Last week, we rounded up some of the likely big names for this year's Outside Lands lineup, which included Paul McCartney, Phoenix, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Baauer.
The lineup will be announced tomorrow. But before then, festival organizers have been dropping hints on Instagram. Based on thos ... More >>
Welcome to 12-12-12, everybody. Since there won't be another one for 100 years, and since we'll all likely be dead by the time that one happens, we thought it'd be nice to have a special soundtrack for the day -- especially since climate change will have completely destroyed the Earth in a century, ... More >>
The Killers, M83, Passion Pit, Tegan and Sara, Grouplove, Imagine Dragons
Live 105's Not So Silent Night
Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012
Better than: The Not So Silent Night lineup from 10 years ago, which featured Moby, Disturbed, Sum 41, Papa Roach, Good Charlotte, Jurassic 5, and the Donnas. ... More >>
Solomon Kahn, a beloved local DJ who performed at such diverse venues as Oracle Arena, AT&T Park, and every major club in San Francisco, was tragically killed Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Bangkok, Thailand, in a car accident. He was 34.
Kahn, known to clubgoers as DJ Solomon, was in Thailand as a part of a ... More >>
Chali 2naAt six-foot five-inches tall, traveling the touring circuit can be far from comfortable for the rapper and ex-Jurassic 5 member Chali 2na -- not least when it comes to squeezing himself into airplane seats intended for those of a markedly smaller stature. So as he prepares to kick off a ... More >>
Ian S. PortGroove Merchant owner Chris Veltri with a rare record.Chris Veltri stands behind the cluttered wood counter at Groove Merchant record store. Dressed in a navy peacoat and Levis, with sandy blond bangs draped over his blue eyes, he watches three customers browse his small Lower Haight s ... More >>
Chali 2naSo Chali 2na's coming to Yoshi's tonight. Dude may be the most likeable member of Jurassic 5, with his booming voice and salaam-to-that-ass demeanor, but he's also the one whose name mounts the most nihilistic assault on orthographic sensibility (distant second: Mark 7even). Not that th ... More >>
Joyo Velarde is taking a break from being everybody's back-up singer. After incessant touring with Jurassic 5, the Living Legend Crew, Blackalicious, Michael Franti, Zion I, Ozomatli, and husband Lyrics Born, among many others, the classically-trained, Pleasanton-based, Quannum Projects vocalist ... More >>
Western Conference: Pacific Division
If you were an East Coast head who listened to underground hip-hop in the '90s, you're probably familiar with the Lyricist Lounge. The open mic/live performance event, which began in a small apartment on the Lower East Side, introduced folks to su ... More >>
By Randall RobertsAny knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive hous ... More >>