Guys, guys, guys--biggest news ever! R&B superstar Usher is eating vegan! And he wants the Biebs to go vegan too! I effing love Usher like whoa so I'm super pleased. Hopefully he will make the whole leap once he gets a little further into veganhood. And then JB will go vegan and make a line of ve ... More >>
Full of house, tech-house, and elements of nu-disco, the first full-length release from Nat "Zombie Disco Squad" Self, Brains, is probably not the soundtrack you'd imagine accompanying a zombie invasion. It sounds like it would better suit a night out with your friends in a seedy European club. As ... More >>
Every decade has its cult occupations, the subject of a million daydreams of the "I'm going to tell my boss to shove it and go [become a DJ / start catering / set up a used-book stall on the banks of the Seine]" variety. In San Francisco, at least, right now the fantasy job seems to involve ... More >>
GOP presidential hopeful has done some crazy shit in his past, as we've noted here before, but his campaign claims he never released this offensive YouTube video about ex-Utah Gov. Jon Hunstman, showing him dressed as the Communist leader Mao Zedong. Paul's campaign filed a lawsuit in San Francisco ... More >>
Yup.Local DJ and All Shook Down 2011 alumnus J-Boogie has explored many genres, including reggae, Latin, funk, disco, and house. His new video for "Undercover," the single from his upcoming album of the same name, adds one more to the list -- Bollywood disco inferno.
Using what can only (we' ... More >>
Before Girls' Christopher Owens, there was another rock star whose curiously tragic backstory prefaced any mention of his name. Mark E Everett, or Mr. E, of The Eels is undoubtedly one of the most interesting rock stars around. Despite his reclusive demeanor, often hiding like the Unabo ... More >>
Welcome to your new home.If you're like half the Internet (the lame half), you're currently infatuated with the newest reason the USA will soon only be known as China's once-great fallen rival: Turntable. This is the website that lets you DJ with friends and strangers instead of working, walk ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
A sweet opening for Let's Cupcake (2255 Judah at 28th Ave.). The Feast reports the Sunset cupcake shop is celebrating its pre-opening by offering a free cupcake to those who stop by today (11 a.m.-9 p.m.) ... More >>
This week: Blow smoke with Ancestors' Invisible White EP.
Behind the buzz: The exciting new release finds SoCal's reigning kings of heavy psych in a neither lighthearted nor frolicsome mood. Weightier than Tee Pee labelmates Night Horse or The Warlocks, this quintet specializes in a dro ... More >>
Local DIY acts tUnE-yArDs and Citay joined up with other indie acts at the Bowery Ballroom on Sunday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of indie/punk bible Our Band Could Be Your Life. In order to give a proper homage to the revered tome, and the bands that inspired it, each artist covered so ... More >>
djrajah/FlickrSoul Cocina's Roger FeelyThe ninth installment of the Outside In street-food and music parties has been dubbed Outside India: not only Indian-inspired cooking, but beats from DJs Amar, Jimmy Love, and Suresh from popular monthly club
Non-Stop Bhangra. Body movements courtesy of ... More >>
Luis ChongSmaller than some night markets, but a good source for boba teas and knickknacks.October 9 is the last scheduled evening for the Chinatown Night Market Fair. This small night market pales in comparison to the huge multiblock events of Vancouver, Hong Kong, mainland China, and many o ... More >>
What's new in the Bat Area -- excuse me, the Bay Area -- right now? Enclosed find some new sounds for the weekend courtesy of Frisco beatsmith Edison, who peddles grimy skip-hop jams made from a monome done up like a lunchbox. Here he/it is in action:
Not that Edison needs any particular reason t ... More >>
VidyAYerba Buena Gardens12:30 p.m., freeDowntown office drones know that one of the best pick-me-ups during the workday is some free outdoor music. This year's Yerba Buena Gardens Festival in SOMA has been presenting its Thursday Lunchtime Concert series since early June, which continues today wi ... More >>
phil h./YelpThere'll be a new brew to mark Speakeasy's 2,500th batch.Even though 21st Amendment didn't go off for its 10th anniversary a few days ago, that doesn't mean fellow SF Brewers Guild member Speakeasy Ales and Lagers won't. Tomorrow, visit the brewers where they work (and bottle) the ... More >>
Local dubstep/bass music producer Kush Arora has long had his eyes and ears set far from standard American music. Throughout the four-plus years Kush has been crafting his eclectic tunes, he has kept a strong focus on the international styles and instruments from such locales as Jamaica, Africa, ... More >>
On Sunday, North Beach and Chinatown restaurants come together to honor Marco Polo's putative gift from China to Italy: the noodle. Two full blocks on the border between the two neighborhoods will be blocked off to traffic, and 30 participating restaurants will set up stands to demonstrate their ... More >>