Pat Thomas is San Francisco's musical catalyst.
Local genre-tweakers Mushroom meld with jazz giant Eddie Gale
Todd Costanza's songwriting steers Granfaloon Bus in unusual directions
A controversial mural at the Boom Boom Room, Sister Double Happiness reunion, the closing of Cue's Records
Imperial Teen has shrugged off its Bay Area rock past, a potentially disastrous tour with Marilyn Manson, and mastered the art of the pat answer
Former Sister Double Happiness frontman Gary Floyd re-confronts his (and America's) musical roots
Imperial Teen releases Seasick, its major label debut