She & Him Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell Tilly and the Wall Saturday, June 22, 2013 The Greek Theatre, Berkeley Better than: Necking with Bobby against the jukebox; Zooey's boring foray into the blogosphere. If life is like a box of chocolates, as a famous fictional philosopher once claimed, th ... More >>
As musical pairings go, they don't come much more oddball than Mastodon with Feist. But -- we can't quite believe it either -- on Record Store Day (April 21st), the unlikely collaborators are releasing Feistodon: a split single that will feature Mastodon covering Feist ("A Commotion") and vice versa ... More >>
Christopher VictorioBroken Social Scene's Kevin Drew crowd-surfs at the end of his set.Treasure Island Music Festival, Day TwoOctober 17, 2010Better than: Listening to '90s alt-rock on your Walkman during a damp walk to school.Well, it rained. But other than that wet little nod from Mother N ... More >>
Take She & Him... Sam Jones And Matt & Kim... Franki Chan And make Zooey Deschanel Kim (Schifino) = She & Kim Matt (Johnson) M. Ward = Matt & Him I'm sure the musical results would be rather, um, confused.Follow us @SFAllShookDown.
Hold Time (Merge)
By Noah W. Bailey Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>
Acid Tongue (Warner Bros.)
M. Ward creates a Post-War state