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    Review + Photos: Allison Crutchfield and Vagabon at Rickshaw Stop

Review + Photos: Allison Crutchfield and Vagabon at Rickshaw Stop

Allison Crutchfield (photo: James Chan)

First thing's first: Never pay to go into a show if all you're going to is stand by the front and act like it's OK [...]

By |March 27, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Allison Crutchfield and Vagabon at Rickshaw Stop

Mixtape: New Directions in San Francisco Bay Area Punk

This mixtape was first published on KQED.org.


Download: Mixtape: Rocking the Latest in San Francisco Bay Area Punk (Podcast #397)

From the Dead Kennedys and Crime to Operation Ivy and Green [...]

By |December 2, 2016|Comments Off on Mixtape: New Directions in San Francisco Bay Area Punk
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    Giveaway: P.S. Eliot reunite for a series of concerts, one being at SF’s very own Rickshaw Stop

Giveaway: P.S. Eliot reunite for a series of concerts, one being at SF’s very own Rickshaw Stop

My love for the Crutchfield sisters knows no boundaries, because their music breaks them all. They've got the bedroom pop, emo, indie folk, and even feminist DIY punk stained [...]

By |August 31, 2016|Comments Off on Giveaway: P.S. Eliot reunite for a series of concerts, one being at SF’s very own Rickshaw Stop

Mixtape: Hidden Gems from San Francisco Music in 2014


Download: Mixtape: Catching Up With Some Former Locals (Podcast #350)

2014 was another great year for releases from Bay Area bands, but some of the year's most impressive releases may [...]

By |November 20, 2014|Comments Off on Mixtape: Hidden Gems from San Francisco Music in 2014

Joyride! releases new LP ‘Bodies of Water’

The first time I saw San Francisco's Joyride! was with San Jose's recently broken up Sourpatch. And from then on, it's easy to say that I was hooked.

Come [...]

By |September 4, 2014|Comments Off on Joyride! releases new LP ‘Bodies of Water’
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    When city living gets you down, hear “City Slicker” from Joyride!

When city living gets you down, hear “City Slicker” from Joyride!

If you enjoy super-catchy punk-pop and you aren't familiar with SF's Joyride!, then you're really missing out. The group's self-titled LP is dynamite from top to bottom, but "City [...]

By |May 19, 2014|Comments Off on When city living gets you down, hear “City Slicker” from Joyride!

Mixtape: 2014 San Francisco Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore


Download: Mixtape: 2014 San Francisco Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore (Podcast #334)

In 2012, ancient by Internet standards, we showcased a mixtape of local punk, post-punk and hardcore bands that featured [...]