Six sets worth plundering at this year's Treasure Island Music Festival.
A phony dermatologist misdiagnosed patients and stuck them with needles. It took four years for the medical board to figure it out.
â€‹ He had no license to practice medicine in California or the United States, and no affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco, as he claimed. But 66-year-old Timothy Andersson (who also went by Dr. Tanweer Ahmad Syed) saw scores of patients in ... More >>
Tift Merritt Great American Music Hall Review and photos by Ashley Harrell April 15, 2008 Showing up solo at a Tift Merritt show seemed like a bold move. The alt-country singer/songwriter from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, writes her songs mostly about longing and heartbreak, and her lyrics are â€ ... More >>
A Celebration of Hunger (Birdman)
Local Emeryville label Absolutely Kosher announced today the sad news that bassist Trevor Butler from the band Bottom of the Hudson died in a van accident last night in North Carolina. Drummer Greg Lytle is in intensive care. The following is the press release sent out by the labelâ€™s publicist, Te ... More >>
The Unicorns strike it rich with their unique brand of sullied indie-pop
Superchunk has a score to settle
The debauched Sleazefest West festival brings punk and pasties together
Badly Drawn Boy; Squirrel Nut Zippers; Spike & Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation; Los Amigos Invisibles
Coup de Mardi Gras: A North Carolina town turns the world upside down with its carnival of the grotesque
Brian Fraser and Chris Palmatier have an avant-rock band called Brian and Chris. Everything else is more complex.
After 10 years, Superchunk and Merge Records are still working, albeit quietly