As the first lady of Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder Records, electronic hip-hop artist TOKiMONSTA has been considered just one of the guys in the male-dominated genre since her competitive beat-battle days at the Project Blowed Beat Cipher in L.A. Growing up in the city's suburbs, she bought her first hi ... More >>
Editor's note: Ahead of the four-year anniversary of beloved '90s party Debaser, we invited party DJs Jamie Jams and Stab Master Arson to make a mix of some of the songs we can expect to hear at Saturday's party. What follows is their mix and commentary.
By JAMIE GUZZI
Hip-hop historians note that ... More >>
Each week we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with televised cooking. This week: Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off, a one-hour show about the debt ceiling, Sundays at 9 p.m. on the Food Network.
There used to be only A and B-list celebrities, divided by movies and television. Then te ... More >>
It's probably no coincidence that it began two years ago, when I was living in New York and constantly homesick for the West Coast. Someone would put a Rancid song, generally "Roots Radicals" or "Time Bomb," on the odd punk-heavy bar jukebox, and a wave of pure, adolescent ... More >>
We pop music critics are wired in such a way that articulating a love for Aja and Scott Walker is significantly less difficult than articulating the love for the person we share a toothbrush with. We're a revolting phylum, I know. However, one notable exception is Rolling Stone editor Rob Sh ... More >>
The must-have celebrity accessories change as frequently as the daily fro-yo flavors. Move over small dogs, adopted children, and Birkin bags, this is the age of celebrity cookbooks. Eva Longoria, G Pal, Sheryl Crow (author of If It Makes You Healthy), and of course Bon Appetit coverwoman Gwyneth, a ... More >>
Coolio! He was available! After months of brazen, near-daily candy thefts by the same group of sugar-craving miscreants, the staff at the City Cafe is enjoying a relatively crime-free week. Workers at the City College eatery told SF Weekly that, last week, they were finally mad as hell and not go ... More >>
This may explain the misplays in right field...Everything that could be said about the World Series has pretty much been said. The Giants have done no wrong, they're in a commanding spot, but things can change quickly. So we feel entitled to bring up that, yes, Vlad Guerrero is a dead ringer for ... More >>
MenomenaMenomena Suckers Tu Fawning September 14, 2010 @ Great American Music Hall Better than: Combing through Pat Metheny's man-fro to get a glimpse of his instrumental clusterfuck.Whatever happened to musicians playing just one instrument? These new music school grads- ... More >>
BlondieThe Fillmore8 p.m., $55Decades after Blondie's '70s breakthrough, the band's New Wave music is still vital: frontwoman Debbie Harry's 2007 single "Two Times Blue" delighted more than just a Today Show audience, and 2004's The Curse of Blondie was a credible impression of electroclash. Sinc ... More >>
Matthew DavisYou could blame Debaser's recent run-in with Internet flame wars (pt. 1 and pt. 2) for the massive line that stretched outside during the '90s club night at The Knockout on Saturday. But the truth is that people really like to dance to classic hip-hop on the weekends, and when Debase ... More >>
Adobo Hobo may be famous on Filipino TV, but the Crème Brûlée Cart is a rap icon in the making, apparently. Fatty Boomblatty's "Foodie's Paradise" song and video immortalizes the fiery sugar salesman to the tune of Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise."
As it turns out, the video was shot as part of ... More >>