Lou Reed, well-known jerkface and former headmaster of the Velvet Underground, has canceled his April 14 show at the Warfield in San Francisco as well as his two Coachella appearances, according to The Desert Sun.
A spokesperson for Coachella/Warfield promoter Goldenvoice said Reed was canceling th ... More >>
On the surface, San Francisco appears to be a complicated beast of alternative subcultures, underground groups, and distinct communities. Truth is though, there's only one truly definitive divider between all of us -- Burning Man. You either want to pay hundreds of dollars to go get covered in sand ... More >>
Not going to Coachella? Don't be bummed out -- there are plenty of ways to have similar kinds of fun at home right here in the Bay Area. Don't believe us? Just work your way through this list 10 Coachella-simulating activities, and see if you don't feel better about not going to the real deal. (And ... More >>
"Our whole goal is to take what food trucks are to another level," says Phil Stefani, aka FlexXBronco's lead guitarist and owner of the new Cosmic American Voodoo Van. How so? "Through image, attitude, and style," Stefani responds, "and through our love of food and our take on fashion and how we' ... More >>
Crushed. Crestfallen. Epically disappointed.
Start brainstorming adjectives now for your Tweets and Facebook status updates, 'cause there ain't no more tickets left to see Pulp at the Warfield, people. Tickets went on sale this morning at 10 a.m., and by 10:08, when our number got called in the onl ... More >>
Peter Silberman of the AntlersThe Antlers
May 31, 2011
@ Great American Music Hall
Better Than: Actually being the subject of an Antlers song
The May 10th release of the Antlers' Burst Apart provoked some very specific imagery for what kind of live experience the Brooklyn band would offer. ... More >>
Not your home, though.Bad (and vague) news for fans of London void-surfers The Klaxons: owing to what they describe on their website as "unforeseen circumstances," all dates of their March and April North American tour are off, including their stand at Coachella and their April 12th show at the F ... More >>
A much-retweeted "warning" of a 7.0 earthquake that will ostensibly hit Southern California tomorrow has earned a stern tweet of its own from the United States Geological Survey. You can't predict earthquakes, notes the USGS. And there's no Easter Bunny, either. Dire warnings of a massive quake a ... More >>
We Crossed Paths at Coachella -- M4FF
You: Thong. Cute.
Me: Very drunk. Wearing a blue hat, sunglasses, and t-shirt. We kept trying to hook up and missing. Please get in touch with my foot.
Seriously though, folks, if you've got any information regarding this fellow who so gamely tus ... More >>
This video made me wish flip-flips naturally had the power to repel men's feet, so any time you're around a dude who's not at the beach or by a tent and trying to put on manflops, the shoes would keep him away through some powerful, invisible force. Priceless video from this year's Coachella. ... More >>
With 17,000 flights canceled because of the volcanic ash clouds that traveled from Iceland over much of Europe, UK acts are having a very difficult time making their shows here in the States. It's still unclear when air travel will be able to resume, and in the meantime, more shows have b ... More >>
Eugene MirmanDaniel Handler, Larry Doyle, Marc Maron, and Eugene Mirman on You're a Horrible Person, But I Like You: The Believer Book of Advice @ The Jewish Community Center
A book with the title You're a Horrible Person, But I Like You: The Believer Book of Advice implies certain things. Namel ... More >>
Erin Stevenson O'ConnorSunburns are not so cute when you're old enough to be this kid's momOur buddy Ted Leibowitz over at BAGeL Radio has made some big Coachella mistakes in the past. He once brought tickets for the wrong day. He got stuck in a traffic jam that turned a two-mile s ... More >>
Calibree Photography On Friday night, our traveling photo booth made an appearance at DNA Lounge, where the Hubba Hubba Revue was staging a sexy coup d'etat during a celebration in honor of vile dictator Presidente Juan Baptista Maximilian "Little Bobo"
Kingfish (pictured above), and his military st ... More >>
Christopher VictorioThe Moz at Coachella. The same weekend he apparently got caught hanging out at the DNA after canceling his Paramount show.By Gordie Young
Oh Morrissey, so much to answer for.
The blogosphere was aflutter with outrage, indignation and, of course, profound lamentation as fans re ... More >>
April 15, 2009
The Paramount TheatreBy Steven Gdula
Better than: Most performers one quarter of his age.
Given the circumstances surrounding his current tour, no one would've blamed Leonard Cohen if he'd only played a 90-minute set Wednesday night at the Paramoun ... More >>
The Real Thing: Mike Patton This just in: rocker Mike Patton--lead singer for Faith No More, Mr. Bungle and Fantomas, and founder of alt.whatever label Ipecac--has just completed his first major motion picture film score, for the imaginatively-titled "Crank 2: High Voltage." We're guessing it's not ... More >>