Beatport sold out for $50 million, 222 Hyde is shutting down, and Baauer's "Harlem Shake" somehow topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the second week in a row. Is there a connection between any of those things? Not really, but it helps to illustrate the chaotic winds of change that seem to be blowing a ... More >>
Derrick LowThe pretty much amazing jukebox at Hemlock TavernThe heyday of authentic jukeboxes is long over. With many bars installing those nasty touchscreen digital Internet boxes, the old school record-flipping kind of jukebox is a dying breed. And this is in the town that originated the concep ... More >>
At the Bridge: Fleet Foxes The annual Bridge School Benefit lineup, which happens October 24 & 25 at the Shoreline Ampitheater, has been announced. In addition to mainstay and organizer Neil Young, this year's talent list includes Coldplay's Chris Martin, No Doubt, Sheryl Crow, Monsters of F ... More >>
No one is allowed in to see the hi-jinks of the old boys club inside the Bohemian Grove, but we certainly can see the oddities going on outside of it, thanks to these photos on NorCalTruth.org.The rich and powerful of the WASPy Bohemian Club reported for aging frat boy duty last weekend to the Bohem ... More >>
Lauren StowerBack in the Mission: Jazz MafiaSome might recall the brouhaha which ensured around the closure of the Jazz Mafia's longtime residency at Bruno's, which ended prematurely in November 2008 after band members made public the news of their imminent dismissal following a five-year run. Well, ... More >>
Well, lots of things, actually
Jimmy Buffett inexplicably leads a kid movie to the big screen
The Beauty Bar thinks it's cool, which is exactly why it isn't
Jon Bernson was a man without a past, so he created one for himself in Ray's Vast Basement.
The only folks who should drink tea-as-milkshake are microwave-challenged Eskimos
In Ted Demme's Blow, Johnny Depp summons an American snowstorm
The San Francisco rock scene is alive and well -- 90 miles from San Francisco
For his first solo album in a decade, the creative force behind the Beach Boys recovers both himself and his music (sort of)
David Burgin is legendary as a rough-and-tumble newspaper editor. But the legend is full of astonishing contradictions, and its last chapter may include the outcome of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by one of his proteges at the Oakland Tribune.