David Hidalgo

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    September 22, 2013

    Tom Waits Added to 2013 Bridge School Benefit Lineup

    Yes, really. Tom Waits hasn't toured since 2008, but he's just joined the lineup for Neil Young's basically legendary (and basically acoustic) Bridge School Benefit concert, which goes down Oct. 26-27 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. Waits will only be performing Sunday, Oct. 27, along w ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Atoms for Peace's Amok: A First Listen

    Who's the audience for Thom Yorke, Nigel Godrich, and Flea's stutter-skip project Atoms for Peace? Well, me, probably. Preferring the contained chaos of Yorke's 2006 solo bow The Eraser (and his incredible cover of Miracle Legion's "All for the Best") to anything his Noted Rock Band has done over th ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    We Review One of Jolie Holland's Secret S.F. Shows

    [Editor's note: Folk singer Jolie Holland is playing a series of shows this week at a semi-secret venue in San Francisco. This is an account of one of them.] The only silent room in San Francisco is a secret venue. Silent, meaning the audience regularly makes no noise. People come here to hear the ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Bob Dylan's Tempest: A First Listen

    Bob Dylan is 71. Always-strong critical showings from such septuagenarian contemporaries as Leonard Cohen, Paul Simon, and Tom Zé still don't even come close to his towering impact. After all, they weren't presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He's probably the only musician in America ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    Wednesday's Pick: Los Cenzontles

    ​Jaguares Los Cenzontles The Fillmore 9 p.m., $49.50 Fans of Los Lobos probably already know all about Los Cenzontles. The local roots-Latino group recently recorded an album, American Horizon, with a couple of really, really special guests: blues mage Taj Mahal and Los Lobos' David Hidalgo. And ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010
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    October 14, 2009
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    November 13, 2008

    Mitch Mitchell Dies

    (Mitch Mitchell photo by Michael Ochs from A Tribute to Mitch Mitchell) Drummer Mitch Mitchell, the last surviving member of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, was found dead Wednesday morning in his Portland, Oregon, hotel room, Billboard reported today. Mitchell, 62, most likely died of natural causes ... More >>

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    December 7, 2005
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    June 29, 2005

    Elvis Costello

    King of America

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    September 15, 1999


    Eliades Ochoa's Sublime Illusion

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    June 17, 1998

    Sound Ideas

    Mitchell Froom provided the sonic boom behind some of the '90s' best records

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