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2008 Stories by Ian S. Port

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  • Music Industry Mixer Thurs: Booze on the Bay

    published Sep 24, 2008

    If you're involved in some aspect of the music industry -- playing in bands, building websites, running a label, managing an artist, whatever, the sorta monthly Musica Technomica is a great way to ... More >>

  • MP3 of the Day: Beck Covered by Jay Reatard

    published Sep 24, 2008

    "Gamma Ray" is one of my favorite tracks off Beck's recent album, Modern Guilt. And Jay Reatard, well nearly everything the dude records is gold to these ears. So when I heard Reatard was gonna shoo... More >>

  • MP3 of the Day: Slowdive

    published Sep 23, 2008

    With the big My Bloody Valentine show now only a week away, I've been thinking lately about other great shoegazers from that same era -- and Slowdive rises quickly to the top of that list. Of course... More >>

  • Local Instrument Maker Wins Genius Fellowship

    published Sep 23, 2008

    (Photo of Walter Kitundu by Donald Swearingen, from the Luggage Store) Local instrument maker/musician/sound artist Walter Kitundu was one of 25 recipients of a $500,000 "genius" fellowship from the... More >>

  • Second King Khan Show Added This Week

    published Sep 22, 2008

    If you miss the chance for the free King Khan show/KUSF fundraiser on Wednesday (or if the idea of cramming in to Urban Outfitters on Powell St. to watch the show is just flat out unappealing), Khan h... More >>

  • MP3 of the Day: Fleet Foxes

    published Sep 22, 2008

    (Photo by David Belisle) Physically, I may be sitting in a drab, over-air conditioned office, but mentally, I am still out at Treasure Island, standing in the sun and watching the Ferris Wheel as th... More >>

  • Last Night: Treasure Island Day 2

    published Sep 22, 2008

    Treasure Island Music Festival Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 Treasure Island Words by Jennifer Maerz, Photos by Christopher Victorio Better than: 99.9 percent of other music festivals on offer (although O... More >>

  • Homo A Go Go Moving to SF in 2009

    published Sep 19, 2008

    The old school Olympia, Wa. queer arts and music festival, Homo a Go Go, is picking up stakes and moving to San Francisco in 2009. Since 2002 the festival has been a Northwest staple for the counter... More >>

  • MP3 of the Day: Moondoogies

    published Sep 19, 2008

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  • Last Night: Cal Academy of Sciences Press Preview

    published Sep 19, 2008

    (A really big fish: as seen from above in the underwater tunnel, at the bottom of the four-story rainforest). California Academy of Sciences Press Preview Day Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 Words and phot... More >>

  • Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: DJ Cali

    published Sep 19, 2008

    DJ Cali loves Oakland. You can tell from reading our Q&A with the guy below, or you can tell from the name of the party he works most: The People Oakland. It's a unique event that mixes music (Cali sp... More >>

  • SF Weekly Music Awards 2008: Cast Your Vote!

    published Sep 18, 2008

    The voting has started for this year's SF Weekly Music Awards: which will culminate with a big old party/awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 16 at Ruby Skye with live music from Lyrics Born and the T... More >>

  • MP3 of the Day: Free Indie Pop Mix

    published Sep 18, 2008

    You rarely get something for nothing any more, but former head of Devil in the Woods magazine, Mike Cloward is doing his part to change that. The local indie pop promoter so wants the public to hear t... More >>

  • Retox Booker Suffers From Stroke

    published Sep 17, 2008

    Victor Montes, head of the Belladonna Music agency, has had to put his booking efforts on hold: the 35-year-old suffered a stroke about a month and a half ago. Montes had been working with Retox Lou... More >>

  • 222 Club to Close Oct. 1

    published Sep 17, 2008

    (222 Club's employees, via the bar's MySpace page) Fans of Tenderloin hotspot 222 Club (222 Hyde St.) might have to take their parties elsewhere soon. Owners Bianca Kaplan and her husband Joe have s... More >>

  • Metallica Hit No. 1 Once Again, Breaks Record

    published Sep 17, 2008

    Just in case you were wondering how well Metallica's new Death Magnetic has done: in the first three days of its release, the band sold 490,000 copies of the new album, according to Nielsen SoundSca... More >>

  • MP3 of the Day: Total Fucking Destruction

    published Sep 17, 2008

    There are those mornings where you're particularly not into taking any shit from anyone. That's when it's best to close the door, pull the shades, and crank the volume on Total Fucking Descruction's... More >>

  • Thee Oh Sees Share Their Intelligence

    published Sep 16, 2008

    (Thee Oh Sees) Local freak popsters Thee Oh Sees have been simpatico with Seattle's lo-fi weirdoes Intelligence for years now. But this week they share more than a passion for perverting the punk an... More >>

  • MP3 of the Day: Welcome Wagon

    published Sep 16, 2008

    (Photo by Emily Haselschwerdt) Religious songs usually give me the heebie-jeebies. I like to keep doctrines about God out of my pop songs, with the exception of, say, the Jason Pierces out there (w... More >>

  • Kelley Stoltz Song in Marriott Commercial

    published Sep 15, 2008

    Local pop genius Kelley Stoltz made a little extra bank recently (or at least we'd hope that's the case) after landing his song "Memory Collector" in a commercial for Marriott Hotel's wireless plan.... More >>

  • MP3 of the Day: Lemonade

    published Sep 15, 2008

    Lemonade grabs beats and rhythms from around the world, mashes them up with vocal echoes and leftfield sounds (like asteroids falling from videogame galaxies), and creates a dance trance unparallele... More >>

  • Stoners Get Ready: Dancing Dog Musical

    published Sep 12, 2008

    I can't help it. I know the upcoming movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua will probably be horrible. But part of me thinks a musical about dancing, singing Chihuahuas could be a cult classic one day. Just gi... More >>

  • Song of the Day: Ty Segall

    published Sep 12, 2008

    My show pick for the weekend is tonight's gig with Girls and Ty Segall at the Hemlock. It's a chance to hear two locals causing a good little commotion around town. I wrote about Girls in my column ... More >>

  • Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Stereo Steve

    published Sep 12, 2008

    Stereo Steve is one of my favorite DJs on one of my favorite radio stations -- the community run and supported, always eclectic KUSF. Of course that local cornerstone has a number of great hosts on ... More >>

  • DJ Bus Shows in SF

    published Sep 11, 2008

    (Photo of regular old school bus, not the acutal Transported SF bus) Noise fiends, punk rockers, and metal heads aren't the only ones who get to experience music on a bus. The members of the local D... More >>

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