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SF Station Blows It Up

1. Tom Smith of the Editors, live onstage @ Popscene, 330 Ritch, San Francisco, January 19, 2006

These guys are some of the coolest rock stars I have ever met, not only are they down to earth while being one of the biggest bands in the UK but they are also actually good at this music thing. The show was mega sold out with a line stretching a entire block...... and once they hit the stage you knew why. With screaming guitars and solid bass lines they controlled the crowd. They have been compared to Interpol in the media and I can see the similarity but the differences are also apparent.

2. Whitestarr, live onstage @ The Independent, San Francisco, January 21, 2006

"Nothing to say but LA LA Land all the way." Whitestarr are L.A., from their rockstar moves and cloths to their little fat man cheerleader. I bet its nice to be wealthy and from Hollywood and to compare yourselves to bands like Led Zeppelin and the Black Crows. But the reality is that these guys are definately one of the cheesiest bands I have ever seen and the only thing original about them was the little dude that was dancing on a box like he had a worm up his ass.

3. Ne-Yo and dancer, live onstage @ 106 KMEL's House of Soul, Ruby Skye, San Francisco, Jan 22, 2006

You probably have never heard of Ne-Yo but you will soon. Personally, I'm not a big fan of R&B so it's always nice to get introduced to something that will change my mind and this is definitely it. This kid is not only a singer but he is also a true storyteller. Performing in front of a crowd of screaming woman is never easy and he did it with class and amazing energy so if you get a chance, go check him out.