Perhaps you noticed that Sacramento's Cake recently played four sold-out nights at the Fillmore. Perhaps you noticed that Cake recently put out a new album, Showroom of Compassion, that ranks among its best. Well we did, and we got a chance to sit down with Cake singer John McCrea at the Fillmore ... More >>
The alt-rock radio kings return with a familiar-sounding new album
From SF Weekly's latest print music section:The Shelf Life of Cake: John McCrea and his band, Cake, have gone the distance, and more than a few times. Maybe more than he would have liked. McCrea is the declarative voice of a band that came of age at the pinnacle of alt-rock radio and more or less ... More >>
"You're so beautiful, it hurts to look at you." Madrone Art Bar celebrates those impetuous days of the '90s with "I ♥ the '90s" night.Finals are over (if you're the schoolin' type), your office is starting to seem half-full (if you've got the 9-to-5 life), and the park is suddenly bursting with ... More >>
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Local soul music success story Goapele talks about getting to the top, and staying at the top
Week of Wednesday, December 29, 2004
She dreams of being the next Janet Jackson, but she's just a Stanford grad who sings syrupy pop, looks absolutely fab, and makes local teens swoon.
Which, come to think of it, may be enough, for everyone involved.
The globe-spanning vision and soulful blues of Taj Mahal
Two Bay Area collectors put the spotlight on vintage Hawaiian music
On the road to possible stardom, Train tries to preserve its sanity and keep the bean counters happy
Jerry Ragavoy and the ghost of Janis Joplin
Afro-Cuban jazz legends Chucho Valdes and Irakere return to the U.S.