckner delights at the Hemlock Tavern

Jesus, our savior, returned to earth last night, to a delighted audience. The holy one, Richard Buckner played songs from Bloomed, blessed it be, in celebration of its […]

By |September 16, 2014|Comments Off
  • SoFA Street Fair (Photo: Gary Avila)
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    Review: A wistful and somewhat hazy recollection of the SoFA Street Fair

Review: A wistful and somewhat hazy recollection of the SoFA Street Fair

“What’s the Interruption?” the Mormon asked me, referring to The Interrupters t-shirt I was wearing. I can’t say for certain if he actually was a Mormon but he definitely […]

By |September 16, 2014|4 Comments
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