A couple of weeks ago, you may recall we did a list of the Top Ten Music Biopics. The biopic debate raged again today, however, after we saw images of Andre 3000 dressed up as Jimi Hendrix, in the midst of making a movie. We're pretty sure Andre is going to do wonders in the role, but that doesn't m ... More >>
The problem with being famous and getting special treatment everywhere you go is that you sometimes forget that rules actually apply to you. Yes, music stars, we know you think you're more important than the rest of us plebeians, but make no mistake about it: In the eyes of airport security, you're ... More >>
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards happened yesterday. Which we're sure you know already. If you missed it, however, you may have missed some of the weirdest details. So here, for your convenience, is a timeline of events. Get comfortable, 'cause this thing was a three-and-a-half-hour carnival of absurdi ... More >>
Chris RobertsViva Ammiano!Reiterates His Demand to Governor: "Kiss My Gay Ass!"Leave all the "whore" talk to Jerry Brown. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, always reliable for a comedic zinger, prefers the Spanish equivalent: "puta."We've written about Ammiano's humorous attempts ... More >>
In Store spotlights San Francisco's quirkiest, most beloved, weirdest, and/or otherwise-most-interesting record stores. Our city's unmistakable friskiness and cultural capital emanate from those dusty, creaky, hard-to-find, money-losing, insanely huge, hilariously small, and often-crowded (at lea ... More >>
(Dr. Dre might need an intervention in order to release his long-awaited Detox album)With the music industry in a continued state of shambles, even the average consumer is starting to understand that it's a risky venture to release an album and that this holds true for newcomers as well as those who ... More >>
... But it's not perfect. Jennifer Hudson nails it as a well-worn tale struggles to transcend the Ray model.
Deceased journalist Joe Dignan led coverage of California's movement toward gay equal rights
A nostalgic song-and-dance show, in which music is one man's heartbeat
Finding a good meal in the desert outpost is no longer a long shot, but S.F. still wins the bet
Jellyfish DNA in a rabbit? It's science; it's art; it's "Gene(sis)" at the Berkeley Art Museum.
Horror heaven, soulful documentaries, and organ-drenched boogie
Lowe maintenance, boat rocking, howling agony, and a garden ablaze
A major label recording contract. Big-name producers. Lazy nights in the Jacuzzi. San Francisco's Creeper Lagoon has got it made, right? Not exactly.
After big labels beat on its door for years, Lootpack found a home on a small San Francisco imprint and an original approach to modern hip hop
The first SF Weekly Black Box Awards
Both Dog Opera and Word of Mouth descend from the "universal" theme of Search for Signs