If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from Golden State thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Jogging With Jesus Author: C.S. Lovett Date: 1978 Publisher: Personal Christianity, Baldwin Park, CA Question Raised by This Cover: Can God make a ... More >>
Really, Academy? Only two nominations for Best Original Song this year? And they're both from children's movies? Because there were so many songs on your shortlist (39, to precise), and because only songs that score an average of 8.5 out of 10 from your voters can get nominated, you basically jus ... More >>
The Mountain WinerySorry for all the exclamations, but there's a lot of shows here we're going to make our parents take us to. The Mountain Winery recently announced its schedule for 2011, and there are some most notable artists coming. Among them, a five-day period this September in which b ... More >>
It's Oscar week! Woo! And in the spirit of these prestigious awards, we'd like to present some past soundtrack moments that also deserve to have a light shined on them for enhancing moments of true cinematic genius. We've selected only the finest -- songs of strength, purpose, guts and, above all, a ... More >>
First of all, let's just say "Go Giants!" We're so proud of our boys for making it to the play-offs, and are hoping and praying they can whoop Philly's ass and take us to the World Series. As usual though, all this gleeful anticipation got us thinking about music videos - sporty ones. Then we found ... More >>
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What Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, and the rest of the world's yacht rockers have to teach us
You might find "Footloose" a funny name, but its dance festival is impressive
Team America takes no prisoners and spares no swear words
A San Francisco holiday institution for Jews and their alienated friends
Zagat's new "music guide" is absurd, but its "format" offers a "nice way" to review "lame albums."
A high-flying New Age company is grounded amid allegations that its main financial backer embezzled $4.5 million from UCSF
Who really played behind Vince Guaraldi on the soundtrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas?