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  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    No Cell Phones, No Problem at Love Will Fix It

    Love Will Fix It The Hot Spot Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 Better than: Watching your night unfold via Instagram. In the latest edition of club-related technophobia, cell phones have grown increasingly under fire. It wasn't but a couple weeks ago that Francois Kevorkian publicly mused on his Facebook p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    S.F DJ Bus Station John Lists His Top Five Favorite Divas

    Get ready, this week's edition of Signal to Noise packs a bit of a punch. Not content with our usual format, Bus Station John decided to send over a list of his five favorite female divas (plus a little bonus pick you'll need to scroll through to the end to see). Why all the extras? Well, it boils d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Krystal Klear on His Unusual Obsession with '80s Boogie, and Finding Obscure Records in Ireland

    Shaun Bloodworth​It's hard to imagine a 22-year-old from Ireland being an expert on genres like new jack swing and boogie house, but expertise is exactly what Dec Lennon, aka Krystal Klear, conveys through his mixes and productions. While younger listeners may not be familiar artists like Al B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Don't Be Fooled By Oakland's Alan Young -- Here's a Guide to the Motown Stars He Impersonates

    Bittersweet indeed.‚ÄčAs you may have heard, there's been a rash of misdemeanorly winings and dinings going on about town lately -- well, for the last couple of decades -- at the hands of one Alan Young, an Oakland sanitation worker with a knack for passing himself off as various Motown luminaries ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    A National Tour of 10 Strange Musical Sandwiches

    ​Music celebrities continue to be a fertile source of inspiration for sandwich makers across the nation. Behold some incredibly strange examples of a growing art form; call it an iTunes eatlist. The star: Lady Gaga The sandwich: Fried cod sticks, avocado, roll The location: Hapa Ramen, San F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2008
  • Music

    August 9, 2006

    Mixtape Shmixtape

    Wherein we review Yay Area mixtapes of the day

  • Music

    November 23, 2005

    Department of What the Fuck?

    How Martha Stewart's three-CD (plus recipes!) Holiday Collection made a believer out of me

  • Culture

    April 6, 2005


    The saga of the Clarks, a prosperous, African-American, funeral home-owning South Carolina family

  • Music Awards

    October 20, 2004
  • Music

    February 11, 2004

    We All Scream

    For Bing Ji Ling! San Francisco's very own blue-eyed-soul-singing ice cream pimp.

  • Music

    July 19, 2000

    Riff Raff

    Everything Quieter Than Everything Else; Studio Time

  • Music

    January 6, 1999
  • Music

    March 11, 1998
  • Music

    December 24, 1997
  • Music

    December 24, 1997

    Baby, It's Him

    How can Burt Bacharach make a comeback when he never went away?

  • Calendar

    March 27, 1996
  • Dining

    August 9, 1995

    Hog Heaven

    'Cue up for first-rate ribs at James & James; ambience gives a boost to the vittles at Powell's Place

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