Burger Boogaloo 2012, Part 2: Kings Tuff and Lollipop, Coconut Coolouts and MOM

Friday night at Thee Parkside finished off with Vermont's King Tuff in rare form. Stage diving and moshing galore. No one knew what to make of MOM particularly when the fat naked baby showed up. She does have a nice....er.....record collection, but I would prefer to hear "'A' You're Adorable" without the squealing Mickey Mouse voiceovers. Be grateful to be spared the naked pictures! Seattle's Coconut Coolouts, happy to be in San Francisco where they get beat up less often. Oakland's King Lollipop brought his drum squad including the multi-talented Max Nordile of Oakland's amazing Uzi Rash and Human Waste. [...]

1-2-3-4-Go! Records' King Lollipop coloring contest

Previously only available on cassette, Cody from Shannon and the Clams, a.k.a. King Lollipop's LP release of Woodland Whoopee Songs of Ol' Callowhee! has officially hit the shelves, with a limited number of red vinyl pressed in addition to black. 1-2-3-4-Go! Records is giving away one of the five red vinyl test pressings to a lucky winner. To enter, color the insert included in Woodland Woopie Songs, or a photo copy of it, and email a picture showing how well you can stay inside the lines (or not) to store@1234gorecords.com by February 13. The winner will be announced on Valentine's [...]

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King Lollipop debut LP preorder available from 1-2-3-4-GO!, playing Oakland tonight

Woodland Whoopee Songs of Ol' Callowhee by King Lollipop King Lollipop plays a cheap and early all-ages show tonight in Oakland at 1-2-3-4-Go! Records headquarters with Peach Kelli Pop and Swiftumz (Hunx collaborator with a great new record available as of last month). Woodland Whoopee Songs of Ol' Callowhee is out now digitally; physical copies are available to preorder from 1-2-3-4-GO!, shipping out January 17th on limited red vinyl.

King Khan, King Lollipop and other royalty: 1-2-3-4 GO! Anniversary Fest 7/23/11 (night 2)

Sneaky Pinks Night 2 began with Elvis Christ. A supergroup of sorts, but I couldn't tell ya who's who. There may be a connection to the great Uzi Rash that opened yesterday's bash. Elvis Christ King Lollipop Then the first King appeared! King Lollipop came with a complete set of drumming minstrels. Shannon (of the Clams) played some fine cowbell. Hunx (of the Punx) banged away. The King stood alone on the other side of the stage lookin' as usual like Mortimer Mouse (astutely pointed out by Shannon in a recent TBB interview). It's getting harder to find a YouTube [...]

Recommended, 5/16-22: City Center, Weekend, SS10, King Lollipop

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Fred Thomas' City Center/Swimsuit tour arrives at Milk I'm a big Fred Thomas (Saturday Looks Good to Me, Mighty Clouds) enthusiast, and Thomas' latest project, City Center, continues his long-term winning streak, with an expansive experimental indie rock that's both jammy and full of hooks. City Center is touring with Thomas' lo-fi pop band, Swimsuit. The bands [...]

Live This Month: May 2011 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #248)

Live This Month: May 2011 In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. May features a couple of local festivals -- S.S. Records' ten-year anniversary celebration and SF Popfest (which we'll be discussing later this month in a separate mixtape) -- as well as the usual slate of touring bands coming through town. Veterans like Cass McCombs and The Raveonettes both recently put out what might be the best albums of lengthy careers; others, including Craft Spells and No Joy, are enjoying strong [...]

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