The hits kept coming: Buzzcocks shine at Slim’s

Steve Diggle Music snobs talk of 'Best Of' records with disdain.  There is something to it.  But at this point, if you don't have some Buzzcocks in your collection, you are in luck.  The #1 greatest 'Best Of" record is all you need to please your music snob friends.  But don't buy Singles Going Steady for them.  Fuck your friends.  Get a copy of Singles Going Steady because it is perfect.  It is there when you fall in love with the wrong person.  It is there when you realize your camera has no memory card and you have to use the iPhone you [...]

By |June 9, 2014|Tags: , , |

Doug Gillard playing at Slim’s tonight

Doug Gillard, Ohio-based guitarist and singer-songwriter, is set to play in San Francisco at Slim's, supporting the Buzzcocks. His music is power-poppy and lively, while also wistful and sincere. Gillard's most recent release, Parade On, dropped in April, and it's filled with songs ranging from happy-go-lucky ballads like the sing-a-long tune "Ready For Death," to the bossa nova-like "Your Eyes." However, throughout the entire album, Gillard's vocals remain novocaine-like, bringing a dreamy feel that is high-inducing. The former Guided by Voices/Nada Surf musician is able to extend past these sounds, moving towards a more rock 'n roll feel on tracks like [...]

By |June 6, 2014|Tags: |
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