Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
Palace of Fine Arts
Better than: Listening to Death Cab records after 1 a.m. as a college kid.
It's hard to determine what the Palace of Fine Arts feels most like: late evening at a coffee shop, an MTV Unplugged performance, or some symphonic concert hall (okay, ... More >>
By DAVE GIL DE RUBIO
When Woody Guthrie's daughter Nora opened up the archives of her father's copious amounts of unreleased material to Billy Bragg and Wilco back in the late '90s, the union produced two Mermaid Avenue albums chock full of the late Okie's unrecorded lyrics set to new music. The re ... More >>
Autumn de WildeJay Farrar (left) and Ben GibbardWe reported earlier that Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard and Son Volt's Jay Farrar teamed up on the soundtrack to a new Jack Kerouac documentary, One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur. (The movie and the soundtrack come out Oct. 20). Now th ... More >>
Got $800? You can keep this bull from becoming hamburger.SFoodie's weekly look at some urban essentials offered up on Craiglist.
• Looking to improve your flock? Look to the city of Sebastopol, that charming namesake of a lackluster Jay Farrar solo record renowned for its apples, where one ... More >>
When I interviewed Ben Gibbard back in 2007, he'd been holed up in the same cabin where Jack Kerouac wrote his famed book Big Sur. Gibbard was in Big Sur writing material for what would become the next Death Cab For Cutie record, but he was also part of the documentary One Fast Move or I'm Gone: ... More >>