If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen has done a lot in the last 20 years: toured
for John Kerry, immortalized a horrific moment of police brutality in "American Skin
(41 Shots)," and put his money where his mouth is as America's Poster Boy, with a
big fat folk album enlisting a dozen sepia-toned authenticity arbite ... More >>
"Maybe the best thing done by anyone, ever," is how former Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed described his upcoming collaboration album with Metallica. Rolling Stone's David Fricke had kind words for it, too.
We, however, are skeptical. And so is, uh, Hitler. In this hilarious video, som ... More >>
Reed with Metallica's James Hetfield: The creation of a new planetary system?
Lou Reed is not one for modesty, ladies and gentlemen.
We told you last week about his new collaboration with Metallica, which was recorded right up the road from S.F. at Metallica's studio in San Rafael. The as-ye ... More >>
Now just imagine a tall, skinny Lou Reed in there somewhere...
Well, we certainly didn't see this coming: Bay Area metal giant Metallica and former Velvet Underground frontman/living god Lou Reed are about 90 percent done with a new album they've recorded together. Lou Reed and Metallica? Yes ... More >>
Calibree PhotographyThe Black Crowes at the Fillmore last night.The Black Crowes
December 12, 2010
@ The Fillmore
Better than: That thing Martin Scorsese lugged a camera to.
To an Appalachian hillbilly transplant shivering through his first winter in the Bay Area, hearing that durable Southern ... More >>