This coming February is looking pretty special -- after all, it's not every month that begins so neatly on a Friday. And as the weekend slowly makes its way into view, so too does the potential for more wild times spent at nightclubs. As per usual, we've gathered together a few activities for your i ... More >>
Here's something we can get behind: A cheeky new site that lets those who shoot endless smartphone video at concerts see just how thoroughly they're ruining them for themselves and everyone else.
Called OMGig, the minisite lets you turn any live YouTube clip into a chiding demonstration of the idio ... More >>
If you were masochistic enough to sit through the coverage of the Republican National Convention in its entirety, then you'd have heard good ol' country boy Trace Adkins doing a heartfelt rendition of a song titled "Tough People Do" (which is ironic given that Mitt Romney hasn't had a tough day in h ... More >>
Smiles at $6 a pop...Nouveau Giants fans unaccustomed to adversity may have been left weeping into their beers by the team's disappointing opening series. But, in addition to the reassuring notion that a World Series pennant is fluttering over AT&T Park, San Francisco aficionados can cry prou ... More >>
Her prince has come!On Thursday, members of the LGBT media were invited to participate in some kind of weird press conference at the White House. Was it a show of good faith (this is a first for queer journalists) or just another attempt to appear attentive? An administration official named Melod ... More >>
The Greek classical elements -- air, earth, fire, water -- have always made appearances in the music of Isis. The quintet's epic, time-stretching explorations often start with droney ambience and shift into dirty, sludge-packed guitar dirges, then erupt with the incandescent fury of a certain unpr ... More >>
Flight of the Conchords
@ The Greek Theater
May 28 2010
Better than: any kind of complimentary muffin.
There were several people dressed up in giant tin foil covered boxes parading around as robots Friday night waiting for the Flight of the Conchords to take off. The sold out crowd at the Ber ... More >>
With 17,000 flights canceled because of the volcanic ash clouds that traveled from Iceland over much of Europe, UK acts are having a very difficult time making their shows here in the States. It's still unclear when air travel will be able to resume, and in the meantime, more shows have b ... More >>
That damn volcanic ash. Iceland's big volcanic eruption has had a domino effect of canceled flights, closed airports, and, worst of all for music fans, of course, canceled concerts.Tomorrow night's gig with Bad Lieutenant, the ex-New Order members' US debut at the Regency Ballroom, ain't gonna ... More >>
Plenty of turntable junkies claim DJing is in their blood. But DJ Platurn's love for the dancefloor actually was passed down through family lines. The Icelandic music head grew up the son of a DJ, so by the time he moved to Oakland he was ready to spin on his own. He's been a regular at Luka's Ta ... More >>
By Noah W. Bailey
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>