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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]