Get weird at Love City Horror Show on Thursday

2014 has been a great year for the mini festival. The fire in the underground -- the same one that fueled Ocean Beach Music and Arts Festival, Not Dead Yet Fest, and Hickey Fest, and the very same one that powers The Bay Bridged -- has always been there, burning steadily into the night. It has been overshadowed at times, in this city more than others, by forces more affluent but less tenacious than rock and roll, but with the help of these small, locally curated festivals, it burns on. The latest log in the fire is this week's Love City Horror Show. Organized by Love.City founder [...]

Spindrift heads to Milk Bar for a multimedia show

Los Angeles-based outfit Spindrift cinematized their Western-flavored psychedelic rock in a new film titled, Spindrift: Ghost of the West. Directed by Burke Roberts and completed with a soundtrack of both original material and singing cowboy standards, the movie was shot during the band's 2012 Ghost Town Tour, a month-long stint that brought them through 21 of America's abandoned towns and historic desert sites. The resulting film is a blend of dusty psych and golden-era John Wayne classics -- a tripped-out Spaghetti Western on a cocktail of Quaaludes and LSD. Spindrift mastermind Kirpatrick Thomas and his band are taking the movie on the road and making a stop at Milk Bar [...]

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