Jan. 25, 2012
Better than: Working in an Apple factory.
Barker-in-chief Issac Brock's band Modest Mouse played at the Warfield last night, some special event related to the giant Macworld confab going on downtown. The show drew a crush of bearded dudes and lea ... More >>
If I may make two predictions about Clear Heart Full Eyes, the solo debut from combustible, fan-friendly Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn, they are that:
1. It's not going to save rock 'n' roll.
2. It's not going to be a meta-narrative about how it doesn't save rock and roll.
If the last Hold Stea ... More >>
Any of you eco-conscious hippies, fem-lit-reading bookstore owners, and musician-politicians find that IFC's West Coast bohemia-skewering Portlandia doesn't hit close enough to your S.F. home? Since, you know it's technically about a city some 600 miles away?
Well, consider yourselves lucky: Portla ... More >>
Matt SmithStars' Amy Millan and Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew at the Fillmore Saturday night.
Broken Social Scene
Oct. 1, 2011
Better than: All but a handful of other '00s-era indie rock bands.
It was billed as the last Broken Social Scene show for a long while -- maybe for ... More >>
Broken Social Scene at Treasure Island last year.
Canadian art-rock collective Broken Social Scene is coming to the Bay Area at the beginning of next month for two shows on Oct 1: One at the free Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, and one at the not-free Fillmore.
But while we've grown used ... More >>