It'll soon be Friday night, and aside from the whole list of great parties to hit this weekend, there's another worth putting on your radar: Over at the Lower Haight's underloved Underground SF, Chaz Bundick, chief freak behind chillwave titans Toro Y Moi, will be headlining the low-key monthly Push ... More >>
Coachella 2012 is still more than four months away -- so naturally, it's time to start hyperventilating over rumored lineups for the first year the festival will stretch over two weekends. One "leaked" lineup appeared last week on StarzUncut, a celebrity gossip website with more than 58,000 Twitter ... More >>
Kahley EmersonFour Tet at 1015 Folsom Four Tet, SF 2011. FACE presents RUB N TUG 1015 Folsom October 21, 2011 Better than: The last party I went to at 1015 Folsom. In San Francisco, there are few dance clubs as iconic as 1015 Folsom. Back in the '90s, the superclub played an integral rol ... More >>
Four Tet (aka Kieran Hebdan) comes to Mezzanine on Friday Who's ready for some raving? It's mid-October and San Francisco is still going strong with weekends so thoroughly stacked that it's beginning to feel like the city's having some kind of strange party renaissance. As such, this weekend ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section: DJ ShadowDJ Shadow's Store-Bought Inspiration: Two years ago, Josh Davis realized he had accumulated a whopping $800 of store credit for Amoeba Music. Davis had built up the bounty after managers at the chain of independent record stores insisted ... More >>
Joseph Schell!!!'s Nic Offer dove into the crowd no fewer than three times.Treasure Island Music Festival, Day One October 16th, 2010 Better than: A 1974 episode of Soul Train taped inside a meat freezer. We were breakfasting with friends in Potrero Hill when our hostess prono ... More >>
Six sets worth plundering at this year's Treasure Island Music Festival.
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Obviously, the folks overseas don't share the same holiday schedule with the good ol' U S of A. So, while we were busy celebrating the fruits of our labors yesterday, some blokes were carrying on with business as usual. That's when this musical gem appeared. One of the U.K.'s most well-known and ... More >>
Jason NocitoBeach House tops many critics' Best of 2010 listsMusic publications love to compile their personal (though not always eclectic) tastes into easily digestible lists of loves, hates, bests, and worsts, and that's largely because music fans love reading them. While some tastemakers wait ... More >>
Christopher VictorioJack White with the Raconteurs at Treasure Island 2008The lineup for the 2010 Treasure Island Music Festival was unveiled earlier today, and it's every bit as drool-worthy as we had hoped. First: the rumors were right, and Belle & Sebastian is headlining the second day's s ... More >>
The office coffee is burned (again) and you've got 537 emails in your inbox. You could probably take a fifteen minute pre-work break (those totally exist!) and read this before you start your week. How was your weekend? Ours was pretty busy.Gretchen Robinette
For an artist who has been relatively dormant over the past four years, releasing only a short collaborative EP with the elusive Burial as well as his own Ringer EP in that time, Four Tet is once again taking the music world by storm. Late last year he put out the single "Love Cry," which came p ... More >>
After parting ways with fellow SF Weekly Music Awards nominees Tussle, Alexis Georgopoulos took the name Arp and traded in the groove for ambiance. The transition proved favorable as evident in the release of In Light, a collection of swirling minimalism that garnered high critical praise. Arp's mus ... More >>
It's smooth, sleek, and ready for commercials, but the music of Four Tet is so much more