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    December 16, 2009

    Last Night: Kid Cudi at Regency Ballroom

    ​Kid Cudi December 15, 2009 Regency Ballroom Better Than: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, not LeBron James Rap is a memoirist's art, and Kid Cudi's music is some of the most personal rap around. His recordings about loneliness and fears contain an intimate softness, like lullabies sung righ ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Last Night: Mew at Mezzanine

    ​Mew, Surrogate Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009 Mezzanine Better than: Going to see Lady Gaga. Yes, really. For those who wanted more rock and less glitter than, say, the Lady Gaga show happening down the street, Mezzanine was the place to be last night. It was there that Denmark's Mew put on a visually ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Last Night: Lady Gaga at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

    T. Palmer​Lady GagaBill Graham Civic AuditoriumDecember 13, 2009Better than: Flipping through an issue of Vogue."This is our first date, San Francisco," purred Lady Gaga, "and I feel like I can suck your dick and still feel like a lady."It actually wasn't the first date in town for the pop star, a ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: DJ Oro11 (Tormenta Tropical)

    ​DJ Oro11 moved from the Bay down to Buenos Aires, and when he came back here, he had a hard time letting go of Argentina. So he hooked up with another local ex-pat he'd met down south, DJ Disco Shawn, and together they started a label (Bersa Discos) and a club night (Tormenta Tropical) that grab ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2009
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    December 9, 2009

    What To Do? Wednesday's Pick:

    ​Madonna's Christmas Celebration @ Finn's Funhouse It wouldn't be Christmas 2009 in the deeply immoral Bay Area without some unholy drag spectacle rolling into town to satirize the Holy Trinity and the birth of Jesus et al. in a high flight of pop cultural and religious juxtapositions. The fourt ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009
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    December 3, 2009

    Local Grammy Winners: Green Day, Metallica, More

    ​For those who follow the Grammys, we have a couple locals in the running. Nominations were announced today, and the following Bay Area acts are up for little gold statues:Green Day's "21 Guns" got a nod in two categories: "Best Rock Song" and "Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals," ... More >>

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    November 25, 2009
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    November 9, 2009

    What To Do? Monday's Pick: Donuts' Anniversary at the Knockout

    Katherine Leigh MatutinaDJ Pickpocket (left)​Donuts 3-Year Anniversary @ the KnockoutIt's a testament to San Francisco's good taste that DJs Pickpocket and AC's Donuts club night has thrived against the mindless wave of Lady Gaga-ish '80s-glam attitude that has recently broken over the local club ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2009
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    October 30, 2009

    Halloween Tricks: The 10 Creepiest Singers of All Time

    For all of America's pretty pop idols, we also have a healthy appreciation for singers who make us really uncomfortable. Who give us the creeps, if you will. As a special Halloween treat, here are the top ten performers who give us that special form of skeeves:1. Corey Taylor bill from jersey city ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Last Night: Weezer's 'Secret Show' at the Regency

    Joseph Schell ​WeezerWednesday, Oct. 21, 2009The RegencyBetter than: Seeing an arena rock band in an arena.Just to be clear, there was a lot of screaming going on at the Regency last night for Weezer's free "secret" show. Fans screamed when the line they were standing in outside the venue--a line ... More >>

  • Music

    October 21, 2009
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    October 9, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: B. Bravo of Disco vs Dubstep, Lush Life

    ​You might know this week's Q&A star, B. Bravo, from one of a couple different guises. He busts out the sax for Bayonics, has worked as a DJ both over the airwaves and in clubs, and has recorded a couple solo releases--the latest of which is his Computa Love  EP. Bravo opens for Chromeo a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Drink Therapy: Two-for-One Vacation

    Rice Bear/FlickrYeah, baby.​How'd the Tuesday back from your three-day turn out? Brutal? Even if you don't normally go all gushy over, oh, that Lady Gaga "Paparazzi" video, or spending daylight hours in a bar with a dance floor that flashes hard enough to induce seizure, you can find some meas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Jega's SF Record Release Party this Saturday

    Pensive: Jega​ I've always thought IDM--intelligent dance music--to be somewhat of a strange name for a microgenre. Its implications seem rather assumptive, namely that most dance music (and, by extension, dance music audiences) is stupid. Also, since dance music's primary function is to move our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: DJ Pee Play

    ​DJ Pee Play possesses the sort of mentality that keeps San Francisco's club--and cultural--scene vital. When he saw a nightlife void, instead of bitching about it, he went after filling it. And when one bar told him no, he started up a whole collective of likeminded DJs to do forward-thinking eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Energy 92 Sold to New Owners

    ​Yesterday, Chron radio columnist Ben Fong-Torres reported that Energy 92 (KNGY) has been sold. As far as I know, the station was the only major commercial station in this market to actively target gay and lesbian listeners with its programming. It was a bit of an anomaly in the world of commercia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Early Bird Special: The Tipsy Pig

    Jen SiskaThe mac 'n' cheese most definitely did not suck.You've been to that party, the one where you feel uncomfortably dickish. Everybody else is hammered and sweaty, screaming into their phones and busting cheesy moves to Lady Gaga, while you're, well, wondering if anyone'd notice if you booked. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Chron Clueless About the Current State of Radio

    Radio GaGa? No, Lady Gaga Interesting article on Bay Area radio Music Directors in today's Chron. When I say interesting, it's because the information presented runs counter not only to what's currently happening with the commercial radio industry, but is written in such a way to suggest that writer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Wait a Second -- Is That Concert Poster Celebrating the Good Ol' Days Before the Emancipation Proclamation?

    Joe EskenaziWhat's in a name? That depends upon whether your relatives owned or were owned, right? We'll admit it. We're not huge country music fans, so the massive Kenny Chesney poster hanging off AT&T Park didn't really draw our attention. What did get us doing a double-take was the name of wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Track of the Day: Kid Cudi

    If there was any doubt that Kid Cudi's on his way up in this world, the Brooklyn (by way of Cleveland) rapper's latest single should help cement his ascendency. "Make Her Say" samples Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" hit and adds two star attractions on the mic: Kanye West and Common contribute their sexual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Ten Things to Do This Weekend For Under $10

    Anna CondaWe're back! Ten Things was on vacation for the last two weeks and we've returned, well, broke. So we are more than happy to round up all the fun stuff to do this weekend for those who are feeling down to their bottom dollar (and we all know those bottom dollars should be saved for beer). S ... More >>

  • Music

    May 6, 2009
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    March 23, 2009

    San Francisco Snuggie Pub Crawl Secedes, Saves Attendants $20

    For someone wearing a pearl necklace and an evening gown fashioned out of a Snuggie, a woman standing near the entrance to Rouge nightclub was pretty mouthy. "Snugger, please," she told a guy in a Snuggie wizard costume, who had seemingly just refused to buy her a drink.  A ... More >>

  • News

    March 18, 2009
  • Music

    March 11, 2009
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    January 9, 2009

    Top 10 Albums That We Hope Will Actually Come Out in 2009 (But Probably Won't)

    (Dr. Dre might need an intervention in order to release his long-awaited Detox album)With the music industry in a continued state of shambles, even the average consumer is starting to understand that it's a risky venture to release an album and that this holds true for newcomers as well as those who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Hitsville: The Year in Music, by the Numbers

    By Randall Roberts You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barrier ... More >>

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    May 27, 2008
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    May 21, 2008
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