• tUnE-yArDs @ TheChapel, 4/21/14 - Photo by Jon Ching
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    tUnE-yArDs’ return to the stage showcases terrific new songs

tUnE-yArDs’ return to the stage showcases terrific new songs

tUnE-yArDs played The Chapel last night to a lucky select few who either caught wind of the last minute show announcement in time to grab tickets online or those […]

By |April 22, 2014|1 Comment

Mogwai at the Regency: a spectacular performance

Friday night marked the return of Mogwai to the Regency Ballroom, which was actually the venue I saw them in for the first time, on a tour with Fuck […]

Review/Photos: The Afghan Whigs, Early Winters @ Slim’s

(Photo by Daniel Kielman)

The Afghan Whigs originally broke up in 2001 and while they reunited a few times over the course of the years it never seemed like a […]

By |April 18, 2014|0 Comments
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    Review: Foxygen’s return to SF sold out two consecutive nights

Review: Foxygen’s return to SF sold out two consecutive nights

Straight from the dusty desert playground of Coachella, Foxygen played to a sold-out crowd at The Chapel Wednesday night in the Mission. They’re the neo-flower children reviving what is most likely […]

By |April 18, 2014|0 Comments
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    Review: Boy & Bear, Wildlife, Scary Little Friends @ Bottom of the Hill

Review: Boy & Bear, Wildlife, Scary Little Friends @ Bottom of the Hill

“Let’s leave before the headliner,” an obnoxious, predictably male voice materialized from somewhere amidst the haze of the smoke-filled patio at the Bottom of the Hill. I shouldn’t […]

  • Blood Orange @ GAMH, 4/15/14 - Photo by: Gary Magill
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    Blood Orange broods with dynamic funk and soul at sold-out Great American

Blood Orange broods with dynamic funk and soul at sold-out Great American

Photos by Gary Magill

The Hynesian struggle is real. Blood Orange (née Dev Hynes) had a wild year, suffering a nasty apartment fire and dropping one of the best albums […]

By |April 16, 2014|0 Comments

Photos: Temples at Great American Music Hall, 4/14/14

Photos by Gary Magill

By |April 15, 2014|1 Comment

In Warfield performance, Bastille refuses to settle

Photos by Jon Ching

Four times since July 2013, England electronic pop quartet Bastille has passed through the Bay Area. And in that time, the band’s local fan base has […]

By |April 11, 2014|0 Comments

At The Fillmore, Haim reunites the family band

Photos by Paige K. Parsons

“XO.”

The Beyonce song was slated and typed in as the encore opener to Haim’s short set at The Fillmore Wednesday evening. But the show had […]

By |April 11, 2014|0 Comments

Review: Jenny Hval & Mark McGuire @ The Chapel

Portland-via-Cleveland ambient guitar player Mark McGuire and Norwegian singer Jenny Hval shared a bill at The Chapel on Wednesday night. Although the turnout was rather slim due to an […]

By |April 11, 2014|0 Comments

Review: The War on Drugs at the Independent

Releasing arguably one of the best albums of 2014, Lost in the Dream, The War on Drugs played the final of their two sold-out shows last night at The […]

  • London Grammar @ The Independent, 3/27/14 - Photo by Paige K. Parsons
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    The quiet, restrained power of London Grammar at The Independent

The quiet, restrained power of London Grammar at The Independent

Thursday night, London Grammar graced the stage of The Independent. This was their second visit to San Francisco, the first being a stop at the Rickshaw Stop last September. […]

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