Unlike his rash colleagues Alan Jackson and Toby Keith, Billy Ray Cyrus passed a full decade in contemplation before sharing with the world art wrung from his feelings about life in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001.
Unleashed this June, the resulting disc, I'm American, should clear ... More >>
Judgement DayWe love our music festivals here in the Bay Area, but most seem occur in the spring, summer, or fall, when the weather's nice--or at least decent--and there's plenty of other stuff going on. Well, for 2010, the good folks over at SF IndieFest (known heretofore for indie film) have pu ... More >>
EKAphotographyAnti-Flag: Everything Must Go
I have seen the future and its name is Everything Must Go. The Oakland quartet, fronted by the irascible Jake Hout, is quite possibly the Bay Area punk rock's scene's next breakout act-proud heirs to the legacy of such legendary groups as the Dead Kennedy ... More >>
The stereotype may be racist and classist, but that hasn't kept a generation from embracing the white trash aesthetic -- a disposable culture populated by trailer parks; junk cars; big hair and gaudy makeup; loud, angry music; and empty beer cans -- and i