Buggin' It looks like Anheuser-Busch is finished with those inane chattering reptiles. In their place, couch potatoes will soon hear the chirps and rumblings of Bugs. Bugs is the name of the local electronic music duo starring DJ Andrew Jervis and producer Dave Biegel. The two landed the deal after Anheuser-Busch approached their label, Ubiquity, about the possibility of providing soundtrack material for an upcoming ad campaign. Jervis says the contract is essentially a four-commercial deal with Ubiquity; Bugs will do two of the spots. "It turns out Anheuser-Busch was looking for a more electronic hip-hop sound for two of the commercials so Bugs got the job." The music won't sound like any of the songs on their latest release, Infinite Syndrome, but instead will feature new material created specifically for the commercials. Jervis says the first ad will air within the next month and will feature a man tap dancing. "The scene is strange: A man will walk into a bar, receive some tap shoes from the bartender, and proceed to tap dance to our music. I presume he must be off his head on Budweiser, really." (R.A.)

Extra! Extra! Grammy's Not Evil Around Grammy-time, the National Academy for Recording Arts and Sciences Inc. starts to get a bad name -- there are only so many times that Jewel, Fiona Apple, No Doubt, Paul McCartney, and Kenny G can be nominated before music lovers start to get a little edgy. But NARAS, the organization that runs the awards, does offer outreach, professional development, education, and human-service programs year-round in an attempt to improve the quality of life for music-makers. In keeping with these intentions, the San Francisco chapter of NARAS took time out last week, during its annual Grammy Nominees Celebration, to honor Ali Akbar Khan with the chapter's Governors Award for Outstanding Achievement. Khan is a master musician on the sarod and considered to be the greatest living practitioner of Indian classical music; while born in India, he established the Ali Akbar College of Music in San Rafael 30 years ago, transforming the Bay Area into arguably the most important center for the music outside India. Apparently, NARAS wasn't entirely confident that its members would vote for Khan over, say, the Gipsy Kings, so it issued the honor from on high rather than depending on the electorate. Also receiving a Governors Award was the Mission's Community Music Center, which has given music lessons to thousands of underprivileged kids over the course of 75 years. (S.T.)

About a Girl Riff Raff is on tenterhooks about Kurt & Courtney, Nick Broomfield's reputedly scorching documentary portrait of Courtney Love and that guy she was married to. The film, which got knocked out of Sundance after Love's lawyers cracked down on alleged copyright infringements, begins a world-premiere engagement at the Roxie Feb. 27. How'd that happen? "We've done all Nick's movies over the years," says the theater's Elliot Lavine. (They include Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam and Fetishes.) "I called him in December and let him know we were interested." As of now the film hasn't even been booked into any other city. (J.D.P.)

Oops We forgot to give credit to photographer dmarie (yes, dmarie), who took the picture of Black Diamond DJs that ran with the House of Tudor on Feb. 4. Sorry. Also, in the Feb. 11 music feature on Kristin Hersh, Jeff Stark messed up some important dates. For the record, Hersh formed Throwing Muses in 1980 and both released her debut record and had her first son in 1986. Stark apologizes for the errors. (J.S.)

"This one is the latest uh ... the title track to our latest album I should say .... This is uh ... what? This is called 'Another Perfect Hangover.' ": Robert Arriaga (R.A.), Johnny DiPaola (J.D.P.), Karl D. Esturbense (K.D.E.), Jeff Stark (J.S.), Silke Tudor (S.T.), Heather Wisner (H.W.), and Bill Wyman (

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