Camper Van Beethoven has a message for all you wayward Northern Californians: Come the hell home!
The band's upcoming album, La Costa Perdida (out Jan. 22), is named after the wild stretch of coast along Mendocino and Humboldt counties. Having spent their formulative years in Riverside, Santa Cruz, ... More >>
Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur
Aug. 4-5, 2012
Better than: A "music festival."
An hour south of Carmel along the serpentine path of Highway 1, there's a bend in the road and a fence, behind which lies a lawn of the size that'd fit behind a standard suburban house, and a ... More >>
Erika M. Anderson
You could call the sound recordings that Erika M. Anderson makes "music" -- they bear a fair resemblance to some of the more creative strains of indie rock -- but even she's not sure that's what her sound art is. And that disregard for the rules of pop music may be the best ... More >>
The Taco Guys/FacebookThe Taco Guys: Justin Close (left) and Jason Hoffman.This may be San Francisco's Summer of Truck, sure. But 2010 has seen the birth of another street trend: The restaurant chef gone mobile.
This Friday at Off the Grid, San Francisco will get a taste of the newest resta ... More >>
Plenty of turntable junkies claim DJing is in their blood. But DJ Platurn's love for the dancefloor actually was passed down through family lines. The Icelandic music head grew up the son of a DJ, so by the time he moved to Oakland he was ready to spin on his own. He's been a regular at Luka's Ta ... More >>
Twitter's Fail WhaleWe've been live-tweeting the Prop. 8 happenings over at @SF_Weekly for the past few hours but have also been keeping a close eye on the response from our fellow twits. Here's a sampling of the mixed (but predictable) sentiments:
@roxaloxa: California fails, sad day.
@ginatrapa ... More >>