What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 6 ― Feb 9

Catch Lo Moon at Brick & Mortar Music Hall Wednesday night. Monday, February 6 Alcest @ Oakland Metro Operahouse A French act that straddles high-intensity metal with murkier shoe gaze while never becoming formless or monotonous. Set 3: House of the Beehives @ San Francisco Conservatory of Music Performed in full tonight will be Australian composer Melody Eötvös' House of the Beehives, inspired by the Italo Calvino short story of the same name. Tuesday, February 7 Surfer Blood @ The Chapel Surfer Blood recently released their first album, Snowdonia, since the tragic death of their 27-year-old guitarist, Thomas Fekete. Adam [...]

Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (Alcest, POW!, Robyn)

Ben: Now that I like Alcest, that means they're no longer a metal band, right? If it's any consolation to the metalheads who feel burned by the French band's wholehearted embrace of anthemic shoegaze and post-rock, I'll note that Shelter actually convinced to look backward into the band's catalog, which I'm also now digging. Shelter sounds lush and beautiful, but it's neither formless nor boring, which is the most common pitfall for me with even some of the more celebrated shoegaze acts. Please tour the States soon! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADIEAW65H5o Jason: To be completely honest, I'm more than a little bored by [...]

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