San Francisco is a Yo La Tengo kind of town, a place where the lauded New Jersey rock trio can come, play three nights at the Fillmore supported by the best local acts of the day, and sell out each night. (It might even be the same people going to every show.)
So while it's not surprising that the ... More >>
Cold World at 924 Gilman on Saturday.
Cold World, Old Firm Casuals, The Nubs, No Sir
Saturday, March 11, 2012
924 Gilman St.
[Editor's note: Writer Sam Lefebvre's camera was destroyed while covering this show. So instead of pictures, this post includes some video from Saturday's performance ... More >>
Ceremony, an fearsomely powerful Rohnert Park hardcore band, is the newest signing to vaunted indie label Matador Records; its new album, the blistering Zoo, hit the streets today.
To celebrate the release, the band is playing a free in-store at Amoeba tonight at 6 p.m. It's also headlining 924 Gil ... More >>
I've been everywhere with the San Francisco band Girls: Love 'em, hate 'em, find them overhyped, find the detractors overly cynical. I think they like it that way. Girls' hugely-acclaimed 2009 Album blew me away for a week. Then I found myself having trouble rekindling that need to hear it a ... More >>
Cold Cave @ Bottom of the Hill
Ever since Ian Curtis shuffled off this mortal coil (4AD pun intended), gobs of acts have attempted to recreate his chilly post-punk aesthetic. The latest contenders, Cold Cave, go Curtis one further, aping the style of both Joy Division and that seminal band's suc ... More >>
girls sandy small.jpgSeptember is going to be a busy month for highly anticipated San Francisco releases. First the Dodos announced that their third record, Time to Die, will be out on 9/15, and now we have the debut full-length from Girls out one week later, on 9/22. The Girls record, called Rejoic ... More >>