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    Wednesday, August 14 Imperial Drag This week is chock-full of royalty. Imperial Teen reigns at the Great American on Saturday and the kings of drag hold court tonight. Despite the implication, Imperial Drag do not dress in women's clothes, though...

    by Silke Tudor on August 14, 1996
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    Night Crawler

    Sunday night on the Trocadero stage Miss Birdie & the Love Bugs strut their stuff and adjust their wigs while performing a loungy version of "Tequila." The disco balls rotate lazily, throwing stars across an eye-catching drag queen in a fur-rimmed go...

    by Silke Tudor on August 14, 1996
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    Suspicious Minds

    "To me hoop-de-hoop de hi ho/ Along the narrow strand." I had never seen those words in print, but they rushed at my face like a familiar smell. They were from the cover of a record called The Land of Yahoe: Children's Entertainments From the Days Be...

    by Sarah Vowell on August 7, 1996
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    Night Crawler

    Early Friday morning -- 6 a.m. to be exact -- several Lollapalooza tour buses sit cooling in front of Bimbo's 365 Club. The morning begins to brighten and clear as a pale but determined sun pushes its way through the summer fog. Occasionally a curtai...

    by Silke Tudor on August 7, 1996
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    Recordings

    Various Artists Working Man (Magna Carta) Over a holiday family dinner, my older brother -- a computer engineer specializing in a field that eludes my comprehension -- sought to be my pal. "I saw the worst band open for Rush!" he bubbled....

    by James Sullivan on August 7, 1996
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    SF Weekly Picks

    Wednesday, August 7 Ice-T Little Tracy Morrow lost his parents in an auto accident, moved to South Central, and grew up to be one of hip hop's most articulate and aggravating stars. From the controversial "Cop Killer" to his frequent appearances ...

    by Silke Tudor on August 7, 1996
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    Billy Childish Grows Up - Off the dole, on the wagon, and out on tour

    Billy Childish has gone off the dole. One of the most prolific -- and overlooked -- of the original British punks, Childish has spent nearly 20 years recording scores of no-budget albums for tiny, penniless record labels the world over. He has also c...

    by James Sullivan on August 7, 1996
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    SF Weekly Picks

    Wednesday, July 31 Dick Gaughan A professional musician for over a quarter of a century and an acclaimed favorite of Billy Bragg, this Scottish balladeer will give Celtic music lovers something to write home about. While Gaughan's style is steepe...

    by Silke Tudor on July 31, 1996
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    SFO3 Diary

    Thursday Afternoon and evening, scruffy clusters of writers, musicians, and label reps filtered into the Press Club's Oak Bar, fishing through "goodie bags" stuffed with the music-biz equivalent of junk mail and dragging down the dress code at th...

    by Silke Tudor on July 31, 1996
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    Suspicious Minds

    Sisters and brothers, brothers and sisters, let us pray. Dear Lord, there walks among us a danger. A danger to all we believe, a force so dark and evil we cannot comprehend it. And yet we must not run away. For this evil has grabbed our American chil...

    by Sarah Vowell on July 31, 1996
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    Recordings

    Orbital In Sides (Internal/ffrr) Critics of rock music and rock writing have observed that newer forms like ambient and techno, the kind of music made by Britain's Orbital, get less attention than they deserve, perhaps because critics do ...

    by Sarah Vowell on July 31, 1996
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    SFO3 1996

    July 25-28 San Francisco Four days of music business how-to, four nights of nightclub whoop-de-do Welcome to SFO3 San Francisco is a great music city with a rich heritage, so it's fantastic to see the Bay Area's music scene come alive during...

    on July 24, 1996
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    Samples

    Jawbreaker R.I.P. In 1995, as grunge faded and shiny, happy punk bounced onto the scene, the big bonus would go to the A&R guy who delivered the next Green Day. Enter San Francisco's Jawbreaker. With Green Day's management, producer, and eve...

    by Jeff Stark on July 24, 1996
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    Avant Starred - Stork Club booker Lorrie Murray moves on; Idiot Flesh wigs out

    What do Hank Williams and Idiot Flesh have in common? Well, not much. But you can hear both of them, sometimes simultaneously, at the Stork Club. Oaktown's exclusive haven for the experimental aesthetic is a mishmash of red-white-and-blue kitsch...

    by Sam Prestianni on July 24, 1996
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    Needles and Pins - A conversation with the authors of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

    Legs McNeil was a founder of Punk magazine; Gillian McCain is the program coordinator of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church in New York City. Since their new book, Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, tells (mostly New York) punk...

    by Sarah Vowell on July 24, 1996
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    Suspicious Minds

    In the recent Tiananmen Square documentary The Gate of Heavenly Peace, student leader Chai Ling repeatedly -- without embarrassment or, for that matter, any sense of modesty whatsoever -- refers to herself as the movement's "commander in chief." As t...

    by Sarah Vowell on July 24, 1996
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    Recordings

    Metallica Load (Elektra) Sheer incompetence, thus far, has been the most generous muse for rock musicians. Black Sabbath, for instance, owed its highly influential sound not so much to the Presence of Satan as the fact that guitarist Tony...

    by Sarah Vowell on July 24, 1996
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    SF Weekly Picks

    Wednesday, July 24 Cameo is not just about big glasses and gold lame. Don't get me wrong, funny shades have a lot to do with it, but there's still that "Freaky Dancin' " and the "Single Life," which lets you "Keep It Hot" while you "Shake Your Pa...

    by Silke Tudor on July 24, 1996
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    Suspicious Minds

    If I was a Mekon I'd drink pints of beer And talk about Adorno And have a lot of friends -- Too Much Joy, "If I Was a Mekon" Liquor, theory, friendship: The Mekons have for the last 19 years scraped together what approximates a care...

    by Sarah Vowell on July 17, 1996
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    SF Weekly Picks

    Wednesday, July 17 "downhear Lounge" How time flies when you're having fun .... San Francisco's favorite club series turns 1 this week. Seems like just yesterday that Kristine Maddocks and DJ BPM/O first proposed a weekly night not dictated by so...

    by Silke Tudor on July 17, 1996
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