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15 DJs To See at How Weird Street Faire

15 DJs To See at How Weird Street Faire

On Sunday, April 26th, 2015 the city comes alive with weirdos, freaks, geeks, ravers, hipsters, lovers, strangers, wildlings and superheroes. To help you decide where to rotate your rump, we rounded up our favorite DJs performing at the 16th Annual How Weird Street Festival. Sync…

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San Francisco’s Best Parties This Weekend

San Francisco’s Best Parties This Weekend

There’s something for everyone this weekend… Dirtybird is throwing down for its hometown, trance icon Paul Oakenfold brings his A-game, catch Yasiin Bey spittin’ lyrical flame, or bounce to the bass of Ookay. Visit the SF Station events calendar for more event listings. Thursday, April 23: Yasiin…

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New Music: Big Wild’s “Aftergold” on Odesza’s “Foreign Family Collective”

New Music: Big Wild’s “Aftergold” on Odesza’s “Foreign Family Collective”

LA-based producer Big Wild has been making waves with a string of well-executed remixes and a recent national tour with Kodak to Graph.  His latest single, “Aftergold,” comes out on Odesza’s Foreign Family Collective, a new outlet for musicians curated by the duo themselves.  “Aftergold”…

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Live Stream Squarepusher’s ‘Damogen Furies’ Album Release Event Today

Live Stream Squarepusher’s ‘Damogen Furies’ Album Release Event Today

UK-based experimental electronic artist Squarepusher hosts a special online and in-person event today at New York’s Wallplay Gallery in Manhattan starting at 4pm PST (7pm EST) to promote the release of his latest album, Damogen Furies. The live stream can be accessed at squarepusher.net while…

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Kathryn Calder Gets Philosophical, Plays The Hotel Utah

Kathryn Calder Gets Philosophical, Plays The Hotel Utah

Kathryn Calder, keyboardists and vocalist of the New Pornographers, takes to the road for a string of intimate shows, supporting her newly released self-titled record. Recorded at her house in Victoria, Canada, Calder’s third record is the most polished and philosophical to date, combining influences…

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Photos: Alt-J and Tycho Light Up Berkeley

Photos: Alt-J and Tycho Light Up Berkeley

Alt-J and Tycho were at the Greek Theater for two amazing shows last Thursday & Friday – April 16th & 17th. The colors portrayed by Tycho’s lighting seemed to capture the colorful melodies and riffs performed by the live artists. The combination of electronic and…

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Mad Decent Block Party Returns with Massive Lineup

Mad Decent Block Party Returns with Massive Lineup

Electronic record label Mad Decent, spearheaded by genre-mashing producer Diplo, announced a massive lineup expansion to their annual Block Party, returning to Berkeley’s Greek Theatre on September 11. With six years of block parties under their belt, the Philadelphia via Los Angeles-based Mad Decent crew…

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San Francisco’s Best Parties This Weekend

San Francisco’s Best Parties This Weekend

Get the weekend started early with a host of great Thursday shows. “Cry just a little” with the Bingo Players or go out to space with Moon Boots: it’s San Francisco’s best parties. Visit the SF Station events calendar for complete listings. Thursday April 16: Loco Dice…

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Movie Review: ‘True Story’ Obscures the Facts

Movie Review: ‘True Story’ Obscures the Facts

The most compelling aspect of Rupert Goold’s feature directorial debut True Story is the actual story. It’s a truly twisted tale, but one that seems more ripe for a The Jinx like documentary (those true crime stories are definitely all the rage right now), rather than a…

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Fantastic Negrito Moves From ‘Tiny Desk’ to Big Stage

Fantastic Negrito Moves From ‘Tiny Desk’ to Big Stage

Fantastic Negrito tells the story of an independent artist from Oakland whose fearlessly candid blues infused afro-roots music was illuminated by winning NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest out of over 7,000 submissions. The brainchild of journeyman Xavier Dphrepaulezz, a once young promising artist signed to Interscope…

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Petition for Parking Removal Aimed at Eddy Street Drug Dealers

Petition for Parking Removal Aimed at Eddy Street Drug Dealers

Tenderloin residents and community members are collecting signatures for the removal of metered parking on the 100 block of Eddy Street between Mason and Taylor. Petition supporters say that removing parking spaces will aid in decreasing drug activity that cars help to shelter. the block has experienced “a dramatic uptick in…

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Highlights From Coachella 2015

Highlights From Coachella 2015

Madonna showed up, but Coachella didn’t have as many surprise guests this year compared to previous years. However, what the festival lacked in surprises, it made up for in authentic, quality sets that rocked the Empire Polo Fields for a weekend of wild debauchery. FRIDAY…

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