So. Word on the street is that both Drake and Kanye West are filming cameos for the upcoming Anchorman 2 movie. We'd love to see both of them doing something self-deprecating and hilarious, but Kanye is involved, so we'll not hold our breath. Truthfully, the only thing better than musicians showing ... More >>
The Mountain WinerySorry for all the exclamations, but there's a lot of shows here we're going to make our parents take us to. The Mountain Winery recently announced its schedule for 2011, and there are some most notable artists coming. Among them, a five-day period this September in which b ... More >>
Romana MachadoIan Hunter and the Rant Band at the Fillmore Friday.Ian Hunter and the Rant BandKelley StoltzJanuary 28, 2011@ The Fillmore Better than: Your first copy of Station to Station. If Ian Hunter needs any introduction these days, it isn't for the benefit of the long line of all-ages ... More >>
Buffalo SpringfieldLiveNation today announced the lineup for this year's Bridge School Benefit -- Neil Young's annual show for the school he helped found for his son -- and, well, wow: In addition to the regulars, the classic '60s outfit Buffalo Springfield is reuniting for the show, minus t ... More >>
30 Seconds to Mars, Mute Math, Neon Trees Thursday, May 13, 2010 The Fox Theater Better than: seeing a Billy Idol tribute band The audience at last night's 30 Seconds to Mars show at the Fox Theater was overwhelmingly young. Even the lead singer in the opening band, Neon Trees, notic ... More >>
Here at SF Weekly, we place a high value on San Francisco's humble DJ tastemakers. But we also place high honors on music geeks whose sense of humor (and Jay McInerney appreciation) is as evident as their vinyl instinct. All this makes post-punk/disco/no wave/krautrock/etc/etc/etc DJ Tristes Tropiqu ... More >>
She's hot, he's a douche -- and now you can legally say so! Not long ago, we wrote about how "douchebag" is now the realm's insult du jour -- and quoted local foul linguist Reinhold Aman's recitation of the world's dirtiest lamentation. Yet "douchebag" isn't just ubiquitous -- it's also now legally ... More >>
View From the Judges's Nest at Air Guitar Battle
What team more than the Giants needs a morale booster and respectful team player? They got one in Mark Sweeney.
Devil Music sweetens silents
Billy Idol's rebel yell, Seu Jorge's Brazilian croon, and Portastatic's maudlin moan
At the 10th annual Pugtacular celebration, some people will do anything for a pug
Americana DJ/Selector/Turntablist Electronic/Electro Hard Rock/
Metal Hip Hop/Rap Jazz Latin/
International Lifestyle Music New Genre/Beyond Pop Punk Rock/Indie Rock Soul/Funk/ R&B
If music be the brandy of the damned, then we're drunk off our asses
A perfect San Francisco day, Candlestick Point, and the Cyberbuss FhREaK Olympics. Does it get any better than this?
Learning to live with -- and even love -- a retro-'80s fad that just ... won't ... die
Elvira and her progeny make an evening of it. Then the progeny go wrestling.
A flock of nostalgia; an early -- and bloody -- valentine.
Some bars in the Sunset are made for regulars
Silke Tudor sings the praises of punk rock karaoke, swoons over the Faint, and revels in girlhood
What mattered and what splattered in pop, 1997
Mondo 2000 nailed the emerging cybersexcomputerdrug zeitgeist with its first issue in 1989, making media mavens out of its founders, Queen Mu and R.U. Sirius. But the trippy, fractious family that was Mondo began to implode in 1993, torn asunder bu inter
Mondo 2000 nailed the emerging cybersexcomputerdrug Zeitgeist with its first issue in 1989, making media mavens out of its founders, Queen Mu and R.U. Sirius. But the trippy, fractious family that was Mondo began to implode in 1993, torn asunder by inter