Noise Pop, S.F.'s O.G. homegrown independent music festival, is turning of age next year -- 21 years old, if you can believe it. (We certainly can, having covered the shit out of Noise Pop's 20th Anniversary last year.) The dates of the 2013 festival were just announced, along with cool new visuals ... More >>
Gretchen RobinetteBring Your Own Big Wheel (BYOBW)This weekend there is so much to see: Lebowski fans in their bathrobes; grown-ass adults on their big wheels; ladies on the turntables; and men who want to "Make the Whole World Pay." If you can't find something fun to do on this list for under a ... More >>
Jay Howell posted this bit of animated/live action genius from his Forest City Rockers crew. It's a short involving Howell acting out his fantasy of a film about Rocky and boobs, and a long commercial about guitar-shaped pizza. It's awesome. If you're looking to get away from the job for a l ... More >>
A group of rockers...is quite different than a circle of rockers... in the world of local rock n roll artist Jay Howell.
This dude really, really wanted to win. He air humped another dude on the dance floor. Soul ClapElbo RoomMonday, July 27, 2009Better than: Grease, Grease 2, Grease LightningIf you still believe people in San Francisco don't dance, you're going to the wrong shows. You can complain all you want abo ... More >>
San Francisco's got nothin' but soul--lots and lots of soul nights, soul record stores, and plain ol' soul aficionados.New York's also got a lotta soul--thanks, in part, to DJ Jonathan Toubin, who believes all good tunes can be traced back to punk and soul. He's the conductor of New York Night ... 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 Forest City Rockers - Episode 3 from Eighty Four Films on Vimeo. Jay Howell's animated comedy/musical variety show, Forest City Rockers, has a new episode on offer. His latest work (which includes a crew of actors and animators) has a heavy pizza focus--which means a lot of goofy vignettes, my ... More >>
"Portrait of the artist Paul Booth" by Shawn Barber No more than a few days ago, Bay Area artist Shawn Barber unveiled new works in the "Anathema" two person show at the Last Rites Gallery in New York. The pieces in that show are Shawn's first collection of erotic paintings. Previously, we saw Shawn ... More >>
(A slice of Jay Howell's new print "Here's Some People," available at Fecal Face's gallery)Last Friday night I hit up Fecal Face's gallery to check out the new print for sale from one of my favorite local artists, Jay Howell (at $75 a pop, these prints are a steal...his stuff's soared to over $600 ... More >>
The Sacramento art scene -- yes, there is one -- heads to S.F.