The music of Deerhoof is like spicy mustard or stinky cheese or Tusk or something: Once you acquire a taste for this kind of thoroughly adventurous pop-rock, nothing else is quite satisfying in the same way. The band (which was founded in S.F. but whose members now live all over the place) started o ... More >>
Bare Wires, the Oakland trio whose lean, gritty power-pop made it one of the best of a recent class of Bay Area garage bands, broke up recently after melting down onstage at South By Southwest and cancelling the remainder of its national tour, according to frontman Matthew Melton.
The band still ha ... More >>
At this point, it's no longer about loveWe all know that broken hearts will make people do crazy things -- sometimes crazy enough to make it on the local police blotter. For example, police recently had to break up a knife fight in the Lower Haight after a woman and her two brawling men crossed p ... More >>
Your previous advice regarding approaching ladies the right way online landed me a really fun date that turned into about 15 more, but now that we've had an argument or two I'm thinking maybe I should start over. How can I tell when it's time to break up when you're not even really "datin ... More >>
BART's lost $958,000 isn't in the lost and foundNothing is more awkward than a breakup taking place on public transportation. Except, of course, a public transportation breakup. Earlier this year, BART's board voted, behind closed doors, to dump high-priced general manager Dorothy Dugger. It turn ... More >>
I like you. Do you like me? Ever since Gavin Newsom dropped out of the gubernatorial race and started his freeze on conversations with local media outlets, reporters in and around San Francisco have been moping about, writing their Newsom stories as though they were on the raw end of a bad breaku ... More >>
Jared Zimmerman/FlickrStick a fork in it.Mission Burger, our heart is broken, too! Ever since we tried the vegan burger served at Duc Loi Market (2200 Mission at 18th St.), we've talked it up as one of the best burgers around. Sad to read that the vegan burger is being canceled due to a deep- ... More >>