Romana MachadoShilpa RayAcid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.Shilpa Ray & Her Happy HookersMarch 24, 2011@ Bottom Of The HillBetter than: Two hours inside a lava lamp. Talk of yet another storm threatening to firehose the city deterred few from this Thursday night psychedelic ... More >>
Photo at Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze at Pier 39. Why don't bands play here?We're blessed with great live music venues here in San Francisco, but sometimes, bars, ballrooms, clubs, and arenas get kinda monotonous. Here are five more exotic locations that would make awesome spaces to see a band, ... More >>
New York's Vulture blog recently posted a link to the music Carl Sagan helped provide for robotic probes Voyager 1 and 2 back in the early days of space exploration. According to Lapham's Quarterly, Sagan was part of a curatorial crew that etched a soundtrack perfect for galaxy viewing into a "12-in ... More >>
Pat Thomas is San Francisco's musical catalyst.
Behold Secret Kingdom (Release the Bats)
Mission Creek Music Festival is a must-hear
Japanese New Music Festival members play musical chairs
Local imprint offers prog-rock masterworks from Italia's other Renaissance
Judy at Carnegie Hall
Remember when psych rock thrived in S.F.? Of course you don't. You were high. But Comets on Fire will jar more than your memory.
Aquarius Records has changed owners, but its warm, informative approach to selling music remains intact