Drone makers Growing are known for their ambient noise, rickety beats, electro-blips and all the other experimental and proggy elements that define noise. Hovering in the realms of techno and dance, the Brookyln trio's sound sculpts shifting rhythms that come in tight, subtle crests and troughs. ... More >>
Barry McGee, part of the PAPER! AWESOME! show Sat. at Baer Ridgway Whether you're craving ice cream and beats, grilled cheese and books, drone and dive bar basements, or poppy garage and Grace Cathedral, there's lots of cheap combo options for entertainment this weekend. And that's not evening me ... More >>
John BensonThe BusSan Francisco is bursting at the seams with live music nearly every night of the week. There are shows at slimy bars and at major music venues across town, concerts with fees through Ticketmaster and ones with wristbands presented at the door. And while that is all fine and good ... More >>
Wolf Eyes: normally they only make you figuratively wet your pants. Does it really have to be said, that when you go to a show--either at a club, in someone's basement, or in an industrial looking warehouse--that it's bad manners to piss on the floor? Apparently no one told one chick who came to c ... More >>
Black DiceHere's a word-of-mouth show you probably want to grab tickets to early: Black Dice and Wolf Eyes hit the OCD warehouse on Friday, May 29. These sonic experimentalists will make your noggin dizzy while they drill into your eardrums. Black Dice plays it both ambient and aggressive, depending ... More >>
All the Way (Social Registry)
Behold Secret Kingdom (Release the Bats)
Soft Circle and Panda Bear embrace a new age of folksy experimentalism
Two big fests to get you off your ass and outta town
SF venue brings new hope for cutting-edge dance music
How Michigan noise machine Wolf Eyes grew to become the leader of the "New Weirdness"
Growing/Mark Evan Burden
Freak-folk Brooklyn band Grizzly Bear roars into town; G. Love takes to the Warfield sans Special Sauce
Oakland noise nuts Axolotl school us in aliens, hash, and the end of the world as we know it
The 3rd Annual Noise Rock Picnic wreaks havoc on unsuspecting families. Black Dice and Animal Collective bring the Brooklyn noise.
The story of a band named Hella, an unclassifiable sound, and tobacco products
NorCal expats the Rapture and Out Hud return from NYC with a 20-year legacy in tow. Get ready to dance, punk.
Cold Hands (Troubleman Unlimited)