What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Sept 8 -10

Come one, come all to see Planet Booty at the Chapel on Saturday...and come ready to dance. Friday, September 8 The Lovemakers, Moonlytz, Mothers Worry @ The Ritz Enjoy one of the Bay's longer-running acts in that less-traveled corner of the live scene, San Jose. Life Size Models, the Y Axes, Zelma Stone, the Jolly Llamas @ The Art Boutiki A lovely lineup of locals. Mac DeMarco @ The Greek Theatre The perpetually chill slacker-rock king brings his extremely mellow vibes to the massive Greek Theatre. Saturday, September 9 Roselit Bone, the Bye Bye Blackbirds, Anna Hillburg, Trip Wire @ [...]

Giveaway: Pup at Starline Social Club

So you're at your desk looking for a nice break in your work day. Or you're maybe in bed, but you're just not ready to put that phone down for another few hours. Well then, you should probably check out the new music video from Toronto quartet band Pup. It's a choose-your-own adventure music video for their song "Old Wounds." The song is off their second record The Dream is Over, an album that was a front-runner for many's best of '16 lists. And as the kids would say, this video is "lit." Combining Pup's brand of high-energy pop-punk and 8-bit [...]

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If the dream doesn’t kill you: PUP to play Rickshaw Stop

(photo: Yoshi Cooper) Last week disgruntled Toronto punks PUP, who are performing at the Rickshaw Stop on June 9, released the follow-up to their shit-kicking eponymous debut record. It’s entitled The Dream Is Over, a phrase, at first glance, intuitively poetic before settling in as inherently tragic. The fact is most of us go on our entire lives without ever truly admitting to ourselves that our ideals have expired, that what the world could have looked like is no longer what the world can look like. While many have entrenched themselves deep into a routine of settling for less, almost [...]

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