What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Sept 14 – 16

Get to know Get Married at the Art Boutiki this weekend. Friday, September 14 The Distillers @ The Fox Theater Your favorite band in high school is back with the incredibly talented, incredibly young Starcrawler. Loco Tranquilo, Moon Daze, Same Girls @ Cafe du Nord Celebrate Loco Tranquilo's new EP with this 100% local lineup. Magic in the Other @ The Ivy Room If psych-Americana is more your speed, celebrate Magic in the Other's new record as well, with help from "Water Dog" Kelly McFarling, on the other side of the Bay. Saturday, September 15 Get Married @ Art Boutiki [...]

A safe space to get lit: Rae Sremmurd at The Warfield

That Rae Sremmurd put on a wildly animated performance this past Thursday at The Warfield should come as no surprise. For the past two years, the young sibling duo of Khalif "Swae Lee" Brown and Aaquil "Slim Jxmmi" has seized youth culture through early adoption of its trends and the subsequent trendsetting. Their vitality and charisma is unending and engrossing: Throughout Thursday’s set, Swae smashed multiple pineapples on the stage before lobbing their remains into the pit while Jxmmi drained a river's worth of water bottles on top the crowd. Rae Sremmurd put on a show of continuous motion, with [...]

By |November 15, 2016|Tags: |

Rae Sremmurd bringing their idiosyncratic party to The Warfield

The very first sound you hear on SremmLife 2, the second studio LP by Mississippi rap siblings Rae Sremmurd, is an abrasive industrial drone, one reminiscent of a bone-sawing dental drill or a log caught in a jet turbine. When that searing tone finally reaches a fever pitch and caves in, what’s left behind is an oozing, beating carcass, further beaten in by Khalif "Swae Lee" Brown and his older brother Aaquil "Slim Jxmmi"’s agitated onslaught. In the age of tropical house, “Start A Party” is definitively not how you start a party. The beat is one of Mike WiLL [...]

By |October 31, 2016|Tags: |
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