A few years back, Dmitri SFC's studio had been robbed, his girlfriend of seven years had left him, and he was depressed. "I needed more gear to make music again for my own sanity," says the DJ, producer, and poster child for Groove, the 2000 movie about the San Francisco rave scene. He didn't have ... More >>
Flickr/Dargott72 In the Irish town of Recess, there is a monument that proclaims: "On this site in 1897 nothing happened." I've never visited Recess during what has essentially become biennial excursions to Ireland; I've only passed by during bumpy bus rides from Galway to Clifden and back. ... More >>
Try speaker phone ...Never one to shy away from fringe crusades, San Francisco Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) is pushing legislation to make San Francisco's law that requires retailers to inform consumers of possible risks of cellphone use, mandatory statewide.And it turns out that cellphone co ... More >>
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Bamnan and Silvercork
The French Kicks refashion the sound of Brooklyn on their innovative new album
A good idea grows up into a missed opportunity
Are you there, God?
Get dark with the Sixteens; learn How to Draw a Bunny; celebrate International Rom Day
Somehow it found me: Arnold Schwarzenegger's Total Body Workout. And work out I did.
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Americana DJ/Selector/Turntablist Electronic/Electro Hard Rock/
Metal Hip Hop/Rap Jazz Latin/
International Lifestyle Music New Genre/Beyond Pop Punk Rock/Indie Rock Soul/Funk/ R&B
If music be the brandy of the damned, then we're drunk off our asses
There are some pretty cool videos out there, but you won't see them on MTV
Watch How the People Dancing: Unity Sounds From the London Dancehall, 1986-1989
Hold Your Horse Is (5 Rue Christine)
With a freewheeling live show and danceable tunes, the Quails turn punk ideals into righteous entertainment
Cult hero Harvey Sid Fisher, creator of Astrology Songs, plays the Mission
Split EP! (Anticon)
A scummy yet demure lounge act, and a poignant John Waters holiday moment
Silke Tudor celebrates "Indie-Pendence Day," Germanic shock rock, and Cheap Trick covers
Another Mellow Spring (CyberOctave)
Rejoicing Songs (Cassingle USA)
With a mind-boggling debut album, the Lowdown proves how to love pop music -- to death
A boy and his Casio set up shop in Heartbreak Hotel
Hank Williams Karaoke, "The War Room," "Electromechanik," New England Clambake, "Planet Tiki," Kiss-Offs, Waco, and "Burlesque Brigade."