Two days ago, LaTosha Brown probably wouldn't have considered herself famous. But that may change soon -- since YouTube featured her impromptu performance of the spiritual "I Know I've Been Changed" yesterday, the video has racked up almost 500,000 views (and counting). The video is part o ... More >>
Local jazzman-turned-folkie Mark Growden: There are many ways to interpret and preserve the traditions of musical Americana. One is treat it like a museum piece, with pious reverence -- thereby sucking the fun clean out of it. Another is to revamp it, keep its mannerisms, but supercharge it, muck ... More >>
A sometime jazzman tackles American folk, and leaves his own imprint.
Danny ClinchJake Shimabukuro Pitchfork turned on by Hunx & His Punx. [Pitchfork] and elated with The Morning Benders. Spring means sunshine, flowers, and Death Metal. [The Bay Bridged] Video: Mark Growden plays bike handlebars like a flute -- and it sounds good! [Mission Mission] Says ... More >>
Jason TorsDeerhoofMark Growden at Art Parlor Friday [Mission Mission] Geographer's synth-heavy new songs [The Owl Mag]SF's "best emerging bands" [Deli SF] Upcoming Haiti benefit shows [SFist]SF bands recently at Daytrotter: The Mother Hips and Social Studies [Daytrotter] Sure to be sca ... More >>
(Mark Growden Trio perform live at the Unholiday Party) Laughing Squid's Second Annual Unholiday Party "SOMA Venue Without a Name" December 27, 2008 Words, Photos and Video by Tamara Palmer Better than: Reading about it afterwards on Twitter Like its multi-tentacled namesake, Laughing Squ ... More >>
So long Silke: Come bid farewell to an SF Weekly institution
The politics of Thirst at the Roxie
A real-world game of life and lust at the social frontier
Gallery goes game-crazy
There's no way to show all the deviltry from this year's SF Weekly Music Awards gala. But here's a hot peek.
SF Weekly Music Awards 2003
Americana DJ/Selector/Turntablist Electronic/Electro Hard Rock/
Metal Hip Hop/Rap Jazz Latin/
International Lifestyle Music New Genre/Beyond Pop Punk Rock/Indie Rock Soul/Funk/ R&B
If music be the brandy of the damned, then we're drunk off our asses
The Cotati Accordion Festival isn't your grandmother's accordion festival. Well, yes it is. But it's more. Lots more.
Comic Neil Hamburger tells lame, awkward anti-jokes. What's so funny about that?
Proto-punk European street music and neo-cabaret, Hasidic reinterpretations of Ice-T, and a shot at Paradise
Cowboy musicals, found-sound cacophony, and Beatnik Burlesque
Astrology songs, pungent death metal, Philippine culture, and a Presidential roast
The Lemon Lime Lights' Eastbaynian folk-punk hybrid
A galaxy-spanning journey through space and sound!
Monstrous rock, sourdough shapeliness, post-apocalyptic calligraphy, and "soul travel"
Joe Henry's frail, timeless truths, and squeeze-box central
Sprocket Ensemble's Valentine's Celebration; Mark Growden's Electric Piñata
16 Horsepower; Le Tigre; Wammies
Welcome to Brutal Planet
Queer; Glamour Pussies; Ray's Vast Basement
Bebel Gilberto; Phantom Chords; Dadafest; Go-Nuts
Live Nude Bands