Six Organs of Admittance
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
Bottom of the Hill
Better than: Mushrooms -- either kind.
Ben Chasny used to be the Bay Area's premier cinematic psych-rock wunderkind. Though he's based out of Portland now, his long-standing musical concern, Six Organs ... More >>
By DAVE GIL DE RUBIO
When Howlin' Rain's Ethan Miller answers the door of the Brooklyn flat he's borrowing from a friend, the disheveled hair and wildly scraggly beard he's sporting gives him the look of a modern-day Rip Van Winkle. In many ways, the analogy fits, given that it' ... More >>
San Francisco psych-pop outfit the Fresh & Onlys today announced that its third album, Play it Strange, will come out on the In The Red label October 12. Unlike previous F&O albums, Play It Strange was recorded outside the band's home-side recording space, at San Francisco's Louder Studio ... More >>
New York's Vulture blog recently posted a link to the music Carl Sagan helped provide for robotic probes Voyager 1 and 2 back in the early days of space exploration. According to Lapham's Quarterly, Sagan was part of a curatorial crew that etched a soundtrack perfect for galaxy viewing into a "12-in ... More >>
Owen RichardsNot that we're complaining, but the annual Noise Pop festival, which officially kicks off tonight, brings good bands to a city that sees a quite a few good bands on a regular basis. Perhaps a more unique contribution is the promoters' keen curatorial eye: See, among many suitable exa ... More >>
Ashley HarrellSantacon, 2008Talking about how goddamn cold is in in San Francisco is free, but that got old on Tuesday. Now it's Friday and you need other ideas for how to entertain yourself and your buddies on the cheap. Here's our list of recommendations below.
Mi Ami w/ Inca Ore, Jozef Van W ... More >>