Upon initial inspection of Holly Baking's Sweet Ginger Cookie Brittle, Cook E. Monster conjured up images of sticky candy getting stuck in the back teeth. Instead, these neatly shatter into piles of sugar, cinnamon, and pulverized ginger. The box touts all-natural ingredients, but the cookies the ... More >>
By his own admission, David Best isn't all that great of a singer. As the voice of the Brighton, England-based four-piece Fujiya & Miyagi, Best provides a careful, static presence that works in conjunction with his band's Krautrock-indebted post-punk. He eschews wild notes or anything complicated, a ... More >>
Victim identified Medical authorities have released the name of the man who was shot to death Monday night as 20-year-old Sean Everette Wilson of San Francisco. Wilson was on the 500 block of Webster when he was shot in the head, according to police. No arrests have been made.
man shot Medical authorities have identified the man who was shot to death in broad daylight this weekend as 23-year-old Karl Henderson. Henderson, a San Francisco resident, was shot in the chest Holloway and Brighton avenues sometime around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, according to police.
Deirdre O'CallaghanThat's Nick on the left, with fangs put away for the moment.Confession: We, like many others, are terrified of Nick Cave. As excited as one would be to interview the demon prince of Australian rock ahead of tonight's Grinderman show at the Warfield, we also ran into considerabl ... More >>
Cross the Golden Gate Bridge, exit Highway 1/Shoreline Highway, and head north. Don't forget to pack a book.
San Francisco loves its dubstep DJs. The drum 'n' bass scene that packed the clubs a decade back is bringing out fans of the heavy beat at dubstep nights like Narco.Hz. Djunya spins there among his other gigs across the city and around globe. You think your favorite DJ brings the riot? Djunya ... More >>
I'm not sure what they're feeding those UK young women to get those gospel pipes up to such great heights. The latest of the pasty ladies with hearts full of soul is Alice Russell, a Brighton resident who worked her way up the church choir and intro recording/performing with the likes of Massive Att ... More >>
Macy's Passport Fashion Show September 17, 2008 Notes by Otto Chan, Photos by Diana Nitescu As stocks plummeted to the bottom, and the financial judges settled claims as to who gets what, in the heart of San Francisco the Macy's Passport Fashion Show went on. And what an eye-popping show it was! Wh ... More >>
DC's psych rockers Dead Meadow are releasing the new album Old Growth on February 5th via the Matador imprint and have announced a tour that will not stop here in SF. What the fuck ? Why you guys hate ? Click for the tour info . --Oscar Medina
A Bay Area man with a passion for whiskers topped the competition at the eighth World Beard and Mustache Championships in Brighton, England on Saturday, Sept. 1, and it was hardly a close shave. Jack Passion, 23, of Walnut Creek (though listed by AP stories reprinted worldwide as hailing from San ... More >>
But if you miss 'No Pussy Blues' because the show is sold out, pleasure yourself with this video of the song performed live with local Jolie Holland, god bless her. Read on for an SF Weekly interview with Cave:
Nick Cave's Grinderman is a raucous ride
Transparent Things (Deaf, Dumb & Blind)
Inside In Inside Out (Astralwerks)
Isobel Campbell sheds the twee and gets ballsy
For the six members of the U.K. indie-pop provocateurs the Go! Team, having fun is serious business
Damn good surfing, 20 minutes from home. Or less.
For a few years, Emiliana Torrini wasn't sure she'd ever make music again. Then the phone started ringing.
The Power Out
Amon Tobin's gorgeous, genre-mashing electronica
The loser now will be later to win
Holiday Event Lisitngs
The Fringe Festival's 10th anniversary finds the Exit expanding its empire
He's fallen off a third-story balcony, survived tuberculosis, and come back from four arm surgeries to lead the Oakland A's to the brink of post-season play. His name is Jason Isringhausen, and he IS the closer
The Bay Area's most prolific beach artist steps forward after years of anonymity
Halfmoon keeps faith with Paul Bowles' vision of the horribly familiar