Father John Misty
Har Mar Superstar
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Bottom of the Hill
Better than: Five bearded dudes in flannel lulling an audience to sleep in perfect harmony.
Father John Misty has two songs left to play. But Josh Tillman (or J. Tillman, or "the former drummer of Fleet Foxes ... More >>
Gretchen Robinette Devendra Banhart and The Grogs, Dorothy and The Originals
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Better Than: Seeing Devendra at The Warfield.
It used to be that when you made it big as a musician, you played an "unplugged" session, proving to the world the power your song ... More >>
Helena PriceGuitarists Joe Spargur and Koley O'Brien of the new indie-pop quintet A B & The Sea moved out to San Francisco from Winneconne, Wisconsin at the end of 2008. They came at the suggestion of the Morning Benders to take a serious stab at the music business. It seems to be paying off. ... More >>
Julian CasablancasTuesday, Nov. 17, 2009The Regency Ballroom(Not) better than: The Strokes, Little Joy, Albert Hammond, Jr.It has to be hard, breaking into the 2000s as the symbol of the hipsters overtaking the mainstream, only to fall down to the bottom of the hype heap a decade later. As the fr ... More >>
Lauren DukoffDevendra Banhart was holed up in the bohemian beach town of Bolinas for the summer, making his next record with Paul Butler of Band Of Bees (now just called The Bees).They took up residence in a private home and set to work on What Will We Be, an album that includes producer Noah Geo ... More >>
Lauren DukoffDevendra BanhartTuesday, April 14, 2009The IndependentBetter than: Paying nearly $300 to bake in the Southern California sun with thousands of other music fans.It feels like there's a defacto music festival in the Bay Area right now as a number of acclaimed and underground bands perform ... More >>