Travis Stewart, aka Machinedrum Electronic dance music fans can be thankful that Travis Stewart, who performs as Machinedrum, spends the bulk of his time behind a computer screen. The obvious reasons lie in a voluminous output of material stretching back to his 2001 debut LP Now You Know on t ... More >>
W. Blake GrayYuet Lee's shrimp with scrambled egg rice plate, $6.50Rice Plate Journal is a yearlong project to canvas Chinatown, block by block, discovering the good, the bad, and the hopelessly mediocre. Maximum entrée price: $10. (Thanks to Caroline Chen for additional reporting.) Anyone unfa ... More >>
Alan MiknusIt took some time to track down CCR Headcleaner. Messages were left, mailboxes were full, emails went unread. Finally, on a crisp San Francisco afternoon I got a hold of drummer Nick Givens, who blurted out "Every member of CCR Headcleaner is officially homeless! Can we meet at nine ... More >>
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