See also: * US Air Guitar Championships: Witness the Madness of People Rawking on Thin Air Last Night: US Air Guitar Championships Regional Qualifier July 14, 2012 The Independent Better than: Air bassoon. This summer, like so many summers before it, brings an aura of excitement to ambitious com ... More >>
Architecture in Helsinki played the Fillmore last night. Architecture In Helsinki Dom The Sandwitches Nov. 3, 2011 The Fillmore Better than: George Michael's stylist in the '80s. When the members of Architecture in Helsinki situated themselves behind three keyboards and only one acoustic d ... More >>
Mira BornProbably not the most comfy angle from which to have a bunch of grindcore dudes looking at you.According to a Google search I did about a minute ago, Finland's primary exports include timber, paper products, and meteorological equipment. Assuming that there's some validity to that list, ... More >>
Neon Indian's Alan PalomoWe had a quick chat with Neon Indian's Alan Palomo ahead of his performance this Sunday at SF Weekly's All Shook Down Music Festival. (Which, coincidentally, is the day after Palomo's 22nd birthday.) Palomo told us why Neon Indian's live show is like a Neon Indian cover b ... More >>
Hesheroke at Thee ParksideDeath of Analog Television Party (Friday)Remember the television? That giant box you "interacted" with by rubbing your head against the screen to make your hair staticy? Well that ancient bit of technology officially went digital today. And since we covet the ye olde ... More >>
The GrownKids Radio Crew (from left to right): Cyclyst, Brown Majic, E da Boss, Diversify, SpinnertyE da Boss lives up to that mighty title by acting as the go-to tour DJ for Bay Area heavies like Blackalicious and Jennifer Johns, among his myriad other skills. He also keeps an ear to the undergroun ... More >>
Oh, sure, your psych-folkcore-gamelan band is rad. But when was the last time you invented your own lyrical language? Or, for that matter, released no less than 20 albums (not including endless EPs and live recordings) in the past 15 years? What we're trying to say is that it takes a helluva team to ... More >>
View From the Judges's Nest at Air Guitar Battle
A stenographer, a geographer, and a typographer walk into a bar ...
A pair of political pranksters invent the art of "identity correction"
Rephlex Records brings its rebellious sounds to S.F., Luomo spins his aphrodisiac future-disco
Filmmakers and freedom
Week of September 3, 2003
Stranded in northern Scandinavia, three foreigners go Cuckoo
A strategy for eating near the San Francisco International Film Festival
Finland's Aavikko puts the "mental" in instrumental