Name: Polyvinyl Records Founded: 1995 Headquarters: Champaign, Illinois, and San Francisco, Calif. Founder(s): Matt Lunsford and Darcie Knight founded Polyvinyl together. For our profile of the imprint, we spoke with Seth Hubbard, the label manager who spearheaded Polyvinyl's expansion to San Fra ... More >>
Diary is a monthly party at the inimitable Pop's Bar featuring the best in late-'90s and early-'00s emo, pop-punk, and screamo. Starting this week, Diary -- which is put on by Patric Fallon, an occasional SF Weekly contributor and expert blogger over at XLR8R, along with Kristopher Hannum -- will ... More >>
Listen to this while high: Hi Infidelity by REO Speedwagon. Huh?: If you were getting high thirty years ago, you did so to this record whether you remember it or not. Behind the buzz: Formed in 1967 as a cover band by students at the University of Illinois in Champaign, REO S-Wagon was y ... More >>
Old 97's at the Fillmore on Saturday.Old 97's Langhorne SlimJanuary 22, 2011@ The FillmoreBetter than: Altamont.So maybe it wasn't exactly the 2011 equivalent of a frenzied pack of Hell's Angels playing whack-a-mole on a dreamy assemblage of patchoulied pacifists. But the scuffle that broke ... More >>
The Fiery Furnaces' Blueberry Boat has indie rockers confused: Are the brother-sister pair hacks, geniuses, or somehow both?
Sharing a taste of our town with L.A. chefs results in a serious case of Bay Pride
Somehow it found me: Arnold Schwarzenegger's Total Body Workout. And work out I did.
Pansy Division's all-gay punk was a shocking first. Will fans let the group escape its pioneering role and just make music?
Homer G. is an ambitious, if somewhat muddled, recasting of the fall of Troy