Beloved San Francisco rock group the Flamin' Groovies will reunite this summer and perform on stages in New York City, New Jersey (at the legendary, soon-to-be-closed venue Maxwell's), London, Los Angeles, and their native San Francisco. Following gigs earlier this year in Japan and Australia, the F ... More >>
By KEVIN L. JONES Talking to Cyril Jordan is like chatting with a VH1 documentary on rock 'n' roll: he tells a lot of stories, and many of them make you say "Holy shit!" For a music journalist, he's a dream; every other sentence is a pull-quote. It's like interviewing Keith Richards if he didn't ha ... More >>
See also: * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians: Honorable Mentions Here they are -- the 20 greatest San Francisco musicians ever: 20. Cameron Paul Lists of pioneering American DJs often mention the usual suspects in New York and Chicago, but go back to the '70s and '80s and you'll find ... More >>
See also: * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians, Nos. 20 to 16 Here we are with the second installment of our list of the 20 greatest San Francisco musicians ever. (If you missed yesterday's first edition, check it out here.) Note that to qualify for this list, artists had to have a strong ... More >>
Tim CohenThere's long been an interesting overlap between the worlds of music and visual art. Countless rock bands (see, for starters, the 'Stones) assembled in art school, and many musicians, after their recording lives settle down, hit the gallery circuit. So it perhaps didn't take a wild ... More >>
The garage rock career of Russell Quan has been one long train wreck
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