San Francisco
Clear
57°F
Sign in or Register
Halloween Guide

Review: Singer/Songwriter Damien Rice Makes a Rare Appearance in SF

Review: Singer/Songwriter Damien Rice Makes a Rare Appearance in SF

Damien Rice, the iconic Irish folk singer/songwriter, played an emotive and intimate set at the Congregation Sherith Israel before releasing his first record in seven years, My Favourite Faded Fantasy. People slowly trickled in, filling the pews of the synagogue with their eyes fixated on…

Continue reading →

Interview: Fink’s Fin Greenall Brings ‘Hard Believer’ to The Independent

Interview: Fink’s Fin Greenall Brings ‘Hard Believer’ to The Independent

Fin Greenall, lead singer and songwriter for Fink, has explored many avenues of music, playing everything from DJ sets to solo shows with just a guitar. Hailing from Bristol, England, Greenall’s unique musical sensibility has led to him to co-write songs with John Legend and…

Continue reading →

Review: The Pixies Show No Signs of Slowing at the Masonic

Review: The Pixies Show No Signs of Slowing at the Masonic

Alt-rock veterans the Pixies showed no signs of slowing at the revamped Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium on Tuesday with a set that lasted nearly two hours. The band didn’t waste any time as it opened with one of its most famous songs “Debaser.” Frontman Black…

Continue reading →

Interview: The Orwells Bring ‘Disgraceland’ to Slim’s

Interview: The Orwells Bring ‘Disgraceland’ to Slim’s

Chicago area band the Orwells have a mission to “bring rock ‘n’ roll back to your car speakers” and they’re off to a great start with high profile gigs, including Lollapalooza and a tour with Arctic Monkeys.

Continue reading →

Homegrown: The Soft White Sixties Bring ‘Get Right’ to the Fillmore

Homegrown: The Soft White Sixties Bring ‘Get Right’ to the Fillmore

The Soft White Sixties formed in the Bay Area in 2009, and quickly gained a following that led to sold-out shows at the Independent and the Chapel and high-profile appearances at Outside Lands and the Noise Pop festival. Equipped with their first full-length album, Get…

Continue reading →

She Keeps Bees Bring Chilling New Release to Brick & Mortar

She Keeps Bees Bring Chilling New Release to Brick & Mortar

In the midst of a powerful movement full of female vocalists and entertainers, She Keeps Bees, comprised of Jessica Larabee’s soulfully daunting vocals and Andy LaPlant’s unforgiving drumming, brings something unique and profound to the scene. The Brooklyn duo impressively compounds beautiful melodies with a…

Continue reading →

Oakland’s Bells Atlas Bring Unique, Worldly Grooves to Rickshaw Stop

Oakland’s Bells Atlas Bring Unique, Worldly Grooves to Rickshaw Stop

Oakland band Bells Atlas formed over two years ago, honing a sound that mixes influences of jazz, soul, hip-hop and west African music to create an ensemble somewhere between the realms of Erykah Badu and Battles. They aren’t afraid to push the envelope—or open the envelope,…

Continue reading →

Q&A: Life On the Road With Man Man’s Ryan Kattner

Q&A: Life On the Road With Man Man’s Ryan Kattner

Man Man, the experimental rock band from Philadelphia, have created a reputation for crazy stage antics—bashing their bodies in the name of rock ’n’ roll with painted faces and strange attire—but they’ve also released five quality records since 2004. Their latest effort On Oni Pond…

Continue reading →

Adventures in Asia With Steven Harkins from Melted Toys

Adventures in Asia With Steven Harkins from Melted Toys

San Francisco band Melted Toys congeal a sound that molds West Coast romanticism with a sound influenced by natural habitat and spiritual credence. The band’s new self titled album dropped this month and is loaded with a visceral sounds. We caught up with frontman Steven…

Continue reading →

OK Go Rolls Through the Bay in Support of New Album

OK Go Rolls Through the Bay in Support of New Album

OK Go continues to reinvent and challenge themselves with their fourth album Hungry Ghosts. They have come a long way since singles “Get Over It” and “Here It Goes Again” (accompanied by their viral treadmill video), dropping another ambitious and visually stimulating video for the…

Continue reading →

Interview: Van Pierszalowski Dives Deep Into Waters

Interview: Van Pierszalowski Dives Deep Into Waters

After enjoying success with his former band Port O’Brien, Van Pierszalowski has moved further away from his lo-fi folk rock sound and reconnected with grunge and pop rock influences with his band Waters. We caught up with Van to talk about his transition into Waters,…

Continue reading →

Behind the Lens With Sonny Smith of Sonny and the Sunsets

Behind the Lens With Sonny Smith of Sonny and the Sunsets

San Francisco band Sonny and the Sunsets has adopted a reputation for a laidback style and quirky songs that disintegrate the fine lines of art, mixing influences from films and the sounds of the 50s and 60s and memories from Ocean Beach. We caught up…

Continue reading →

Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last →