Music

Claiming Diet Cig as Our Own

What are the rules when it comes to a city calling dibs…

Two Must-See Acts This Week

Synthpop Washed Out (DJ set) 10 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4, at 1015…

Out to Sea with Shannon and the Clams

When it comes to Shannon Shaw’s voice, words simply fail to do…

Three Must-See Acts This Week

House Solardo (at Fresh Start) 4 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, at The…

SF Weekly’s Guide to the Best New Year’s Eve Shows

Yeah, we know that New Year’s Eve can be a bit of…

Three Must-See Acts This Week

Hip-hop Questlove 9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at Mezzanine. $35; mezzaninesf.com A…

Def Leppard Made the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Kraftwerk Did Not

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is famous for its perennial…

New Year, Old Mint

In the coming years, the majestic sandstone building that sits on Fifth…

The Wisdom of TOKiMONSTA

In Illness as Metaphor, Susan Sontag’s monograph that appeared a mere three…

Cults and the Allure of One Particular Cult

Update, 12/14: Due to demand, The Chapel has added a second Cults…