The 2013 Coachella lineup has been announced and the Tumblrs expressing confusion as to its contents have already launched. But before you go scrambling for those pricey tickets, remember this: Lots of these artists end up playing in the Bay Area right around the same time, especially now that Coach ... More >>
Matt SmithThe National at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday night.
Dec. 3, 2011
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Better than: Seeing any other American rock band.
"Anyone got extras? [To his partner] Hey, whatcha got?"
"Just a hard dick and some bub ... More >>
Yes, that is a shark stalking a human in a parking lot.Why do I keep thinking Local Natives are from San Francisco instead of Los Angeles? If I were in Chicago or Butte, MN, would I think they were from there based solely on the "Local"? And just what kind of perverse things are going on in the a ... More >>
Local NativesLocal NativesThe Love LanguageThe Union Line September 22, 2010 @ The Fillmore Better than: Other popular indie boy bands.Last night's crowd at the Fillmore was shockingly underage. Standing in the first three rows, I felt incredibly uncomfortable when I realized I wa ... More >>
MenomenaMenomena Suckers Tu Fawning September 14, 2010 @ Great American Music Hall Better than: Combing through Pat Metheny's man-fro to get a glimpse of his instrumental clusterfuck.Whatever happened to musicians playing just one instrument? These new music school grads- ... More >>
Nice nails.So Google's new Instant Search function has the web-literate world all atwitter over why, exactly, we need Google's new Instant Search function. Self-involved music scribes that we are, we got to wondering how this technology could benefit us directly, and after many hours of fitful br ... More >>