Will everyone please stop misusing the term "garage rock"? The phrase -- which once referred to maladjusted social deviants conjuring the feral essence of rock 'n' roll -- is now used by fans and critics alike to indicate any group of vintage retail employees recording mild pop music on a low-tech ... More >>
As you might imagine, combing back numbers of my Listen to This While High column and my own vast library for a reasonable stab at the Fifty Stoniest Songs Ever is a labor and hashish intensive experience. Preliminary fossickings unearthed these half-hundred favorites, many of which may seem unfamil ... More >>
Volume 1: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails (Yep Roc)
Pat Thomas is San Francisco's musical catalyst.
Three (small) days of peace, love, and psychedelia